Portuguese Courses Offered

PORTUGS 103 First-Semester Portuguese
4 cr. Undergraduate.
Beginner-level Portuguese; listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
PORTUGS 104 Second-Semester Portuguese
4 cr. Undergraduate.
Continuation of Portugs 103.
Prerequisites: Portugs 103(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
PORTUGS 110 Accelerated Portuguese I
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Accelerated beginner-level course designed to enable students to develop comprehensive listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Portuguese.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Summer 2018, Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014.
PORTUGS 192 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Specific topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).
Last Taught: Fall 2005, Fall 2003, Fall 2002.
PORTUGS 197 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/change in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2018.
PORTUGS 199 Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
For further information, consult department chair.
Prerequisites: 2.5 GPA, cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2011.
PORTUGS 203 Third-Semester Portuguese
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Intermediate-level continuation of Portugs 104. Development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing; review of first-year grammatical concepts. Readings in modern literary and non-literary texts.
Prerequisites: Portugs 104(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
PORTUGS 204 Fourth-Semester Portuguese
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Intermediate-level continuation of Portugs 203. Development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing; review of first-year grammatical concepts. Readings in modern literary and non-literary texts.
Prerequisites: Portugs 203(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (11 retro cr).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
PORTUGS 215 Portuguese Weekend Immersion Experience:
1 cr. Undergraduate.
Immersion experience for students at the intermediate and advanced levels designed to expose them to the Portuguese language and culture.
Prerequisites: Portugs 104(P) or 110(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2014.
PORTUGS 225 Understanding Brazil:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Topics in Brazilian culture and society.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013.
PORTUGS 277 Portuguese Discussion Section:
1-2 cr. Undergraduate.
Discussion in Portuguese, designed to broaden perspectives, improve language skills.
Prerequisites: Portugs 204(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Offered in conjunction w/courses in other disciplines (Anthro, Hist, Pol Sci, etc). May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
PORTUGS 289 Internship in Portuguese, Lower Division
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of Portuguese in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: intro course in Portugs; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship.May be retaken to 3 cr max.
PORTUGS 297 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared course work.
Prerequisites: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Summer 2015.
PORTUGS 299 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2010.
PORTUGS 310 Advanced Composition and Conversation
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to develop students' oral and writing skills.
Prerequisites: Portugs 204(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr).
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2010.
PORTUGS 313 Advanced Speaking and Listening
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Practice in speaking and listening for advanced students through discussion of Luso-Brazilian audiovisual and/or multi-media cultural tools; follow-up reading, writing, and grammar activities.
Prerequisites: Portugs 204(P) or equiv.
Course Rules: Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro crs).
Last Taught: Fall 2014.
PORTUGS 360 Luso-Brazilian Culture:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
One or more aspects of contemporary culture in the Portuguese-speaking world.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: In English.May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017.
PORTUGS 380 Luso-Brazilian Literature in Translation:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected works of Brazilian, Portuguese, and/or African Lusophone literature from different periods and genres, and representing several subjects.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Spring 2012, Spring 2011, Spring 2009.
PORTUGS 397 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/change in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2016.
PORTUGS 446 The Portuguese-Speaking World: Sociolinguistic Perspectives
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of the history and development of Portuguese language and sociolinguistics in Portugal, Brazil, and former Portuguese colonies in Africa and Asia .
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: To count toward Portugs minor, coursework must be done in Portugs.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2006.
PORTUGS 446G The Portuguese-Speaking World: Sociolinguistic Perspectives
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of the history and development of Portuguese language and sociolinguistics in Portugal, Brazil, and former Portuguese colonies in Africa and Asia .
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: To count toward Portugs minor, coursework must be done in Portugs.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2006.
PORTUGS 457 Seminar in Luso-Brazilian Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey introduction to Brazilian, Portuguese, and/or African literature.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons. instr.
Course Rules: Taught in Portuguese with readings in Portuguese. To count towards the Portuguese minor, course work must be written in Portuguese. Graduate students may complete work in Spanish or Portuguese.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2008.
PORTUGS 457G Seminar in Luso-Brazilian Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey introduction to Brazilian, Portuguese, and/or African literature.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons. instr.
Course Rules: Taught in Portuguese with readings in Portuguese. To count towards the Portuguese minor, course work must be written in Portuguese. Graduate students may complete work in Spanish or Portuguese.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2008.
PORTUGS 489 Internship in Portuguese, Upper Division
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of advanced principles of Portuguese in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: jr st; 300-level or above course in Portugs; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship.May be retaken to 3 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013.
PORTUGS 497 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared course work.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2015.
PORTUGS 499 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
PORTUGS 597 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
PORTUGS 597G Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
PORTUGS 697 Study Abroad:
1 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
PORTUGS 697G Study Abroad:
1 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
PORTUGS 699 Independent Reading
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Advanced independent work under supervision of a Portugs faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit study proposal. For more information, consult dept chair.
Prerequisites: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: May be retaken for cr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.