Faculty of Arts

Bachelor of Arts Program

Minor : Thai Studies

 

Electives (21)

2200185 Survey of Artifacts and Archaeological Sites in Thailand 3 (2-4-3)
2200387 Archaeology in Thailand 3 (2-3-4)
2201393 Literary Works and Society 3 (3-0-6)
2201396 Folktale 3 (2-1-6 )
2204201   Pre-Modern Thai History 3 (3-0-6)
2204202 Modern Thai history 3 (3-0-6)
2204204 History of Tourism 3 (3-0-6)
2204464 Contemporary Thai History 3 (3-0-6)
2205231   Geography of Tourism 3 (3-0-6)
2205341 Geography of Thailand 3 (3-0-6)
2208313 Thai Theatre Arts 2 (2-0-4)
2209341 Language in Thai Society 3 (3-0-6)
2221433 Buddhist Teaching in the Pali Canon 3 (3-0-6)
2221485 Buddhist Civilization 3 (3𢠨)
2401217   Modern Thai Politics 3 (3-0-6)
2402206 Modern Thai Foreign Relations 3 (3-0-6)
2404220 Thai Administration System 3 (3-0-6)
2900152 Introduction to Thai Economy 3 (3-0-6)

 

Course Description

2200185 Survey of Artifacts and Archaeological Sites in Thailand

SURV ART ARCH THAI

Principal artifacts and archeological sites in Thailand : analysis of aesthetic values as seen from their artistic and technical forms that reflect ways of life, society, thought and belief; acquisition and transfer of art concepts and technical methods, meanings and utility in civilization dimension.

 

2200387 Archaeology in Thailand

ARCHAEO THAI

Methods and theories of archaeology; relationship between archaeology and art, and other related fields; interpretation of artifacts and architectural remains from pre-historical period to Rattanakosin Era; approaches to conservation of art and archaeological evidence in Thailand .

 

2201393 Literary Works and Society

LIT WORK SOCIETY

Relationship between literary works and society and their reciprocal effects;   an analytical study of some prominent works related to society.

 

2201396 Folktale

FOLKTALE

Thai folktales; their forms, ideas, content and their roles in society; fieldwork and folklore analysis.

 

2204201 Pre-Modern Thai History 3 (3-0-6)

PRE MOD TH HIST

Economic, social and political change in Thailand from the pre-Sukhothai period to the early Bangkok period.

 

2204202 Modern Thai history

MOD TH HIST

Economic, social and political change in Thailand from the signing of the Bowring Treaty in 1855 to 14 October 1973 .

 

2204204 History of Tourism

HIST TOURISM

Concepts concerning tourism; the origin, development and management of tourism in Thai society.

 

2204464 Contemporary Thai History

CONTEMP TH HIST

Economic, social, political and cultural changes in Thailand since the 1 st National Economics Plan.

 

2205231 Geography of Tourism

GEOG TOUR

Components of tourism, geographic factors giving rise to tourism; tourist behavior; significance and impact of tourism on economic, social and environmental conditions in different regions of the world with a particular reference to Thailand .

 

2205341 Geography of Thailand

GEOG THAILAND

Physical, social and economic elements of Thailand , with emphasis on their spatial distribution and their relationships.

 

2208313 Thai Theatre Arts

THAI THEATRE ARTS

History of Thai theatre from the Ayutthaya period to the present; forms of court and folk theatre; current and future trends of Thai theatre.

 

2209341 Language in Thai Society

LANG TH SOC

Structure of the language used in Thai society; structure of Thai society: relationship between language change caused by social and geographical factors; language development and the development of the nation.

 

2221433 Buddhist Teaching in the Pali Canon

BUDDHIST TEACHING

An analysis of the Buddha s teaching in the Pali Canon.

 

2221485 Buddhist Civilization

BUDDHIST CIV

Buddha s life and teachings, including the origin, development and expansion of Buddhism as well as its influence on local cultures.

 

2401217 Modern Thai Politics

MODERN THAI POL

Thai politics from political change in 1932 to the present: analysis of Thai politics in each period in tems of characteristics, causes and environment so as to examine factors which influenced it.

 

2402206 Modern Thai Foreign Relations

MOD THAI FORGN REL

Foundations of modern Thai foreign relations; continuities and changes of Thai elites international outlook; Thai policy toward major powers and its neighboring countries; Thai foreign policy-making process.

 

2404220 Thai Administration System

THAI ADM SYSTEM

Thai public administrative system; historical development; concepts and theories adopted by the system; problems and solutions; Thai administrative reforms.

 

2900152 Introduction to Thai Economy

INTRO THAI ECON

Basic characteristics, structures and problems of Thai economic system related to production, consumption, expenditure, distribution of income, international trade and finance, government economic activities, and the role of government of the Thai economy.