International Studies : Korea

International Studies : Korea

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)
Free Elective 6
Independent Studies 3
Practical Training 3