Courses

All current offerings are below. This listing provides a snapshot of immediately available courses within this department and may not be complete. Complete course registration information can be found on the SIS website.

Column one has the course number and section. Other columns show the course title, days offered, instructor's name, room number, if the course is cross-referenced with another program, and a option to view additional course information in a pop-up window.

Fast Portuguese for Spanish Speakers and speakers of other Romance Languages I
AS.210.275 (01)

NO PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE OF PORTUGUESE IS REQUIRED. This fast-paced one-semester course covers all content for Portuguese Elementary I and II. Upon the successful completion of this course with a grade of C or higher, students may enroll in 210.277 Portuguese Intermediate. This course is designed as an accelerated introductory course for speakers with a sound knowledge of Spanish OR other romance languages. The course will cover introductory aspects of Portuguese grammar and present relevant points of the cultures of the Portuguese speaking countries. All classes are conducted in Portuguese. THERE IS NO FINAL EXAM. May not be taken on a Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory basis.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM
  • Instructor: De Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, Staff
  • Room: Gilman 313
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 15/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Fast Portuguese for Spanish Speakers and speakers of other Romance Languages I
AS.210.275 (02)

NO PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE OF PORTUGUESE IS REQUIRED. This fast-paced one-semester course covers all content for Portuguese Elementary I and II. Upon the successful completion of this course with a grade of C or higher, students may enroll in 210.277 Portuguese Intermediate. This course is designed as an accelerated introductory course for speakers with a sound knowledge of Spanish OR other romance languages. The course will cover introductory aspects of Portuguese grammar and present relevant points of the cultures of the Portuguese speaking countries. All classes are conducted in Portuguese. THERE IS NO FINAL EXAM. May not be taken on a Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory basis.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 10:00AM - 10:50AM
  • Instructor: De Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina
  • Room: Gilman 219
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Fast Portuguese for Spanish Speakers and speakers of other Romance Languages I
AS.210.275 (03)

NO PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE OF PORTUGUESE IS REQUIRED. This fast-paced one-semester course covers all content for Portuguese Elementary I and II. Upon the successful completion of this course with a grade of C or higher, students may enroll in 210.277 Portuguese Intermediate. This course is designed as an accelerated introductory course for speakers with a sound knowledge of Spanish OR other romance languages. The course will cover introductory aspects of Portuguese grammar and present relevant points of the cultures of the Portuguese speaking countries. All classes are conducted in Portuguese. THERE IS NO FINAL EXAM. May not be taken on a Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory basis.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: De Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, Spiker, Magali T
  • Room: Gilman 75
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/17
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Intermediate Portuguese I
AS.210.277 (01)

More advanced training in the skills of the language with emphasis on vocabulary building, ease and fluency in the language through the use of a multifaceted approach. Materials used immerse students in the cultures of Brazil, Portugal, and Portuguese-speaking Africa, and reflect the mix of cultures at work in the contemporary Lusophone world. All classes are conducted in Portuguese. Lab is required. May not be taken on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis. Prereq: AS.210.178, or placement test.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM
  • Instructor: De Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina
  • Room: Gilman 219
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/10
  • PosTag(s): AFRS-DIASPO

Intermed/Adv Portuguese
AS.210.278 (01)

This course is conducted entirely in Portuguese. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary building, ease and fluency in the language through the use of a multifaceted approach. Materials used immerse students in the cultures of Brazil, Portugal, and Portuguese-speaking Africa, and reflect the mix of cultures at work in the contemporary Lusophone world. Lab work required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM
  • Instructor: De Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, Spiker, Magali T
  • Room: Hodson 216
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Advanced Portuguese Language & Literature I
AS.210.391 (01)

This third-year course focuses on reading, writing, and oral expression. Students will read two complete works by major Brazilian, Portuguese, and/or Afro-Portuguese writers each semester, followed by intense writing and oral discussion on the topics covered. Grammar will be reviewed as necessary. All classes are conducted in Portuguese. Prereq: 210.278, placement test or instructor approval.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 10:00AM - 10:50AM
  • Instructor: De Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, Spiker, Magali T
  • Room: Hodson 216
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Freshman Seminar: Soccer in Brazil: opium of the masses
AS.211.294 (01)

The course is taught IN ENGLISH. Futebol offers a unique perspective on politics, race and citizenship in Brazil. This course seeks to understand Brazilian culture through the historic national pastime of futebol. In addition to the main textbooks chosen for the class, by reading a variety of texts from newspapers, academic journals, fiction and film, students will be able to find their own approach to understanding the phenomenon of futebol within the social and political traditions of Brazil. No knowledge of Portuguese is required, but those who can read in Portuguese will have an opportunity to do so. Everyone will learn some Portuguese words and expressions. This class may count toward the Minor in Portuguese.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MW 1:30PM - 2:45PM
  • Instructor: De Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina
  • Room: Gilman 50
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/15
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL

Brazilian Culture & Civilization
AS.211.394 (01)

The course is taught in English, but ONE extra credit will be given to students who wish to do the course work in Portuguese. Those wishing to do the course work in English for 3 credits should register for section 01. Those wishing to earn 4 credits by doing the course work in Portuguese should register for section 02. Section 01: 3 credits in ENGLISH Section 02: 4 credits in Portuguese (instructor’s permission required)

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MW 12:00PM - 1:15PM
  • Instructor: De Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina
  • Room: Gilman 219
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL, GRLL-ENGL

Brazilian Culture & Civilization
AS.211.394 (02)

The course is taught in English, but ONE extra credit will be given to students who wish to do the course work in Portuguese. Those wishing to do the course work in English for 3 credits should register for section 01. Those wishing to earn 4 credits by doing the course work in Portuguese should register for section 02. Section 01: 3 credits in ENGLISH Section 02: 4 credits in Portuguese (instructor’s permission required)

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Days/Times: MW 12:00PM - 1:15PM
  • Instructor: De Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, Staff
  • Room: Gilman 219
  • Status: Approval Required
  • Seats Available: 1/5
  • PosTag(s): INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL, GRLL-ENGL

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.210.275 (01)Fast Portuguese for Spanish Speakers and speakers of other Romance Languages IMWF 9:00AM - 9:50AMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, StaffGilman 313
AS.210.275 (02)Fast Portuguese for Spanish Speakers and speakers of other Romance Languages IMWF 10:00AM - 10:50AMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia ChristinaGilman 219
AS.210.275 (03)Fast Portuguese for Spanish Speakers and speakers of other Romance Languages IMWF 12:00PM - 12:50PMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, Spiker, Magali TGilman 75
AS.210.277 (01)Intermediate Portuguese IMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia ChristinaGilman 219AFRS-DIASPO
AS.210.278 (01)Intermed/Adv PortugueseMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, Spiker, Magali THodson 216
AS.210.391 (01)Advanced Portuguese Language & Literature IMWF 10:00AM - 10:50AMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, Spiker, Magali THodson 216
AS.211.294 (01)Freshman Seminar: Soccer in Brazil: opium of the massesMW 1:30PM - 2:45PMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia ChristinaGilman 50GRLL-ENGL
AS.211.394 (01)Brazilian Culture & CivilizationMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia ChristinaGilman 219INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL, GRLL-ENGL
AS.211.394 (02)Brazilian Culture & CivilizationMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, StaffGilman 219INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL, GRLL-ENGL