LINDSBORG, KAN., November 30 2011—Bethany College invites community members to participate in two Swedish courses in January taught by visiting professors.
“The Swedish Model,” taught by Karl-Markus Modén of Karlstad University, examines economics, taxation, and social transfer programs from a Swedish perspective. The three-credit-hour course is taught from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. from January 4 to 18.
“Beginner’s Swedish” will be taught by Birgitta Waters, lecturer from the School of Language and Literature at Linnaeus University. The course emphasizes the essentials of Swedish grammar and the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Swedish culture will also be introduced. The one-credit-hour pass/fail course is taught from 1 to 4 p.m. from January 4 to 13.
Part-time students may audit the classes for $60 per credit hour. Senior citizens 55 years or older may audit the course for $30 per credit hour.
Space is limited and early registration is recommended. All registrations are due by January 4. For questions or enrollment, contact the office of enrollment services at (785) 227-3380, ext. 8107.
Bethany College, established by Swedish Lutheran immigrants in 1881, is a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The mission of Bethany College is to educate, develop and challenge individuals to reach for truth and excellence as they lead lives of faith, learning and service. Bethany College is on the Web at www.bethanylb.edu/.