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

KUN 1005E Introductory Course in Norwegian Art History

ART 380 Special Topics in Art & Design

4 Credits

ANTHROPOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ISSN0500 Norwegian Life and Society

SOSANT 2550 Medical Anthropology

ANT 330 Ethnology of Selected World Areas

ANT 320 (2 credits) + IS 380 (1 credit)

3 Credits

4 Credits

KONS 1000 Introduction to Conservation and Administration of Museum Collections

ANT 499 Independent Study & Research

3 Credits

ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MEVIT 3220 Media and Globalization

CAP 380 Special Topics in Advertising & PR

3 Credits

BIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

BIO 4301 Marine Bentic Ecology

BIO 380 Special Topics in Biology

IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

3 Credits

1 Credit

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 & KJM 5250 Organic Spectroscopy

CHM 442 Polymer Chemistry

3 Credits

KJM 3550 General Polymer Chemistry

CHM 344 Qualitative Organic Analysis

3 Credits

COMMUNICATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU 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 & IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

4 Credits

ENGLISH

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ENG 1303 Introduction to British Literature

ENG 220 or 221

3 Credits

ENG 1304 Introduction to American Literature

ENG 226 American Literature II: from 1860

3 Credits

ENG 2151 Introduction to Systemic Functional Grammar

ENG 390 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

ENG 2152 Varieties of English Texts

ENG 390 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

ENG 2153 English Corpus Linguistics

ENG 390 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

ENG 2154 Introduction to Old English

ENG 390 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

ENG 2155 Aspects of Chaucerian Language and Literature

ENG 321 British Literature: Medieval

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 2157 Semantics and Pragmatics

ENG 390 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

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

ENG 321 British Literature: Medieval

3 Credits

ENG 2161 England's Viking Inheritance

ENG 321 British Literature: Medieval

3 Credits

ENG 2162 Contrastive Analysis and Learner Language

ENG 390 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

ENG 2163 Global English

ENG 390 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

ENG 2301 The English Renaissance: Texts and Context (Literature and Civilization)

ENG 322 British Literature: Renaissance

3 Credits

ENG 2303 British Literature in the Age of the Enlightenment

ENG 323 British Literature: 18th -Romantic

3 Credits

ENG 2304 The Romantic Period

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 2321 Colonial and Postcolonial Literature

ENG 303 Studies in World Literature

3 Credits

ENG 2323 Women Writing: Feminist Fiction in English

ENG 436 Women & Literature

3 Credits

ENG 2324 Homotextuality: Gay and Lesbian Literature

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENG 2325 The Short Story in English

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENG 2326 Fiction and Film

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENG 2327 Shakespeare

ENG 313 British Literature: Shakespeare

3 Credits

ENG 2329 Reception Studies

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENG 2334 American Literature in the Fifties and Sixties

ENG 328 Contemporary American Literature

3 Credits

ENG 2335 British and American Modernism

ENG 383 “Make It New”: Literary Modernism

3 Credits

ENG 2340 Nineteenth-Century American Literature

ENG 326 Nineteenth-Century American Literature

3 Credits

ENG 2505 Identities in the British Isles

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

ENG 2515 Britain since 1945

ENG 324 British Literature: Victorian-Present

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

NFI 3000 Runology - as an object and museum subject

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

NOR 1210 The Nordic Languages

ENG 390 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

NOR 1220 The Norwegian Language Community - A Sociolinguistic Laboratory

ENG 390 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

NOR1403 Norwegian World Literature

ENG 203 World Literature

3 Credits

NORAM 2305 Literature and Society in the United States and Canada

ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTION

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MUS2001 Film music

CFV 225 Film culture

3 credits

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

CFV 375 World Cinema & IS 380 Contemporary Scandinavian Film

5 Credits

GEOGRAPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

GEG 2130 Geomorphology of the Nordic Countries

GEO 312 Sedimentations-Stratigraphy

3 Credits

GEL2130 Structural Geology

GEO 311

4 Credits

HISTORY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

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

HST 380 Special Topics in History & IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

4 Credits

HIS 2171/4171 Diverging Paths: Social and Development In the West and East since c. 1700

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

HIS 2172 Kings, Gods and Temples in Pre-Colonial S. Asia

HST 212 Indian Civilization

3 Credits

HIS 2376 Foreign Aid and Foreign Policy

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

KULH1050 - Witchcraft and Magic in Europe

HST 376 - History of Witch Hunts

3 Credits

NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

BIO 4330 Effects of Pollution on the Aquatic Environment

NRM 380 Special Topics in Natural Resource Management

3 Credits

GEG 2240 Remote Sensing

NRM 380 Special Topics in Natural Resource Management

3 Credits

SGO 4030 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 & IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

4 Credits

FIL2208 Major-Theory of Cognition and Philosophy of Science

PHI 360

3 credits

FIL 2403 Major Philosophy of Language

PHI 470 Philosophy of Language & IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

4 Credits

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

STV 1101 Introduction to Political Utopias

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

ISSSV1850 Scandinavian Government and Politics

PLS 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

PSYCHOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

PSY 2205 Psychosocial Development

 

PSY 380 Special Topics in Psychology

 

3 Credits

 

PSY 2206 Cognition, Emotion and Language

PSY 357 Psychology of Language

3 Credits

PSY 2406 Introduction to Organizational Psychology

PSY 380 Special Topics in Psychology & IS 380 Special Topics in International Studies

4 Credits

PSY 2407 Introduction to personnel psychology

PSY 445 Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3 credits

PSY 2504 Psychology of Religion

PSY 385 Psychology of Religion & PSY 380 Special Topics in Psychology

4 Credits

PSY 2600 Personality and Abnormal Psychology

 

PSY 302 Psychology of Adjustment

 

3 Credits

 

SOCIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

SOS2700 Religion in contemporary society, fundamentalism, radicalization, and religious violence

SOC 357 Sociology of Religion

 

NORINT 0500 Norwegian Life and Society

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology or SOC 323 Families in Society

3 Credits

ISSSV1753 Contemporary Norwegian Society

SOC 380 Special Topics in Political Science

3 Credits

WOMEN AND GENDER STUDIES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

KFL 2060 Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries

WGS 380 Special Topics in Women and Gender Studies

4 Credits



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