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Portuguese Course Descriptions

POR 111  Elementary Portuguese I

This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Portuguese language within a cultural context. Emphasis is on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Portuguese and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

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Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098, or satisfactory score on placement test

Corequisites: POR 181

POR 111 Course Outline

POR 112  Elementary Portuguese II

This continuation of POR 111 focuses on the fundamental elements of the Portuguese language within a cultural context. Emphasis is on the progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written Portuguese and demonstrate further cultural awareness. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098, or satisfactory score on placement test and POR 111

Corequisites: POR 182

POR 112 Course Outline

POR 181  Portuguese Lab 1

This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the Portuguese language. Emphasis is on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Portuguese and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0; Lab, 2

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098, or satisfactory score on placement test

Corequisite: POR 111

POR 181 Course Outline

POR 182  Portuguese Lab 2

This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the Portuguese language. Emphasis is on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written Portuguese and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0; Lab, 2

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098, or satisfactory score on placement test, POR 181

Corequisite: POR 112

POR 182 Course Outline

POR 211  Intermediate Portuguese I

This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of the Portuguese language. Emphasis is on the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present,and future. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090, or satisfactory score on placement test, POR 112

Corequisit: None

POR 211 Course Outline

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