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Wednesday, 29 June 2016 00:00

English for Business Emphasis

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Bachelor of Arts in English:
Business Emphasis 

The English for Business program is one of the emphases of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. It is designed to prepare students for employment in the small business or to assistant roles in the commercial sector.

What skills do our graduates gain?

Graduates develop a valuable set of skills that are transferable to a range of careers, including:

  • Office and Sales Management
  • High moral and ethical standards
  • Sense of value for life, people and diversity
  • Good planning and organization
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Capacity to think creatively, and logically

Our students have become:

  • Office Managers
  • Translators
  • Sales Officers
  • Communication Officers

Bachelor of Arts in English:
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Emphasis

The TESOL emphasis prepares students for a career in English teaching. It is designed to produce educationally well-rounded individuals, capable of taking their places in their chosen professions and in the communities in which they live. Asia-Pacific International University graduates are of immediate practical relevance to their employers and capable of excellent career development from a strong commencing base.

What skills do our graduates gain?

Graduates develop a valuable set of skills that are transferable to a range of careers, including:

  • Classroom and Educational Management
  • Development of Language Teaching Methods
  • High moral and ethical standards
  • Sense of value for life, people and diversity
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Capacity to think creatively

Our students have become:

  • Teachers
  • School Managers
  • University Lecturers
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 00:00

English for Communication Emphasis

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Bachelor of Arts in English:
Communication Emphasis 

The English for communication emphasis prepares students for a career in communication, whether in the areas of media, writing, teaching, or tourism. It is designed to produce educationally well-rounded individuals, capable of taking their places in their chosen professions and in the communities in which they live. Asia-Pacific International University graduates are of immediate practical relevance to their employers and capable of excellent career development from a strong commencing base.

What skills do our graduates gain?

Graduates develop a valuable set of skills that are transferable to a range of careers, including:

  • Feature and news writing
  • High moral and ethical standards
  • Sense of value for life, people and diversity
  • Good planning and organization
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Capacity to think creatively, logically and quantitatively

Our students have become:

  • Teachers
  • Writers
  • Communication Officers
  • Public Relation Officers
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:00

Bachelor of Arts in English

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Bachelor of Arts in English

Course Requirements

 

General Education Courses (36 Credit Hours)

 

For All Emphasis:

Humanities* (11 Credit Hours)

GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development** (0)

**This subject is required every regular semester.

 

Three of the following courses:

RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus (3)

RELB 215 Ethical Models (3)

RELT 113 Origins of Life (3)

RELT 114 Understand Self and Society (3)

RELT 213 Human Destiny (3)

RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs (3)

*Any RELB course may be substituted for one of the above courses.

 

And one of the following courses:

ARTS 105 Watercolor and Perspective (2)

HIST 212 Introduction to History of Western Civilization (2)

HIST 213 Introduction to History of Eastern Civilization (2)

HMNT 210 Appreciation of Fine Arts (2)

HMNT 216 Thai Culture and Basic Conversational Skills (2)

MUSC 210 Music Appreciation (2)

 

Language (6 Credit Hours)

ENGL 111 English Composition I (3)

ENGL 112 English Composition II (3)

 

Mathematics and Science (12 Credit Hours)

CPTR 114 Computer and Information Technology (3)

HLED 117 Health and Fitness (3)

One of the following courses:

MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics (3)

MATH 231 Calculus for Life and Social Science I (3)

One of the following courses:

BIOL 211 Principles of Biology (3)

ENSC 211 Understanding Our Environment (3)

 

Social Sciences (7 Credit Hours)

EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education (1)

PSYC 115 General Psychology (3)

RELP 312 Marriage and Family (3)

 

PROFESSIONAL COURSES (90 Credit Hours)

Core Courses (51 Credit Hours)

 

Literature Courses (12 Credit Hours)

ENGL 131 Survey of Literature (3)

ENGL 432 Moral and Ethical Themes in Literature (3)

Two of the following courses:

ENGL 331 British Literature (3)

ENGL 332 American Literature (3)

ENGL 333 Sacred Literature (3)

ENGL 337 Asian Literature (3)

 

Language Courses (15 Credit Hours)

ENGL 151 College Grammar (3)

