Learning Abroad 101, Pre-Departure Orientation, Participation Requirements for Learning Abroad, Post-Decision Health Assessment, Pre & Post Commitments
The Thailand International Elective (TIE) is a 4-week study abroad didactic overview of global health. The program provides a working knowledge of global health and the cultural, social, political, and health issues currently facing developing countries such as Thailand. TIE is a comprehensive approach for introducing individuals to international work. TIE participants study tropical medicine, public health methodologies for the developing world, traditional medicine, and finally participate in field practical (clinical) work.
Social and Environmental Health Care in the Tropics
Traditional and Alternative Medicine
Pharmacy Practice in Thailand and the developing world
Clinical Diseases of the Tropics, such as tuberculosis, leprosy, dengue fever, avian flu, and HIV/AIDS
Clinical experience includes infectious disease, pharmacy, refugee health, internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and emergency medicine.
Available credit(s): 6
Applicants are required to enroll in the program course
Courses are subject to change
Click on the Courses Offered link above for more information, including prerequisites
LEARNING ABROAD BADGES
In addition to taking classes, students enrich their time abroad by participating in Learning Abroad Badge opportunities such as, Career Development, Language Immersion, Research Experience, and Community Engagement:
The Learning Abroad Badges listed in the Fact Sheet above are included in this program. Some programs offer opportunities to earn additional Learning Abroad Badges through independent options. Students interested in earning multiple Learning Abroad Badges can participate in the Global U Program and receive special recognition at graduation.
Hanna Raber, PharmD
College of Pharmacy
See Housing Type(s) above
Participants are required to use the program housing facilities
Housing is included in the program cost
Click on the Budget Sheet link above for information about ESTIMATED costs
Scholarships are available for Degree-Seeking, University of Utah students
Financial Aid might apply, visit your Financial Aid Counselor for more information
LEARNING ABROAD HANDBOOK
The Learning Abroad Handbook outlines the University of Utah's eligibility requirements, financial policies, conduct standards, administrative procedures, academic expectations, as well as visa and passport guidelines for Learning Abroad Programs. ALL participants are subject to the rules and regulations in the Learning Abroad Handbook. It is every participant's responsibility to read the Learning Abroad Handbook and contact Learning Abroad with any questions.