Khon Kaen University International College

Introduction

The New International College of Khon Kaen University believes in the innate ability of humanity. This idea permeates the culture at IC of KKU. We ensure that the innate worth of all individuals at our college is recognized, and that their full potentials are realized through mutual respect and cooperation.

Student-teacher mentorship program

IC of KKU offers students added support and guidance for their personal growth. Our Mentorship Program allows students and teachers to meet bi-weekly in order to set educational, moral, and social goals. Our students become active agents in their own learning.

International students

Students from many different countries attend KKU. There are opportunities to learn about diverse international cultures, and establish friendships world-wide.

Effective student/teacher ratio

With a limited enrolment of 200 students in our first year, IC of KKU fosters a diverse, yet unified sense of community in a micro-school setting. Students receive the personal attention they require to meet their educational and social needs. We provide an environment that respects individual learning styles.

Healthy community partnerships

To support the communities we serve, IC of KKU will maintain partnerships with organizations and departments of the University and also other sponsors of activities of KKU. These and other partnerships benefit our students by providing them with worthwhile extra-curricular community experiences.

School days

At IC of KKU students have a great deal of fun. We provide frequent and safe opportunities for the release of energy with a variety of sports and extra-curricular activities. At all levels, field trips, group work, guest speakers, and exposure to the performing arts enrich the curriculum.

IC of KKU provides an atmosphere where the students are the most important element. We offer young people an opportunity to succeed within a safe and structured environment.

In and out of class, students are challenged to develop their skills and interests, to test their strengths as leaders and organizers, and to explore as many fields of endeavor as possible. We provide a climate that enables students to find facts, weigh evidence, draw conclusions, determine values, and open their minds to new information and perspectives.

Staff members make sure that the curriculum and teaching methods meet individual student education needs. They provide personalized, continuous, and constructive evaluation of student work, along with regular teacher-student sessions of support and feedback.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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BSc

Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts

Campus Full time 4 years June 2017 Thailand Khon Kaen

The advancement of information technology and communication affects academic perspectives in a dynamic world of change. Science, the Humanities, and the Social Sciences have the technological potential to become leaders in the market economy and society because of their ability to produce information, technology, and knowledge; which are the main survival tactics in this competitive industry... [+]

Philosophy Bachelor of Arts, program in Communication Arts international program (new curriculum 2016), aims to produce graduates with skills and abilities in communication arts and knowledge of languages and uses of technology to convey the information which will benefit the communication aspects, be professional in communication in Thailand and international countries and also be conscience in professional ethics, moral and corporate social responsibilities. Objectives of Curriculum Bachelor of Arts program in Communication Arts international program (new curriculum 2016)aims to produce the graduates with the following characteristics: Gain knowledge and experience in learning and able to work in the field of communication arts and others with the skills of languages, communications and using technology to convey information. Be capable of critical thinking and creative in the field of communications to solve problem at work. Gain skill in communications, research, use of computer and information technology and modern management. Have ethics, moral, professional morality and social skill for work and future. Strength of Curriculum The Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts Program is unique as follows: It is an international program in English that targets both Thai and international students. This creates language abilities and cultural awareness that are desirable qualities in a professional workforce. Program Course Requirements The degree program requires the completion of a total of 132 credits, undertaken over four years of full-time study. Possible Careers After Graduation Broadcast media career; program director, public relations, advertising manager, specialist, event organizer, editor, reporter, mc, DJ, news announcer in public relations in government or private organizations. [-]

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Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Tourism Management

Campus Full time 4 years June 2017 Thailand Khon Kaen

The Bachelor of Arts program in Tourism Management puts emphasis on producing well-rounded graduates with a thorough understanding and knowledge of Tourism Management and all related subjects including history, language, culture, modus vivendi, and resource management. Students can apply the knowledge and skills obtained to the tourism and hospitality industry as well as their future careers at... [+]

The Bachelor of Arts program in Tourism Management puts emphasis on producing well-rounded graduates with a thorough understanding and knowledge of Tourism Management and all related subjects including history, language, culture, modus vivendi, and resource management. Students can apply the knowledge and skills obtained to the tourism and hospitality industry as well as their future careers at both national and international level while having a conscious mind in virtue, morality, work ethics, and social responsibility. Objectives of the curriculum The Bachelor of Arts program in Tourism Management aims to provide graduates with the following desirable characteristics: Possesses a thorough understanding of Tourism Management and all related fields as well as a broad knowledge of history, language, culture, modus vivendi, and resource management, all of which would be beneficial to the tourism industry. Has the skills and expertise in the areas of tourism and hospitality at both national and international level. Understands and appreciates cultural diversity while being virtuous, moral, ethical, honest, and responsible to society as a whole. Curriculum Structure A minimum total of 132 credits is required for the entire course Total credits required for the entire course: 132 Credits 1. General Education courses 30 Credits - Communication skills 12 Credits - Social and self responsibilities, moral and ethical skills 6 Credits - Well-rounded and adaptation skills 6 Credits - Analytical thinking and research skills 6 Credits - Computer and Technology skills 3 Credits 2. Tourism Management courses 96 Credits - Core courses 30 Credits - Required courses 48 Credits - Elective courses 18 Credits 3. Free Elective courses 6 Credits [-]

