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Bachelor of Information Science (Revised in 2019)


1. DEGREE NAME AND AREA OF STUDY

Full name : Bachelor of Information Science
Short name : B.I.S.


2. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The Bachelor of Information Science (Revised in 2019) aims to produce graduates who are able to work in various capacities responding to the needs of the industrial sector and establishments, according to the Thai Higher Education's reform policy, and be a professional with the following qualifications:


1) Have knowledge of operations related to the analysis and management of information in the organization, and be able to integrate knowledge and apply information technology and operations.
2) Have necessary skills to work in the modern world.
3) Have personal qualities to adapt and to constantly seek self-knowledge throughout life. Be aware and act according to the moral, ethical and professional ethics.


3. CURRICULUM

Total credit of study is 126 credits consisting of:

General education course 
Specific requirement course                                       
      
- Main course   
      - Supplementary course                                         
      - 
Work Integrated learning (WIL)
Free elective course             

33 credits
87 credits
51 credits
18 credits
18 credits
6 credits


4. COURSES

General Education Courses  (33 credits)         
Students must register and pass 7 courses or 21 credits of the following courses or additional courses offered later. Please click on each course name to see the course description.

 

Credits

Language Courses        
000 101 English I
000 102 English II     
000 103 English III       
000 104 English IV

000 160 Basic Computer and Information Technology

12
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
*Not counted

Social Sciences Courses
GE 142 145 
Leadership and Management

3
3 (3-0-6)

Mathematics and Science Courses    
GE 321 415 Learning Skills
GE 363 789 Creative Entrepreneurs

6
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

*000 160: Students must learn by themselves in the university's e-Learning system or apply for training on various topics specified by the university. Classroom instruction is not provided and credits are not counted. Students must take the test in the e-Testing system according to the criteria set by the university.                           

Faculty’s General Education Courses

12

Social Sciences Courses
HS 420 001 Cross-cultural Literacy
HS 430 001 Community-Based Learning

Language Courses
Students are required to register for one of the following foreign language courses (6 credits) or any additional courses offered later.

Group 1
HS 311 001 Chinese I
HS 321 001 Basic Japanese I
HS 331 001 Korean I
HS 911 101 Khmer I
HS 921 101 Laotian I
HS 931 101 Burmese I
HS 941 101 Vietnamese I
HS 951 101 Bahasa Indonesia I


Group 2
HS 311 002 Chinese II (#HS311001 OR #HS 311102)
HS 321 002 Basic Japanese II (#HS321001)
HS 331 002 Korean II (#HS331001 OR #407101)
HS 911 102 Khmer II (#HS911101 OR 427111)
HS 921 102 Laotian II (#HS921101 OR #427212)
HS 931 102 Burmese II (#HS931101 OR #427311)
HS 941 102 Vietnamese II (#HS941101 OR #427411)
HS 951 102 Bahasa Indonesia II (#HS951101 OR #427511)

6
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

3

 


3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)


3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Note: 
1. 3 (3-0-6) = 3 Credits (Theory - Practice - Self-study)
2. The langauge course from Group 1 must conform with the language course from Group 2.

 


Specific Requirement Courses  (87 credits)
Students must register and pass the following courses or additional courses offered later.

 

Credits

Main Courses
Students must register and pass the following courses or additional courses offered later.

51

HS 212 103 Information and Knowledge Acquisition
HS 212 104 Information and Knowledge Organization
HS 212 105 Data Analytics
HS 212 106 Digital Services

12 (9-6-21)
12 (9-6-21)
15 (9-12-24)
12 (9-6-21)

Supplementary Courses

18

Students must register and pass the following courses or additional courses offered later. The total number of credits is not less than 18 credits. 

HS 213 203 Information Governance
HS 213 204 Digital Content Creation
HS 213 205 Records Management
HS 213 206 Knowledge Management
HS 213 207 Cultural Heritage Information Management
HS 213 208 Legal and Business Information Management
9 (6-6-15)
9 (6-6-15)
9 (6-6-15)
9 (6-6-15)
9 (6-6-15)
9 (6-6-15)

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

18
The study program has intergrated each module by requiring students to do a capstone project or traineeship / internship in the organization. In addition, learners must register and pass examinations of the following course or courses offered later for not less than 18 credits.
HS 214 796 Work-Integrated Learning

18 (0-36-18)

 

Note 1: 3 (3-0-6) = 3 Credits (Theory - Practice - Self-study)
Note 2: *Student must pass the course #XXX XXX first.


Free Elective Courses  (6 credits)         
Students are required to register not less than 6 credits of free elective courses offered by Khon Kaen University or another educational institution. The course registration must be approved by the Program Committee.


5. SAMPLE STUDY PLAN

1st year = Semester system
2nd - 4th yeas = Module system

 

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 1

Course No.

Courses

Credits

LI 101 001
GE 321 415
HS XXX XXX
HS 420 001
XXX XXX

English I
Learning Skills
ASEAN Languages I
Cross-cultural Literacy
Free elective

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

 

Total credits

15


1st YEAR - SEMESTER 2

Course No.

Courses

Credits


LI 101 002
GE 142 145
000 176
HS XXX XXX
HS 430 001
XXX XXX

English II
Leadership and Management
Creative Entrepreneurs
ASEAN Languages II
Community-Based Learning
Free elective


3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

 

Total credits

18


2nd YEAR

Course No.

Courses

Credits


LI 102 003
LI 102 004
HS 212 103
HS 212 104
HS 212 105

English III
English IV
Information and Knowledge Acquisition (IKA)
Information and Knowledge Organization (IKO)
Data Analytics (DA)


3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
12 (9-6-21)

12 (9-6-21)
9 (6-6-15)

 

Total credits

39


3rd YEAR

Course No.

Courses

Credits


HS 213 103
HS 212 105
HS 213 XXX
HS 213 XXX

Digital Services (DS)
Data Analytics (DA)
Supplementary course
Supplementary course


12 (9-6-21)
6 (3-6-9)
9
9

 

Total credits

36


4th YEAR

Course No.

Courses

Credits


HS 214 796

Work-Integrated Learning


18 (0-36-18)

 

Total credits

18


Total = 126 Credits


6. QUALIFICATION

An applicant must have completed 6 years of high school (Matayom 6).


7. PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vispat Chaichuay (witsch@kku.ac.th)              Head
Asst. Prof. Khanittha Jitsaeng Member
Asst. Prof. Dr. Chommanaad Boonaree Member
Mr. Sompejch Junlabuddee                      Member
Asst. Prof. Dr. Juthatip Chaikhambung Member and Secretary

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