Linguistics and Portuguese

12-16 required courses totaling a minimum of 36 credits.

Linguistics Courses:
LINGUIST 201 How Language Works:  Introduction to Linguistic Theory
LINGUIST 401 Introduction to Syntax
LINGUIST 402 Speech Sounds and Structure or LINGUIST 370 The Sounds of Englishes

Three courses chosen from the following:
LINGUIST 101 People and Their Language
LINGUIST 389 Introduction to African American English
LINGUIST 394BI Language and Cognition
LINGUIST 404 Field Methods
LINGUIST 412 Language Processing in the Brain
LINGUIST 414 Introductory Phonetics for Linguists
LINGUIST 503 Intermediate Syntax
LINGUIST 505 Introduction to Historical Linguistics
LINGUIST 509 Introduction to Computational Linguistics
LINGUIST 510 Introduction to Semantics

Portuguese Courses:
PORTUG 301 Conversational Portuguese
PORTUG 311 Advanced Grammar
PORTUG 312 Composition

One of the following:
PORTUG 320 Introduction to Portuguese Literature I
PORTUG 321 Introduction to Portuguese Literature II
PORTUG 322 Introduction to Brazilian Literature

One of the Portuguese or Brazilian culture courses:
PORTUG 315 Portuguese Civilization
PORTUG 316 Brazil
PORTUG 497B ST: Brazilian Culture
PORTUG 697B ST: Brazilian Culture

One elective course in Portuguese at the 400 level or above.

Junior Year Writing requirement:

The Junior Year Writing (JYW) requirement is met by taking LINGUIST 305 (which is currently offered in the Fall semester) or LINGUIST 350.  The Junior Year Writing requirement does not need to be satisfied in your junior year.

Common requirements for all majors:
A grade of C or better must be earned in any course used to satisfy major requirements.

College of Humanities and Fine Arts requirement:

  • Foreign Language: All students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language at the intermediate level.

See the Undergraduate Program Guide for more details about College requirements.

University Graduation requirements:

See the Undergraduate Program Guide for more details about University graduation requirements, including General Education requirements.