PORT-Portuguese

PORT 1115. Beginning Portuguese.5 Credit Hours.

Develop the skills necessary to grasp fundamental principles of Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian culture, and to acquire basic proficiency in the four skills of language learning: listening, speaking, reading and writing. This course does not count for major credit in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics. (F, Sp) [I-FL].

PORT 1225. Beginning Portuguese Continued.5 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 1115. Give continuity to the skills acquired during the first semester of Portuguese in order to become more fluent in the spoken language as well as more proficient in writing. This course does not count for major credit in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics. (F, Sp) [I-FL].

PORT 2113. Intermediate Portuguese.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 1225. Develops reading skills and control of grammar while cultivating depth of oral and writing ability. Emphasis on expansion of vocabulary and strong reinforcement of grammatical structures. Reading and discussion of texts of literary and cultural interest. Oral and written assignments. (F, Sp)

PORT 2223. Intermediate Portuguese (Continued).3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2113. Refines reading skills and mastery of grammar. Emphasis on sophisticated vocabulary and understanding of grammatical structures. Literary and cultural texts discussed in oral and essay form. (F, Sp)

PORT 2970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

PORT 3113. Advanced Portuguese.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2223. Develops further reading skills and control of grammar, cultivates speaking and writing ability, and exposes students to a wide range of topics covered daily by Brazilian newspapers and magazines. (F)

PORT 3223. Advanced Portuguese Continued.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3113. Continuation of 3113. Develops further reading skills and control of grammar while cultivating depth of oral and writing ability. Exposes the student to a wide range of topics covered daily by Brazilian newspapers and magazines. (Sp)

PORT 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

PORT 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Consists of topics designated by the instructor in keeping with the student's major program. The topics will cover materials not usually presented in the regular courses. (F, Sp, Su)

PORT 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Subjects covered vary. Deals with concepts not usually treated in regular courses. (Irreg.)

PORT 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Will provide an opportunity for the gifted Honors candidate to work at a special project in the student's field. (F, Sp, Su)

PORT 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: one course in general area to be studied; permission of instructor and department. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. (F, Sp)

PORT 4960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; permission of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed for upper-division students who need opportunity to study a specific problem in greater depth than formal course content permits. (Irreg.)

PORT 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

PORT 4990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: one course in general area to be studied; permission of instructor and department. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. (F, Sp)