Communicate at the Intermediate High to Advanced Low level
Demonstrate proficiency in Portuguese at the Intermediate High to Advanced Low level, as defined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines for speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
Analyze and interpret oral and written texts
Analyze and interpret a selection of oral and written texts from Portuguese-speaking countries, including films, short stories, and journalistic articles, within their historical and cultural context.
Write compositions to meet academic needs
Write short compositions and a research paper with sufficient grammatical accuracy to meet academic needs in higher-level courses.