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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Scandinavian Studies

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Department World Languages & Cultures
College Arts & Humanities
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Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BS, BA
Program Description Scandinavian Studies is an interdisciplinary program involving MSU departments and programs in four colleges of the university: the Colleges of Arts and Humanities; Business; Science, Engineering and Technology; and Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Courses are offered in departments and programs including Art, English, Aging Studies, International Relations, Law Enforcement, Mass Communications, Modern Language, Political Science, and Social Work.
We recommend that you combine a Scandinavian Studies major or minor with studies in fields such as international business, international relations, modern languages, political science, or social work.
The university has exchange programs in Norway, Sweden, and Finland.
Additional courses may also be completed in language, literature, history, and peace studies at Gustavus Adolphus College in nearby St. Peter, Minnesota.
Admission Requirements Admission to Major is granted by the department.
Minimum University admission requirements are:
  • a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
  • a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 (C)
Other Requirements The Scandinavian Studies major requires 32 credits (20 credits for a minor).
Academic Bulletin A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.
Program Contact Information Scandinavian Studies Program
Rennesa Osterberg Jessup, Director
227 Armstrong Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-2917
College Advising College of Arts & Humanities Advising
Gina Maahs-Zurbey, Student Relations Coordinator
226B Armstrong Hall

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