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2012 - 2013

Minor in Scandinavian Studies
(12–28 hours*)


Program Requirements

  1. Complete the prerequisite courses for one of the languages listed below or have equivalent experience.
  2. Complete one course from the following:
      DANSH 340 : Danish Literature. (3:3:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      DANSH 340 : Danish Literature. (3:3:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall Even Yrs.
      PREREQUISITE: Dansh 202 or equivalent experience.
      DESCRIPTION: Readings in Danish literature; introduction to basic literary concepts. Includes International Cinema.
      NOTE: Entry course for returned missionaries or others with equivalent Danish language experience. Required course for obtaining language credit by examination (Dansh 101, 102, 201, 211R). Culminating course for GE Foreign Language requirement.

      Course Outcomes


      FINN 340 : Finnish Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      FINN 340 : Finnish Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter Odd Yrs.
      PREREQUISITE: Finn 202 or equivalent experience.
      DESCRIPTION: Readings in Finnish literature; introduction to basic literary concepts.
      NOTE: Entry course for returned missionaries or others with equivalent Finnish language experience. Required course for obtaining language credit by examination (Finn 101, 102, 201, 211R). Culminating course for GE Foreign Language requirement.

      Course Outcomes


      ICLND 429 : Old Icelandic Language and Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ICLND 429 : Old Icelandic Language and Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter Odd Yrs.
      PREREQUISITE: Iclnd 201 or equivalent experience.
      DESCRIPTION: Readings and exercises in Old Icelandic; introduction to Old Icelandic literature and its influence on later Icelandic culture.
      NOTE: Entry course for returned missionaries or others with equivalent Icelandic language experience. Required course for obtaining language credit by examination (Iclnd 101, 102, 201, 211R). Culminating course for GE Foreign Language requirement.

      Course Outcomes


      NORWE 340 : Norwegian Literature. (3:3:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      NORWE 340 : Norwegian Literature. (3:3:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall Odd Yrs.
      PREREQUISITE: Norwe 202 or equivalent experience.
      DESCRIPTION: Readings in Norwegian literature; introduction to basic literary concepts. Includes International Cinema.
      NOTE: Entry course for returned missionaries or others with equivalent Norwegian language experience. Culminating course for GE Foreign Language requirement. Required course for obtaining language credit by examination (Norwe 101, 102, 201, 211R).

      Course Outcomes


      SWED 340 : Swedish Literature. (3:3:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      SWED 340 : Swedish Literature. (3:3:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: Swed 202 or equivalent experience.
      DESCRIPTION: Readings in Swedish literature: introduction to basic literary concepts. Includes International Cinema.
      NOTE: Entry course for returned missionaries or others with equivalent Swedish language experience. Required course for obtaining language credit by examination (Swed 101, 102, 201, 211R). Culminating course for GE Foreign Language requirement.

      Course Outcomes


  3. Complete the following:
  4. Complete six hours from the following:
      HIST 332 : Scandinavian History. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HIST 332 : Scandinavian History. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      DESCRIPTION: Political, social, religious, cultural, and economic factors in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden from Viking era to present highly developed society.

      Course Outcomes


      HIST 352R : Scandinavian Family, Local, and Social History Research. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HIST 352R : Scandinavian Family, Local, and Social History Research. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      DESCRIPTION: Records, geographical-historical background, paleography, and methodologies for reconstruction of individual families and development of family history studies in Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, and/or Finland.

      Course Outcomes
                
      : Danish Family, Local, and Social History Research.
      Course Outcomes
                
      : Norwegian and Iclandic Family, Local, and Social History Research.
      Course Outcomes
                
      : Swedish and Finnish Family, Local, and Social History Research.
      Course Outcomes



      SCAND 344R : Topics in Scandinavian Studies. (3:3:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      SCAND 344R : Topics in Scandinavian Studies. (3:3:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      DESCRIPTION: Topic varies. Typical topics might be folklore, culture, music, film, emigration, art and design, political and economic problems, literature in translation, etc. Includes International Cinema.

      Course Outcomes


      SCAND 377 : Methods in Teaching Nordic Languages. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      SCAND 377 : Methods in Teaching Nordic Languages. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: Must have an assignment teaching a Nordic language class or instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Prior or concurrent enrollment in this course required for student instructors of Nordic languages. Focuses on teaching skills specific to foreign language instruction in beginning and intermediate language courses.

      Course Outcomes


      SCAND 429 : Old Norse. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter Odd Yrs.
      RECOMMENDED: Knowledge of a modern Scandinavian language.
      DESCRIPTION: Grammar and exercises. Readings in Old Norse literature.
      NOTE: Returned missionaries from Iceland or those with equivalent experience should enroll in Iclnd 429.

      Course Outcomes


        (may not be taken by students who have had Iclnd 429)
      SCAND 490R : Seminar in Scandinavian Studies. (.5-3:ARR:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      SCAND 490R : Seminar in Scandinavian Studies. (.5-3:ARR:.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PREREQUISITE: Reading knowledge of at least one Scandinavian language.
      DESCRIPTION: Topics vary. Includes International Cinema.

      Course Outcomes


      SCAND 491R : Directed Readings in Scandinavian. (.5-3:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      SCAND 491R : Directed Readings in Scandinavian. (.5-3:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      RECOMMENDED: Written plan of study approved by both instructor and program coordinator.
      DESCRIPTION: Directed individual study.

      Course Outcomes



      A literature course in a language different from that taken in item 1 above:
        Dansh 340.
        Finn 340.
        Iclnd 429 (may not be taken by students who have had Scand 429).
        Norwe 340.
        Swed 340.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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