Bachelor of Arts Program in English Communication (EC)

The Bachelor of Arts in English Communication with a cognate in Communication is an on-campus degree. In this new era of globalization, the effects of information technology have spread to all parts of the world, with English emerging as the predominant language of international business and communication. The development of the Greater Mekhong Sub-region and all of ASEAN as increasingly cohesive trade regions have brought with it a rising demand for highly qualified, multilingual professionals. Fluency in English offers more than individual access to international news, information, and knowledge. It has also become a vital strategic tool for the economic, political, and social development of any nation, and the young men and women who are comfortable in this language are increasingly in demand. The degree program emphasizes key skills in linguistics, writing, and intercultural communication to help equip future graduates succeed in their chosen careers.

Professions/Careers after Graduation

  • Media: Journalist, Editor, Copy Writer, Reporter
  • Linguistics: Translator, Interpreter, Linguist
  • Business : Sales Person, Public Relations Practitioner, Secretary
  • Government: Public Speaker, Politician
  • Arts: Playwright, Author, Curator
  • Education: Teacher, Instructor

Curriculum Structure

Courses Credits
1.General Education Courses 30 Credits
1.1 Social Sciences and Humanities Courses 9 Credits
1.2 Mathematics, Sciences and Technology Courses 9 Credits
1.3 Language Competency for Communication Courses 12 Credits
2. Major Courses 90 Credits
2.1 Major Required Courses 60 Credits
2.2 Major Elective Courses at least 30 Credits
3. Fee Elective Courses 6 Credits
Total Number of Credits at least 126 Credits

Faculty

Asst. Prof. Seung Hwan Kang, Ph.D.
Acting Head of DepartmentRoom PC102
Ph: (+66) 53 851 478 – 86 Ext. 7228
seung_h@payap.ac.th
Sara Alise Du Preez
Instructor

  • Master of Arts in Linguistics, Payap University, Thailand, 2019.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics, Trinity Western University, Canada, 2011.
Dr. Shizhou Yang
Instructor

  • Ph.D. (Education), La Trobe University, Australia, 2011.
  • Master of English Education, Mercer University, USA, 2002.
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature, Yunnan Institute of Nationalities, 1999.
Asst. Prof. Suthida Pattanasrivichian, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor

  • Ph.D. (Political Science), University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
  • Master of Arts in Mass Communication (Development Communication), Thammasat University, Thailand
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication, Chiang Mai University, Thailand.
Dr. Jaranya Thepphornbanchakit
Adjunct Instructor

  • Ph.D. (Research and Development in Education), Chaing Mai University, Thailand, 2015.
  • Master of Arts in Linguistics, Payap University, Thailand, 2005.
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Payap University, Thailand, 1994.

Internship

Miss. Florence Soniya Purimitla

Miss. Florence Soniya Purimitla

2018

Elementary Student Teacher at Nakornpayap International School, Thailand

Miss. Amy Wattanasirakul

Miss. Amy Wattanasirakul

2017

Coconuts Media, Bangkok, Thailand

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