Bachelors Program

“The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there." 

(L.P. Hartley, The Go-Between, 1953)

North American Studies Course Catalog (Winter Semester 2017/18)

Courses at the History Department during Winter Semester 17/18:

Bachelor Program

Watch an informational video on history at the John-F.-Kennedy Institute in English here.

BA Study Regulations (in German only).

Orientation Module

History of New York, Sebastian Jobs, Tuesdays 14:00-16:00

Module A– North American History to1865

An Indigenous Peoples´ History of the United States, Mare Pit, Mondays 10:00-12:00

The History of Felon Disenfranchisement and Race in the United States Pre-1877, Helen Gibson, Mondays 12:00-14:00

Undergraduate Course

Understanding North America (UNA) A, Sönke Kunkel, Fridays 14:00-16:00

The Bachelor’s Program in North American Studies, offers the following modules:

  • Modul A: North American history, to 1865
  • Modul B: North American history, since 1865

Semester

Course

Winter

UNA A (History, Culture, Literature)

Summer

UNA B (Politics, Economics, Sociology)

Semester

 Modul

   

Winter

 Vertiefungsmodul A

Seminar

 North American History to 1865

Winter

 Orientierungsmodul  

Proseminar

 

Summer

 Orientierungsmodul

Seminar

 

Summer

 Vertiefungsmodul B

Seminar

North American History since 1865