UA Phnom Penh

Program Facts

Program Type: Arizona Abroad

Credit Type: Transfer Credit

Terms Available: Academic Year , Fall , Spring

GPA: 2.5

Class Eligibility: Junior , Senior , Sophomore

Language of Instruction: English

Application Deadline: Fall & Academic Year: May 1 , Spring: October 25

Explore UA Phnom Penh

In Cambodia, the University of Arizona partners with the American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP). AUPP is the only university in Cambodia delivering a U.S.-style education, including active student clubs and activities. 

Below are some courses that are already approved for credit at UArizona. Please note that you can choose additional courses - in consultation with your academic advisor - on the partner website via the following link:

AUPP Course Catalog

Fall Courses

Business

Business Calculus

Course Description:

Learn the basics of calculus and explore their uses in business, economics and other social sciences. Topics include functions and their graphs, derivatives, velocity and acceleration, minimization and maximization, the indefinite integral, and an introduction to differential equations.

Partner Course Code:
MATH 200
UArizona Equivalent Course:
MATH 116
UArizona Units:
3

Business Ethics & Social Responsibility

Course Description:

Coming soon!

Partner Course Code:
BUSN 360
UArizona Equivalent Course:
Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Economics

Course Description:

Discover the basics of macroeconomics, concerned with the functioning of the nation as a whole, and microeconomics which is concerned with the structure and operation of a market economy and the behavior of market participants. In this course you will explore topics such as inflation, unemployment and the effectiveness of economic policies, and how these phenomena are measured and analyzed. We will also examine the roles of competition, supply and demand, pricing, output decisions, international trade, organized labor, and government

Partner Course Code:
ECON 200
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ECON 200
UArizona Units:
3

Elementary Statistics

Course Description:

Acquire a basic understanding of general statistics including measures of central correlation, measures of variation, binomial distributions, normal distributions, correlation and regression probability and sampling distributions, Central Limit\Theorem, confidence intervals, estimates of population parameters and hypotheses testing.

Partner Course Code:
MATH 177
UArizona Equivalent Course:
BNAD 276
UArizona Units:
3

Financial Accounting

Course Description:

Learn about the important mechanisms for communicating the financial health of an organization through the basic accounting processes. These start with recording business transactions and go through income statements and balance sheets to the creation of financial statements which summarize all the data gathered in the accounting cycle. These forms of recording and communicating financial data are key to understanding how well a business or other organization is performing.

Partner Course Code:
ACCT 201
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ACCT 200
UArizona Units:
3

Introduction to Business Communication

Course Description:

Study the general principles of business communication through the creation of effective documents and oral presentations. You will study and apply team communication and use of technology to facilitate the communication process.

Partner Course Code:
BUSN 200
UArizona Equivalent Course:
BCOM Departmental elective, Lower Division.
UArizona Units:
3

Introduction to Finance

Course Description:

Learn alternate corporate structures and how companies make investment and financing decisions. Topics include the time-value of money, capital budgeting, risk and return trade-offs, the valuation of different types of securities, the cost of capital, financial leverage, and capital structure policies.

Partner Course Code:
FINC 301
UArizona Equivalent Course:
FIN 311
UArizona Units:
3

Microeconomics II

Course Description:

Gain an understanding of intermediate microeconomic theory, economic analysis and evaluation of market system for optional resource allocation, welfare, and income distribution; mathematical and graphical models of individual, household, and organization.

Partner Course Code:
ECON 441
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ECON 300
UArizona Units:
3

Principles of Management

Course Description:

Overview of the concepts, ideas, and practices found in and important to business organizations. Topics covered include organization goals and strategies, organizational structure and design, leadership, change management, motivation techniques, human resources, group dynamics, and conflict management.

Partner Course Code:
MGMT 301
UArizona Equivalent Course:
MGMT 310A
UArizona Units:
3

Civil Engineering

Elementary Structural Analysis

Course Description:

This is a course which explores “Analysis of Structures: beams, frames and trusses. Statically determinate structures; influence lines; deflections by the virtual work method. Statically indeterminate structures using the superposition method.”

