For the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Major in Portuguese

E-mail: span-port@illinois.edu

Minimum required major and supporting courses normally equate to 42-45 hours including at least 27 hours in Portuguese courses beyond the 100 level.

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.

A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see your adviser.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

Departmental distinction: To be considered for departmental distinction, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average and fulfill special additional requirements. See the department's honors adviser.

PORT 402Advanced Grammar3
PORT 403Readings in Portuguese3
PORT 404Studies in Luso-Brazilian Culture3
PORT 406Brazilian Film3
PORT 410Topics in Brazilian Literature3
Additional courses in Portuguese literature/culture beyond the 100 level12
Supporting course work or a minor in a related area of study chosen by the student and approved by the adviser. There is a wide choice of supporting courses because the student’s interests may vary from Iberian literature to animal husbandry in Angola and urbanology in Brazil. Supporting areas may include humanities (comparative literature, comparative religion, linguistics, philosophy), social sciences (anthropology, geography, history, Latin American studies, political science, sociology), education, fine and applied arts, and/or journalism. Other fields, or groups of fields, may be approved by the Portuguese undergraduate adviser. 115-18