ENGL 254 Applied Phonetics and Diction (3)

ENGL 255 Introduction to Linguistics (3)

ENGL 452 Advanced English Grammar (3)

ENGL 459 Seminar in Language and Literature (3)

 

Research and Writing Courses (9 Credit Hours)

ENGL 257 Expository Writing (3)

ENGL 292 Introductory Research Methods and Writing (3)

ENGL 498 Directed Research (3)

 

Reading Courses (6 Credit Hours)

ENGL 152 Approaches to Reading (3)

ENGL 258 Critical Reading and Thinking (3)

 

Speech and Communication Courses (6 Credit Hours)

ENGL 250 Fundamentals of Speech and Communication (3)

ENGL 446 Cross Cultural Communication (3)

 

Community Service Course (2 Credit Hours)

ENGL 471 Community Building Experience (2)

 

Career Preparation Course (1 Credit Hour)

ENGL 473 Work Preparedness (1)

 

Free Elective Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Free electives may be taken from any courses offered

by any Faculty at Asia-Pacific International

University.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:00

English for Business

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English for Business Emphasis

(39 Credit Hours)

 

Required Emphasis Courses (24 Credit Hours)

BUAD 250 Computer Business Applications (3)

ENGL 348 Communication for Business (3)

ENGL 377 English Usage (3)

ENGL 458 Internship (3)

MKTG 232 Principles of Marketing (3)

MKTG 321 Selling and Sales Management (3)

MKTG 447 Advertising & Marketing Communications (3)

MNGT 231 Principles of Management (3)

 

Elective Emphasis Courses (15 Credit Hours)

Five of the following courses:

ENGL 241 Introduction to Communication (3)

ENGL 343 Interpersonal Communication (3)

ENGL 351 News Writing (3)

ENGL 356 Feature Writing (3)

ENGL 373 Mass Media English (3)

ENGL 379 Sociolinguistics (3)

ENGL 414 English for Tourism (3)

ENGL 443 Small Group and Team Communication (3)

ENGL 457 History of the English Language (3)

ENTR 221 Principles of Entrepreneurship (3)

MKTG 482 International Marketing (3)

MNGT 224 Organizational Behavior (3)

MNGT 455 Human Resource Management (3)

 

PROJECTED SEQUENCE OF CLASSES

English for Business Emphasis

 

First Year

First Semester

EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education 1

ENGL 111 English Composition I 3

ENGL 151 College Grammar 3

HLED 117 Health and Fitness 3

PSYC 115 General Psychology 3

RELT 113 Origins of Life 3

TOTAL 16

 

Second Semester

CPTR 114 Computer & Information Technology 3

ENGL 112 English Composition II 3

ENGL 152 Approaches to Reading 3

MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics 3

RELT 114 Understanding Self and Society 3

TOTAL 15

 

Summer

ENGL 131 Survey of Literature 3

MUSC 210 Music Appreciation 2

TOTAL 5

 

Second Year

First Semester

BIOL 211 Principles of Biology 3

ENGL 255 Introduction to Linguistics 3

ENGL 257 Expository Writing 3

MNGT 231 Principles of Management 3

RELB 215 Ethical Models 3

TOTAL 15

 

Second Semester

ENGL 250 Fund of Speech and Communication 3

ENGL 254 Applied Phonetics and Diction 3

ENGL 258 Critical Reading and Thinking 3

ENGL 292 Introductory Research Methods and Writing 3

RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus 3

TOTAL 15

 

Summer

ENGL 359 Sociolinguistics 3

Free Elective 3

TOTAL 6

 

Third Year

First Semester

BUAD 250 Computer Business Application 3

ENGL 331 British Literature 3

ENGL 337 Asian Literature 3

MKTG 232 Principles of Marketing 3

Free Elective 3

TOTAL 15

 

Second Semester

ENGL 348 Communication for Business 3

ENGL 377 English Usage 3

MKTG 321 Selling and Sales Management 3

MKTG 447 Advertising & Marketing Communications 3

MNGT 455 Human Resource Management 3

TOTAL 15

 

Summer

ENGL 458 Internship 3

TOTAL 3

 

