This course provided a survey examination of the Scandinavian peoples from the medieval Viking era through the present time. Viking era themes were focus especially on tribal political structures and competition; the logic and processes of migration; the role of the family, ethics, cosmology and the processes of Christianization and resistance; and literary and artistic contributions. The course included an 11-day trip to Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
Participation in this course and many other honors courses are open to the public as well as students. The trip was facilitated by Montana Western Professors of History, Philosophy and Social Science Sara Glasgow and Bill Janus.
Kolby Brown is a literature major at the University of Montana Western.
Recent Montana Western graduate Taeler Rodriguez has been accepted to the University of Denver’s graduate program.
UMW grad Justinn Marshall was accepted into the University of Washington's regional medical education program.
Marcus Williams came to Montana Western to play football and major in business administration.
Coming to Montana Western was part of fulfilling a childhood dream of becoming a doctor for Lindsey Densmore.