We live in a truly global world where the leaders of tomorrow will dwell in and negotiate all transactions in spaces not claimed in exclusivity by a single people, language or culture. Knowing Portuguese will help you become a truly global citizen. Successful completion of the minor demonstrates the attainment of intermediate to advanced proficiency in the language, as well as cultural understanding and agility. It also opens before you a fascinating cultural and intellectual world in and beyond the classroom with a myriad of opportunities to travel, live and work abroad.
Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.
Students will be required to take a total of five classes. These classes may include courses and language classes at or above the intermediate level in Dialogues of Civilization at NU. A maximum of two courses of transfer credits, including transferable courses taken abroad, may count towards the five classes in the minor.
Required Culture Courses
|CLTR 1120||Introduction to Languages, Literature, and Culture||4|
Required Language Courses
Students may waive any of these courses by taking the language exam in the World Language Center.
|PORT 2101||Intermediate Portuguese 1||4|
|PORT 2102||Intermediate Portuguese 2||4|
Take at least two of the following. If one or both of the intermediate level courses were waived, please complete additional electives to reach five total courses for the Portuguese minor.
|Latin American Society and Development|
|Latin American Film|
|Latin American Culture, History, and Politics|
|New Media Narratives in Latin America: Local and Global Dimensions|
|New Narratives: Latin America after 1989|
|Cultural Engagement Abroad|
2.000 GPA required in the minor