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Fundamentals of US Studies - USSC6901

Year - 2019

This unit introduces students to the foundations of American politics, economics, society and culture, examining the interplay of major actors and ideas from these spheres. It will familiarise students with the variegated landscape of America through analysing contemporary issues using interactive approaches to learning. Students will survey how America's political framework either engages with or impedes social and economic actors and how these dynamics are reflected in and supported or undermined by the media and artistic expression.

2x5-hr intensive classes weeks 1 and 2, 1x6-hr intensive week 3

class participation including journal (20%), learning portfolio (equivalent to 3000wds) (40%) and 1x3000wd research essay (40%)


Faculty: University-wide

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: United States Studies Centre
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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