The Vietnam War

MET HI 262

  • Historical Consciousness
  • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
  • Research and Information Literacy

This course explores the origins, events, and consequences of the wars in Vietnam from 1945 to 1979. Special emphasis will be given to the causes of American involvement and the reasons for the failures of U.S. policy. The events of the wars are placed in different contexts demonstrating how ideological, diplomatic, social, cultural, and economic considerations influenced the conduct, duration, and end of the war. Effective Spring 2021, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy, Historical Consciousness, Research and Information Literacy.

SPRG 2024 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Holm SAR 300 T 6:00 pm-8:45 pm Mts w/MET HI262

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