B.A. Program in Language for Careers (International Program)

Overview

Our program offers THREE interesting tracks including Language for Business, Language for Hospitality Management, and Language for Mass Communication. Students are encouraged to study abroad, and they will receive transfer credit for the courses taken on study abroad programs. Moreover, they are also encouraged to study their third languages, such as, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, German, French, Khmer or Vietnamese in the target language countries provided through collaborations between Srinakharinwirot University and our MOUs and academic collaboration with well-known Universities in North America.

Outline of the B.A. Program

arrow_carrot-right_alt2Year 1 General education courses

arrow_carrot-right_alt2Year 2&4 Major courses, elective major courses, minor language courses and free elective courses

arrow_carrot-right_alt2Year 3 3-month internships domestically or internationally

The Bachelor of Arts program in Language for Careers (International Program) requires a minimum of 129 credits: General Education at least 30, Major courses at least 75, Minor courses at least 18, and free elective courses at least 6.

For elective major courses, we offer 3 major tracks for you to choose, as follows:

icon_circle-emptyLanguage for Business (English for commerce, English for marketing, Business interpretation, etc.)
icon_circle-emptyLanguage for Hospitality Management (English for airline business, English for hospitality management, English for public relations, etc.)
icon_circle-emptyLanguage for Mass Media (Film and television script translation, English for moderators and master of ceremonies, English for news reporting, etc.)

The program encourages students to study their majors and their third languages abroad provided through collaborations between Srinakharinwirot University and our MOUs.

1. Juniata College, The United States of America
2. Illinois State University, The United States of America
3. University of Alberta, Canada
4. University of Queensland, Australia
5. University of Canberra, Australia
6. School of Information and Communication, Meiji University, Japan
7. Pusan University of Foreign Studies, Republic of Korea

Pending Future Collaboration: Portland State University, University of British Columbia, other well-known State
Universities in California, New York and Massachusetts.

Plan of Study

Plan for track I: Language for Business

Year 1
1st Semester
2nd Semester
General EducationGeneral Education
- SWU 111 Thai for Communication
- SWU 121 English for Effective Communication I
- SWU 141 Information Literacy Skills
- SWU 151 General Education for Human Development
- SWU 122 English for Effective Communication II
- SWU 145 Wellness and Healthy Lifestyle
- SWU 251 Man and Society
- SWU 252 Aesthetics for Life
Required Major CoursesRequired Major Courses
- ELC 111 Careers and Language for Careers
- ELC 122 Western Culture and Languages
- ELC 121 Eastern Culture and Languages
- ELC 212 Language and Careers in Multinational Companies

Year 2
1st Semester
2nd Semester
Required Major CoursesRequired Major Courses
- ELC 123 Personality and Business Manner
- ELC 231 Introduction to Language and Linguistics
- ELC 233 Language and Cross Culture Communication
- ELC 241 Social Psychology in Organization
- ELC 232 English Phonetics
- ELC 234 English for Organization Communication
- ELC 336 Creative Writing
- ELC 375 Public Speaking
Elective Major CourseElective Major Course
- ELC 272 Business Report Writing- ELC 273 Business Reading
Minor CoursesMinor Courses
- ALC 211 Chinese for Communication I
- ALC 221 Korean for Communication I
- ALC 231 Japanese for Communication I
- ALC 251 Vietnamese for Communication I
- WLC 261 French for Communication I
- WLC 271 German for Communication I
- ALC 212 Chinese for Communication II
- ALC 222 Korean for Communication II
- ALC 232 Japanese for Communication II
- ALC 252 Vietnamese for Communication II
- WLC 262 French for Communication II
- WLC 272 German for Communication II

Year 3
1st Semester
2nd Semester
3rd Semester
General EducationGeneral EducationMajor Courses
- SWU 351 Personality Development- SWU 374 Ethical Careers for Community- ELC 391 Practicum
- ELC 392 Practicum Abroad
Required Major CourseRequired Major Course
- ELC 335 Principle of Translation- ELC 342 Leadership & Effective Group
Elective Major CoursesElective Major Courses
- ELC 371 English for Commerce
- ELC 372 English for Marketing
- ELC 373 English for Business Conference
- ELC 374 Business Interpretation
Minor CoursesMinor Courses
- ALC 313 Chinese for Communication III
- ALC 323 Korean for Communication III
- ALC 333 Japanese for Communication III
- ALC 353 Vietnamese for Communication III
- WLC 363 French for Communication III
- WLC 373 German for Communication III
- ALC 314 Chinese for Business
- ALC 324 Korean for Business
- ALC 334 Japanese for Business
- ALC 354 Vietnamese for Business
- WLC 364 French for Business
- WLC 374 German for Business