Partner Course Code:
CE 333
UArizona Equivalent Course:
CE Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Engineering Communications

Course Description:

Get a grasp of the fundamental elements of written and oral communications for engineers. You will study technical writing skills for proposal and report preparation, delivery techniques for oral presentations, and the effective use of audio/visual aids.

Partner Course Code:
CE 301
UArizona Equivalent Course:
CE Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Engineering Graphics (CAD)

Course Description:

Study this course to get a comprehensive introduction to the use of AutoCAD. You will focus on the use of AutoCAD to develop your understanding of drafting methods and orthographic projection and graphical methods used in engineering design and production, correlated with technical sketching.

Partner Course Code:
CE 210
UArizona Equivalent Course:
CE Departmental Elective, Lower division.
UArizona Units:
1

Numerical Analysis for Civil Engineers

Course Description:

This course explores the topics of “Finding Roots of Nonlinear Equations, Solution Techniques for System of Linear Equations, Curve Fitting – Polynomial and Spline Interpolation, Least Squares Fit, Numerical Differentiation and Integration, Solution of Normal Ordinary Differential Equations – Initial and Boundary Value Problems; Use of MATLAB codes in Numerical Analysis for solving Civil Engineering Problems.

Partner Course Code:
CE 303
UArizona Equivalent Course:
CE Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Probability and Statistics in Civil Engineering

Course Description:

This is a course which explores “Statistical decision theory and its application in civil engineering. Identification and modeling of non-deterministic problems in civil engineering and the treatment thereof relative to engineering design and decision making. Statistical reliability concepts.

Partner Course Code:
CE 310
UArizona Equivalent Course:
CE Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Statics

Course Description:

This course explores the “Equilibrium of a particle, equivalent and resultant force systems, equilibrium, geometric properties of areas and solids, trusses, frames and machines, shear force and bending moments, friction.”

Partner Course Code:
CE 214
UArizona Equivalent Course:
CE Departmental Elective, Lower division.
UArizona Units:
3

Transport Engineering and Pavement Design

Course Description:

This is a course which explores the “Basis for planning, design, and operation of transportation facilities. Driver and vehicle performance characteristics, highway geometric and pavement design principles; traffic analysis and transportation planning.”

Partner Course Code:
CE 363
UArizona Equivalent Course:
CE Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Computer Science

Computer Operating Systems

Course Description:

Coming soon!

Partner Course Code:
CSCI 331
UArizona Equivalent Course:
In progress.
UArizona Units:
3

Computer Science II

Course Description:

Coming soon!

Partner Course Code:
CSCI 221
UArizona Equivalent Course:
In progress.
UArizona Units:
3

Data Structures

Course Description:

Coming soon!

Partner Course Code:
CSCI 251
UArizona Equivalent Course:
In progress.
UArizona Units:
3

Data Structures and Algorithm Design

Course Description:

Coming soon!

Partner Course Code:
CSCI 463
UArizona Equivalent Course:
CSC Departmental elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Programming Languages

Course Description:

Coming soon!

Partner Course Code:
CSCI 461
UArizona Equivalent Course:
CSC Departmental elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Software Engineering

Course Description:

Coming soon!

Partner Course Code:
CSCI 441
UArizona Equivalent Course:
In progress.
UArizona Units:
3

Software Engineering II

Course Description:

Coming soon!

Partner Course Code:
CSCI 468
UArizona Equivalent Course:
CSC Departmental elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Systems Architecture

Course Description:

Coming soon!

Partner Course Code:
CSCI 321
UArizona Equivalent Course:
In progress.
UArizona Units:
3

English

English Composition 1

Course Description:

Learn the basic writing skills you will need to succeed in college and in your career, and develop your critical thinking skills necessary to express ideas clearly. The skills include prewriting, writing, and revising essays of narration, exposition, analysis, argumentation and research.

