Vietnamese Studies University of Houston 613 Agnes Arnold Hall Houston, TX 77204-3006 Phone: 713-743-8350
Provide instruction in
the Vietnamese language at all undergraduate levels. Vietnamese
language courses will serve as a communication and research resource
for students with majors, minors, or special interest in such
disciplines as the humanities, fine arts, business, and the social
Introduce Vietnamese cultural history
by offering Vietnamese ancient history, Vietnamese culture, Vietnamese
American community, the Vietnam War, and contemporary Vietnam courses
in English. These courses impart students the knowledge that is
fundamental to multicultural education and appreciation of diversity.
Provide students with the qualifications for career opportunities.
Enhance career possibilities of students by providing work preparation
in translation and interpreting skills, conducting research in the
Vietnamese community, and developing cultural understanding and
Expose students to the cultural events organized in the Houston’s
Vietnamese community in Houston, as well as opportunities to study
abroad in Vietnam led by UH professors.