Chiang Mai, Thailand Advising Guides

The following is a list of USAC Specialty Program courses scheduled to be offered in the upcoming academic terms and their corresponding UNR equivalents. Please visit https://usac.edu for course details and speak with your academic advisor to see how these courses fit into your University of Nevada, Reno degree program.

2022 Fall

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ANTH 401D Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia 3 Highland Ethnic Peoples and Social Transformation of Northern Thailand
ANTH 439 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology 3 Thai Society and Culture
ART 397 Adv Field Study 3 Buddhist Art in Thailand
CHI 211 Second Year Chinese I 3 Intermediate Chinese I
CHI 212 Second Year Chinese II 3 Intermediate Chinese II
CHI 221 China and Its Culture 3 Modern Chinese Culture and Society
CHI 305 Third Year Chinese I 3 Advanced Chinese I
CHI 306 Third Year Chinese II 3 Advanced Chinese II
CHI 407 Advanced Chinese Grammar and Composition I 3 Advanced Chinese III
CHI 408 Advanced Chinese Grammar and Composition II 3 Advanced Chinese IV
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Traditional Thai Medicine and Complementary Medicine
DAN 115 Social Dance 1 Thai Music and Dance
GEOG 491 Special Topics 3 Sustainable Agriculture Development
PEX 199 Special Topic 1 Muay Thai
PSC 405P Global Political Economy 3 International Political Economy
PSY 436 Mindfulness in Psychology 3 Mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Intervention
PSY 499 Advanced Special Topics 3 Buddhist Psychology: Theories and Applications
RST 495 Special Topics in Religious Studies 3 Buddhism in Thailand
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Buddhism in Thailand
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Thai Society and Culture
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 Introduction to Thai Language I
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 3 Reading and Writing Thai Language I
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 3 Thai Language for Daily Communication I
To Be Determined 3 Social Entrepreneurship

2023 Spring

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ANTH 401D Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia 3 Highland Ethnic Peoples and Social Transformation of Northern Thailand
ANTH 439 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology 1 Hill Tribe Field Study
ART 397 Adv Field Study 3 Buddhist Art in Thailand
BUS 400 Selected Topics in Business 3 Social Entrepreneurship
CHI 211 Second Year Chinese I 3 Intermediate Chinese I
CHI 212 Second Year Chinese II 3 Intermediate Chinese II
CHI 221 China and Its Culture 3 Modern Chinese Culture and Society
CHI 305 Third Year Chinese I 3 Advanced Chinese I
CHI 306 Third Year Chinese II 3 Advanced Chinese II
CHI 407 Advanced Chinese Grammar and Composition I 3 Advanced Chinese III
CHI 408 Advanced Chinese Grammar and Composition II 3 Advanced Chinese IV
CHS 330 Environmental Health 3 Environmental and Occupational Health
DAN 115 Social Dance 1 Thai Music and Dance
ECON 493 Special Topics 3 World Economic Issues
GEOG 491 Special Topics 3 Sustainable Agriculture Development
HIST 450A Modern Chinese History 3 Modern Chinese History
PSC 405G International Conflict 3 Peace and Conflict Studies
PSY 436 Mindfulness in Psychology 3 Mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Intervention
PSY 499 Advanced Special Topics 3 Buddhist Psychology: Theories and Applications
PSY 499 Advanced Special Topics 3 Mental Health Across Cultures
RST 495 Special Topics in Religious Studies 3 Buddhism in Thailand
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Buddhism in Thailand
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 Introduction to Thai Language I
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 3 Reading and Writing Thai Language I
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 3 Thai Language for Daily Communication I
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 3 Thai Language for Daily Communication II
To Be Determined 1 Muay Thai

2023 Summer Session I

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ANTH 439 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology 1 Hill Tribe Field Study
ANTH 439 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology 3 Thai Society and Culture
CHI 211 Second Year Chinese I 3 Intermediate Chinese I
CHI 305 Third Year Chinese I 3 Advanced Chinese I
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Traditional Thai Medicine and Complementary Medicine
GEOG 489 East Asia 3 Governance and Politics in Asia
HIST 450A Modern Chinese History 3 Modern Chinese History
MGT 323 Organization and Interpersonal Behavior 3 International Organizational Behavior
PSC 407B Political Systems of East Asia 3 Governance and Politics in Asia
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Buddhism in Thailand
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Thai Society and Culture
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 Introduction to Thai Language I
To Be Determined 3 Environmental Economics
To Be Determined 3 Social Entrepreneurship

