Topics in Scandinavian Studies

Topics in Scandinavian Studies
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.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.5 Lab
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining SCAND 344R
Course Outcomes

Intellectual History

Students will learn to recognize and critically reflect upon key dimensions of Nordic literature, art, society, culture, and history, with an emphasis on appreciating these cultures’ artistic production and intellectual histories.

Analytic Skills and Expression

Students will develop analytic skills through class discussion, oral presentations, and/or writing assignments that demonstrate mature thinking, clarity of expression, the orderly development of ideas, and vigorous argument.

Habits of Thought

Students will develop attitudes and habits of thought, expression, and study that will supplement other humanities and non-humanities degrees and also encourage life-long learning and continued contact with the informed study of Nordic culture.