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NAM-1 Introduction to North American Studies 5 ECTS
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Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in History
North American Studies
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

Students will be familiar with the development of the idea of the United States.

General description

Introduction to North American Studies lecture course. Students will be provided with online material. Part of the course will be done as an essay.

Enrolment for University Studies

No prior studies are required for this course

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Carl Wieck, Teacher responsible


26-Oct-2012 – 14-Dec-2012
Lectures 16 hours
Introduction to North American Studies
Fri 26-Oct-2012 - 14-Dec-2012 weekly at 10.15-11.45, Building Pinni B lecture room B 3116
Independent work 14 hours



Evaluation criteria

The course will consist of two parts; the lectures and a mandatory essay. The lectures will be worth 3 ECTS credits and the essay 2 ECTS credits.

Study materials

Online material will be available in Moodle.

Further information

Detailed information will be available in the course syllabus, which will be posted online.