Thai Studies Program

Degree Structure

 

            1) General Education Courses                                                            30 Credits

            2) Specialize Courses                                                             75 Credits

2.1) Compulsory Courses                                45 Credits

2.1.1 Core Courses                                          18 Credits

2.1.2 Thai Studies                                           27 Credits

2.2) Prescribed Elective                                     30 Credits

2.2.1 Thematic Thai Studies                           27 Credits

2.2.2 Internship / Research Project                 3 Credits

            3) Elective Courses/Minor Area Courses                            15 Credits

            4) Free Elective                                                                      9 Credits

 

            Total                                                                                       129 Credits

 

 

1) General Education Courses                                                                                                            30 Credits

Part 1

TU100                 Civic Engagements                                                                             3 (3-0-6)

TU101             Thailand, ASEAN, and the World                                                     3 (3-0-6)

TU102             Social Life Skills                                                                                 3 (3-0-6)

TU103             Life and Sustainability                                                                        3 (3-0-6)

TU104             Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing                                            3 (3-0-6)

TU105             Communication Skills in English                                                        3 (3-0-6)

TU106             Creativity and Communication                                                           3 (3-0-6)

 

Part 2 (choose 3 courses)

TU113             Fundamentals of Philosophy and Religions                                       3 (3-0-6)

TU117             Development of the Modern World                                                   3 (3-0-6)

TU124             Society and Economy                                                                         3 (3-0-6)

AS125             Introduction to ASEAN                                                                     3 (3-0-6)

EC210                 Introductory Economics                                                                     3 (3-0-6)

BA291             Introduction to Business                                                                     3 (3-0-6)

LA100             Introduction to Law and Legal System                                              3 (3-0-6)

PY200             General Psychology                                                                            3 (3-0-6)

 

2) Specialize Courses                                                                                                 75 Credits

2.1) Compulsory Courses                                                                                         45 Credits

            2.1.1 Core Courses                                                                                        18 Credits

PD201             Principle of Law for Social Justice                                                     3 (3-0-6)

PD202             Intercultural Communication                                                              3 (3-0-6)

PD203             Presentation and Public Speaking                                                       3 (3-0-6)

PD204             Data Science                                                                                       3 (3-0-6)

PD205             Multilateralism and International Organization                                  3 (3-0-6)

PD301             Social Science Research Method                                                        3 (3-0-6)

 

            2.1.2 Thai Studies                                                                                          27 Credits

THS101           Listening and Speaking                                                                      3 (3-0-6)

THS102           Reading                                                                                               3 (3-0-6)

THS103           Writing                                                                                                3 (3-0-6)

THS121           Translation                                                                                          3 (3-0-6)

THS241           Thai History                                                                                        3 (3-0-6)

THS343           Society and Culture of Thailand                                                         3 (3-0-6)

THS374           Thai Politics                                                                                        3 (3-0-6)

THS400           Seminars in Thai Studies                                                                     3 (3-0-6)

THS409           Selected Topics in Thai Studies                                                          3 (3-0-6)

 

2.2) Prescribed Elective                                                                                               30 Credits

            2.2.1 Thematic Thai Studies (choose 9 courses)                                           27 Credits

THS320           Advanced Thai                                                                                   3 (3-0-6)

THS321           Contemporary Thai Literature                                                3 (3-0-6)

THS322           Art and Architecture of Thailand                                                       3 (3-0-6)

THS324           Thai Dance and Music                                                                        3 (3-0-6)

THS429           Selected Topics in Language, Arts, and Literature                            3 (3-0-6)

 

THS231           Thai Cuisine                                                                                        3 (3-0-6)

THS233           Media and Entertainment in Thailand                                                            3 (3-0-6)

THS331           Thai Traditional Medicine and Massage                                             3 (3-0-6)

THS332           Business in Thailand                                                                           3 (3-0-6)

THS439           Selected Topics in Industry and Hospitality                                      3 (3-0-6)

THS242           Buddhism in Thailand                                                                        3 (3-0-6)

THS341           Modern Thai History                                                                          3 (3-0-6)

THS344           Ethnic and Religious Pluralism in Thai Society                                  3 (3-0-6)

THS353           Economics Development of Thailand                                                 3 (3-0-6)

THS441           Gender and Sexuality in Thailand                                                      3 (3-0-6)

THS449           Selected Topics in Social Issues                                                         3 (3-0-6)

 

            2.2.2 Internship / Research Project (choose 1 course)                                 3 Credits

THS491           Internship                                                                                                                          3 (3-0-6)

THS492           Research Project                                                                                 3 (3-0-6)

 

3) Elective Courses/Minor Area Courses (choose 5 courses)                                  15 Credits

3.1 ASEAN Studies

THS271           Development of Southeast Asia                                                         3 (3-0-6)

THS272           Development of Mainland Southeast Asian Countries                      3 (3-0-6)

THS273           Development of Maritime Southeast Asian Countries                       3 (3-0-6)

THS371           Multiculturalism in ASEAN                                                               3 (3-0-6)

THS381           Political-Security Cooperation in ASEAN                                         3 (3-0-6)

THS382           Economic Cooperation in ASEAN                                                     3 (3-0-6)

THS383           Socio-Cultural Cooperation in ASEAN                                             3 (3-0-6)

THS496           Seminar on Current Issues in ASEAN                                               3 (3-0-6)

 

3.2 Chinese Studies

CHI101           Chinese Listening and Speaking                                                         3 (3-0-6)

CHI102           Chinese Reading                                                                                 3 (3-0-6)

CHI103           Chinese Writing                                                                                  3 (3-0-6)

CHI241           Chinese History                                                                                  3 (3-0-6)

CHI242           Chinese Culture and Society                                                              3 (3-0-6)

CHI246           Chinese Philosophy                                                                             3 (3-0-6)

CHI255           Information Technology in China                                                       3 (3-0-6)

CHI353           Economics and Business in China                                                      3 (3-0-6)

CHI358           Business Negotiation in China                                                            3 (3-0-6)

CHI362           Politics in China                                                                                  3 (3-0-6)

CHI378           Chinese Art and Architecture                                                             3 (3-0-6)

3.3 Indian Studies

IDS100           Hindi 1                                                                                                3 (3-0-6)

IDS101           Hindi 2                                                                                                3 (3-0-6)

IDS102           Hindi 3                                                                                                3 (3-0-6)

IDS240           Indian History                                                                                     3 (3-0-6)

IDS241           Culture and Society of India                                                              3 (3-0-6)

IDS246           Indian Media                                                                                      3 (3-0-6)

IDS247           Indian Film Industry                                                                           3 (3-0-6)

IDS249           Indian Traditional Wellness                                                                3 (3-0-6)

IDS260           Indian Politics                                                                                     3 (3-0-6)

IDS345           Science and Information Technology in India                                   3 (3-0-6)

IDS386           Indian Dance and Performing Art                                                      3 (3-0-6)

 

3.4 Courses offered by International Programs at Thammasat University or SOAS University of London

 

4) Free Elective                                                                                                          9 Credits