The Vietnamese minor provides a core curriculum in language study, supplemented by coursework in related areas, which students can choose. Students completing the Vietnamese minor are required to take 4 semesters of Vietnamese language courses and one elective, for a total of 17 credits. To declare a Vietnamese minor, students must visit Student Records in 140 Thackeray Hall and submit an Academic Plan Change Form, available in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences Student Toolkit.
Core Courses (14 credits)
These courses comprise four semesters of language study:
- VIET 0101 - Vietnamese 1 (4 credits)
- VIET 0102 - Vietnamese 2 (4 credits)
- VIET 0103 - Vietnamese 3 (3 credits)
- VIET 0104 - Vietnamese 4 (3 credits)
1 Elective Course (3 credits)
Below is a list of courses that can be taken as an elective to fulfill the Vietnamese minor. Other courses may be considered, but require approval by the LCTL Center.
- VIET 0105 - Vietnamese 5
- VIET 0106 - Vietnamese 6
- VIET 1909 - Special Topics in Vietnamese
- LING 1263 - Cross Cultural Communication
- LING 1951 - Languages of the World
- HIST 0403 - History of Modern Southeast Asia
- PS 1331 - Government and Politics in Southeast Asia
For more information about the scope of the Vietnamese Program at Pitt, see our Vietnamese Language Page.