HIS 221 World Wars, Cold War, and Beyond, 3 credits

In the 20th century, the United States emerged as the world’s strongest nation. This course offers a survey of U.S. foreign relations during that time. It examines issues, including both World Wars, origins and history of the Cold War, episodes of international revolutionary nationalism, wars in Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf, U.S./Latin American relations, years of nuclear deterrence, and the challenges of globalization.

Prerequisite: POL 100 and POL 103