Portuguese Minor - Undergraduate - 2011 University Catalog

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PORTUGUESE MINOR

Complete 18 semester hours from the following:

PORT 103 Portuguese III 3
PORT 104 Portuguese IV 3
PORT 141 Portuguese Grammar and Composition I 3
PORT 142 Portuguese Grammar and Composition II 3
PORT 160 Masterpieces in Portuguese Literature 3
PORT 162 Masterpieces in Brazilian Literature 3
PORT 221 Commercial Portuguese 3
PORT 260 Luso-Brazilian Culture 3
PORT 350 Translating I 3
PORT 385 Cooperative Education 4-8

Course Descriptions:

PORT103: Portuguese III

Strengthening the basic language skills established in Portuguese II through advanced grammar and selected readings. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

PORT104: Portuguese IV

A continuation of Portuguese III, to strengthen basic language skills through advanced grammar and selected readings. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

PORT141: Portuguese Grammar and Composition I

Advanced course on Portuguese grammar to afford students an opportunity to practice in composition and conversation such points of structure and usage as sentence construction, agreement, prepositions, sequence of tenses, the subjunctive, and uses of Ser and Estar. Offered as PORT 141 through Spring 2012. To become PORT 241 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

PORT142: Portuguese Grammar and Composition II

This course continues the examination and review of grammatical structures and usage, and provides the students further opportunity to perfect their writing and speaking abilities in Portuguese. Offered as PORT 142 through Spring 2012. To become PORT 242 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

PORT160: Masterpieces in Portuguese Literature

An intensive study of representative works by the most important authors of each major period in Portuguese literature. Offered as PORT 160 through Spring 2012. To become PORT 360 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

PORT162: Masterpieces in Brazilian Literature

An intensive study of representative works by the most important authors of each major period in Brazilian literature. Offered as PORT 162 through Spring 2012. To become PORT 362 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

PORT221: Commercial Portuguese

For students interested in the business field: technical vocabulary, styles, format and types of correspondence. Emphasis on written fluency and expression. Offered as PORT 221 through Spring 2012. To become PORT 321 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

PORT260: Luso-Brazilian Culture

Portuguese and Brazilian literary masterpieces will be used as the basis for examining and understanding the distinctive cultural mores, values, and perceptions in the evolution of Portugal and Brazil. Offered as PORT 260 through Spring 2012. To become PORT 364 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

PORT350: Translating I

Techniques of translating Portuguese-English, English-Portuguese. Analysis of variations in connotation, emphasis, style, sentence structure, expression of ideas and images. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

PORT385: Cooperative Education

This course provides an opportunity to extend academic resources beyond the campus by placing the student in meaningful learning situations with thoroughly screened and approved employers. Each chosen situation is to prepare the student to play a dynamic role in society. () 4 - 8 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.