Norway - University of Oslo Semester Course Equivalencies

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Pre-Approved Course Equivalencies

IMPORTANT: Other GVSU students have studied abroad at this partner institution. The chart below reflects GVSU equivalencies they have received. If you are planning on taking a course listed below, it does not require a departmental evaluation. Courses listed on this chart are not guaranteed to be offered during your semester abroad. This is not a complete list of course options offered at this partner institution. For a full list of course options, see the link above.

ART

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ISSHF 1142 Norwegian Architecture and Design: A Historical Overview from Early Modern Period to Present

ART 380 Special Topics in Art & Design

3 Credits

ANTHROPOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ISSN0500 Norwegian Life and Society

ANT 330 Ethnology of Selected World Areas

3 Credits

KONS 1000 Introduction to Conservation and Administration of Museum Collections

ANT 499 Independent Study & Research

3 Credits

BIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

BIO 4301 Marine Bentic Ecology

BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

-OR- IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

3 Credits

CHEMISTRY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

KJM 3200 Organic Chemistry II

CHM 242 Organic Chemistry for Life Sciences II

4 Credits

KJM 3000 Applied Spectroscopy

CHM 442 Polymer Chemistry

3 Credits

CLASSICS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ANT 2800 Classical Mythology

CLA 101 Greek and Roman Mythology

IS 380 "Classical Mythology"

 

3 Credits

COMMUNICATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

SOS2603 The Scandinavian Welfare State

COM 301 Interpersonal Communication

3 Credits

MUS1401 Norwegian music for International Students

COM 376 Communications Policy and Law

3 Credits

ECONOMICS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

SOS 2402 Family, Gender Equality and the Welfare State

ECO 350 Economics of Gender

-OR- IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

3 Credits

ENGLISH

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ENG 1303 Introduction to British Literature

ENG 220 British Literature I

-OR- ENG 221 British Literature II

3 Credits

ENG 1304 Introduction to American Literature

ENG 226 American Literature II: from 1860

3 Credits

ENG 2327 Shakespeare

ENG 313 British Literature: Shakespeare

3 Credits

ENG 2155 Aspects of Chaucerian Language and Literature

ENG 321 British Literature: Medieval

3 Credits

ENG 2160 Language and Settlement in England, ca. 400-1200 A.D.

ENG 321 British Literature: Medieval

3 Credits

ENG 2303 British Literature in the Age of the Enlightenment

ENG 323 British Literature: 18th Romantic

3 Credits

ENG 2305 The Victorian Period (Literature and Civilization)

ENG 324 British Literature: Victorian-Present

3 Credits

ENG 2156 History of the English Language

ENG 362 History of the English Language

3 Credits

ENG 2159 Accents of English in the British Isles

ENG 364 Sociolinguistics

3 Credits

ENG 2151 Introduction to Systemic Functional Grammar

ENG 380 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

ENG 2152 Varieties of English Texts

ENG 380 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

ENG 2153 English Corpus Linguistics

ENG 380 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

ENG 2325 The Short Story in English

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENG 2324 Homotextuality: Gay and Lesbian Literature

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENG 2505 Identities in the British Isles

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENG 2516 Northern Ireland

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

NFI 1100 Runology - General Introduction

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

NFI 2101 Runology - Runic Inscriptions from the Migration Period to the Viking Age

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

NFI 2102 Runology - Runic Inscriptions of the Middle Ages

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

NFI 2120 Old Norse Palaeography, Codicology and Medieval Manuscript Culture

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENG 2323 Women Writing: Feminist Fiction in English

ENG 436 Women & Literature

3 Credits

FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTION

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MEVIT 1110 Audiovisual Aesthetics

CFV 123 Survey of Media Production Modes

3 credits

MUS2001 Film Music

CFV 225 Film Culture

3 credits

NOR 2415 Contemporary Scandinavian Film: Culture, Aesthetic and Literary Approaches

CFV 375 World Cinema

3 Credits

HISTORY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

KULH1050 - Witchcraft and Magic 

HST 376 - History of Witch Hunts

3 Credits

HIS 2143 What Caused the Viking Age?

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

HIS 2171 Diverging Paths: Social and Development In the West and East since c. 1700

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

HIS 2140 Objects and Identities in the Viking Age (c. 750 - c. 1050)

HST 380 Special Topics in History

-OR- IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

3 Credits

NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

GEG 2240 Remote Sensing

NRM 380 Special Topics in Natural Resource Management

3 Credits

SGO 1910 Introduction to Geographical Information Systems

NRM 380 Special Topics in Natural Resource Management

3 Credits

PHILOSOPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

FIL 2207 Major Philosophy of Action

PHI 380 Special Topics in Philosophy

-OR- IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

3 Credits

FIL 2403 Major Philosophy of Language

PHI 470 Philosophy of Language

-OR- IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

3 Credits

PSYCHOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

PSY 2206 Cognition, Emotion and Language

PSY 357 Psychology of Language

3 Credits

PSY 2205 Psychosocial Development

 

PSY 380 Special Topics in Psychology

 

3 Credits

 

PSY 2406 Introduction to Organizational Psychology

PSY 380 Special Topics in Psychology

-OR- IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

3 Credits

PSY 2407 Introduction to Personnel Psychology

PSY 445 Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3 Credits

SOCIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ISSSV1753 Contemporary Norwegian Society

SOC 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

NORINT 0500 Norwegian Life and Society

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

-OR- SOC 323 Families in Society

3 Credits

WOMEN AND GENDER STUDIES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

KRIM 2953 Criminology Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality, and Violence

WGS 320 Crimes against Women 

-OR- IS 380 "Criminology Perspectives"

3 Credits

KFL 2060 Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries

WGS 380 Special Topics in Women and Gender Studies

3 Credits