Vietnamese Program Description

Program Description

CRC offers the basic grammar and conversation courses in Vietnamese. Students will be able to understand the spoken language, to speak with reasonable fluency, and to write at their speaking level.

Career Opportunities

  • Airlines/Travel
  • Banking
  • Bilingual Education/Teacher's Aide
  • Bilingual Telecommunications
  • Emergency Services
  • Foreign Service
  • Foreign Language Teacher
  • Import & Export
  • Intelligence/Military Service
  • International Business
  • IRS/State Franchise Tax Board
  • Law Enforcement/Correctional Officer
  • Social Security Officer
  • Social Service
  • Translating & Interpreting
  • Tourism
  • Overseas Employment: Business & Commerce

Some Career Opportunities may require more than two years of college study.


  • Courses in Vietnamese
  • Multimedia, interactive language lab with Internet capabilities
  • Internationally trained faculty and staff
  • Oral Proficiency Certification in Vietnamese

Native speakers of any of the languages offered in the department who have high school-equivalent reading and writing skills in their native language should enroll in the 411 (2A) level course (or above) of their native language.

Transferable courses may or may not satisfy lower division major preparation, general education, and/or elective requirements. Please meet with a counselor for specific transfer course evaluation.

For information about the student learning outcomes for this program, see