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Modern Language – Portuguese minor

Hiroko Yamashita, Minor Adviser

This minor provides two full years of modern language and culture instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. The minor consists of five courses, either five language courses or a combination of language courses with up to two culture courses. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. Part of the requirements for this minor can be fulfilled by courses taken abroad. 

Notes about this minor:

  • This minor is closed to fluent native speakers of Portuguese.
  • Posting of the minor on the student’s academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
Choose five consecutive language courses:
   MLPO-201    Beginning Portuguese I
   MLPO-202    Beginning Portuguese II
   MLPO-301    Intermediate Portuguese I
   MLPO-302    Intermediate Portuguese II
   MLPO-401    Advanced Portuguese I
   MLPO-402    Advanced Portuguese II
Students can take up to two culture courses as part of the Portuguese minor. In addition to culture courses listed for the minor, other courses from other departments or schools dealing with aspects of Brazilian, Portuguese, or other Lusophone cultures may also be approved by the faculty adviser.
   ANTH-335    Culture and Politics in Latin America

Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters.
View this minor's information from the retired quarter calendar

Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.

Legacy Quarter Text: 

Effective fall 2013, a minor in Portuguese will be offered.