About the Program
This program is open to BBA students with a minimum 2.80 GPA.
Prerequisites: Students must have credit or registration for Statistics 309. Completion of Business Administration 324 is recommended.
Please note, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
Bangkok- 14 nights
Chiang Mai - 12 nights
Classes usually take place Monday-Friday (usually 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Students are strongly urged to refrain from making weekend travel plans until receipt of finalized schedule. Absence from class will not be permitted.
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Fees and Tuition
|2021 Program Fee
- For information on scholarships and financial aid, please visit our funding page. Please note that the only opportunity to apply for a Maymester scholarship through BBA International Programs is at the time of program application.
For more information on total estimated cost, including flights, meals, etc., view the Thailand study abroad budget
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM FEE?
- One-way flight (between Bangkok and Chiang Mai)
- Public transport passes
- Weekly cultural excursions
- Welcome and farewell receptions
- Visits to local companies
- 24/7 assistance from on-site staff familiar with language/culture
- Pre-departure sessions
- Re-entry guidance for recruiting
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM FEE?
- UT Tuition (3 credits - tuition for Maymester programs is waived for undergraduate students enrolled in at least 12 hours during the Spring semester - no additional tuition will be required)
- Texas Global Fee ($75)
- Overseas insurance
- Local transportation
- Personal expenses (toiletries, shopping, traveling, etc.)
- Round-trip Flight (between US and Asia)
Company visits are an important component of the program. They are designed to provide students with a first-hand look at important local industries and business practices.
Cultural excursions provide students with an opportunity to experience the local environment. Weekly outings, including admission fees, are coordinated on behalf of the group. These events are built into the program and participation at each event is mandatory.
Excursions will vary on a yearly basis. Past excursions include:
- Guided tour of the Bangkok National Museum
- Visit to traditional Thai village, floating markets and Thai culture show
- Thai cooking class
- Day trip to Baan Chang Elephant Park
Housing and Transportation
Participants will live together in provided housing (hotels and hostels). Students may choose their roommates.
Arrival and Check-In: Sunday before classes start - in Bangkok
Departure and Check-Out: Saturday after classes end - from Chiang Mai
Participants will book their round-trip flight to and from Asia on their own and will arrange their own transportation from the airport to the housing. GAV will book one-way flights between Bangkok and Chiang Mai on behalf of the program participants.
Visa and Passport Information
Passports must be valid for at least 6 months prior to the end of the study abroad trip. Texas Global Passport Services can process passport applications.
U.S. CITIZENS TRAVELING TO THAILAND
Thailand - No visa required for U.S. citizens if staying less than 30 days
OTHER NATIONALITIES TRAVELING TO THAILAND
Depending on your nationality, you may or may not require a visa. Please visit the Thailand Immigration and Border Management to check requirements for your specific nationality.
It is the student’s responsibility to research specific requirements for their nationality, and to apply for their visa, if necessary. At the student’s request, we will provide additional program-related documentation to support their visa application, such as an official letter, enrollment status at UT, housing and insurance coverage. Students are also encouraged to request formal documentation of student enrollment status from the UT Registrar's Office and are required to notify Texas Global of their travel plans.