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Degree Structure

Curriculum 2013 – Students ID 56-60 Click Here

Curriculum 2018 – Students ID 61 onwards

The new curriculum of the BAS degree, introduced in 2018, is made up of 132 units; 30 of these units are TU Foundation Courses, 57 units are BAS Core Courses, 36 units are Prescribed Advanced Studies Modules and 9 units are Elective Courses.

TU Foundation Courses : 30 units

  • TU100 Civil Education
  • TU101 Thailand, ASEAN, and the World
  • TU102 Social Life Skills
  • TU103 Life and Sustainability
  • TU104 Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing
  • TU105 Communication Skills in English
  • TU106 Creativity and Communication
  • TU113 Fundamentals of Philosophy and Religions
  • TU116 Man and Arts: Visual Art, Music and Performing Arts
  • TU117 Development of the Modern World

 

BAS Courses: 102 units

BAS courses consist of courses from our Core, Prescribed Advanced Studies Modules, and Electives. Students will learn interdisciplinary skills, and subjects from three main academic modules: Art, Language and Literature, History and Culture, and Politics and Social Sciences.

  • BAS Core – 57 units
  • BS 101 Academic Reading
  • BS 111 Academic Writing
  • BS 200 Public Speaking
  • BS 201 English in a Global Context
  • BS 220 Introduction to British Literature
  • BS 230 Introduction to American Literature
  • BS 250 British History 1
  • BS 251 British History 2
  • BS 252 Britain and the United States in Southeast Asia
  • BS 260 American History 1
  • BS 261 American History 2
  • BS 270 British Government and Politics
  • BS 271 Introduction to Social and Political Science
  • BS 280 American Government and Politics
  • BS 320 Masterpieces of British and American Literature
  • BS 321 Empire in British and American History and Literature
  • BS 340 Western Art
  • BS 350 British and American Thought
  • BS 390 Internship

 

  • Prescribed Advanced Studies Modules – 36 units

Students must take 6 units (2 courses) from each of the following Studies Modules: Art, Language and Literature, History and Culture, and Politics and Social Sciences. Also, students are required to take a further 6 courses (18 units) from any of the three Studies Modules, selected according to their interests.

Art, Language and Literature

  • BS 313 Social Media in British and American Society
  • BS 323 Modern Literature
  • BS 324 Ethnicity and Identity in British and American Literature
  • BS 325 Postcolonialism in Literature/Postcolonial Studies
  • BS 333 Theatre in Britain
  • BS 334 British and American Poetry
  • BS 335 Theatre in the United States
  • BS 343 Modern and Contemporary British and American Arts
  • BS 423 Gender in British and American Literature
  • BS 424 Selected Topics in British Literature
  • BS 425 Selected Topics in American Literature
  • BS 434 Selected Topics in Contemporary Literature
  • BS 444 Selected Topics in Art

History and Culture

  • BS 353 Introduction to Cultural Studies
  • BS 354 American Film and Society
  • BS 355 Social and Labour History of the United States
  • BS 363 Popular Culture in Britain and the United States
  • BS 364 British Cinema and Society
  • BS 365 Immigration in the United States
  • BS 453 Images of Asia in Western Media
  • BS 454 Race and Class Identities in Britain
  • BS 455 Selected Topics in Cultural Studies
  • BS 463 African-American History and the Civil Rights Movement
  • BS 464 Selected Topics in British History
  • BS 465 Selected Topics in American History

 

Politics and Social Sciences

  • BS 273 Introduction to International Relations and Global Politics
  • BS 274 British Foreign Policy
  • BS 275 American Foreign Policy
  • BS 373 Ethics
  • BS 374 The United States and the Asia-Pacific
  • BS 375 The Economics of Britain and the United States
  • BS 383 Introduction to Political Economy
  • BS 384 Britain and Europe
  • BS 385 Democratic Theories
  • BS 473 Globalisation
  • BS 474 International Political Organisations
  • BS 475 Selected Topics in Social Science
  • BS 483 Selected Topics in British Politics
  • BS 484 Selected Topics in American Politics

Electives – 9 units

Students must take 9 units (3 courses) from the list below or they can enroll in courses offered by other International Programmes at Thammasat University.

  • BS 206 Spanish for Communication 1
  • BS 207 Spanish for Communication 2
  • BS 306 Advanced Academic Reading and Writing
  • BS 316 Creative Writing Skills
  • BS 317 Writing and Persuasion in the Digital Context
  • BS 406 Interpreting
  • BS 407 Rhetorical Strategies for Effective Communication
  • BS 497 Independent Studies