Fourth Year

First Semester

ENGL 351 News Writing 3

ENGL 443 Small Group & Team Communication 3

ENGL 457 History of the English Language 3

ENGL 459 Seminar in Language and Literature 3

ENGL 471 Community Building Experience 2

ENGL 473 Work Preparedness 1

TOTAL 15

 

Second Semester

ENGL 436 Moral and Ethical Themes in Literature 3

ENGL 446 Cross Cultural Communication 3

ENGL 454 Advanced English Grammar 3

ENGL 498 Directed Research 3

TOTAL 12

 

GRAND TOTAL 132

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:00

English for Communication

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English for Communication Emphasis

(39 Credit Hours)

 

Required Emphasis Courses (24 Credit Hours)

ENGL 241 Introduction to Communication (3)

ENGL 347 Contemporary Communication Theories (3)

ENGL 351 News Writing (3)

ENGL 356 Feature Writing (3)

ENGL 357 Creative Writing (3)

ENGL 377 English Usage (3)

ENGL 443 Small Group and Team Communication (3)

ENGL 448 Communication Practicum (3)

 

Elective Emphasis Courses (15 Credit Hours)

Five of the following courses:

BUAD 250 Computer Business Applications (3)

ENGL 346 Evolution of Modern Media (3)

ENGL 348 Communication for Business (3)

ENGL 373 Mass Media English (3)

ENGL 379 Sociolinguistics (3)

ENGL 414 English for Tourism (3)

ENGL 457 History of the English Language (3)

MKTG 447 Advertising & Marketing Communications (3)

RELP 395 Creative Communication: A Christian Perspective (3)

RELP 396 The Internet & Modern Media in Evangelism (3)

 

PROJECTED SEQUENCE OF CLASSES

English for Communication Emphasis

 

First Year

First Semester

EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education 1

ENGL 111 English Composition I 3

ENGL 151 College Grammar 3

HLED 117 Health and Fitness 3

PSYC 115 General Psychology 3

RELT 113 Origins of Life 3

TOTAL 16

 

Second Semester

CPTR 114 Computer & Information Technology 3

ENGL 112 English Composition II 3

ENGL 152 Approaches to Reading 3

MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics 3

RELT 114 Understanding Self and Society 3

TOTAL 15

 

Summer

ENGL 131 Survey of Literature 3

MUSC 210 Music Appreciation 2

TOTAL 5

 

Second Year

First Semester

BIOL 211 Principles of Biology 3

ENGL 241 Introduction to Communication 3

ENGL 255 Introduction to Linguistics 3

ENGL 257 Expository Writing 3

RELB 215 Ethical Models 3

TOTAL 15

 

Second Semester

ENGL 250 Fund of Speech and Communication 3

ENGL 254 Applied Phonetics and Diction 3

ENGL 258 Critical Reading and Thinking 3

ENGL 292 Introductory Research Methods and Writing 3

RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus 3

TOTAL 15

 

Summer

ENGL 379 Sociolinguistics 3

Free Elective 3

TOTAL 6

 

Third Year

First Semester

BUAD 250 Computer Business Application 3

ENGL 331 British Literature 3

ENGL 337 Asian Literature 3

ENGL 347 Contemporary Communication Theories 3

ENGL 357 Creative Writing 3

TOTAL 15

 

Second Semester

ENGL 348 Communication for Business 3

ENGL 356 Feature Writing 3

ENGL 377 English Usage 3

MKTG 447 Advertising & Marketing Communications 3

Free Elective 3

TOTAL 15

 

Summer

ENGL 448 Communication Practicum 3

TOTAL 3

 

Fourth Year

First Semester

ENGL 351 News Writing 3

ENGL 443 Small Group & Team Communication 3

ENGL 457 History of the English Language 3

ENGL 459 Seminar in Language and Literature 3

ENGL 471 Community Building Experience 2

ENGL 473 Work Preparedness 1

TOTAL 15

 

Second Semester

ENGL 432 Moral and Ethical Themes in Literature 3

ENGL 446 Cross Cultural Communication 3

ENGL 452 Advanced English Grammar 3

ENGL 498 Directed Research 3

TOTAL 12

 

GRAND TOTAL 132

 

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Emphasis

(39 Credit Hours)

