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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


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PORTUGS Portuguese



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103 First-Semester Portuguese. 4 cr. U. Beginner-level Portuguese; listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar. Language laboratory required.|Prereq: none.
104 Second-Semester Portuguese. 4 cr. U. Continuation of Portugs 103.|Prereq: Portugs 103(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).
110 Accelerated Portuguese I. 3 cr. U. Accelerated beginner-level course designed to enable students to develop comprehensive listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Portuguese. |Prereq: none.
192 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Specific topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
197 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level. Retakable w/change in topic.|Retakable w/change in topic. Prereq: acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
199 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. For further information, consult department chair.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa, cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.
203 Third-Semester Portuguese. 3 cr. U. 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.|Prereq: Portugs 104(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).
204 Fourth-Semester Portuguese. 3 cr. U. 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.|Prereq: Portugs 203(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (11 retro cr).
215 Portuguese Weekend Immersion Experience: (Subtitled). 1 cr. U. Immersion experience for students at the intermediate and advanced levels designed to expose them to the Portuguese language and culture.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: Portugs 104(P) or 110(P) or cons instr.
225 Understanding Brazil: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Topics in Brazilian culture and society.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: none.
225 (effective 01/26/2015) Understanding Brazil: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Topics in Brazilian culture and society.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.
277 Portuguese Discussion Section: 1 or 2 cr. U. Discussion in Portuguese, designed to broaden perspectives, improve language skills.|Offered in conjunction w/courses in other disciplines (Anthro, Hist, Pol Sci, etc). Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: Portugs 204(P) or cons instr.
289 Internship in Portuguese, Lower Division. 1-3 cr. U. Application of basic principles of Portuguese in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 3 cr max. Prereq: intro course in Portugs; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. 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.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
310 Advanced Composition and Conversation. 3 cr. U. Designed to develop students' oral and writing skills.|Prereq: Portugs 204(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr).
313 Advanced Speaking and Listening. 3 cr. U. 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.|Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro crs). Prereq: Portugs 204(P) or equiv.
360 Luso-Brazilian Culture: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. One or more aspects of contemporary culture in the Portuguese-speaking world.|In English. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
380 Luso-Brazilian Literature in Translation: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected works of Brazilian and/or Portuguese and Luso-African literature from different periods and genres, and representing several subjects.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.
380 (effective 01/26/2015) Luso-Brazilian Literature in Translation: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected works of Brazilian, Portuguese, and/or African Lusophone literature from different periods and genres, and representing several subjects.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
397 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
446 The Portuguese-Speaking World: Sociolinguistic Perspectives. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of the history and development of Portuguese language and sociolinguistics in Portugal, Brazil, and former Portuguese colonies in Africa and Asia .|To count toward Portugs minor, coursework must be done in Portugs. Prereq: jr st.
457 Seminar in Luso-Brazilian Literature. 3 cr. U/G. Survey introduction to Brazilian, Portuguese, and/or African literature.|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. Prereq: jr st or cons. instr.
489 Internship in Portuguese, Upper Division. 1-3 cr. U. Application of advanced principles of Portuguese in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 3 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in Portugs; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
499 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. 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.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
597 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
697 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1 cr. U/G. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
699 Independent Reading. 1-3 cr. U. 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.|Retakable. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

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