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Scandinavian Minor

Connor Genther and friends at the Icehotel, Jukkasjärvi

Minoring in Scandinavian Studies

Prerequisites to the Academic Minor:
Scandinavian 234 or equivalent, as determined by the Departmental placement examination.

Academic Minor Program:
At least 15 credits and five courses, to be chosen from the following categories as stated below.

1. Required Scandinavian courses:

  • SCAND325: Third Year Swedish, 4cr (can be repeated for 8 credits total)
  • SCAND331: Scandinavian Civilization, 3cr
  • SCAND375: Nordic Mythology, 3cr

2. Electives: Two courses chosen from among:

  • SCAND349: Independent Study, 1-4cr (can be repeated for 8 credits total)
  • SCAND351: Internship In Sweden, 3cr; Internship in Uppsala, 1-5cr (may be more)
  • SCAND371: Philosophy
  • SCAND407: English: Children's Literature, 3cr
  • SCAND441 and 330: Film and video, appropriate Scandinavian topic
  • SCAND442: Icelandic Sagas, 3cr

3. Extra that does not count:

  • SCAND305: Scandinavian Conversation, 1cr
  • SCAND405: Scandinavian Conversation, 1cr

For more information on our Scandinavian Minor and Program, contact the Director, Johanna Eriksson.