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Portuguese Minor

Students who would like to pursue a Portuguese minor should contact the Portuguese Program Director.

Requirements for the Portuguese Minor

(15 CREDITS) At least 6 of the 15 credits must be taken within the department, and a grade of C or better must be earned in every course.

I. Pre-Minor Preparation (6 credits)

  • PORT 230 Intermediate Portuguese I
  • PORT 240 Intermediate Portuguese II

The advisor may waive the above requirements in the case of native speakers, but all students must take 15 credits in order to receive the Minor in Portuguese.

II. Upper-Level Course (9 credits)

Take 9 credits above PORT 300, chosen with the adviser's approval.