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Scandinavian Languages and Literature

See Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies for courses in Scandinavian languages, including Swedish and Danish.

Minor in Scandinavian Studies

The Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies offers a minor program in Scandinavian Studies made up of a lower-level language and an upper-level literature and culture component.

Language Component

All students must complete 12 credits of lower-level language instruction. They may choose either two years of Swedish (SWED 100, 110, 200, 210), or two years of Danish (DANI 100, 110, 200, 210).

Literature and Culture Component

In addition to the lower-level language component, students must complete 18 upper-level literature and culture credits taken from the following courses:

  • SCAN 332
  • SCAN 333
  • SCAN 334
  • SCAN 335
  • SCAN 336
  • SCAN 337
  • SCAN 411
  • SCAN 412
  • SCAN 413
  • SCAN 414
  • SCAN 415
  • CENS 307
  • CENS 308
  • CENS 404

In consultation with the Scandinavian Undergraduate Advisor, students may replace one of the upper-level courses (i.e., 3 credits) with a social science or history course with a strong Scandinavian component.

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