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Unit of study_

AMST1001: Global America

Why does America have so much influence globally? What is the nature of this influence? And what are the consequences of this influence? What are the nature and consequences of the influence of the rest of the world on America? Why given America's global influence, and globalisation in general, does America remain such an insular society? This unit takes an interdisciplinary approach to these questions with a focus primarily on the United States in the 21st century.

Code AMST1001
Academic unit United States Studies Centre
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a basic fluency in the topics and terminology of American studies
  • LO2. identify important trends in contemporary American politics and culture
  • LO3. develop an understanding of an interdisciplinary method of study
  • LO4. evaluate the role of the United States in the twenty-first-century global environment
  • LO5. communicate effectively in written and spoken English.