• 1. Elementary Portuguese

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Taught in Portuguese. Laboratory is online. Introductory Portuguese language and culture course that is proficiency-oriented, communicative, and task-based to help develop communicative competence in four skill areas (listening, speaking, reading, and writing), as well as cultural competence. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 2. Elementary Portuguese

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Taught in Portuguese. Laboratory is online. Introductory Portuguese language and culture course that is proficiency-oriented, communicative, and task-based to help develop communicative competence in four skill areas (listening, speaking, reading, and writing), as well as cultural competence. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 3. Intermediate Portuguese

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Taught in Portuguese. Laboratory is online. Intermediate Portuguese language and culture course that is proficiency-oriented, communicative, and task-based to help develop communicative competence in four skill areas (listening, speaking, reading, and writing), as well as cultural competence. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 8A. Portuguese Conversation

    Units: 2

    Discussion, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 3 with grade of B or better. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 8B. Portuguese Conversation

    Units: 2

    Discussion, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 3 with grade of B or better. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 11A. Intensive Portuguese

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; laboratory, two hours. Taught in Portuguese. Laboratory is online. Accelerated course designed only for students with proficiency in another Romance language. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 11B. Intensive Portuguese

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; laboratory, two hours. Taught in Portuguese. Laboratory is online. Accelerated course designed only for students with proficiency in another Romance language. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • 25. Advanced Portuguese

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 3 or 11B. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 25A. Advanced Portuguese: Summer Course

    Units: 4

    Lecture, 20 hours. Enforced requisite: course 3 or 11B. Advanced Portuguese course with cultural activities, field trips, and luncheons. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 26. Language and Popular Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 3 or 11B. Development of speaking, reading, and writing skills. Structured in thematic units, with songs, videos, and specific vocabulary emphasizing questions of Brazilian cultural identity. Letter grading.

  • 26A. Language and Popular Culture: Summer Course

    Units: 4

    Lecture, 20 hours. Enforced requisite: course 3 or 11B. Development of speaking, reading, and writing skills. Structured in thematic units, with songs, videos, and specific vocabulary emphasizing questions of Brazilian cultural identity. Includes cultural activities, field trips, and luncheons. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 27. Advanced Composition and Style

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 3 or 11B. Practice in writing Portuguese with appropriate vocabulary, syntactical structures, and stylistic patterns. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 27A. Advanced Composition and Style: Summer Course

    Units: 4

    Lecture, 20 hours. Enforced requisite: course 3 or 11B. Practice in writing Portuguese with appropriate vocabulary, syntactical structures, and stylistic patterns. Includes cultural activities, field trips, and luncheons. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M35. Spanish, Portuguese, and Nature of Language

    Units: 5

    (Same as Spanish M35.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to language study within context of Romance languages, focusing on Spanish and Portuguese. Nature of language: structure, diversity, evolution, social and cultural settings, literary uses. Study of language and its relation to other areas of human knowledge. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 40A. Portuguese, Brazilian, and African Literature in Translation: Portuguese and Portuguese-African Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Reading and discussion of selected works in translation. Papers and examinations in English. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 40B. Portuguese, Brazilian, and African Literature in Translation: Brazilian Literature

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours. Reading and discussion of selected works in translation. Papers and examinations in English. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 46. Brazil and Portuguese-Speaking World

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Taught in English. Topical analysis of cultural history of Brazil in context of Portuguese-speaking world, with emphasis on comparative, trans-Atlantic relations, social development, and artistic manifestations. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89. Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • 100A. Phonology and Morphology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Analysis of phonetic, phonemic, and morphological systems of Portuguese. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 100B. Syntax

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Review of patterns of Portuguese language. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 130A. Introduction to Literature in Portuguese

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: course 27. Introduction to principal themes, currents, and authors from Brazil in context of Portuguese-speaking world. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 130B. Introduction to Literature in Portuguese

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: course 27. Introduction to principal themes, currents, and authors from Brazil in context of Portuguese-speaking world. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 141A. Literature and Film in Portuguese

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Taught in English. Study of intertextuality and dialogism, interactions between literary and cinematic fields, question of fidelity, and equivalents between literary and cinematic expression in Portuguese-speaking world. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 141B. Film, Television, and Society in Brazil

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Taught in English. Study of development, evolution, and impact of film and television in Brazil against backdrop of broader social, historical, and cultural contexts. May be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 141C. Documentary Film

