Welcome to the Department of
Scandinavian Studies

  • Four mill workers statue in Oslo, Norway.
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    Fnd out the truth behind the myths of sexual freedom in Sexuality in Scandinavia (SCAND 367). 
  • Graduate Student Picnic
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    Priority deadline for the graduate program is December 15th!
  • The Sun Voyager sculpture found in Reykjavik, Iceland.
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    Don't miss out on your only chance this year to learn about The Vikings (SCAND 370).
  • The Little Mermaid Statue found in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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     Connect with your inner child by taking Scandinavian Children's Literature (SCAND 335).
  • The stunning Gufufoss Waterfall found in Iceland
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    Explore folktales, legends, jokes, songs, proverbs, customs and more in Intro to Folklore (SCAND 230).



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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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