Brazilian Studies (Certificate)

The certificate in Brazilian studies will allow students to present a plan of studies in line with current sociocultural circumstances and compete more successfully in the job market. The Brazilian studies program consists of 18 credit hours covering five essential components:

  • proficiency in the Portuguese language at the intermediate level (POR 313 and POR 314)
  • advanced skills development in third- and fourth-year language courses
  • grounding in major texts of Brazilian literature
  • examination of major themes in Brazilian popular and urban culture, with particular emphasis on Afro-Brazilian society
  • complementary courses in specific issues in Brazilian culture as offered by collateral department

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Brazilian Studies (Certificate)
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