This course is a study of the history of the Vietnam War. The instructional goal of this course is to have students demonstrate through discussions and essays how America became involved in Vietnam, how the war was waged, the war's effect on American society, and how the war affected Vietnam. Students will also demonstrate an awareness of how Vietnamese culture affected the war and how Vietnam has affected America's contemporary society. As students achieve this goal, they will develop skills in analysis, critical thinking, historical reasoning, and writing. Group 1 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies
Placement into ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Infused: Writing Intensive
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Identify critical historical developments.
- Explain the significance of critical historical developments.
- Evaluate critical historical developments.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Analyze the impact of historical developments on contemporary society.
Learning How to Learn:
- Apply course concepts to their roles as modern citizens.
- Reflect on their engagement in the learning process.
- Interpret historical information from a variety of sources.