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Course Catalogue

Welcome to the Fulbright University Vietnam Course Catalogue. This searchable database shows undergraduate courses taught since Academic Year 2021 – 2022.

This list is representative: not all courses will be offered in every semester; teaching faculty may be subject to change.

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Browse featured courses offered in Fall 2023:

The Art & Science of Wellbeing

What makes life worth living? Which people are the happiest? Can money buy happiness and wellbeing? How can we maximize our wellbeing? This innovative course is designed to answer these questions and more by examining the fundamentals of happiness and wellbeing. You will also have an opportunity to develop a range of evidence-based practical skills […]

Modern Southeast Asia

This course cross-lists with Vietnam Studies. It will allow students to replace Vietnam in the context of Southeast Asia, explore its relationship with its neighbors and new perspectives of its modern historical development. It will help Vietnam Studies students understand regional differences in culture, cultural values, social attitudes, and approaches to history and politics.This course […]

Global Environmental Literature

The title of the course suggests two important themes that will orient our discussions and readings: First, how does literature reflect and represent the super/natural world? Second, how do those representations differ across cultures and geographies? What does that tell us about human relationships to the world around us, as well as how heterogenous those […]

Climate and Water: The physical science basis and key processes

This course will brief the key processes of hydrology and meteorology, two intertwined Earth-science disciplines that focus on the terrestrial water cycle. The students will first be introduced to the fundamental sciences governing the climate and hydrological systems, represented by a wide range of variables such as precipitation, wind, air pressure, evaporation, (sub)surface water, and […]

Chinese Foreign Policy Making: Vietnam, U.S. and Beyond

With its expanding economy and ever-deeper international integration China is playing an increasingly significant role in the world affairs. Under such circumstances it is nearly impossible to foresee further international developments without understanding how China approaches the world and what shapes its behavior. How can we make sense of how China makes its foreign policy […]

Introduction to Video and Film Production

This video and film production course will introduce students to the basic elements of recording and combining image and sound using various kinds of digital equipment. We will also explore important technical and theoretical concepts associated with the moving image, such as editing, dialectic, representation, and protest. We will cover basic narrative structure and script […]

Principles of Economics 1

Is climate change real? If so, to what extent? What are the factors causing it? And what are we willing to give up to stop it? This introductory course offers students a first touch in economics as an economist, not a student. Rather than consider hypothetical situations related to climate change, we will actually compute […]

Giving and Effectiveness

This course introduces students to the study of philanthropy. This introductory course is divided into two parts. The first part of this course focuses on philanthropic giving while the second part focuses on philanthropic effectiveness. Key questions to be examined in part one include why and how people give (time, money, skills, etc.). Key questions […]

Principles of Economics 2

This course engages with questions related to the economy as a whole. It starts with the analysis of the structure and operation of the goods, financial, and labor markets. The interaction between these markets is analyzed using the IS_LM ad AS-AD models/ We discuss the topics of inflation capital accumulation and the aggregate production function […]

Microeconomic Analysis

This course introduces students to the microeconomic analysis toolkit. Using a combination of graphs and mathematical models, students will develop their abilities to analyze and evaluate the outcomes in markets due to the decision making of individuals and organizations. Applications in business, policy, and everyday life will be used to bridge the gap between theory […]

Macroeconomic Analysis

This course covers the theories of economic growth and business cycles and the conduct of public policies such as monetary and fiscal policies. The course will particularly focus on theoretical underpinnings of the models. In the first part, theories of exogenous and endogenous growth will be presented. In particular, the first part will cover the […]

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