HIST257-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

America in Revolution and Civil War

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

This course explores the basic political ideas and institutions of early America in association with a close examination of the American revolution and the Civil War. It considers ideas from multiple perspectives and by means of close reading of texts of multiple genre including political essays, letters, fiction and autobiography.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Pre-requisites

Any 15 points at 100 level in HIST or
CLAS120, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.

Restrictions

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 14:00 - 16:00 A5 Lecture Theatre (17/2-16/3)
- (23/3, 20/4, 4/5-25/5)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 F3 Lecture Theatre (20/2-19/3)
- (23/4-28/5)
17 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May

Course Coordinator

Peter Field

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
First essay 25%
Second essay 25%
Tutorial/Online 10%
Final exam 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $777.00

International fee $3,375.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

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