Modern America, 1830-1972

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Modern America, 1830-1972

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    American Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    America from Civil War to Super Power, 1930-1972

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the main phases and trends in the political, economic and social history of the United States
    2. Discriminate between minor and major causative factors and consequences in analysing historical phenomena
    3. Assess critically, and confidently to evaluate the merits of contrasting historical interpretations and perspectives,
    4. Pursue independent, self-directed inquiry at an advanced level
    5. Engage critically with historical data (both primary and secondary) and, demonstrate, through their use, the capacity to present a prepare an essay at an advanced level in American History

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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