Thai Society and Thai Culture
Area of Study
International Studies, South Asian Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
People of Thailand and their culture; Royal Family, their history and works; religious tradition and belief; folklore; gender roles; national cuisine; entertainment (music, theater and dances); Asian and Western cultural propagation and changes in Thai society.
To give students an overview of the main historical developments in Thai Society and Culture. To increase students’ awareness of the nature of social science thinking and methodology.
- Classroom discussions
- Questions and answers
Notebook of lecture summaries
Measurement and evaluation of student achievement:
Grade given according to a fixed scale (Students receiving marks of 90% and above will receive letter grade A; those receiving less than 50% will fail, etc. Borderline cases (45-50%) may be passed if the student’s attendance record, punctuality, and classroom demeanor have been exemplary.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations