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Scandinavian Studies course catalog

2019-20 

KIMBERLY LaPALM, Assistant Professor
B.A., Wisconsin (Madison); M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D., UCLA

MARK SAFSTROM, Assistant Professor
B.A., North Park University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Major in Scandinavian Studies

28 credits, including 8 credits of language courses beyond SWED-102 (SWED-211, SWED-212, SWED-380; SCAN-201, SCAN-202, SCAN-320, SCAN-321, SCAN-401, SCAN- 402); at least 4 credits of Scandinavian history (SCAN-250 or SCAN-350); and at least 4 credits of elective coursework (SCAN-240, SCAN-241, SCAN-242, SCAN-250, SCAN- 270, SCAN-271, SCAN-340, SCAN-341, SCAN-342, SCAN-350, SCAN-370, SCAN-371, SCAN-440, SCAN-441, SCAN-470, SCAN-471, and RELG-270). Remaining credits may be earned through language courses, elective courses, Senior Inquiry, or internship. At least 8 credits must be at the 300 or 400 level. A maximum of 12 credits of coursework taken overseas may count toward the major.

Minor in Scandinavian Studies

16 credits, including 4 credits of language courses beyond SWED-102 (SWED-211, SWED-212, SWED-380; SCAN-201, SCAN-202, SCAN-320, SCAN-321, SCAN-401, SCAN- 402) and at least 4 credits of elective coursework (SCAN-240, SCAN-241, SCAN-242, SCAN-250, SCAN-270, SCAN-271, SCAN-340, SCAN-341, SCAN-342, SCAN-350, SCAN- 370, SCAN-371, SCAN-440, SCAN-441, SCAN-470, SCAN-471, and RELG-270). Remaining credits may be earned through language courses or elective courses. At least 4 credits must be at the 300 or 400 level. A maximum of 12 credits of coursework taken overseas may count toward the minor.

Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Some departments may have additional grade requirements for the courses offered within their department. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.


Courses (SWED)


Courses (SCAN)

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