American Institutions and Culture
American Institutions and Culture focuses on the United States as an intricate subject of study, providing a foundation for examining and interpreting the unique economic and cultural impact of the United States across the world.
This course examines the United States throughout its history and currently on the world stage, provides learners with a practical literacy of the features of American institutions and businesses along with a cultural framework for a fundamental understanding of this nation, and prepares learners for the skills to work within an American business environment.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Diplomats, International business managers, Professors
What will I learn?
Describe the early history in forming the United States of America and its defining principles, values, and structure
Explain how the U.S. evolved as a nation of immigrants and what different nationalities and ethnicities brought to the emerging nation over the course of American history
Identify current variations of the U.S. family and household
Examine U.S. labor and management
Describe the emergence of political parties, political campaigns and financing, and the cleavages across the political landscape
Describe the emerging presence of the U.S on the world stage and controversies and conflicts generated over time
Distinguish the importance of capitalism and free enterprise, entrepreneurship and innovation, and private property over the course of U.S history
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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