Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Portuguese Core Courses (12 semester hours)

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POR 327C. Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context (3 Semester hours).     

Study and practice of Portuguese grammar and includes reading exercises and guided composition designed to develop writing skills across styles. Students will be exposed to various topics in Portuguese language, literature, and culture. Portuguese 327C and 362 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Portuguese 611D, 611S, 612, 312L, or 516.

POR 328C. Introduction to Literatures and Cultures (3 semester hours).

 Overview of Luso-Brazilian literatures, cultures, including the arts and popular expressions, from a multidisciplinary perspective. Among the regions studied are Brazil, Portugal, and related areas in Africa. Prerequisite: Portuguese 611D, 611S, 612, 312L, or 516.

POR 330L. Introduction to Language and Linguistics in Society (3 semester hours).

Examines the dynamics of language structure and use throughout the Portuguese-speaking world, and covers topics such as sound systems, grammatical structures, historical developments, language learning and loss, dialect differences and their social significance. Prerequisite: Portuguese 611D, 611S, 612, 312L, or 516.

 POR 379L. Capstone Seminar in Linguistics (3 semester hours).

 Brings together central issues, concepts, and themes that define linguistics, while focusing on a specific case-study or case-studies, that allow for the necessary depth and rigor to produce a research paper on a particular topic of interest. Prerequisite: Portuguese 327C, 330L and twelve hours of upper-division coursework in Portuguese.INDEPENDENT INQUIRY and WRITING FLAGS

POR 379C. Capstone Seminar in Literatures and Cultures (3 semester hours).

Brings together central issues, concepts, and themes that define Luso-Brazilian literatures and cultures, while focusing on a specific case-study or case-studies, that allow for the necessary depth and rigor to produce a research paper on a particular topic of interest. Among the regions studied are Brazil, Portugal, and related areas in Africa. Prerequisite: Portuguese 327C, 328C and twelve hours of upper-division coursework in Portuguese. INDEPENDENT INQUIRY AND WRITING FLAGS


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