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Scandinavian Studies

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    President Obama Welcomes Nordic Leaders to the White House, May 2016 (WH Offical Photo, C Kennedy)
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    Open Position, Assistant Professor of Scandinavian Studies 



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Degrees offered: 5 BAs, 9 minors, 2 MAs, 1 PhD

Number of students:
46 Majors
38 Minors
16 Graduate Students

Number of faculty: 7 Professors, 1 Associate Professor, 1 Senior Lecturer, 5 Visiting Lecturers, 3 Emeritus Lecturers

Scholarships offered: 23

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