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HIST 248 - The United States in World Affairs: Since 1945



5.0 Credits
Examines the history of American foreign relations, with particular emphasis on the Cold War era. Key figures, events, writings, and doctrines will be examined, along with the role of social, political, and economic forces in the making and implementation of American foreign policy.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and analyze seminal events, movements, and institutions in the history of American foreign relations, along with the key figures, groups, and ideas that contributed to their creation and development.
  2. Identify and analyze the role of race, religion, belief system, nationality, and other elements on the theory and practice of American foreign policy.
  3. Identify and analyze the relationship between foreign policy and domestic affairs.
  4. Examine and evaluate historical information/arguments from different source forms.
  5. Express their findings in formal/informal writing, classroom discussion, online discussion, research projects, and/or oral presentation.



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