Partner Course Code:
ENGL 101
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ENGL 101
UArizona Units:
3

Literature

Course Description:

Acquire the skills to critically read and analyze works of English Literature (including literature in the Western tradition translated into English) using examples from the main genres of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama, and gain an appreciation of the range and depth of sources available through which we can develop thinking, language skills and enjoyment.

Partner Course Code:
ENGL 240
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ENGL Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or Tier 2 Traditions & Cultures or Tier 2 Humanities.
UArizona Units:
3

Environmental Science

Environmental Science

Course Description:

Gain a basic understanding of the environment, how it changes and the effects of such change, the concept of ecosystems, the human impact on the environment, and the ethical judgments involved in making choices that have environmental consequences. There is an examination of selected environmental problems. The course consists of 3 hours of lecture and 2 of laboratory work per week.

Partner Course Code:
ENVS 131C
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ENVS Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Natural Sciences.
UArizona Units:
3

General Education

Exploring the Universe

Course Description:

Gain introductory knowledge about the universe, from planet Earth throughout our solar system. The course explores planets in the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the evolution of the universe. Some specific topics to be covered include the big bang theory, white dwarfs, black holes, and space exploration.

Partner Course Code:
PSCI 220
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ELCR Departmental Elective; Tier 1 or 2 Natural Sciences.
UArizona Units:
3

Geography

Introduction to Physical Geography

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to physical geography, the study of spatial patterns in the earth’s atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere, and the way these relate to and interact with one another to control patters of climate, water, landforms, soils, and the distribution of living things.

Partner Course Code:
GEOG 220
UArizona Equivalent Course:
GEOG Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 & 2 Natural Sciences.
UArizona Units:
3

World Regional Geography

Course Description:

Explore the main features of the human and physical geographies of major world regions, and how humans interact with their physical and natural environments. There is a focus on geographic concepts including scale, place, region, and location, and on the international links of trade, and communications that shape a world community.

Partner Course Code:
GEOG 120
UArizona Equivalent Course:
GEOG Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies.
UArizona Units:
3

History

World History from 1500

Course Description:

Study the broad issues of world history from 1500 C.E., focusing on the growth and increasing interconnectedness of the modern global community. Topics covered include the history of trade, the process and consequences of colonialism, the history of industrialization, major global conflicts, and the processes of economic and political globalization.

Partner Course Code:
HIST 131
UArizona Equivalent Course:
HIST Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies..
UArizona Units:
3

World History to 1500

Course Description:

Learn about the most important civilizations of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from prehistory to about 1500 C.E., focusing on religious ideas, patterns of economic and cultural development, and the artistic and literary achievements of these civilizations, as well as their influences on one another.

Partner Course Code:
HIST 130
UArizona Equivalent Course:
HIST Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Traditions & Cultures or Tier 2 Humanities.
UArizona Units:
3

Humanities

Arts and Culture

Course Description:

Learn about culture and its impact on the creation of art – one of the most fundamental of human behaviors. Various forms of art in both western and non-western cultures are studied.

Partner Course Code:
HUMN 110
UArizona Equivalent Course:
HUM Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 2 Arts.
UArizona Units:
3

Ethics and Society

Course Description:

Study the traditional and contemporary ethical philosophies and analyze how they apply to the chief moral issues of our time. Explore moral virtues such as courage, compassion, and generosity, as well as moral vices including greed, lying, and hypocrisy. Relevant contemporary issues such as abortion, euthanasia, poverty, and our responsibilities toward the environment are also discussed.

Partner Course Code:
HUMN 250
UArizona Equivalent Course:
HUM Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies.
UArizona Units:
3

Introduction to the Humanities

Course Description:

Acquire a broad overview of the humanities: music and theater; the visual arts (architecture, sculpture, painting, photography, and film); literature; and philosophy. Although the primary focus will be on the Western tradition, some works from other world cultures are included.

