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Scandinavian Studies course catalog

2021-22 

KELSEY FULLER, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; Ph.D. University of Colorado

MARK SAFSTROM, Associate 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-243, SCAN-250, SCAN-270, SCAN-271, SCAN-340, SCAN-341, SCAN-342, SCAN-350, SCAN-360, SCAN-361, SCAN-370, SCAN-371, SCAN-393, 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-243, SCAN-250 SCAN-270, SCAN-271, SCAN-340, SCAN-341, SCAN-342, SCAN-350, SCAN-360, SCAN-361, SCAN-370, SCAN-371, SCAN-393, 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.

For an interdisciplinary minor related to Scandinavian Studies, see Linguistics.

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)

Lucia Festival

Festival of Sankta Lucia to be celebrated Nov. 29

Augustana's annual celebration of the Festival of Sankta Lucia Nov. 29 will commemorate the holiday with traditional Scandinavian Christmas carols, lessons and poetry.

New book examines Swedish-U.S. relations, history

Dag Blanck, director of the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at Augustana, will join contributors to a new study of Swedish-American relations at a virtual book launch Sept. 9.

Santka Lucia festival

Sankta Lucia lights up the holiday despite pandemic

The annual Sankta Lucia Festival at Augustana College will premiere on video beginning at 6 a.m. Dec. 13.

QC Archives Fair

The annual QC Archives Fair will run from noon-3 p.m. at this year's host site, the Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman House, Moline, Ill.

God Jul Ornaments class

The Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center is offering a workshop to create painted wooden God Jul (Merry Christmas) ornaments. 

Festival of Sankta Lucia

Augustana's annual celebration of the Festival of Sankta Lucia commemorates the holiday with traditional Scandinavian carols, lessons and poetry.