Year 4
1st Semester
2nd Semester
Required Major CoursesMajor Courses
- ELC 493 Seminar in Language for Careers
- ALC 416 Contemporary Chinese Culture
- ALC 426 Contemporary Korean Culture
- ALC 436 Contemporary Japanese Culture
- ALC 456 Contemporary Vietnamese Culture
- WLC 436 Contemporary French Culture
- WLC 476 Contemporary German Culture

Elective Major CourseFree Elective Course
- ELC 473 English for Retail Management
- ELC 494 Research Methodology for Language for Careers
- SWU 367 Legal Studies
Minor Courses
- ALC 415 Chinese for Hospitality Management
- ALC 425 Korean for Hospitality Management ALC 435 Japanese for Hospitality Management
- ALC 455 Vietnamese for Hospitality Management
- WLC 435 French for Hospitality Management
- WLC 475 German for Hospitality Management
Free Elective Course
- SWU 371 Creativity, Innovation and Technology

Plan for track II: Language for Hospitality Management

Year 1
1st Semester
2nd Semester
General EducationGeneral Education
- SWU 111 Thai for Communication
- SWU 121 English for Effective Communication I
- SWU 141 Information Literacy Skills
- SWU 151 General Education for Human Development
- SWU 122 English for Effective Communication II
- SWU 145 Wellness and Healthy Lifestyle
- SWU 251 Man and Society
- SWU 252 Aesthetics for Life
Required Major CoursesRequired Major Courses
- ELC 111 Careers and Language for Careers
- ELC 122 Western Culture and Languages
- ELC 121 Eastern Culture and Languages
- ELC 212 Language and Careers in Multinational Companies

Year 2
1st Semester
2nd Semester
Required Major CoursesRequired Major Courses
- ELC 123 Personality and Business Manner
- ELC 231 Introduction to Language and Linguistics
- ELC 233 Language and Cross Culture Communication
- ELC 241 Social Psychology in Organization
- ELC 232 English Phonetics
- ELC 234 English for Organization Communication
- ELC 336 Creative Writing
- ELC 375 Public Speaking
Elective Major CourseElective Major Course
- ELC 253 English for Tourism & Hotel Business- ELC 351 English for Hospitality Management
Minor CoursesMinor Courses
- ALC 211 Chinese for Communication I
- ALC 221 Korean for Communication I
- ALC 231 Japanese for Communication I
- ALC 251 Vietnamese for Communication I
- WLC 261 French for Communication I
- WLC 271 German for Communication I
- ALC 212 Chinese for Communication II
- ALC 222 Korean for Communication II
- ALC 232 Japanese for Communication II
- ALC 252 Vietnamese for Communication II
- WLC 262 French for Communication II
- WLC 272 German for Communication II

Year 3
1st Semester
2nd Semester
3rd Semester
General EducationGeneral EducationMajor Courses
- SWU 351 Personality Development- SWU 374 Ethical Careers for Community- ELC 391 Practicum
- ELC 392 Practicum Abroad
Required Major CourseRequired Major Course
- ELC 335 Principle of Translation- ELC 342 Leadership & Effective Group
Elective Major CoursesElective Major Courses
- ELC 353 English for Airline Business
- ELC 354 English for Outbound-Tour Conducting

- ELC 361 English for Public Relations
- ELC 443 English for Human Resource Management

Minor CoursesMinor Courses
- ALC 313 Chinese for Communication III
- ALC 323 Korean for Communication III
- ALC 333 Japanese for Communication III
- ALC 353 Vietnamese for Communication III
- WLC 363 French for Communication III
- WLC 373 German for Communication III
- ALC 314 Chinese for Business
- ALC 324 Korean for Business
- ALC 334 Japanese for Business
- ALC 354 Vietnamese for Business
- WLC 364 French for Business
- WLC 374 German for Business