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Taught in English. Overview of documentary film production in Portuguese-speaking world, with special focus on period since 1985. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 142A. Brazil and Its Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Taught in English. Exploration of roots of contemporary Brazil through study of broad chronological periods from Portuguese colonization to present and how they shaped idea of Brazilian exceptionalism, racial mixture as source of national identity, and lusotropicalism and its influence on Brazilian historiography. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 142B. Brazil and Portugal in Comparative Perspective

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Taught in English. Study of social and cultural links between Portugal and Brazil, with emphasis on issues of migration, dialogue, and contention in historical context. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 142C. Travel Narratives, Testimony, Autobiography

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Taught in English. Exploration of travel, memory, and narrative in Portuguese-speaking world. Primary and secondary texts depict issues of displacement, cultural contact, and assimilation. Overview of connections among Portuguese-speaking cultures. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 143A. Colony, Intellectuals, and History

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Investigation of way that Brazilian maritime expansion from 15th to early 19th century was represented and interpreted in writings from across empire. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 143B. Transatlantic Literature in Portuguese

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Study of modern relations between Portugal and Portuguese-speaking world in literature and arts. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 143C. Modernism, Modernity, and Identity

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Examination of concepts and practice of modernism in Portuguese-speaking world, with primary focus on 1920s. Reading and discussion, with emphasis on sociohistorical context, relations with European avant-garde, modernist poetics and polemics, and search for national identity as expressed in period's poetry and prose. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 143D. Contemporary Literature in Portuguese

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Exploration of connections between literatures of Angola, Brazil, and Portugal against background of globalization and Internet. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187FL. Special Studies: Readings in Portuguese

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Requisite: course 27. Students must be concurrently enrolled in affiliated main course. Additional work in Portuguese to augment work assigned in main course, including reading and writing assignments. May be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189. Advanced Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to upper division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 191. Undergraduate Variable Topics Seminars: Portuguese

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 27. Research seminar on selected topics in Portuguese. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. Consult "Schedule of Classes" or department counselor for topic to be offered in specific term. May be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 197. Individual Studies in Portuguese

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Individual intensive study, with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Assigned reading and tangible evidence of mastery of subject matter required. Eight units of courses 197 and/or 199 may be applied toward major requirements. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 198A. Senior Honors Research in Portuguese I

    Units: 4

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Preparation: completion of minimum of six upper division major core courses with 3.7 grade-point average. Course 198A is enforced requisite to 198B. Limited to juniors/seniors. Development and completion of honors thesis under direct supervision of faculty member. May not be applied toward major requirements. Individual contract required. Letter grading.

  • 198B. Senior Honors Research in Portuguese II

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Preparation: completion of minimum of six upper division major core courses with 3.7 grade-point average. Enforced requisite: course 198A. Limited to juniors/seniors. Development and completion of honors thesis under direct supervision of faculty member. May not be applied toward major requirements. Individual contract required. Letter grading.

  • 199. Directed Research in Portuguese

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Requisite: course 27. Limited to juniors/seniors. Supervised individual research under guidance of faculty mentor. Culminating paper required. Eight units of courses 197 and/or 199 may be applied toward major requirements. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M200. Research Resources

    Units: 4

    (Same as Spanish M200.) Lecture, three hours. Identification and use of research resources for graduate students.

  • M201A. Literary Theory and Criticism

    Units: 4

    (Same as Spanish M201A.) Lecture, three hours. Definition, discussion, and application of main currents of contemporary literary theory and criticism. Letter grading.

  • M201B. Literary Theory and Criticism

    Units: 4

    (Same as Spanish M201B.) Lecture, three hours. Definition, discussion, and application of main currents of contemporary literary theory and criticism. Letter grading.

  • 202. Synchronic Morphology and Phonology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Study of theoretical synchronic linguistics as applied to Portuguese.

  • 204A. Generative Grammar

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Course 204A is requisite to 204B. Generative approach to the Portuguese language, with some consideration of bearing of syntax, semiology, and phonology on style, metaphor, and meter.

  • 204B. Generative Grammar

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 204A. Generative approach to the Portuguese language, with some consideration of bearing of syntax, semiology, and phonology on style, metaphor, and meter.

  • M205A. Development of Portuguese and Spanish Languages

    Units: 4

    (Same as Spanish M205A.) Lecture, three hours. Intensive study of historical development of Portuguese and Spanish languages from their origin in spoken Latin.

