American Studies Honours A (AMST4011)

UNIT OF STUDY

The Honours program in American Studies consists of: 1. A thesis written under the supervision of one member of the academic staff of the American Studies program 2. Two seminars that meet weekly for two hours for one semester, one offered by the American Studies program, one chosen, in consultation with the coordinator of American Studies, from the Honours seminars offered by the departments of English, History and Film Studies. The thesis should be 18,000-20,000 words in length. Each seminar requires 6000-8000 words of work. The thesis is worth 60% of the final Honours seminar and each of the seminars is worth 20%.

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Classes

2x2-hr seminars

Assessment

A thesis of 18,000-20,000 words and 6000-8000 words of written work or its equivalent for each semester.

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

A credit average or better in 48 senior credit points of American Studies, including AMST2601

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