Bachelor of Arts Program in International Affairs

Campus Full time 4 years June 2017 Thailand Khon Kaen

The phenomena of globalization: the flow of capital, labor, goods and services across countries, reflects not only economic growth and development but also has negative impact upon global society and human well-beings in various aspects, such as, new type of contagious disease, disasters incidence, international terrorism, domestic conflict, environmental degradation, women, children and... [+]

The phenomena of globalization: the flow of capital, labor, goods and services across countries, reflects not only economic growth and development but also has negative impact upon global society and human well-beings in various aspects, such as, new type of contagious disease, disasters incidence, international terrorism, domestic conflict, environmental degradation, women, children and human trafficking, gender inequality and economic gaps. These have become social issues in each country which cannot be independently solved. Therefore, the U.N has made the agreement framework with its member countries in order to collaborate in developing and solving common agenda of the region and the world. Thailand is one of 190 countries endorsing the Millennium Declaration in 2000 which is considered as the commitment of civil society to human development. The declaration has brought about the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), consisting of development objectives which have clear and definite timeframe in order to evaluate the performance of government and international organizations in the world. One of the Declaration Goal is to promote partnerships in order to develop global society which includes trading market development, financial system, debt solutions in developing countries and technology gap minimization of developing and developed countries. So, in the next decade, multilateral agreements with various countries have evolved from economic cooperation in the aspect of finance, banking, trading and investment to sustainable human resources development with the emphasis on education, health, medical care, rural development, science and technology. Thailand has played a significant role as partner, cooperating and promoting international activities at the regional and international level. For instance, the role of Foreign Ministry and Thai Embassy in foreign countries which acts as national representatives in building relations, creating understanding, promoting the implementation of various projects including members cooperation between countries at different level., eg, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS), Indonesia Malaysia Technical Economic cooperation (BIMST-EC), Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD), Asian Regional forum (ARF), Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), Ayeyawady- Chao Praya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS), etc. Most governmental organizations and higher education institutes have their organizational structures and missions related to international affairs in order to expand the scope of work to an international level. In addition, the implementation of activities related to social development, health, natural resources and environment in Thailand has involved a number of overseas organizations and international agencies in providing assistance and services of consultancy, surveillance, monitoring, evaluation and audit. Amidst the circumstance of borderless and open global society, the international affairs activities have been consistently augmented. At present, a number of universities within the country have offered undergraduate degree curriculum in international relations which mainly stress on politics, government and diplomacy. The international affairs program at International College, Khon Kaen University places the emphasis not only on social and economic knowledge and issues, culture and ways of life, but also on other aspects of development especially on the Mekhong sub-region which is considered as the strength of KKU. International Affairs at International College produce graduates who can respond to the needs of government, private sectors, education institutes, international agencies, non-government organizations which are in demand of employees capable of foreign affairs and language skills. Principle and Rationale The Bachelor of Arts program in International Affairs is intended to produce graduates who are well-rounded with understanding and knowledges of current global situation, the issues of international relations and common problems at international level related to political, social and economical development and who could apply the knowledge related to international affairs in their work at various organizations on the basis of understanding the cultural differences, way of life and society of each country and local communities for sustainable development, ethics, morality and accountability professional and society as a whole. Objectives of Curriculum The Bachelor of Arts Program in International Affairs aims to provide the graduates with the following desirable characteristics: Knowledge of the current global situation, international relations issues and common issues at international level related to economical, political and social development. Capable of applying knowledge in their work concerning international relations in various organizations on the basis of understanding the cultural differences, ways of life and society of each country for sustainable development. Be ethical, moral and accountable in professional roles and civil society as a whole Strength of Curriculum The Bachelor of Arts Program in International Affairs, Khon Kaen University emphasizes on developing human resources in holistic knowledge related to political science, economics, sociology, and management which should build up understanding of the worldwide situation, common global issues and a sustainable development approach in order for them to work in various organizations that have proper role and function in carrying out activities with foreign countries at different levels and in possessing functional English and communication skills that could enable them to work in the environment related to foreign affairs. Moreover, with the advantage of the university location at the center of Mekong Sub-Region and its networking on activities with foreign countries, the students capacity can be enhanced through direct work experience concerning international affairs within and outside of the country. Curriculum Structure 1. General Education Courses no less than 30 Credits Language Cluster 12 Credits Humanities & Social Sciences Cluster 9 Credits Mathematics and Sciences Cluster 9 Credits 2. Required no less than 96 Credits Core course 39 Credits Required course 39 Credits Required Elective course 18 Credits 3. Free Elective Courses no less than 6 Credits Total no less than 132 Credits [-]

BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration Program in Global Business

Campus Full time 4 years June 2017 Thailand Khon Kaen

According to the Economic and Social Development Plan number 10, the government has formulated an important competitive strategy under the new circumstances of Thai economy: the promotion of domestic economic strength in order to minimize economic dependence on foreign countries; the development and promotion of Thailand as the center of Asian trade and services; and the promotion of investment in... [+]

According to the Economic and Social Development Plan number 10, the government has formulated an important competitive strategy under the new circumstances of Thai economy: the promotion of domestic economic strength in order to minimize economic dependence on foreign countries; the development and promotion of Thailand as the center of Asian trade and services; and the promotion of investment in international businesses and foreign investment in Thailand. For more than one decade, Thailand has lost its competitive advantage in international business under the World Trade policy framework on free trade to the countries with lower labor costs, readiness of production technology and human resources capacity. Therefore, business investments have shifted from Thailand to other more profitable countries. As a consequence, Thai Labor market cannot be limited only to Thailand. Thailand needs to accelerate the development of human resources especially in the area of business management in order to inject resources into the international labor market and to accommodate both the change of production based in Thailand to countries with lower costs and to cope with direct investment of multinational companies in Thailand. One of Khon Kaen University’s strategic goals is to be recognized at international level by establishing an international college whose mission is to provide international educational programs in line with the needs of labor market at international level. The Bachelor of Business Administration program in Global Business, approved in the curricula planning of International College, Khon Kaen University responds to individual needs and the market demand for knowledge and capacity to conduct business management at the international level. It is obvious that the trend of the employment market in the Asian region is consistently growing higher. The International program in global business’s objective is to produce graduates both Thai and non-Thais who desire to work in government and private organizations that conduct international business. In order to respond to the demand of labor market at international level, the teaching and learning program will be in English with the emphasis on the importance of knowledge and understanding about background and culture that shape the conducting of international business, the links between the East and the West, the developmental thinking process, analysis and hands-on experience in relevant agencies within and outside of the country. Philosophy The Bachelor of Business Administration program in Global Business aims at producing graduates who have knowledge and understanding of international business and modern business management at the global level which includes different cultural backgrounds and international business ethics and morals. The graduates shall have skills and abilities in analytical thinking, synthesis and be able to properly apply the knowledge related to business management in their work at international level with ethics, moral and accountability in professional roles and civil society as a whole. Objectives of Curriculum The Bachelor of Business Administration in Global Business intends to provide the graduates with the following desirable characteristics: Knowledge and understanding of international business and modern global business management including different cultural backgrounds related to international business management. Capable of utilizing skills and ability in thinking, analysis, synthesis and application of knowledge related to business management in international organizations. Be ethical, have good moral and accountable in professional roles and civil society as a whole. Strength of Curriculum The Bachelor of Business Administration Program in Global Business, Khon Kaen University places the emphasis on developing human resources in holistic knowledge related to international business and global business management. The graduates shall be able to understand different cultural backgrounds crucial for doing an international business and possess functional English skills in order for them to work in English speaking environments. In addition, with the advantage of the university location at the center of Mekong Sub-Region and its networking on activities with foreign countries, the students capacity can be enhanced through direct work experience concerning international business management within and outside of the country. Curriculum Structure 1. General Education Courses no less than 30 Credits - Communication Skills 12 Credits - Social and self responsibilities, moral and ethical skills 6 Credits - Well-rounded and adaptation skills 6 Credits - Analytical thinking and research skills 6 Credits - Computer and Information technology non Credits 2. Core Courses 48 Credits 3. Major Required Courses 30 Credits 4. Major Elective Courses 18 Credits 5. Free Elective Courses 16 Credits - Total no less than 132 Credits [-]

Bachelor of Business Administration Program in International Marketing

Campus Full time 4 years June 2017 Thailand Khon Kaen

Bachelor of Business Administration Program in International Marketing [+]

General Information Bachelor of Business Administration Program in International Marketing Bachelor of Business Administration ( International Marketing) B.B.A. (International Marketing) Curriculum Structure General Education Courses no less than 30 Credits Language Cluster 12 Credits Humanities & Social Sciences Cluster 9 Credits Mathematics and Sciences Cluster 9 Credits Required no less than 96 Credits Core course 45 Credits Required course 33 Credits Required Elective course 18 Credits Free Elective Courses no less than 6 Credits Total no less than 132 Credits [-]

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8th-9th Floor, Information Center Building, 123 Mitraphap Rd.
Khon Kaen, TH