Why Study Portuguese?

  • Portuguese is spoken in Brazil, Portugal, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, S. Tomé e Principe, East Timor, and the United States
  • It opens multiple career paths in a variety of fields
  • The World Cup (2014) and the Olympics (2016) will be in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Courses Taught:

PTG 111: Elementary Portuguese I

PTG 112: Elementary Portuguese II

PTG 154: Accelerated Intermediate Portuguese

PTG 212: Exploring the Portuguese-Speaking World


Some programs associated with Portuguese:

  • Archaeology
  • CIEE: Brazil and Portugal (Study Abroad Program)
  • Medical School: Biomedical Sciences Exchange
  • Minor in Latin American Studies

For more information:

Contact Dr. Vera Castro

Email: castrovc@wfu.edu