 

Required Emphasis Courses (24 Credit Hours)

EDUC 275 Intro to Theories and Methods of Learning and Teaching (3)

EDUC 284 Classroom and Educational Management (3)

EDUC 351 Phil of Adventist Education and Integration of Faith, Values and Learning (3)

EDUC 390 Educational Measurement & Evaluation (3)

ENGL 321 Language Acquisition and Learning (3)

ENGL 323 Development of Language Teaching Methods (3)

ENGL 324 Methods of TESOL (3)

ENGL 428 Practicum in TESOL (3)

 

Elective Emphasis Courses (15 Credit Hours)

Five of the following courses:

EDUC 220 Educational Psychology (3)

EDUC 237 Information Technology in the Classroom (3)

EDUC 256 Children’s Literature and Poetry (3)

EDUC 430 Introduction to Curriculum Development (3)

ENGL 348 Communication for Business (3)

ENGL 351 News Writing (3)

ENGL 356 Feature Writing (3)

ENGL 357 Creative Writing (3)

ENGL 377 English Usage (3)

ENGL 379 Sociolinguistics (3)

ENGL 443 Small Group and Team Communication (3)

ENGL 457 History of the English Language (3)

 

PROJECTED SEQUENCE OF CLASSES

TESOL Emphasis

 

First Year

First Semester

EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education 1

ENGL 111 English Composition I 3

ENGL 151 College Grammar 3

HLED 117 Health and Fitness 3

PSYC 115 General Psychology 3

RELT 113 Origins of Life 3

TOTAL 16

 

Second Semester

CPTR 114 Computer & Information Technology 3

ENGL 112 English Composition II 3

ENGL 152 Approaches to Reading 3

MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics 3

RELT 114 Understanding Self and Society 3

TOTAL 15

 

Summer

ENGL 131 Survey of Literature 3

MUSC 210 Music Appreciation 2

TOTAL 5

 

Second Year

First Semester

BIOL 211 Principles of Biology 3

EDUC 275 Intro to Theories & Method of Learning & Teaching 3

ENGL 255 Introduction to Linguistics 3

ENGL 257 Expository Writing 3

RELB 215 Ethical Models 3

TOTAL 15

 

Second Semester

ENGL 250 Fund of Speech and Communication 3

ENGL 254 Applied Phonetics and Diction 3

ENGL 258 Critical Reading and Thinking 3

ENGL 292 Intro Research Methods and Writing 3

RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus 3

TOTAL 15

 

Summer

ENGL 359 Sociolinguistics 3

Free Elective 3

TOTAL 6

 

Third Year

First Semester

EDUC 237 Information Technology in the Classroom 3

ENGL 321 Language Acquisition and Learning 3

ENGL 323 Development of Language Teaching Methods 3

ENGL 331 British Literature 3

ENGL 337 Asian Literature 3

TOTAL 15

 

Second Semester

EDUC 220 Educational Psychology 3

EDUC 284 Classroom and Educational Management 3

EDUC 351 Phil of Adventist Education & Integration of Faith 3

EDUC 390 Educational Measurement and Evaluation 3

ENGL 324 Methods of TESOL 3

TOTAL 15

 

Summer

ENGL 428 Practicum in TESOL 3

TOTAL 3

 

Fourth Year

First Semester

ENGL 443 Small Group & Team Communication 3

ENGL 457 History of the English Language 3

ENGL 459 Seminar in Language and Literature 3

ENGL 471 Community Building Experience 2

ENGL 473 Work Preparedness 1

Free Elective 3

TOTAL 15

 

Second Semester

ENGL 432 Moral and Ethical Themes in Literature 3

ENGL 446 Cross Cultural Communication 3

ENGL 452 Advanced English Grammar 3

ENGL 498 Directed Research 3

TOTAL 12

 

GRAND TOTAL 132

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:00

Minor in English Language Program

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Minor in English Language Program

(18 Credits Hours)

 

Required Courses (15 Credit Hours)

Both of the following courses: (6 credit hours)

ENGL 151 College Grammar (3)

ENGL 250 Fundamentals of Speech and Communication (3)

One of the following courses: (3 credit hours)

ENGL 152 Approaches to Reading (3)

