HECUA is an affiliated program. You receive resident credit for the courses you take. Your grades count toward your University of Minnesota GPA and each course appears on your transcript. Consult the Learning Abroad Center's Academic Policies website for more information.
Each student takes four courses worth 4 semester credits each: The Scandinavian Welfare States; Challenges of Globalization and Mass Migration in Scandinavia; Scandinavian Art and Literature; and Norwegian Language or Independent Study Project. Courses include readings and discussions in English, Norwegian language instruction, field projects, internships and group trips.
Instruction in English by Norwegian faculty. Typical credits: 16 for fall semester.
The Scandinavian Welfare States fulfills the following Liberal Education requirement: Social Sciences Core
Challenges of Globalization and Mass Migration in Scandinavia fulfills the following Liberal Education requirement: Social Sciences Core
The Scandinavian Art, Film and Literature fulfills the following Liberal Education requirements: Arts & Humanities Core; Global Perspectives Theme
Note: students who take at least 3 credits/3 weeks study abroad will receive the Global Perspectives theme.