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 2021, Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018.

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 2022, Spring 2021, Spring 2020, Spring 2019.

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 2022, Summer 2021, Summer 2020, Summer 2019.

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 2022, Spring 2020, Spring 2018.

PORTUGS 199 Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
For further information, consult department chair.
Prerequisites: 2.50 GPA, consent of instructor, department chair, and Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services.
Course Rules: May be retaken with change in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Fall 2019.

PORTUGS 202 Portuguese for Spanish Speakers
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Content of PORTUGS 103 and PORTUGS 104 at a fast pace in one semester, building on students' knowledge of Spanish; similarities and differences between Spanish and Portuguese.
Prerequisites: SPANISH 204(P), Level 5 on the UW System Spanish Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
Course Rules: Students may not receive credit for PORTUGS 202 if they have taken PORTUGS 110 or PORTUGS 104.

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 2021, Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018.

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 2022, Spring 2021, Spring 2020, Spring 2019.

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 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 2022, Spring 2020, Spring 2017, Fall 2016.

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: junior standing or consent of instructor.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: In English. May be retaken with change in topic to 12 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Fall 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2020.

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: Spring 2020, Fall 2016.

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; 2.0 GPA; consent of instructor, department chair, and Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services.
Course Rules: May be retaken for cr.
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Fall 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2020.