The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in addition to Portuguese lower-division language program, offers currently a Major, and a Minor in Portuguese, a M.A. in Portuguese, and a Ph.D. in Hispanic languages and literatures with emphasis in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies.
The Portuguese area will soon offer three flexible tracks for our Major. Students choosing a Major in Portuguese will be able to pick among three options:
1) Portuguese and Brazilian Literatures and Cultures.
2) Portuguese, Brazilian and Spanish Literatures and Cultures.
3) Portuguese, Brazilian and Linguistics and Translation Studies.
For questions regarding degree and language programs, please contact the Spanish and Portuguese Department.
The Center for Portuguese Studies provides support for teaching and degree programs including scholarships and stipends on the basis of academic promise, merit, and financial need.
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Portuguese is spoken by more than 250 million people in the world. Portuguese is similar to Spanish. Portuguese will also broaden your views and enrich your CV.
You can also enhance your experience of the Portuguese language and culture by applying to the EAP program of study abroad, in Brazil (Salvador, Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro) and Portugal. For more information, visit the EAP site at: https://eap.ucsb.edu/.