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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Portuguese (PORT)

PORT 001 Elementary Portuguese I (4) For beginners. Grammar, with reading and writing of simple Portuguese; oral and aural work stressed.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

PORT 002 Elementary Portuguese II (4) Grammar, reading, and conversation continued; special emphasis on the language, literature, and life of Brazil.
Effective: Spring 1988
Prerequisite: PORT 001  

PORT 003 Intermediate Portuguese (4) Grammar, reading, composition, and conversation.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: PORT 002  

PORT 051 Elementary Intensive Portuguese for Graduate Students I (3) Intensive introduction to Portuguese: first half of graduate intensive sequence in elementary reading, writing, speaking, listening, cultural contexts.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: graduate standing  

PORT 052 Elementary Intensive Portuguese for Graduate Students II (3) Intensive introduction to Portuguese: second half of graduate intensive sequence in elementary reading, writing, speaking, listening, cultural contexts.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: PORT 051 and graduate standing  

PORT 053 Intermediate Intensive Portuguese for Graduate Students (3) Continued intensive study of Portuguese at the intermediate level: reading, writing, speaking, listening, cultural contexts.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: PORT 052 or equivalent and graduate standing  

PORT 197 Special topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1995
 

PORT 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

PORT 294 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

PORT 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

PORT 395 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

PORT 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

PORT 405 Advanced Composition and Conversation (3) Intended to strengthen the advanced student's ability to speak, read, and write in modern Brazilian Portuguese.
Effective: Summer 1981
Prerequisite: PORT 003  

PORT 476 Brazilian Literature, The Modern Era (1880 to the Present) (3) A survey of the major texts of Brazilian literature from romanticism to the present.
Effective: Summer 1991
Prerequisite: PORT 003  

PORT 480 The Brazilian Novel (3) A survey of the Brazilian novel from its origins to the present.
Effective: Spring 1993
Prerequisite: PORT 003, PORT 405  

PORT 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

PORT 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

PORT 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

PORT 496A Who are the Brazilians? (3) In this writing intensive course we will try to answer this question using the texts of Brazilian sociologists, such as Darcy Ribeiro and Roberto da Matta, and writers such as Ruy Castro and Nelson Rodrigues. We will discuss how the three main components of the Brazilian people, the European Portuguese, the African and the native Indians mix and do not mix in the creation of the Brazilian culture.
Effective: Spring 2016 Ending: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: PORT 003 or program permission  

PORT 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

PORT 497C (SPAN 497C) Through the Looking-Glass: Race in the United States and Brazil (3) This course offers a comparative study of the political and cultural dimensions of race in the United States and Brazil. Among the topics we will discuss are constructions of the "Indian," similarities and differences in the systems of slavery, Jim Crow versus the Brazilian myth of racial democracy, the influence of funk and rap in Brazilian music, and cases of collaboration between African-American and Afro-Brazilian activists. Materials will include historical and political writings as well as films, literature, and music.
Effective: Spring 2016 Ending: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: SPAN 253W or program permission  

PORT 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

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