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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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NAM-I Introduction to North American Studies 5 ECTS
Organised by
North American Studies
Person in charge
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X X
2013–2014 X X
2014–2015 X X

Learning outcomes

The purpose of the introduction course is to familiarize students with North America, its key concepts and traditions and the foundations of its political system.


The history and evolution of North America and its political system.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In English
In English

NAM-I a) 3-5 ECTS Introduction to North American Studies

lecture course

NAM-I b) 2 – ECTS Essay for Introduction to North American Studies
Students will participate on the introductory course on North American Studies. The lecture course will be counted as 3 - 5 ECTS-credits depending on the length of the course. If the lecture course is worth 3 ECTS credits, the students have to complete one additional essay, which is worth 2 ECTS credits. The subject of the essay will be agreed with the teacher of the introduction course.


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
North American Studies, Basic Studies (North American Studies)
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School of Social Sciences and Humanities