The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Portuguese requires a minimum of 120 s.h., including at least 33 s.h. of work for the major. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the major and in all UI courses for the major. They also must complete the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences GE CLAS CoreFurthering Language Incentive Program (FLIP) credit may not be counted toward the major. 

Students with previous knowledge of Portuguese language, should take the World Languages Placement Test (WLPT) to determine the best level for your first enrollment in a language course.

Listed below are the general categories of coursework required to earn the degree; for more specific information on courses, curriculum, and requirements of the Bachelor of Arts in Portuguese, visit the UI General Catalog.

Coursework Requirements
Title Hours
Language Skills Course 3
Literature Courses 6
Culture Courses 6
Electives 18
Total Hours 33

Study Abroad

Credit earned in study abroad programs other than those listed above counts as transfer credit and is subject to the 15 s.h. maximum allowed for the major. Contact International Programs Study Abroad for details.