Programs of StudyOur program is designed to help fulfill your academic interests, whether it is Norwegian language, history, philosophy, international relations, business, literature or arts. Our faculty will work closely with you, helping you choose the best-suited individual study track.
If you are interested in gaining proficiency in Norwegian language and learning about the Nordic region, our well-rounded major in Scandinavian Studies might be a good fit for you. Many students choose to combine their Scandinavian Studies major with another, creating more possibilities for future careers. Moreover, if you are thinking about the academic career path, our Scandinavian Studies major will prepare you for the graduate programs.
If your focus is global studies, international business, or education, one of our three majors in these fields with a concentration in Scandinavian Studies could be the best way to go.
If your main goal is to master Norwegian language and learn in-depth about Norway, you may consider taking a minor in Norwegian.
If you are interested in Scandinavian history and society, and language is not your main focus, you may choose our Scandinavian Studies minor.
- Major in Scandinavian Studies (36 credits)
- Minor in Scandinavian Studies (20 credits)
- Minor in Norwegian (20 credits)
- Major in Scandinavian Studies with a minor in international business (see international business) (32 credits in Scandinavian studies)
- Major in International Business in Scandinavian Studies (see international business) (40 credits in international business plus 16 supporting credits plus 20 Scandinavian studies credits)
- Scandinavian Studies major with a teaching license in Norwegian, grades K-12 (36 NORW or SCAN credits plus 36 credits in education)
- World Languages Area of Specialization for Elementary Education majors, grades K-8 (see education) (24 credits