Degree Information

B.A. Modern Languages/Concentration in Portuguese Studies

The Concentration in Portuguese Studies consists of 45-50 credit hours, starting in PORT 201, 202, and followed by 36-39 credit hours of additional courses in Portuguese at the 300-level or above, 6-8 credits in another language and the Modern Languages Seminar.

B.A. Modern Languages / Concentration in Latin American Studies

The Concentration in Latin American Studies consists of 40-43 credit hours, 15-16 of which must be completed in the Portuguese Studies Program starting in PORT 201, 202, and followed by 7-8 credit hours of additional courses in Portuguese at the 300-level or above.

Minor in Portuguese

The minor in Portuguese consists of 18-20 credit hours, as follows: PORT 201, 202, and 9-12 credit hours of additional courses in Portuguese at the 300-level or above.

Dual Programs with FSEHD [Feinstein School of Education and Human Development]

World Languages Education B.A./Concentration in Portuguese: Along with completing required courses in FSEHD, students electing a concentration in Portuguese must complete the following courses with a minimum grade point average of 3.00: PORT 201, 202, 301, 302, 304, 305, 420, MLAN 360, MLAN 400,  and two additional courses in Portuguese at the 300 level or above; plus two courses in another language  for a total of 47-49 credit hours.

World Languages Education M.A.T./Portuguese: Required courses in FSEHD in Foundations, Professional Education and Pedagogy plus fifteen credit hours of courses at the graduate level in Portuguese for a total of 51 credit hours.

Programs with PORTUGUESE Electives

Political Science Department: International Nongovernmental Organizations Studies (INGOS): Certificate OR Minor: 4 elective credits in Portuguese (PORT 304 or PORT 305).

School of Management: B.S. in International Management: PORT 113 and PORT 114

Biology Department: Premedical, Predental, Preoptometry, Preveterinary Preparation. "It is strongly recommended that students take intermediate or advanced courses in modern foreign languages."

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For more information, visit Portuguese Studies Program or contact Dr. Sílvia Oliveira.

Page last updated: November 6, 2015