Year 4
1st Semester
2nd Semester
Required Major CoursesMajor Courses
- ELC 493 Seminar in Language for Careers
- ALC 416 Contemporary Chinese Culture
- ALC 426 Contemporary Korean Culture
- ALC 436 Contemporary Japanese Culture
- ALC 456 Contemporary Vietnamese Culture
- WLC 436 Contemporary French Culture
- WLC 476 Contemporary German Culture

Elective Major CourseFree Elective Course
- ELC 494 Research Methodology for Language for Careers
- ELC 495 Independent Study

- SWU 367 Legal Studies
Minor Courses
- ALC 415 Chinese for Hospitality Management
- ALC 425 Korean for Hospitality Management ALC 435 Japanese for Hospitality Management
- ALC 455 Vietnamese for Hospitality Management
- WLC 435 French for Hospitality Management
- WLC 475 German for Hospitality Management
Free Elective Course
- SWU 371 Creativity, Innovation and Technology

Plan for track III: Language for Mass Communication

Year 1
1st Semester
2nd Semester
General EducationGeneral Education
- SWU 111 Thai for Communication
- SWU 121 English for Effective Communication I
- SWU 141 Information Literacy Skills
- SWU 151 General Education for Human Development
- SWU 122 English for Effective Communication II
- SWU 145 Wellness and Healthy Lifestyle
- SWU 251 Man and Society
- SWU 252 Aesthetics for Life
Required Major CoursesRequired Major Courses
- ELC 111 Careers and Language for Careers
- ELC 122 Western Culture and Languages
- ELC 121 Eastern Culture and Languages
- ELC 212 Language and Careers in Multinational Companies

Year 2
1st Semester
2nd Semester
Required Major CoursesRequired Major Courses
- ELC 123 Personality and Business Manner
- ELC 231 Introduction to Language and Linguistics
- ELC 233 Language and Cross Culture Communication
- ELC 241 Social Psychology in Organization
- ELC 232 English Phonetics
- ELC 234 English for Organization Communication
- ELC 336 Creative Writing
- ELC 375 Public Speaking
Elective Major CourseElective Major Course
- ELC 282 English Speaking in Modern Electronics Media- ELC 284 English Writing via Modern Electronics Media
Minor CoursesMinor Courses
- ALC 211 Chinese for Communication I
- ALC 221 Korean for Communication I
- ALC 231 Japanese for Communication I
- ALC 251 Vietnamese for Communication I
- WLC 261 French for Communication I
- WLC 271 German for Communication I
- ALC 212 Chinese for Communication II
- ALC 222 Korean for Communication II
- ALC 232 Japanese for Communication II
- ALC 252 Vietnamese for Communication II
- WLC 262 French for Communication II
- WLC 272 German for Communication II

Year 3
1st Semester
2nd Semester
3rd Semester
General EducationGeneral EducationMajor Courses
- SWU 351 Personality Development- SWU 374 Ethical Careers for Community- ELC 391 Practicum
- ELC 392 Practicum Abroad
Required Major CourseRequired Major Course
- ELC 335 Principle of Translation- ELC 342 Leadership & Effective Group
Elective Major CoursesElective Major Courses
- ELC 362 Movies & Television Script Translation
- ELC 363 Eng. for Moderators and MC


- ELC 364 English for News Reporting
- ELC 365 English for Advertisement


Minor CoursesMinor Courses
- ALC 313 Chinese for Communication III
- ALC 323 Korean for Communication III
- ALC 333 Japanese for Communication III
- ALC 353 Vietnamese for Communication III
- WLC 363 French for Communication III
- WLC 373 German for Communication III
- ALC 314 Chinese for Business
- ALC 324 Korean for Business
- ALC 334 Japanese for Business
- ALC 354 Vietnamese for Business
- WLC 364 French for Business
- WLC 374 German for Business

Year 4
1st Semester
2nd Semester
Required Major CoursesMajor Courses
- ELC 493 Seminar in Language for Careers
CHN/KOR/JPN/VN/FR/GM Culture

Elective Major CourseFree Elective Course
- ELC 486 Eng. for Info. Tech. Management
- ELC 494 Research Meth for Lang for Careers


- SWU 367 Legal Studies
Minor Courses
CHN/KOR/JPN/VN/FR/GM Management
Free Elective Course
- SWU 371 Creativity, Innovation and Technology