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PORT 348. Portuguese Language and Brazilian Culture for Business. 3 Hours H / FP.

Cultural studies approach to contemporary Brazilian society for students interested in business. Explores how Brazilians negotiate their place in a global cultural context and how they perceive business. Readings include selections from literature, history, journalism, social analysis, and popular culture and business. Exercises help English speakers develop analytical skills, as well as vocabulary and communication skills related to business and professional life in Brazil. Not open to students who have taken PORT 548. Prerequisite: PORT 216 or consent of instructor. LEC.

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/spanish-portuguese/ba/

Spanish, the second most spoken language in the world with approximately 559 million speakers, is the official language in 21 countries. Moreover, according to the Instituto Cervantes , the United States ranks second behind Mexico in the number of Spanish speakers. Similarly, Portuguese, the official language in 9 nations, is spoken by approximately 210 million people over the world (the sixth most spoken language). Fluency in more than one language and an understanding of literary and cultural texts create educated citizens who can contribute to the betterment of our society.

Minor in Brazilian Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/spanish-portuguese/minor/

Spanish, the second most spoken language in the world with approximately 559 million speakers, is the official language in 21 countries. Moreover, according to the Instituto Cervantes , the United States ranks second behind Mexico in the number of Spanish speakers. Similarly, Portuguese, the official language in 9 nations, is spoken by approximately 210 million people over the world (the sixth most spoken language). Fluency in more than one language and an understanding of literary and cultural texts create educated citizens who can contribute to the betterment of our society.