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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Major in Intercultural Studies and Languages

The Intercultural Studies and Languages major aims to be innovative in its design and responsive to today’s rapidly changing world while remaining faithful to the ideals of the liberal arts tradition.

With an emphasis on global citizenship, the ICIC program fosters cultural appreciation, critical thinking skills, ethical leadership, and creative problem solving.

This major brings together diverse aspects of a humanities/liberal arts education. A broad range of methods, perspectives, and challenges are explored in the areas of language, culture, and thought:

Language

  • The human language
  • World languages
  • English and globalization

Culture

  • Stories and histories
  • Dominant groups and minorities
  • Literature, film, art, and entertainment

Thought

  • Ethics and values
  • Beliefs and ideologies
  • Constructs, models, and systems

All students in the Intercultural Studies major are required to take a set of common core courses designed to introduce them to key concepts and practices in the field of Intercultural Studies.

They are then provided with the flexibility to decide on one of the following:

  1. Foreign Language and Culture
  2. Literary and Cultural Studies
  3. Ethics, Philosophy and Economics

For additional information, please contact the Intercultural Studies and Languages Program Director Mr. Julien Hardy: julien.har@mahidol.edu

Career Opportunities

CSEL: Critical Studies Of English – A Universal Communicator
  • Journalists and media content developers
  • Public relations officers and event organizers
  • Public and foreign service specialists
  • Academics and educators
  • Political, economic, and legal consultants
  • Writers, editors, and publishers
EPE: Ethics, Philosophy And Economics – An Independent Thinker
  • Law and Journalism
  • Economics and International Business
  • Diplomacy and Politics
  • NGOs and Public Service
  • Academia (Professor, Lecturer, Ph.D.)
  • Risk and Data Analysis
FLC: Foreign Language and Culture Concentration – A Citizen of a Global Community
  • Public Relations/ Human Resources
  • Cultural event coordinator in language and culture institutions
  • Marketing / project manager in language and culture institutions
  • Journalism/ Writing/ Editing/ Teaching
  • Skillful candidates for a master’s degree in interpretation/translation
  • Travel industry

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Humanities and Language (HLD) Office

Room 5314, 3rd Floor ,
Building 5
Phone: +66 (02) 800 3574, Ext. 214
Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm