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2012 - 2013

BA in Portuguese (a 2nd-Major Program)
(25–43 hours minimum*)


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  1. Students must complete the requirements for a primary major in another field.
  2. Complete the following prerequisite courses (or equivalents):
    Note 1: Students with foreign residence experience should take Port 315.

    Note 2: Prerequisite courses may be waived for those having sufficient proficiency with the language.
  3. Complete the following core courses:
  4. Complete one course from the following:
  5. Complete one course from the following:
  6. Complete the following:
      PORT 323R : Portuguese for the Professions. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PORT 323R : Portuguese for the Professions. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: PORT 321
      DESCRIPTION: Introduction to professional terminology, documentation, and correspondence.

      Course Outcomes


      PORT 414 : Introduction to Translation for Second Majors. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PORT 414 : Introduction to Translation for Second Majors. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department. Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: PORT 321 & PORT 329 & PORT 339
      DESCRIPTION: Readings, individual research projects, and group translation activities. How the translation profession works. Developing the ability to translate general financial and legal texts. Learning to read texts critically.

      Course Outcomes


      PORT 493 : Capstone Project for Second Major. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PORT 493 : Capstone Project for Second Major. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Departmental advisor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: A culminating experience for the second-major option. Compiling a portfolio, preparing publishable material(s) and/or completing other projects pertinent to the primary major as it relates to Portuguese.
      NOTE: Course should be taken no later than the fall or winter semester prior to graduation.

      Course Outcomes


  7. Complete the following:
      PORT 491 : Senior Proficiency Evaluation. (0:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PORT 491 : Senior Proficiency Evaluation. (0:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      DESCRIPTION: Tool course to meet oral proficiency requirement for all majors.
      NOTE: No major or minor credit.

      Course Outcomes



      Note: The Senior Proficiency Evaluation is taken in connection with Port 491. It is expected that Portuguese majors will pass with an ACTFL rating of advanced-low or higher.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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