ENGL 258 Critical Reading and Thinking (3)

 

One of the following courses: (3 credit hours)

ENGL 131 Survey of Literature (3)

ENGL 432 Moral and Ethical Themes in Literature (3)

One of the following courses: (3 credit hours)

ENGL 257 Expository Writing (3)

ENGL 357 Creative Writing (3)

 

Elective Courses

One of the following courses: (3 credit hours)

ENGL 292 Introductory Research Methods and Writing (3)

ENGL 348 Communication for Business (3)

ENGL 351 News Writing (3)

ENGL 356 Feature Writing (3)

ENGL 373 Mass Media English (3)

ENGL 379 Sociolinguistics (3)

ENGL 414 English for Tourism (3)

ENGL 443 Small Group and Team Communication (3)

ENGL 446 Cross Cultural Communication (3)

ENGL 457 History of the English Language (3)

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:00

Music Concentration

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Music Concentration

(18 Credit Hours)

 

Required Courses: (10 Credit Hours)

MUSC 210 Music Appreciation (2)

MUSC 351 Music Theory I (3)

MUSC 352 Music Theory II (3)

MUSC 380 Basic Conducting (2)

 

Applied Music Courses: (4 Credit Hours)

MUSC 111-114, MUSC 211-214, MUSC 311-314 Piano Lessons (1-4)

MUSC 121-124,MUSC 221-224, MUSC 321- 324 Voice Lessons (1-4)

MUSC 131-134, MUSC 231-234 Instrumental Lessons (1-4)

MUSC 300 Music Proficiency Exam (0)

MUSC 305 Recital (0)

Music Electives Courses (4 Credit Hours)

MUSC 270 Choral Performance (1)

MUSC 275 Chamber Choir (1)

MUSC 280 Ensemble (1)

MUSC 359 Fundamentals of Music for the Classroom and School

MUSC 370 Piano Pedagogy and Practicum (2)

MUSC 451 Methods of Teaching Music in the Classroom and School (3)

 

All choral performance courses and private music

lessons taken from faculty members must be taken

for credit or audited. Private music lessons taken

may be taken on a non-credit basis from student

instructors.

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 00:00

English as a Second Language ESL Program

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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Pre-University ESL

เว็บไซต์ภาษาไทย  |  Link to Thai Website

Our English as a Second Language (ESL) program has: 

  • Qualified and experienced instructors
  • Native speakers
  • Learner-centered approach (students are placed in the levels appropriate for them based on the English Placement Test Results

5 levels to cater to your needs:

  • Basic 1 (low beginner)
  • Basic 2 (high beginner)
  • Intermediate 1 (low)
  • Intermediate 2 (high)
  • Advanced

A special emphasis in English for Academic Purposes is taught. We prepare you to be able to function in a college/university program where classes are taught in English. You will learn how to take notes in class, prepare and deliver presentations/speeches, write essays/reports and...much more!

 

International Campus

Our campus environment is truly international.

  • Study with students from over 30 different countries. Learning English will enable you to interact and make friends with people from all over the world.
  • Prepare for a global outlook. Enrich your life with different cultural perspectives and increase your intercultural networking skills.
  • Live in a peaceful and beautiful tropical setting.
  • In the Land of Smiles. You are surrounded by the graceful hospitality for which Thailand is known. Great tourist spots are not far away (1-1.5 hours):
    • Bangkok
    • Khao Yai National Park, a lush rainforest with picturesque waterfalls
    • Lopburi's famous monkeys
    • Siam's ancient capital, Ayutthaya
    • Bang Sai Arts & Crafts Project
  • Hop on a train, bus or plane and enjoy many other wonderful Thai destinations.
  • Enjoy an environment that promotes healthful living (drug-free, vegetarian Thai cuisine, exercise, etc.) and positive values.
  • Accommodation is available in modern on-campus dormitories.

 

Schedule:  

  • Our program follows the university schedule which means that we operate on a semester basis. First semester runs from August to December and Second Semester from January to May.
  • Students are given an English Placement Test (EPT) and are subsequently placed in the appropriate levels. They are immersed in 20 hours a week of learning activities in English which include Listening, Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Grammar.

 

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