The Swedish minor provides a core curriculum in language study, supplemented by coursework in related areas, which students can choose. Students completing the Swedish minor are required to take 4 semesters of Swedish language courses and one elective, for a total of 17 credits. To declare a Swedish minor, students must visit Student Records in 140 Thackeray Hall and submit an Academic Plan Change Form, available in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences Student Toolkit.
Core Courses (14 credits)
These courses comprise four semesters of language study:
- SWE 0101 - Swedish 1 (4 credits)
- SWE 0102 - Swedish 2 (4 credits)
- SWE 0103 - Swedish 3 (3 credits)
- SWE 0104 - Swedish 4 (3 credits)
1 Elective Course (3 credits)
Below is a list of courses that can be taken as an elective to fulfill the Swedish minor. Other courses may be considered, but require approval by the LCTL Center.
- SWE 0105 - Swedish 5
- SWE 0106 - Swedish 6
- SWE 0107 - Swedish 7
- SWE 0108 - Swedish 8
- SWE 0111 - Introduction to Swedish Language in Sweden
- SWE 0112 - Continuing Swedish Language in Sweden
- SWE 1615 - Sweden: From Vikings to Now
- SWE 1620 - Sweden Here and Now: A Society in Change
- SWE 1909 - Special Topics in Swedish
- LING 1263 - Cross Cultural Communication
- LING 1951 - Languages of the World
- HIST 0139 - Viking Age Scandinavia
- HIST 0201 - The Baltic Sea: From Vikings to Post-Soviet Re-Union
For more information about the scope of the Swedish Program at Pitt, see our Swedish Language Page.