Students can major in Thai and receive B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (with concentration in Thai) by completing a minimum of 36 credits of courses on Thai language and culture beyond the Second-Level (200 level) Thai language courses.
Each student develop a program of study in consultation with advisors from both Interdisciplinary Studies Program and Department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures.
Undergraduate Certificate in Thai
This is part of the UHM Undergraduate Certificate Program. On recommendation of the Department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures, UH Manoa confers “certification of achievement” in a number of languages, including Thai. A student can apply for a certificate for Thai if s/he completes 15 credits of Thai language or literature classes beyond Second-Level (200 level) Thai language classes, a minimum of 6 of which must be in continuing language study. A GPA of at leat 3.0 must be maintained in the language courses leading to the certificate.
For more information, see UHM catalog.
The Language Certificate can also be awarded to graduate or post-baccalaureate students.
The awarding of certificates to graduate students is limited by the following:
- All UG certificates are to be clearly labeled on the students’ transcript as “UG Certificate in (subject)”.
- The award of UG Certificate is posted to the term in which the certification requirements are completed.
- The student must be registered for credit in the term in which the certificate requirements are completed. No UG certificate will be awarded “in absentia.”
(This policy was established in spring 2001)