course banner

Weekly Schedule

 Credit: ½    Prerequisites: None
 Weeks: 6   Attendance:  Mandatory Weekly Attendance

 During the next six weeks you will be studying America's recent wars: The Vietnam War, the Persian
 Gulf War, as well as our current wars, the War in Afghanistan and the Iraq War. You will be given 1 week
 to complete the readings and assignments for each topic. Below you will find a week by week breakdown
 showing which assignments must be completed during each week. If you start to fall behind on any of your
 work, contact your mentor and your instructor IMMEDIATELY!


 Week 1

Assignments Percentage
Assignment 1: The Vietnam War – An Escalating Conflict – Quiz 25%
Assignment 2: Song Analysis 1: The Unknown Soldier 25%
Assignment 3: Song Analysis 2: The Ballad of the Green Berets 25%
Assignment 4: Song Analysis 3: Yellow River 25%

 Week 2

Assignments Percentage
Assignment 1: Vietnam War (1961 - 1965) Quiz 25%
Assignment 2: Song Analysis 1: Still in Saigon 25%
Assignment 3: Song Analysis 2: Goodnight Saigon 25%
Assignment 4: Song Analysis 3: Walking on a Thin Line 25%

 Week 3

Assignments Percentage
Assignment 1:  Vietnam War (1966 - 1970) Quiz 25%
Assignment 2: Song Analysis 1: I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag 25%
Assignment 3:  Song Analysis 2: To Susan on the West Coast Waiting 25%
Assignment 4: Song Analysis 3: Ruby Don't Take Your Love to Town 25%

 Week 4

Assignments Percentage
Assignment 1: Vietnam War (1971 - 1975) Quiz 20%
Assignment 2: Song Analysis 1: Ohio 20%
Assignment 3: Song Analysis 2: War! 20%
Assignment 4: Song Analysis 3: Bring the Boys Home 20%
Assignment 5: Week 4 Discussion Board Assignment 20%
Assignment 6: Week 4 Extra Credit (Optional) -

 Week 5

Assignments Percentage
Assignment 1: Persian Gulf War Quiz 25%
Assignment 2:  Song Analysis 1: Soldier Boy 25%
Assignment 3: Song Analysis 2: Casualties of War 25%
Assignment 4: Song Analysis 3: Desert Angel 25%

 Weeks 6

Assignments Percentage
Assignment 1: War in Afghanistan Quiz 9.95%
Assignment 2: Song Analysis 1: Let's Roll America 9.95%
Assignment 3: Song Analysis 2: The Last Fallen Hero 9.95%
Assignment 4: Song Analysis 3: Where Were You? 9.95%
Assignment 5:  Song Analysis 4: Only Time 9.95%
Assignment 6:  The Iraq War - Quiz 9.95%
 Assignment 7: Song Analysis 5: Hey Ho 9.95%
Assignment 8: Song Analysis 6: Let's Impeach the President 9.95%
Assignment 9: Song Analysis 7: Iraq and Roll 9.95%
Assignment 10: Week 6 Discussion Board 9.95%
Assignment 11: Week 6 Extra Credit (Optional) -
Course Evaluation Assignment .50%