The minor in Portuguese and Lusophone world studies is interdisciplinary. It consists of 21 credits in Portuguese language, literature, and culture, as well as courses from appropriate cooperating departments.
The minor requires the completion of 15 core credits:
6 credits in language:
21&62:810:131,132 Intermediate Portuguese
6 credits in civilization:
21&62:810:342,343 Portuguese and Lusophone World Civilization and Culture
3 credits in literature (conducted either in Portuguese or in translation)
The remaining 6 credits may be satisfied by choosing electives offered within the Portuguese program or other designated classes in cooperating NCAS departments. These electives must concern continental Portugal for Concentration A or Brazil and Lusophone Africa/Asia for Concentration B. A list of classes from outside the Portuguese program that satisfy the elective requirements may be obtained in the departmental office. Students interested in pursuing this minor should consult the program director.