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General Bulletin 2008-2010

Courses of Instruction

PORTUGUESE (POR-Arts and Science; Department of Spanish and Portuguese)

111 Accelerated Introduction to Portuguese (4)

Intensive language course that allows students to complete the equivalent of first-year Portuguese in one semester. For those with background in Spanish or another Romance language, this course concentrates on basic skills and prepares students for POR 211. Prerequisite: SPN 101, 102 or 111 or FRE 101, 102 or ITL 101, 102; or three years of a high school Romance language.

Advanced Courses

Note: POR 111 or equivalent is minimum prerequisite for all advanced Portuguese courses. Portuguese courses are available through independent studies.

211 Second Year Portuguese (4)

Intensive language course that allows students to complete the equivalent of Portuguese in one semester. Prerequisite: POR 111. CAS-A.

311 Composition and Conversational Portuguese (3)

Focuses on promoting the students' abilities to express themselves accurately whether in writing or speaking Portuguese. Prerequisite: POR 111 and 211.

315 Introduction to Lusophone Literature (3)

An introduction to the literature from Portuguese-speaking countries. Prerequisite: POR 111 and 211.

381 African Lusophone Literature (3)

A focus on questions of gender, race, class and stereotypes in the African Lusophone countries. Taught in English. Prerequisite: Any literature course. Cross-listed with ENG/BWS/FST.

383 By or About (Afro-) Brazilian Women (3)

Addresses questions about gender, race, class and stereotype of women's bodies in 20th-century Brazil. Cross-listed with BWS/ENG/WMS 383.

 


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