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Courses in LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
Scandinavian Studies (SCAND)
SCAND 103. Elementary Swedish
(4). May not be repeated for credit.

Essentials of grammar, written exercises, pronunciation, vocabulary building, and study of idioms. An introduction to literary texts.

SCAND 104. Elementary Swedish
SCAND 103. (4). May not be repeated for credit. Students needing SCAND 103 or the equivalent for entry into SCAND 104 can meet this prerequisite by passing an examination by the instructor.

Essentials of grammar, written exercises, pronunciation, vocabulary building, and study of idioms. An introduction to literary texts.

SCAND 233. Second-Year Swedish
SCAND 104 or 100. (4). May not be repeated for credit.

SCAND 234. Second-Year Swedish
SCAND 233. (4). (Lang Req). May not be repeated for credit. Students needing SCAND 233 or the equivalent for entry into SCAND 234 can meet this prerequisite by passing an examination given by the instructor.

SCAND 325. Third Year Swedish
SCAND 234. (Prerequisites enforced at registration.) (4). May be elected twice for credit.

This course builds on the knowledge of Sweden and the Swedish language acquired during the first and second year courses. Students expand their knowledge about Sweden by reading and discussing fictional and non-fictional texts as well as watching movies. They write weekly response papers and one essay-length paper which is also presented in class.

SCAND 331. Introduction to Scandinavian Civilization
(3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit. Taught in English.

A survey of artistic, intellectual, political, social, and literary traditions of Scandinavia from the Viking Age to the present.

SCAND 349. Independent Study
Consent of instructor required. (1 - 4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits. F, W, Sp.

This course serves the needs of students who wish to develop special topics not offered in the Scandinavian Studies curriculum. It may be a program of directed readings with reports, or it may be a research project and long paper. Either must be supervised by a faculty member, and the student must have the faculty member's agreement before electing the course. This course is also used by concentrators for developing preliminary research and a prospectus for the senior thesis.

SCAND 351. Practice in Business Swedish
SCAND 234, plus internship in a Scandinavian country. (3). (EXPERIENTIAL). May not be repeated for credit.

This course offers students an opportunity to receive credit for an eight-week summer internship in a Scandinavian country. During the following semester, the student will complete and turn in a report written in Swedish. The students will also give a presentation in the second-year language classes.

SCAND 375 / GERMAN 375 / MEMS 375. Celtic and Nordic Mythology
(3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit. Taught in English. F.

A study of the Celtic and Nordic cycles of myths and sagas, including the Nibelungenlied, Tristan and Isolde cycles, the Irish Tain, the Welsh Mabinogi, the Scandinavian Edda and some of the literature based on mythology of these cycles.

SCAND 442. The Icelandic Saga (in English Translation)
Upperclass standing or permission of instructor. (3). May not be repeated for credit. Taught in English.

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