Upon completing the course students will be able to
show, in English, a good knowledge of selected themes in American history
analyse in English the factors and events that have influenced American history within these themes
analyse in written English a history text about the history of the United States.
The course discusses selected important themes and problems in American history from both historiographical and analytical perspectives. The choice of themes can vary from term to term.
Group instruction, self-study. Teaching, class discussions, and examination are in English
Examination is both oral and in writing. Grades used are either Fail, Pass, or Pass with Distinction.
Students who do not achieve a passing grade on the regular examination will have another opportunity to take the examination within a reasonable period of time after the regular examination.
Students who fail a certain examination twice have the right, upon request, to have another examiner appointed.
For transitional regulations in the case of changes in the syllabus, please contact the student adviser.
If the syllabus or course reading for a component has been changed, students have a right to be examined under the original syllabus and course reading on three occasions during the following three semesters. Normally this right then expires. Otherwise there are no limitations on the number of examination opportunities.
The course may not be included in a degree if equivalent parts have been read within another course included in the degree.