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HIST 341 - The Vietnam War
Spring 2021, Section 50

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000517 HIST 341 50 The Vietnam War
01/11 - 05/03
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4.0 Open Lowen, Rebecca
Completely Online-Asynchronous Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
1/11/2021 - 5/3/2021 n/a n/a n/a Lowen, Rebecca

Notes
  • Online Participation Required First Week of Class.
  • Note: This is a completely online course, not an independent study. Course has no required in-person or synchronous meetings. There are required online activities and assignments each week. May require remotely proctored exams that require a webcam and microphone. Intermediate computer/Internet skills required. For online learning and course access information go to www.metrostate.edu/solr.

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 27 Enrolled: 13 Seats Remaining: 14

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
[WRIT 131 - Writing I]
Restrictions
  • Requires minimum credits: 30

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until January 15, 2021, 11:59PM CST.
The last day to add this course is January 16, 2021. The last day to drop this course is January 15, 2021.
The last day to withdraw from this course is April 12, 2021.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $1,270.36
Tuition -nonresident: $1,270.36
Approximate Course Fees: $148.44

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
Upper Division Liberal Studies

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 05 - Hist/Soc/Behav Sci
    • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
    • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
    • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.
  • Goal 08 - Global Perspective
    • Describe and analyze political, economic, and cultural elements which influence relations of states and societies in their historical and contemporary dimensions.
    • Analyze specific international problems, illustrating the cultural, economic, and political differences that affect their solution.
    • Understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for their common global future.

Description
Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "If America's soul becomes totally poisoned, part of the autopsy must read 'Vietnam'." The American military experience in Southeast Asia, during the height of the cold war, was traumatic for many Americans, including many who did not share King's antiwar views. Years later, the Vietnam War remains a specter haunting American politics and culture. This course considers how the war came about, why it took the direction it did, what the alternatives were, how Americans have viewed the war since the 1960s and why it continues to matter so much to so many.

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