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Summer Abroad Thailand

Climate Resilience in Thailand

On this Summer Abroad program, you can:
  • Earn 6 quarter units in 3 weeks.
  • Enroll in UC Davis courses to fulfill degree, major, minor, or GE requirements as listed in the General Catalog.
  • Experience academic coursework enriched by both the program’s location(s) and activities.
Note to Non-UC Davis Students:
  • Students from other campuses should consult with their home campus to determine whether courses may be used to fulfill their specific academic requirements. 
  • Semester students who will apply for Summer Financial Aid can get an additional unit to meet unit minimums for financial aid eligibility. Please contact Summer Abroad for additional information.


The above syllabus is representative of this program. The instructor provides a term-specific program syllabus to enrolled students. The program syllabus and schedule, including the daily itinerary and planned activities, are subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.

Class Format

Your classroom experience is a combination of traditional classroom sessions and group project work complemented with guest lectures and field trips around Bangkok. Past participants describe this program as active. On a daily basis, you can expect to be moving about the city on any one mode of transportation: walking, bus, or metro. The class generally meets Monday-Friday with weekends free. The program instructor will provide more details with the syllabus.

Earn GE credit! Some courses on this program offer GE credit. Expand the sections below to view course descriptions and type of credit offered.


You will enroll in the course set below. Expand the sections to view course descriptions. Auditing is not an option. UC Davis programs are academic programs so participants should expect a substantial amount of course work.

  • Community and Regional Development (CRD) 153A. International Community Development: Asia (4 units)       
  • Examination and analysis of community development efforts in a range of Asian countries and the impact of global forces in different settings. Includes classroom lectures, workshops, field trips, and collaborative action research projects. May be taught abroad. GE Credit: SS, OL, WC, WE.
  • Landscape Architecture (LDA) 198. Directed Group Study (2 units)
  • This course includes participation on excursions and tours and attendance to guest lectures. Students are often asked to write reflective pieces. Assignment topics vary by program.


No prerequisites are enforced for this program beyond the general eligibility requirements.