Portuguese, BALAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Portuguese

department website: https://spanport.illinois.edu/

department faculty: Portuguese Faculty

advising: Portuguese advising

overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college website: https://las.illinois.edu/

email: span-port@illinois.edu


Undergraduate degree programs in Spanish & Portuguese

Spanish, BALAS

Teaching of Spanish, BA

Portuguese, BALAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Portuguese


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.

In order to remain in good standing in this program and be recommended for certification, candidates are required to maintain UIUC, cumulative, content area, and professional education, grade-point averages of 2.5 (A= 4.0). Candidates should consult their advisor or the Council on Teacher Education for the list of courses used to compute these grade-point averages.

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.

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

Minimum required major and supporting course work: 42-45 hours including at least 27 hours in Portuguese courses beyond the 100 level.

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

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

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
Total Hours required for graduation120