International Studies : Korea

International Studies : Korea

Prospectus
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (International Program)


Program Director:  Miss Punchida Saenphithak

  • 2010    M.A. (Korean Studies) Yeungnam University, Republic of Korea
  • 1998    B.A. (Korean) Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Curricular Title

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (International Program)

Degree Title

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

Curricular Philosophy and Goals

International Studies
The curriculum identifies itself as an interdisciplinary study and it aspires to cultivate learners’ language proficiency, as well as the ability to integrate knowledge and experience in various fields. This program aims to develop learners’ professional competencies needed in both governmental and private organizations and their acquisition of an inquisitive mind in order to advance their academic and professional excellence. It also encourages learners to practice a code of ethics.

The program provides broad knowledge in Korean studies and International business (Korea) including history, culture, religion, society, philosophy, law, politics, international relations, business, and economics.

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 134 credits to graduate. The curriculum is divided into General Education (32 credits), Specific Purposes (90 credits), Free Elective (6 credits), Independent Studies (3 credits), and Practical Training (3 credits).

Category Credits
General Education 32
Specific Purposes Korean Language 45
Fundamental Subjects 15
Professional Subjects
(IBK or KRS)
30
Free Elective 6
Independent Studies 3
Practical Training 3
TOTAL 134

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)
815-111 Korean I 3(2-2-5)
815-182 Korean Listening and Speaking I 3(2-2-5)
Total 20(16-6-38)

 

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)
815-113 Korean II 3(2-2-5)
815-114 Korean Listening and Speaking II 3(2-2-5)
815-121 Eastern Civilization 3(3-0-6)
Total 18(16-4-34)

 

First Year Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credits
815-115 Korean III 3(2-2-5)
815-122 Korean History and Culture 3(3-0-6)
815-123 Politics and Governance of South Korea 3(3-0-6)
Total 9(8-2-17)

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)
815-211 Korean IV 3(2-2-5)
815-212 Korean Listening and Speaking III 3(2-2-5)
815-221 Principles of Economics 3(3-0-6)
815-231 International Business, Introduction to 3(3-0-6)
Total 18(16-4-34)

 

Second Year Semester 2 (at PSU Phuket)

Course Code Course Title Credits
805-272 English for Effective Communication 3(3-0-6)
815-213 Korean V 3(2-2-5)
815-214 Korean Reading 3(2-2-5)
815-232 Human Resource Management 3(3-0-6)
815-233 Business Finance 3(3-0-6)
xxx-xxx Free Elective I 3(x-y-z)
Total 18(x-y-z)

 

Second Year Semester 3 (study in Korean)

Course Code Course Title Credits
815-215 Korean V 3(2-2-5)
815-216 Korean Writing 3(2-2-5)
Total 3(2-2-5)

Third Year Semester 1 (at PSU Phuket)

Course Code Course Title Credits
815-311 Korean VII 3(2-2-5)
815-321 Research Methodology, Introduction to 3(3-0-6)
815-331 Marketing Management 3(2-2-5)
815-332 Business Strategic Management 3(3-0-6)
815-33x Elective I 3(x-y-z)
Total 15(14-2-29)

 

Third Year Semester 2 (at PSU Phuket)

Course Code Course Title Credits
815-312 Korean VIII 3(2-2-5)
815-333 Supply Chain Management 3(3-0-6)
815-33x Elective II 3(3-0-6)
815-33x Elective III 3(3-0-6)
815-351 Independent Studies 3(1-4-4)
xxx-xxx Free Elective II 3(x-y-z)
Total 18(x-y-z)

 

Third Year Semester 3 (study in Korean)

Course Code Course Title Credits
815-313 Korean for Academic Purposes 3(2-2-5)
815-314 Korean for Effective Communication 3(2-2-5)
Total 6(4-4-10)

Fourth Year Semester 1

 

Course Code Course Title Credits
815-434 Seminar in International Business 3(2-2-5)
815-451 Practical Training 3(300 Hour)
Total 6(x-y-x)