HIS 329 - The Vietnam Era and Its Legacy
An examination of U.S. policy toward Southeast Asia and the war in Vietnam from the 1940s to the present. The course explores the origins of the U.S. military commitment in Southeast Asia and the ultimate failure of U.S. policy. The effects of the war on veterans and the home front, the peace movement, and the legacy of the war for contemporary U.S. society is also examined.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing.
Considered a United States History.
Course may be applied to the American Studies program.
Course may be applied to the Asian Studies minor.