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Chang Mai, Thailand Summer Academics

To apply, you must be a currently enrolled, degree-seeking, undergraduate UW-Eau Claire student.  You must be in good academic standing and have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.  You must maintain enrollment and continue to meet the academic standing and GPA requirements the semester prior to departure. You may apply as a freshman but must have sophomore standing when the program begins.

Previous applicants who needed a refugee travel document to leave the United States found that USCIS took several months or more to process their application. Please contact the USCIS regarding the current processing time.

This summer program, offered by Payap University, is divided into two three-week sessions. During each three-week session, you will take one three-credit course, for total of six credits on this summer program. You will be taking courses with students from UW-Eau Claire as well as other North American universities.

The program consists of two sessions. Students must take one three credit course in each session. The tentative Summer 2012 course offering is listed below (subject to change):

First Session

Cultural Foundations of Thai Society
(Anth 930 lower division, GE 3)

Buddhism in Southeast Asia
(RELS 940, lower division)

Second Session

Sustainable Agriculture in Southeast Asia
(GEOG 930 lower division)

The Struggle for Human Rights in Southeast Asia
(IDIS 930 lower division, GE 3)

The Economics of the Sex Industry in Southeast Asia
(Econ 930 lower division, GE 3)

Gender and Development in Vietnam (Taught in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, extra course fee applies.)
(WMNS 335)

Three credits of Foreign Culture requirement can be waived upon successful program completion. Please email Degree Review at after completion of the program to update your degree audit. (Students earning a B.A., B.F.A. or B.M degree in the College of Arts & Sciences cannot use study abroad to fulfill their foreign language/foreign culture requirement. See the university catalog for details.)

The program runs from mid-June to the end of July. 

updated 10/01/13 oz

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