Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Portuguese

Program:
Minor in Portuguese
Program Code:
5735 Portuguese
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
FS12
College:
Department:
Department of Romance and Classical Studies


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Romance and Classical Studies

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Portuguese

The Minor in Portuguese, which is administered by the Department of Romance and Classical Studies,  promotes study of the liberal arts and assist in creating more globally aware, internationally focused graduates with knowledge of the language as well as the cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world.

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University. With the approval of the department and college that administers the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.


Students who plan to complete the requirements for the minor should consult an undergraduate advisor in the Department of Romance and Classical Studies.

Requirements for the Minor in Portuguese
Complete 15 credits from the following:
1. All of the following courses (9 credits):
PRT 320 Advanced Portuguese 3
PRT 340 Topics in Luso-Brazilian Culture Language and Culture 3
PRT 350 Introduction to Literary Analysis (W) 3
2. At least 6 credits from the following courses as approved by the advisor for the minor:
PRT 150 Intensive Beginning Portuguese 5
PRT 250 Intensive Intermediate Portuguese 5
PRT 290 Independent Study 1 to 4
PRT 320 Advanced Portuguese 3
PRT 340 Topics in Luso-Brazilian Language and Culture 3
PRT 490 Independent Study 1 to 4