Chinese Studies

Chinese Studies

Faculty of International Studies
Bachelor of Arts Program in Chinese Studies (International Program)


Program director : Mr. Pittaya Limbut

Curricular Title

  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Studies (International Program)

Degree Title

  • Full Name:     Bachelor of Arts (Chinese Studies)
  • Abbreviated Name:     B.A. (Chinese Studies)

Curricular Philosophy and Goals

The curriculum identifies itself as an interdisciplinary study, and it aspires to cultivate learners’ language proficiency, as well as their academic knowledge in history, culture, religion, society, philosophy, law, economics, politics, and international relations. This program also aims to encourage learners to acquire an inquisitive mind in order to develop their professional skills and practice of a code of ethics in their lives.

Duration of Study

3 and a half years (10 semesters)

Admission Requirements

Completion of M6 or its equivalence

The students must complete a minimum requirement of 128 credits to graduate. The curriculum is divided into General Education (32 credits), Specific Courses (87 credits), Free Elective Courses (6 credits), and Internship (3 credits)

Category Credits
1. General Education 32
2. Specific Courses 2.1 Compulsory Courses 72 87
2.2 Elective Courses 15
3. Free Elective Courses 6
4. Internship 3 (300 hours)
TOTAL 128

First Year Semester 1 (at PSU Phuket)

Course Code Course Title Credits
805-13x Physical Education 1(0-2-1)
805-141 Co-Curricular Activities 1(0-0-3)
805-161 Southeast Asian Civilization 3(3-0-6)
805-171 English for International Program I 3(3-0-6)
805-181 Mathematics in Daily Life 3(3-0-6)
805-182 Computer: The Internet and Society 3(3-0-6)
809-111 Chinese I 3(2-2-5)
Total 17(14-4-33)

 

First Year Semester 2 (at PSU Phuket)

Course Code Course Title Credits
805-162 Social Psychology 3(3-0-6)
805-172 English for International Program II 3(3-0-6)
805-183 Statistics and Optimization, Introduction to 3(3-0-6)
809-112 Chinese II 3(2-2-5)
809-121 P. R. China, Introduction to 3(3-0-6)
809-122 Eastern Civilization 3(3-0-6)
809-xxx Free Elective 1 3(x-y-z)
Total 21(x-y-z)

 

First Year Semester 3 (study in china)

Course Code Course Title Credits
809-113 Chinese Reading 3(2-2-5)
809-x3x Elective 3(x-y-z)
Total 6(x-y-z)

Second Year Semester 1 (at PSU Phuket)

Course Code Course Title Credits
805-263 Intercultural Communication 3(3-0-6)
805-271 English for Academic Purposes 3(3-0-6)
809-211 Chinese III 3(2-2-5)
809-221 Chinese Culture 3(3-0-6)
809-222 Development of Chinese Society and Life 3(3-0-6)
809-223 Chinese History I 3(3-0-6)
Total 18(17-2-35)

 

Second Year Semester 2 (at PSU Phuket)

Course Code Course Title Credits
805-272 English for Effective Communication 3(3-0-6)
809-212 Chinese IV 3(2-2-5)
809-224 Chinese History II 3(3-0-6)
809-225 Thai-Chinese Relations 3(3-0-6)
809-231 Learning Chinese through Films 3(2-2-5)
Total 15(13-4-28)

 

Second Year Semester 3 (study in china)

Course Code Course Title Credits
809-226 China and Her Roles in the International Affairs 3(3-0-6)
809-233 Chinese Business Culture 3(3-0-6)
Total 6(6-0-12)

Third Year Semester 1 (at PSU Phuket)

Course Code Course Title Credits
809-311 Chinese V 3(2-2-5)
809-313 Chinese Translation I 3(2-2-5)
809-315 Chinese Writing I 3(2-2-5)
809-321 Chinese Faith and Religions 3(3-0-6)
809-xxx Free Elective 2 3(x-y-z)
Total 18(x-y-z)

 

Third Year Semester 2 (at PSU Phuket)

Course Code Course Title Credits
809-312 Chinese VI 3(2-2-5)
809-314 Chinese Translation II 3(2-2-5)
809-316 Chinese Writing II 3(2-2-5)
809-322 Chinese Literature and Contemporary Writings 3(3-0-6)
809-324 Research Methodology, Introduction to 3(3-0-6)
809-x3x Elective 3(x-y-z)
Total 18(x-y-z)

 

Third Year Semester 3 (study in china)

Course Code Course Title Credits
809-323 Development of Contemporary Chinese’s Economy and Politics 3(3-0-6)
809-331 Chinese for Presentation and Discussion 3(2-2-5)
Total 6(5-2-11)

Fourth Year Semester 1

 

Course Code Course Title Credits
809-421 Seminar in Chinese Studies 3(2-2-5)
809-451 Internship 3(300 Hour)
Total 6(2-2-5)