HST 116 American Foreign Policy-1898 to the Present

This course provides a critical analysis of the major United States foreign policy trends of the 20th century with an emphasis on the historical roots of the nation's foreign policy and its diplomatic, political, economic, and military engagements with foreign nations.  The issues are discussed in a global perspective and connections between historical and recent events are emphasized.  This course aids students in their efforts to understand the principles of group behavior and how power is wielded among nations and how key groups in the U.S. weigh in on foreign policy decisions.  Pre-requisite: A passing score on the College's Reading placement test and a passing score on the College's English placement test; or concurrent enrollment in ENG 090 and/or RDG 090, and a grade of C or better in RDG 080.  Three lecture hours per week.  Competency Met:  Historic Awareness (5.1), Social Phenomenon (5.4), Ethical Dimensions (7.0)  3 credits  Fall, Spring, Summer

3 credits
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