School of Liberal Arts

(Undergraduate Programs)

About the School of Liberal Arts

The school of Liberal Arts, Mae Fah Luang University, has four principal missions pertaining to humanities and social sciences: teaching, researching, academic services, and conservation of arts and culture. To fulfill its teaching mission, the school serves the entire body of students in the fields of general education, languages (e.g., Thai, Chinese and English), and social sciences (e.g., philosophy, social studies, cultural studies, psychology, environmental issues, political science, and physical education).


Undergraduate Programs

1. Bachelor of Arts (English)
This program primarily aims to develop graduates to be proficient in English as well as skillful in operating internationally utilized information technology systems; to think, put ideas into practice, and solve problems; to be capable of developing sustainable autonomous learning; and to maintain professional ethics in order to propel the nation towards comprehensively sustainable development and towards an international role.


Teaching and Learning

This program is taught mainly in English.

Curricula Structure

Total Credit Requirement 138 credits
General Education Courses 30 credits
Core Courses 51 credits
Major Required  Courses 33 credits
Major Elective Courses 18 credits
Free Elective Courses 6 credits


Sample Courses

Major Required  courses

  • English Conversation
  • English Reading and Writing 1-2
  • Introduction to Language and Linguistics
  • Foundation and Analysis of Literary Works
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Oratory
  • Principle of Translation
  • Comparative Study of English and Thai
  • Senior Project
  • Research and Seminar
  Major Elective Courses

  • English for Hotel Management
  • English for Airline Business
  • English for Tourism
  • Business Translation
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Introduction to Psycholinguistics
  • English for the Greater Maekhong Subregion
  • Understanding Culture Through Cinema
  • Contemporary English Literature
  • Discourse Analysis


The program majors are offered in the following areas: English, English as an International Language (EIL), and Business English.

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2. Bachelor of Arts (Thai Language and Culture) – for non-Thai students only
Specially for non-Thai speakers, this program produces graduates who possess knowledge, ability and skills in using Thai as a medium of enhancing intercultural understanding through studying Thai customs, traditions, and lifestyle by means of learning Thai in various contexts, for increased Thai-language competency and understanding of Thai culture.

Teaching and Learning

This program is taught mainly in Thai and English.

Curricula Structure

Total credit requirement 141 credits
Foundation of Thai language courses 18 credits
General Education courses 30 credits
Core Courses 18 credits
Major Required courses 54 credits
Major Electives courses 15 credits
Free Electives courses 6 credits

Sample Courses

Major Required  courses

  • Thai Language Conversation in Daily Life
  • Conversation in Various Situations
  • Conversation on Current Issues
  • Conversation on Selected Topics
  • Listening Comprehension
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Analytical Reading
  • Introduction to Thai Writing
  • Writing for Communication
  • Thai in Audio Visual Media
  • Business Writing
  • Thai Ways of Life
  • Thai Language and Society
  • Introduction to Thai History
  • Senior Project
  Major Elective Courses

  • Thai Wisdom
  • Morphology
  • Reading for Evaluation
  • Critical Writing
  • Introduction to Translation
  • Thai for Tourism
  • Orality and Literacy Language
  • Introduction Thai Speaking
  • Public Speaking
  • Thai Idioms and Proverbs
  • Thai Folk Arts
  • Thai Folktales
  • Literary Language
  • Development to Thai Poetry


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