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||Core Area/|
|BIOL395||Learn about environmental degradation in Vietnam as well as current sustainability efforts, especially those pertaining to forest conservation and biodiversity.|| ANTH,
|Fulfills the CORE Societal & Cultural Knowledge Area.|
|ECON225||The Vietnamese Economy: Past and Present||Study Vietnam's different economic periods and compare and contrast socialist and capitalist economic principles.||ASIA225, INTS279||Fulfills the CORE Societal & Cultural Knowledge Area.|
|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,
|Fulfills the CORE Historical Knowledge Area.|
|LITR245||Modern Vietnamese Literature||Read and analyze Vietnamese literary masterpieces.|| ASIA,
|Fulfills the CORE Literary Knowledge Area.|
|PLSC362V||Contemporary Politics in Vietnam Spring 2013||Learn about the concept of development from a political lens in Vietnam and other countries in Southeast Asia.||ASIA,
|SOCL280||Contemporary Vietnam: Class, Family and Gender
| 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.
|Fulfills the CORE Engaged Learning requirement.|
|THEO199||Religions of Asia||Study Vietnam's major religious institutions, traditions and practices.||--||Fulfills the CORE Theological and Religious Studies Knowledge Area.|
|VIET101||Elementary Vietnamese||Beginning students will develop basic conversation, reading and writing skills.||--||--|
|VIET111||This language-intensive course for beginning students covers twice the course material. (6 credit hours)||--||Fulfills the CAS foreign language requirement.|
|VIET252||Vietnamese for Native Speakers||Native speakers will focus on developing advanced reading and writing skills.||--||--|