Course Summary
Credit Type:
Organization's ID:
SQ473; SR473
2 hours
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 History
Credit is recommended for examinees with a score of 400 or above


This examination is a multiple-choice exam designed to enable schools to award credit to students for knowledge equivalent to that learned by students taking the course. The exam covers topics including Vietnam before 1940; World War II; the Cold War; and the First Indochina War (1940-1955); Diem and Nation-State Building (1955-1963); LBJ Americanizes the war (1964-1965); America takes charge (1965-1967); home front USA (1963-1967); Tet (1968); Vietnamizing the war (1969-1973); the war at home (1968-1972); Cambodia and Laos, 'A Decent Interval'; and U.S. legacies and lessons.

Skills Measured:

The skills measured include Vietnam before 1940 (5 percent); World War II, the Cold War, and the First Indochina War (1940-1955) (9 percent); diem and nation-state building (1955-1963) (10 percent); LBJ americanizes the war (1964-1965) (10 percent); American takes charge (1965-1967) (10 percent); home front USA (1963-1967) (8 percent); Tet (1968) (9 percent); Vietnamizing the war (1969-1973) (10 percent); the war at home (1968-1972) (8 percent); Cambodia and Laos (8 percent); 'A Decent Interval' (8 percent); and U.S legacies and lessons (5 percent).
Instruction & Assessment
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