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Lusophone StudiesMinor

Hours To Complete20
Courses Required6
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A minimum of 20 credit hours taken at the 201 level and above including the following:

  • Required courses: Port 201 and Port 202

  • Elective courses: Four additional courses above Port 202

- The elective courses may be taken in other departments such as LACS, Spanish, Linguistics, Anthropology and/or History. Elective courses may be taught in Portuguese, English, or Spanish. Prior approval of the Director of the Portuguese Program is required and will be based upon the courses' content. Study Abroad programs are also included here (up to a maximum of three courses).

- Students who enter the program with advanced Portuguese language skills are not required to take Port 201 and Port 202 and will substitute these two language classes with two other upper level courses to be determined in conjunction with the Director of the Portuguese Program.