Culture & Mentality

Course description

Consisted of 6 hours of in-class lectures and 4 hours of field trips, the Vietnamese Culture and Mentality course focuses on the structural elements of Vietnamese culture. Carefully articulated lesson plans will show you how Vietnamese culture is developed and expressed through history, traditions, religions, family structure, social values, arts, literature, etc. You will be equipped with an adept Vietnamese cultural knowledge and experience, adding to your cultural intelligence which is relevant for embracing and prospering in a new and dynamic culture.


Foster critical thinking skills through spontaneous exposure to Vietnamese culture and people

Understand how culture and beliefs are manifested in Vietnamese people’s behaviors, values, practices and social interactions

Utilize newly obtained knowledge and experience to improve your cross-cultural communication

Critically assess, compare and contrast your culture and Vietnamese culture