Modified Major

Modified Major in Lusophone Studies (Portuguese). For specifics on each of the requirements consult the ORC/Smartcatalog.

About the Modified Major

The modified major in Lusophone Studies consists of 10 (ten) courses, at least six of which must be in Portuguese and the remaining four from appropriate major-level courses offered by other departments.


Prerequisite: PORT 9

The six Portuguese courses must be distributed as follows:

  1. Survey Courses PORT 20
  2. Upper level courses (PORT 60 - 63), Language Study Abroad Plus (PORT 10 and 12), Foreign Study Program (PORT 35 and 36, and Independent Study (PORT 83). Students must take four of the courses in this list.
  3. Culminating Experience: Senior Seminar (PORT 80)

Students pursuing a Modified Major in Lusophone Studies whose primary language is Portuguese must take the Senior Seminar (PORT 80) as one of their six upper-level courses. This course fulfills the Culminating Experience required of all seniors.