Syllabus for American Studies A1

USA-kunskap A1

A revised version of the syllabus is available.


  • 30 credits
  • Course code: 5EN711
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: English G1N
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
  • Established: 2006-12-07
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Languages
  • Revised: 2008-11-13
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Languages
  • Applies from: Autumn 2009
  • Entry requirements: Competence in English equivalent to the level English B in Swedish upper secondary school (corresponding to TOEFL score 550/213).
  • Responsible department: Department of English



Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2009

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • McKay, David H. American politics and society

    7. ed.: Chichester, U.K. ;a Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009

    Find in the library

  • Bayor, Ronald H. Race and ethnicity in America : a concise history

    New York: Columbia University Press, 2003

    Find in the library

  • Barkin, Steve Michael American television news : the media marketplace and the public interest

    Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, c2003

    Find in the library

Reading list revisions