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Course ID:PORT 1001. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Portuguese
Course
Description:
Conversation, fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing.
Athena Title:ELEM PORTUGUESE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PORT 1002
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 1002. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Portuguese
Course
Description:
A continuation of Elementary Portuguese. Teaches conversation, fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing.
Athena Title:Elementary Portuguese
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PORT 1110
Prerequisite:PORT 1001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 1110. 4 hours.
Course Title:Accelerated Elementary Portuguese
Course
Description:
Accelerated course introducing basic principles of the Portuguese language to students dedicated to intensive foreign language study.
Athena Title:Accelerated Elementary Port
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PORT 1002
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 2001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Portuguese
Course
Description:
Content-based review of Portuguese grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Portuguese.
Athena Title:Intermediate Portuguese
Prerequisite:PORT 1110 or PORT 1002 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 2002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Portuguese
Course
Description:
A continuation of Intermediate Portuguese. Content-based review of Portuguese grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature.
Athena Title:Intermediate Portuguese
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PORT 2120
Prerequisite:PORT 2001 or PORT 2600 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 2120. 4 hours.
Course Title:Accelerated Intermediate Portuguese
Course
Description:
A continuation of Accelerated Elementary Portuguese. Teaches conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing at intermediate level to students dedicated to intensive foreign language study.
Athena Title:Accelerated Intermediate Port
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PORT 2002
Prerequisite:PORT 1110 or PORT 1002
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 2600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intensive Portuguese
Course
Description:
Emphasizes conversational skills, reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Not to be used to satisfy the undergraduate language requirement. This course is open only to graduate students.
Athena Title:Intensive Portuguese
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Portuguese Conversation and Composition
Course
Description:
Primary emphasis is divided between conversation and composition skills. The two phases of the course are correlated to include the skills of reading and listening comprehension. Given in Portuguese. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Port Convers and Composit
Prerequisite:PORT 2002 or PORT 2120 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 3030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Language, Literature, and Culture of the Portuguese-Speaking World
Course
Description:
Emphasis is placed on literary and cultural skills to promote students' ability to read and analyze literary texts, while concentrating on expressing themselves accurately in both oral and written Portuguese. Given in Portuguese.
Athena Title:Intro to Lang Lit and Culture
Prerequisite:PORT 3010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4010/6010. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Language, Literature, and Culture of the Portuguese-Speaking World
Course
Description:
Linguistic, cultural, and literary structures in Portuguese-speaking societies. Emphasis is divided between students' abilities to express themselves fluently in oral and written Portuguese and to identify and contextualize main literary genres and movements. Given in Portuguese.
Athena Title:Adv Lang Lit and Culture
Prerequisite:PORT 3030 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT(LACS) 4040/6040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Topics in Cinema, Culture, and Literature in the Portuguese-Speaking World
Course
Description:
Specific aspects of cinema, culture, and literature of the Portuguese-speaking world. Topics to be selected according to the needs and interests of the students. Taught in seminar fashion with extensive outside readings of primary and secondary sources. Given in English.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN PORT
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every two years.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4045/6045. 3 hours.
Course Title:Brazilian Culture and Society
Course
Description:
Overview of prominent characteristics and movements in Brazilian culture, history, society, artistic and intellectual development, as seen in Brazilian cinema, literature, art, media, and historical texts. Given in Portuguese.
Athena Title:Brazilian Culture and Society
Prerequisite:PORT 3030 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4050/6050. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Prose of the Portuguese-Speaking World
Course
Description:
Representative prose texts from Portugal, Brazil, and Lusophone Africa analyzed in their cultural, social, and political contexts. Given in Portuguese.
Athena Title:Prose of Port-Speaking World
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every two years.
Prerequisite:PORT 3030 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4060/6060. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Poetry of the Portuguese-Speaking World
Course
Description:
Representative poetic texts from Portugal, Brazil, and Lusophone Africa analyzed in their cultural, social, and political contexts. Given in Portuguese.
Athena Title:Poetry of Port-Speaking World
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every two years.
Prerequisite:PORT 3030 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4070/6070. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Theater of the Portuguese-Speaking World
Course
Description:
Representative plays from Portugal and Brazil analyzed with emphasis on drama as a literary genre, specific aspects of staging and performance, and socio-political context of theatrical production. Given in Portuguese.
Athena Title:Theater of Port-Speaking World
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every two years.
Prerequisite:PORT 3030 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4080/6080. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in Culture and Literature of the Portuguese-Speaking World
Course
Description:
Studies in culture and literature of the Portuguese-speaking world. Selected topics of special interest in their cultural, social, and political context.
Athena Title:Culture Lit of Port-Speak Wor
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every two years.
Prerequisite:PORT 3030 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business Portuguese
Course
Description:
Students will acquire a working knowledge of commercial vocabulary, business practices, and commercial culture in the Luso-Brazilian world. The primary concentration will be on Brazil's growing presence in a globalized economy. Of primary importance is creating a cross-cultural awareness. Given in Portuguese.
Athena Title:Business Portuguese
Prerequisite:PORT 3030 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4550/6550. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of the Portuguese Language
Course
Description:
Identification of the boundaries of Portuguese and their historic- political antecedents, study of the Portuguese language within the context of other romance languages, trace the development of Portuguese from Latin origins to modern, analyze texts from different periods illustrating stages in the evolution of Portuguese, and discuss the role of Portuguese as an international language.
Athena Title:History of the Portuguese Lang
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every two years.
Prerequisite:PORT 3030 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4950. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the guidance of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Directed Read and/or Projects
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:PORT 3030 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PORT 8010. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Literature and Culture of the Portuguese-Speaking World
Course
Description:
An intensive, integrative, and contextualized study of a specific topic in literature and culture of the Portuguese- speaking world. Given in Portuguese.
Athena Title:Topics Lit and Cul Port Sp Wor
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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