Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and be of a sophomore standing at the time of attendance.
Total coursework is 12–18 credit hours. All courses are 3-credit-hours unless otherwise noted and are offered during both the Fall and Spring semester. SOCL 280 is the only required course.
|Course #||Course Title||Description||Cross Listings/Tags||Core Area/Pre-Requisites|
|ENVS 281V||Humans and the Environment in Contemporary Vietnam||Learn about environmental degradation in Vietnam as well as current sustainability efforts, especially those pertaining to forest conservation and biodiversity.||CORE Tier II Scientific Literacy|
|ECON225||The Vietnamese Economy: Past and Present||Study Vietnam's different economic periods and compare and contrast socialist and capitalist economic principles.||INTS|
|FINC340||Emerging Financial Markets||Examine the impact of financial institutions on Vietnam's economic growth and development.||—||—|
|HIST300E||Modern Vietnamese History||Course lectures will be supplemented with class visits to historic sights, museums and memorials.||ASIA, INTS|
|LITR245||Modern Vietnamese Literature||Read and analyze Vietnamese literary masterpieces.||ASIA, INTS||CORE Tier II Literary Knowledge Area|
|PLSC362V||Culture and Politics of Development in Vietnam and Southeast Asia||Learn about the concept of development from a political lens in Vietnam and other countries in Southeast Asia.||ASIA, INTS||—|
|SOCL280||Contemporary Vietnam: Class, Family, and Gender (Required)||As part of this course, all students will participate in a service placement at a community organization or an unpaid internship.
See the list of possible service sites.
|ASIA, INTS||CORE Engaged Learning requirement.|
|THEO199||Religions of Asia||Study Vietnam's major religious institutions, traditions and practices.||ASIA, INTS||—|
|VIET101||Elementary Vietnamese||Beginning students will develop basic conversation, reading and writing skills.||—||—|
|VIET111||Intensive Elementary Vietnamese||This language-intensive course for beginning students covers twice the course material. (6 credit hours)||—||College of Arts and Sciences foreign language requirement.|
|VIET252||Vietnamese for Native Speakers||Native speakers will focus on developing advanced reading and writing skills.||—||—|