2023 Summer Session II

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ANTH 439 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology 1 Hill Tribe Field Study
ANTH 439 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology 3 Thai Society and Culture
CHI 212 Second Year Chinese II 3 Intermediate Chinese II
CHI 221 China and Its Culture 3 Modern Chinese Culture and Society
CHI 306 Third Year Chinese II 3 Advanced Chinese II
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Traditional Thai Medicine and Complementary Medicine
ECON 493 Special Topics 3 World Economic Issues
MGT 480 International Management 3 International Business Management
MGT 485 Applied Business Ethics 3 Business Ethics and Sustainability
PSC 407B Political Systems of East Asia 3 Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
PSY 499 Advanced Special Topics 3 Buddhist Psychology: Theories and Applications
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Thai Society and Culture
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 Introduction to Thai Language I

2023 Fall

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ANTH 401D Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia 3 Highland Ethnic Peoples and Social Transformation of Northern Thailand
ANTH 439 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology 1 Hill Tribe Field Study
ANTH 439 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology 3 Thai Society and Culture
ART 397 Adv Field Study 3 Buddhist Art in Thailand
CHI 211 Second Year Chinese I 3 Intermediate Chinese I
CHI 212 Second Year Chinese II 3 Intermediate Chinese II
CHI 221 China and Its Culture 3 Modern Chinese Culture and Society
CHI 305 Third Year Chinese I 3 Advanced Chinese I
CHI 306 Third Year Chinese II 3 Advanced Chinese II
CHI 407 Advanced Chinese Grammar and Composition I 3 Advanced Chinese III
CHI 408 Advanced Chinese Grammar and Composition II 3 Advanced Chinese IV
CHS 461 The World's Health 3 Comparative Studies in Global Healthcare
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Traditional Thai Medicine and Complementary Medicine
DAN 115 Social Dance 1 Thai Music and Dance
GEOG 491 Special Topics 3 Sustainable Agriculture Development
HIST 450A Modern Chinese History 3 Modern Chinese History
PSC 405P Global Political Economy 3 International Political Economy
PSY 436 Mindfulness in Psychology 3 Mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Intervention
PSY 499 Advanced Special Topics 3 Buddhist Psychology: Theories and Applications
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Buddhism in Thailand
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Thai Society and Culture
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 Introduction to Thai Language I
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 3 Reading and Writing Thai Language I
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 3 Thai Language for Daily Communication I
WMST 490 Special Topics 3 Gender and Sexuality Studies in Southeast Asia
To Be Determined 3 Environmental Economics
To Be Determined 3 Health Economics
To Be Determined 1 Muay Thai
To Be Determined 3 Social Entrepreneurship

2024 Spring

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ANTH 401D Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia 3 Highland Ethnic Peoples and Social Transformation of Northern Thailand
ANTH 439 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology 1 Hill Tribe Field Study
ANTH 439 Seminar in Cultural Anthropology 3 Thai Society and Culture
ART 397 Adv Field Study 3 Buddhist Art in Thailand
BUS 400 Selected Topics in Business 3 Social Entrepreneurship
CHI 211 Second Year Chinese I 3 Intermediate Chinese I
CHI 212 Second Year Chinese II 3 Intermediate Chinese II
CHI 221 China and Its Culture 3 Modern Chinese Culture and Society
CHI 305 Third Year Chinese I 3 Advanced Chinese I
CHI 306 Third Year Chinese II 3 Advanced Chinese II
CHI 407 Advanced Chinese Grammar and Composition I 3 Advanced Chinese III
CHI 408 Advanced Chinese Grammar and Composition II 3 Advanced Chinese IV
CHS 330 Environmental Health 3 Environmental and Occupational Health
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Traditional Thai Medicine and Complementary Medicine
DAN 115 Social Dance 1 Thai Music and Dance
ECON 493 Special Topics 3 World Economic Issues
GEOG 491 Special Topics 3 Sustainable Agriculture Development
HIST 450A Modern Chinese History 3 Modern Chinese History
PSC 405G International Conflict 3 Peace and Conflict Studies
PSY 436 Mindfulness in Psychology 3 Mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Intervention
PSY 499 Advanced Special Topics 3 Mental Health Across Cultures
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Buddhism in Thailand
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Thai Society and Culture
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 Introduction to Thai Language I
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 3 Reading and Writing Thai Language I
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 3 Thai Language for Daily Communication I
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 3 Thai Language for Daily Communication II
To Be Determined 3 Health Economics
To Be Determined 1 Muay Thai