PORT 1101. Elementary Portuguese 1. (4 Hours)

Begins the integrated development of elementary language skills through cultural exploration. Includes class discussion and project-based learning. Offers students an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of daily life, social norms, and family structure in Portuguese-speaking countries.Designed for students with very little or no prior knowledge of Portuguese.


PORT 1102. Elementary Portuguese 2. (4 Hours)

Builds on PORT 1101 and continues the integrated development of elementary language skills through cultural exploration. Includes class discussion and project-based learning. Offers students an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the linguistic, cultural, and geographic diversity of the Portuguese-speaking world.

Prerequisite(s): PORT 1101 with a minimum grade of C- or PORT 1301 with a minimum grade of C-


PORT 1501. Accelerated Elementary Portuguese 1. (4 Hours)

Introduces Portuguese to native/heritage speakers of Spanish, beginner-level heritage speakers of Portuguese, and students who have completed at least two levels of intermediate Spanish. Focuses on fundamental communication skills—speaking, aural comprehension, reading, and writing. Also explores cultural elements of the Portuguese-speaking countries. Students who do not have the preparation described may seek permission of instructor. This course is the equivalent of completing two semesters of elementary Portuguese.


PORT 1990. Elective. (1-4 Hours)

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. May be repeated without limit.


PORT 2101. Intermediate Portuguese 1. (4 Hours)

Builds on PORT 1102 and begins the integrated development of intermediate language skills through cultural exploration. Includes class discussion and project-based learning. Offers students an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the changes to modern life in Portuguese-speaking countries and efforts to face societal challenges.

Prerequisite(s): PORT 1102 with a minimum grade of C- or PORT 1302 with a minimum grade of C-


PORT 2102. Intermediate Portuguese 2. (4 Hours)

Builds on PORT 2101 and focuses on further development of vocabulary. Offers students an opportunity to continue to master grammar and conversation through written composition, prepared oral reports, and reading and discussion from contemporary Portuguese materials.

Prerequisite(s): (PORT 2101 with a minimum grade of C- or PORT 2301 with a minimum grade of C- ); (ENGL 1111 with a minimum grade of C or ENGL 1102 with a minimum grade of C or ENGW 1111 with a minimum grade of C or ENGW 1102 with a minimum grade of C )

Attribute(s): NUpath Writing Intensive


PORT 2990. Elective. (1-4 Hours)

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. May be repeated without limit.


PORT 3101. Advanced Portuguese 1. (4 Hours)

Continues further development of vocabulary. Offers students an opportunity to continue to master grammar and conversation through advanced reading, composition, grammar review, and listening skills. Whenever possible, offers students an opportunity to engage in local community activities to enhance communication skills and cultural knowledge.

Prerequisite(s): PORT 2102 with a minimum grade of C- or PORT 2302 with a minimum grade of C-


PORT 3102. Advanced Portuguese 2. (4 Hours)

Builds on PORT 3101and continues further development of vocabulary. Offers students an opportunity to continue to master grammar and conversation through advanced reading, composition, grammar review, and listening skills. Whenever possible, offers students an opportunity to engage in local community activities to enhance communication skills and cultural knowledge.

Prerequisite(s): PORT 3101 with a minimum grade of C- or PORT 3301 with a minimum grade of C-


PORT 3800. Special Topics in Portuguese. (4 Hours)

Focuses on a unique aspect of the Portuguese language. The specific topics are chosen to reflect current developments in the language and expressed student interests. Focuses on the use of the language for specific purposes or its use in specialized settings (e.g., media, business, health). Requires at least an intermediate level of skill in the language. May be repeated up to three times.


PORT 3900. Specialized Instruction in Portuguese. (4 Hours)

Designed for individuals whose language skills are at an advanced level and who seek specially focused language instruction. Such instruction might be the use of the language in specific settings, or it might be focused on specific conversational nuances of the language.


PORT 3990. Elective. (1-4 Hours)

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. May be repeated without limit.


PORT 4800. Special Topics in Portuguese. (4 Hours)

Focuses on a unique aspect of the Portuguese language. The specific topics are chosen to reflect current developments in the language and expressed student interests. Focuses on the use of the language for specific purposes or its use in specialized settings (e.g., media, business, health). Requires at least an advanced level of skill in the language. May be repeated up to four times.


PORT 4990. Elective. (1-4 Hours)

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. May be repeated without limit.


PORT 4992. Directed Study. (1-4 Hours)

Offers students a way of going beyond work given in the regular curriculum; may also enable students to complete major or minor requirements in certain situations. Priority is given to language majors and to juniors and seniors. May be repeated without limit.


PORT 5976. Directed Study. (1 Hour)

Offers independent work under the direction of members of the department on a chosen topic. Course content depends on instructor. May be repeated without limit.