Requirements for Completion of the Minor in Portuguese:

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 the undergraduate advisor in the Department of Romance and Classical Studies: Jennifer Gansler.

  • All of the following courses (9 credits):
    • PRT 320 – Advanced Portuguese (3 credits)
    • PRT 340 – Topics in Luso-Brazilian Language and Culture (3 credits)
    • PRT 350 – Introduction to Literary Analysis (W) (3 credits)

  • At least 6 credits from the following courses, as approved by the advisor for the minor:
    • PRT 150 – Intensive Beginning Portuguese (5 credits)
    • PRT 250 – Intensive Intermediate Portuguese (5 credits)
    • PRT 290 – Independent Study (1 to 4 credits)
    • PRT 320 – Advanced Portuguese (3 credits)
    • PRT 340 – Topics in Luso-Brazilian Language and Culture (3 credits)
    • PRT 490 – Independent Study

Study Abroad in a Portuguese-speaking country is highly encouraged.

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