Minor in Portuguese


Total Portuguese Credits

18 credits

Required Courses

A minor in Portuguese requires 18 credits of Portuguese taken in courses numbered 203 or above. Nine credits must be taken at the 300-level or above in residence at UWM.

Additional Information

Students with no previous Portuguese language experience should enroll in PORTUGS 103. After consultation with the Portuguese coordinator, a student may enroll in a course higher than 103, if appropriate.

Students placed into a course beyond the 103 level who complete their first course with a grade of at least B may receive retroactive credits, to a maximum of 14 credits, for the courses leading to the one into which they are placed. Courses that generate Credits for Demonstrated Equivalent Preparation (retroactive credits) are PORTUGS 104 (4 credits), PORTUGS 203 (8 credits), PORTUGS 204 (11 credits), and PORTUGS 310 (14 credits).

GPA Requirements

The College requires that students attain at least a 2.000 GPA on all credits in the minor, including any transfer work.