BBN-AME-221
History of the United States 1 (Az Egyesült Államok történelme 1) in spring 2015
Szabó Éva Eszter, Thu 10:00–11:30, D ép nagyelőadó, host: DAS (R306)
3-credit lecture, 30 h/term; strong prereq: BBN-AME-121
description & set texts
This lecture course surveys the history of the United States from the 17th to the 21st century. Students are offered an overview and an evaluation of the events and issues shaping American history from colonial times to the post Cold War era. Reading List: Brinkley, Alan. The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill, 2008; Frank, Tibor and Tamás Magyarics. Handouts for U.S. History. A Study Guide and Workbook. Budapest: Panem, 1999.
requirements & assessment
Requirements: a final written exam based on the material of the lectures and the assigned readings. Assessment: Grades will be based on the results of the final written exam. The exam is going to be composed of identification questions based on names, terms, and dates (section 1) and a guided essay (section 2). The first section functions as a filter for the second, main section of the exam. Students who fail the filter section, automatically fail the exam.