PORT 457R

Special Topics in Cultures of Brazil

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

An in-depth examination of some aspect of Brazilian culture and civilization. Subject matter will vary. This course is recommended for those individuals who may already have a broad exposure to the culture and civilization of Brazil and/or those who desire a more focused cultural experience.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Identify, describe, and discuss cultural aspects

Learning Outcome

Identify, describe, and discuss aspects of a specific culture or non-literary cultural topic or theme.

Title

Critically analyze cultural products and practices

Learning Outcome

Critically analyze cultural products and practices in their historical and social contexts from the perspectives of members of the culture.

Title

Conduct cultural research

Learning Outcome

Conduct research on a particular cultural topic and formally present the results in oral presentations or written papers.