Why Study Portuguese?
Why should you consider taking a 6 credit hour Portuguese class next semester?
You will fulfill your language requirements in only:
- ONE semester if you are pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Degree.
- TWO semesters if you are pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree
- You will get superb preparation in just one year to participate in a STUDY ABROAD Program in Portugal (the most Western country in Europe) or Brazil (the most Eastern country in Latin America).
- You will be able to work through an American Government Program (e.g. Peace Corps) or study or participate in an internship in a Portuguese speaking country or in Portuguese speakikng communities in the United States.
- You will learn the language of your ancestors, if you have Portuguese speaking heritage.
- You will be exposed to a totally different culture that might broaden your interests.
- You will learn a romance language that has many similarities with Latin, Spanish, French and Italian.
- You will learn one of the key languages of world commerce today.
- You will learn the language of many exotic locales: Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Portugal, Cape Verde, and others.
- You will do something different and exciting while meeting your language requirements.
- You will have fun.