  • M205B. Development of Portuguese and Spanish Languages

    Units: 4

    (Same as Spanish M205B.) Lecture, three hours. Intensive study of historical development of Portuguese and Spanish languages from their origin in spoken Latin.

  • 224. Early Portuguese Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Study of main genres of medieval Portuguese and Galician literature through representative works. S/U or letter grading.

  • 225. Camoes and Portuguese Renaissance

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Study of main genres of Renaissance Portuguese literature, with particular emphasis on works of Luis de Camões. S/U or letter grading.

  • 226. Baroque and Neoclassical Portuguese Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Study of main genres of baroque and neoclassical Portuguese literature through representative works. S/U or letter grading.

  • 227. 19th-Century Portuguese Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Study of principal features through representative works. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U or letter grading.

  • 228. Post-Romanticism and Naturalism in Portuguese Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Study of principal features through representative works. S/U or letter grading.

  • 229. 20th-Century Portuguese Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Study of representative trends and authors. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U or letter grading.

  • 231. Colonial Brazilian Literature and Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Study of most important authors to 1830. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U or letter grading.

  • 232. 19th-Century Brazilian Literature and Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Study of representative trends and authors. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U or letter grading.

  • 233. Machado de Assis

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Study of selected works by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis. S/U or letter grading.

  • 234. Brazilian Modernism

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Study of principal characteristics of Brazilian modernism through representative works. S/U or letter grading.

  • 235. 20th-Century Brazilian Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 27. Study of representative trends and authors. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U or letter grading.

  • M249. Folk Literature of Spanish and Portuguese Worlds

    Units: 4

    (Same as Spanish M249.) Lecture, three hours. Intensive study of folk literature of Spanish and Portuguese cultures as represented in (1) ballad and poetry, (2) narrative and drama, (3) speech. S/U or letter grading.

  • M251A. Studies in Galegan-Portuguese and Old Spanish

    Units: 4

    (Same as Spanish M251A.) Lecture, two hours. Study of problems related to historical development of Galegan-Portuguese and Old Spanish. May be repeated once with topic change and consent of appropriate guidance committee.

  • M251B. Studies in Galegan-Portuguese and Old Spanish

    Units: 4

    (Same as Spanish M251B.) Lecture, two hours. Study of problems related to historical development of Galegan-Portuguese and Old Spanish. May be repeated once with topic change and consent of appropriate guidance committee.

  • 252. Studies in Early Portuguese Literature

    Units: 4

    Discussion, two hours. S/U or letter grading.

  • 253. Studies in Modern Portuguese Literature

    Units: 4

    Discussion, two hours. S/U or letter grading.

  • 254. Studies in Early Brazilian Literature

    Units: 4

    Discussion, two hours. S/U or letter grading.

  • 255. Studies in Modern Brazilian Literature

    Units: 4

    Discussion, two hours. S/U or letter grading.

  • 256A. Studies in Portuguese Linguistics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours. Study of problems in analysis and description of contemporary Portuguese language. S/U or letter grading.

  • 256B. Studies in Portuguese Linguistics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours. Study of problems in analysis and description of contemporary Portuguese language. S/U or letter grading.

  • 290. Special Topics

    Units: 4

    Discussion, two hours. Designed for graduate students. Consult Schedule of Classes or department counselor for topics to be offered in a specific term. S/U or letter grading.

  • 370. Teaching Portuguese in Secondary School

    Units: 4

    Discussion, three hours. Designed for future teachers in this field. Letter grading.

  • 375. Teaching Apprentice Practicum

    Units: 1 to 4

    Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Teaching apprenticeship under active guidance and supervision of regular faculty member responsible for curriculum and instruction at UCLA. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 596. Directed Individual Study or Research

    Units: 4 or 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Study or research in areas or subjects not offered as regular courses. No more than 8 units may be applied toward M.A. course requirements. S/U or letter grading.

  • 597. Preparation for Graduate Examinations

    Units: 4 to 12

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Preparation: official acceptance of candidacy by department. Individual preparation for M.A. comprehensive examination or Ph.D. qualifying examinations. May be taken only once for each degree examination and only in term that comprehensive or qualifying examinations are to be taken. S/U grading.

  • 598. Research for M.A. Thesis

    Units: 4 to 12

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Research in preparation of M.A. thesis. S/U grading.

  • 599. Research for Ph.D. Dissertation

    Units: 4 to 12

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Limited to students who have passed Ph.D. qualifying examinations. Research for and preparation of Ph.D. dissertation. S/U grading.