Swedish capital since the 13th century. Built on 14
islands connected by 57 bridges. Home to 2 million
people, the Nobel Prize, 70 museums and both H&M
and IKEA. The longest day of the year (21 June) sees
20 hours of sunlight and the shortest (22 December)
less than six.
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This engaging section of HIST 2316
offers students an overview of world
history from a Nordic perspective.
Readings focus on the social and
cultural history of Scandinavia with an
emphasis on the rise of the modern
welfare state. The study abroad portion
includes tours of historical sites in
Stockholm and Helsinki as well as visits
to local schools. Course projects will be
tailored to student interests.
Founded by Sweden’s King Gustav Vasa in 1550. Finland’s
capital city is also its cultural center. Expect chilly weather,
May averages 42F. Finns love Aku Ankka (Donald Duck)
comics, but a squirrel is the city mascot.
HIST 2316 CRN 21773
This is a fully online course requiring no prerequisite. Honors
students must complete additional assignments for Honors
credit. The ﬁnal project requires research in Sweden and Finland.
Students need permission from Dr. Nicholson to register for the
The cost of the trip is $2800. Study abroad scholarships are
available to students enrolled in HIST 2316.
The Learning Connection, S-405