MASTER DEGREE PROGRAM

มิถุนายน 13, 2019 by Posted in: เมนูหลัก

 

Master of Philosophy Program

In Social Sciences

Bodhisastra University, Florida, USA

 

 

Name of Institute:                             Bodhisastra University, Florida, USA

Campus/Faculty/Department –

 

  1. Course Title: Master of Philosophy Program in Social Sciences

 

  1. Degree Title and Branch of Study:

Full Name:                     Master of Philosophy in Social Sciences

Abbreviation:                 M.Phil. (Social Sciences)

 

  1. Fields of Study

3.1 Social Change

3.2 Social Enterprise

3.3 Social Development

3.4 Social Education

3.5 Public Administration

3.6 Social Communication

3.7 Business Administration

3.8 Social Economics

3.9 Lifelong Education

3.10 Community Care

3.11 Public Health

3.12 Folk and Holistic Medicine

3.13 Law and Social Justice

3.14 English Communication

3.15 Peace Studies

3.16 Buddhist Studies

3.17 Islamic Studies

3.18 Christian Studies

 

Notes: Students can choose to study, do research, or transfer knowledge, the branch of study will follow that choice.

  

  1. Credits throughout the course: 36 credits

 

  1. Philosophy, significance and objectives of the curriculum

5.1 Philosophy and Significance

Master of Philosophy Program in Social Sciences aims to enhance the potential of the person with higher academic ability to analyze and transfer the lesson experience or knowledge from work with accuracy, clarity and widespread social benefits.

5.2 Objectives

5.2.1 Develop individuals to be able to analyze their own work in order to achieve a comprehensive knowledge and more benefits to society

5.2.2 To be able to explain the work or success systematically to be an important lesson for others

5.2.3 To be able to perform operations in conducting practical research to create tangible results

5.2.4 To achieve learning from real situations and actual operations in the community and strengthen the skills and spirit of social entrepreneurs

 

  1. Educational Management System

6.1 Learning system

6.1.1 Bachelor’s degree program, 2 years or 4 regular semesters

6.1.2 Using a dual education system, with 1 academic year divided into 2 academic semesters

6.2 Comparative credits in the dual system

1 credit is equal to 1 hour of lectures per week or 15 hours per 1 semester.

 

  1. Course Implementation

7.1 Days-time for teaching and learning

The duration of each course is as follows:

Semester 1, February – June

Semester 2, July – November

7.2 Opportunities for students

Both regular and special education

7.3 General qualifications of the study participants or applicants

Bachelor’s Degree

7.4 Educational Management Model

1) Classroom education

2) Distance learning in the E-Learning system

3) Research Program

4) Online Video Conference

5) Self and Independent Study

6) Project – Based Learning

 

7.5 Credit Transfer

The transfer of the results of the study of students from other institutions, the transfer of the results of the study of students in the educational system or outside the educational system, job comparison or comparison of experiences of non-formal education or informal students, or being a person with obvious social entrepreneurship comparable in each course, by studying at least for 21 credits and having to attend university on a distance system of not less than 1 semester.

 

  1. Curricula

8.1 Total credits throughout the course: 36 credits

8.2 Course structure

1) Seminar Group:                                                                       12 credits

2) Research Subjects:                                                                  24 credits

Total 36 credits

8.3 Courses

1) Seminar Group:   12 credits

  1. Mindfulness in Practice (BOU21101): 3 credits
  2. Theories and Research (BOU21102): 3 credits
  3. Quantitative and Qualitative Research (BOU21103): 3 credits
  4. Social Enterprise (BOU21104): 3 credits

2) Research Group: 24 credits

  1. Thesis 1 –

Research Questions and Conceptual Framework (BOU21201): 3 credits

  1. Thesis 2 – Data Collection (BOU21202): 3 credits
  2. Thesis 3 – Data Analysis (BOU21203): 3 credits
  3. Thesis 4 – Learning Process (BOU21204): 3 credits
  4. Thesis 5 – Research Results (BOU21205): 3 credits
  5. Thesis 6 – Conclusion, Discussion and Analysis (BOU21206): 3 credits
  6. Thesis 7 – Recommendations (BOU21207): 3 credits
  7. Thesis 8 – Oral Examination (BOU21208) 3 credits

 

Notes for students: The field that students want to study must comply with the content of that subject. Any registered field must have the content of that subject for study and research.

 

Course Code Assignment and Meanings:

Number 1 means Degree 1 = Bachelor degree, 2 = Master’s degree, 3 = Doctorate degree

Number 2 means First Course

Number 3 means Subject Group

Number 4-5 refers to the Sequence of Courses in the Group.

