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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 TitleDescriptionCross ListingsCore Area/

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.  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.  --  --

 Intensive Elementary Vietnamese

 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.  -- --



Office for International Programs · Sullivan Center, 6339 N. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660
Mailing Address: 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
773.508.7706 · studyabroad@luc.edu

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