History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Political, social, religious, cultural, and economic factors in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden from Viking era to present highly developed society.
Historical Knowledge of Scandinavia throgh early 1700s
Students will be able to learn about Scandinavian history from prehistoric times through to the Viking Age, Middle Ages/Renaissance to the Era of Swedish Great Power Politics and Great Northern War, in the 1600s and early 1700s.
Historical Knowledge of Scandinavia since Napoleonic Wars
Students will be able to learn about the big picture of Scandinavian history from the period of the Napoleonic Wars (esp. Napoleon's erstwhile general, Bernadotte, later King of Sweden-Norway), Industrialization of the North, nationalistic movements and periods of Swedish-Norwegian and russo-Finnish union, through the World Wars and establishment of the Modern Welfare state (since the 1920s)