 

  1. Rules or Criteria for Grades

9.1 The scoring system is divided into 8 levels.

Score                              Levels

A                          4.0

B+                        3.5

B                          3.0

C+                        2.5

C                          2.0

D+                        1.5

D                          1.0

F                           0

Transferred Credits, use CP – Credit from Portfolio

 

9.2. For non- scoring system, use the following symbols:

Symbols                 Meaning

S                           Satisfied

U                          Unsatisfied

I                            Incomplete

P                           In Progress

W                         Withdrawn

 

9.3. Verification process for student achievement standards

9.3.1 Instructors give examples of student assessments for all course verifications.

9.3.2 Establish a review committee to randomly check the student’s grades or reports.

9.3.3 Compare the individual examination scores of each subject to meet the criteria for each instructor to have a scoring standard, especially those with more than one instructor.

9.3.4 Prepare the standardized test for the same course in the case of multiple examiners.

9.3.5 Survey opinions of the graduate users about each test question to standardize the test.

 

9.4 Graduation Requirements

9.4.1 Study and registration as required by the curriculum within 5 years.

9.4.2 Must have a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.00.

9.4.3 Must have passed the practicum or practice of professional experience as specified in the course.

 

  1. Sample of Education Plan

10.1 Regular registration from the 1st year to the last year

 

1st Year, 1st Semester

  1. Mindfulness (BOU21101) 3 credits
  2. Theories and Research (BOU21102) 3 credits
  3. Quantitative and Qualitative Research (BOU21103) 3 credits
  4. Social Enterprise (BOU21104) 3 credits
  5. Thesis 1 –

Research Questions and Conceptual Framework (BOU21201)        3 credits

  1. Thesis 2 – Data Collection (BOU21202) 3 credits

 

1st Year, 2nd Semester

  1. Thesis 3 – Data Collection (BOU21203) 3 credits
  2. Thesis 4 – Learning Process (BOU21204) 3 credits
  3. Thesis 5 – Research Results (BOU21205) 3 credits
  4. Thesis 6 – Conclusion Discussion and Analysis (BOU21206) 3 credits
  5. Thesis 7 – Recommendations (BOU21207) 3 credits
  6. Thesis 8 – Oral Examination (BOU21208) 3 credits

10.2 Regular Registration in Transferred Students Group

Transferred students mean students who have work experience and success in life in the field that students choose to study, with clear empirical results. This group of students can be transferred by allowing at least 1 semester in the course to be transferred. Transferred students must write out their experience or body of knowledge, not less than 1 page.

 

  1. Course Descriptions

 

1) Seminar Group 12 credits

 

  1. Mindfulness in Practice (BOU21101) 3 credits

Meditation by mindfulness and meditation practice with mindfulness in postures: standing, walking, sitting, using consciousness in daily life, contemplating the progress of consciousness

 

  1. Theories and Research (BOU21102) 3 credits

Learning various concepts, theories and research studies, including the main concepts of Bodhisastra University

 

  1. Quantitative and Qualitative Research (BOU21102) 3 credits

Study of quantitative and qualitative research methods, including the qualitative approach of Bodhisastra University

 

  1. Social Enterprise (BOU21104) 3 credits

Community and social development, concept of social entrepreneurship, or social business, both at home and abroad, sample of social entrepreneurship in Thai Society

 

2) Research subjects: 48 credits

  1. Dissertation 1 – Research Questions and Conceptual

Framework (BOU21201)                                 3 credits

Presentation of topic to be studied, significance of the topic studied, important research questions used as educational guidelines, key concepts of the subject that will be studied, seminars and discussion, and report writing

 

  1. Dissertation 2 – Data Collection (BOU21202) 3 credits

Presentation of data collection, guidelines for data collection, seminars and discussions for writing data collection results

 

  1. Dissertation 3 – Data Analysis (BOU21203) 3 credits

Analysis of data obtained from data collection, and seminars and discussions, and writing results of data analysis

 

  1. Dissertation 4 – Learning Process (BOU21204) 3 credits

Synthesis of student learning processes, seminars and discussion, writing of knowledge synthesis results

 

  1. Dissertation 5 – Research Results (BOU21205) 3 credits

Synthesis of educational results, development of knowledge models based on topics studied, seminars and discussions, writing in the format of education according to topics studied

 

6.Dissertation 6–Conclusion, Discussion, and Analysis (BOU21206)       3 credits.

Data synthesis and summary of all information, seminars and discussions,  and report writing.

 

  1. Dissertation 7 – Recommendation (BOU21207) 3 credits

Presentation of educational reports to the academic forum and discussing writing reports from the opinions of the academic forum

 

  1. Dissertation 8 – Oral Examination (BOU21208) 3 credits

Presenting the complete dissertation from the evaluation committee and submitting the complete works

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