Partner Course Code:
HUMN 101
UArizona Equivalent Course:
HUM Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Traditions & Cultures or Tier 2 Humanities.
UArizona Units:
3

Law, Undergraduate

Cambodian Criminal Law and Procedure

Course Description:

Examine issues in substantive criminal law including the purposes of punishment and limits on the use of criminal sanctions. The course focuses predominantly on how criminal statutes are organized around objective offence elements and mental states. The course also covers procedures involving arrest, detention, prosecution, trial, and appeal. The role of the attorney at the appeal stages of criminal proceedings is also examined as well as what constitutes relevant and admissible evidence.

Partner Course Code:
LEGL 332
UArizona Equivalent Course:
LAW Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Environmental Law and Policy

Course Description:

Coming soon!

Partner Course Code:
LAW 454
UArizona Equivalent Course:
LAW Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

International (Public and Private) Law

Course Description:

Learn the origins and application of legal principles concerning the structure and conduct of states in the international system debating issues of interpretation of laws, their application and enforcement, and their relationship to power in the system. You will focus on selected specialized areas, including: human rights, the environment, trade and conflict.

Partner Course Code:
LEGL 435
UArizona Equivalent Course:
LAW Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Introduction to Business Organizations

Course Description:

This course surveys the law governing business organizations. We examine the fundamental legal characteristics of the six most common U.S. business forms: sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies. Topics include formation, management, liability exposure, fiduciary duties, financing, and taxation.

Partner Course Code:
LAW 416
UArizona Equivalent Course:
In progress.
UArizona Units:
3

Introduction to Law and the Legal System

Course Description:

Explore the roles and functions of law and legal systems examining: why laws are needed; how laws are created, interpreted and applied; rights and duties of individuals and groups; and the role that law plays in regulating government, business and society.

Partner Course Code:
LEGL 101
UArizona Equivalent Course:
LAW Departmental Elective, Lower division.
UArizona Units:
3

Legal Analysis, Writing, And Research

Course Description:

This is a course in which you will develop your understanding of legal analysis, writing and research. The course is designed to introduce you to a range of skills used to solve legal problems.

Partner Course Code:
LAW 407
UArizona Equivalent Course:
LAW Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Legal Ethics

Course Description:

Develop your understanding of the importance of professional ethics in the practice of law. You will learn to recognize and resolve ethical dilemmas and how to avoid unethical conduct.

Partner Course Code:
LEGL 310
UArizona Equivalent Course:
LAW Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

The American Common Law System I

Course Description:

This is a course in which you will start your study of the United States common law system, primarily covering contract law and tort law.

Partner Course Code:
LAW 402A
UArizona Equivalent Course:
LAW Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Math

Analytical Geometry and Calculus I

Course Description:

Analytic geometry; functions; limits and continuity; differentiation and integration of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions; application of the derivative and integral.

Partner Course Code:
MATH 234
UArizona Equivalent Course:
In progress.
UArizona Units:
3

Calculus 2

Course Description:

Continuation of MATH 122B or MATH 125. Techniques of symbolic and numerical integration, applications of the definite integral to geometry, physics, economics, and probability; differential equations from a numerical, graphical, and algebraic point of view; modeling using differential equations, approximations by Taylor series. A graphing calculator is required for this course. We recommend the TI-83 or TI-84 models. Calculators that perform symbolic manipulations, such as the TI-89, NSpire CAS, or HP50g, cannot be used. Examinations are proctored.

Partner Course Code:
MATH 129
UArizona Equivalent Course:
MATH 129
UArizona Units:
3

Vector Calculus

Course Description:

Vectors, differential and integral calculus of several variables. Examinations are proctored.

Partner Course Code:
MATH 223
UArizona Equivalent Course:
MATH 223
UArizona Units:
4

Physics

Introductory Mechanics

Course Description:

Study this first course in Newtonian mechanics which introduces you to the statics and dynamics of point particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. Topics include vector algebra, projectile and circular motion, Newton’s Laws, conservation of energy, collisions and conservation of momentum, rotational dynamics and conservation of angular momentum, statics, harmonic oscillators and pendulums, gravitation and Kepler’s Laws, fluid statics and dynamics.

Partner Course Code:
PHYS 141
UArizona Equivalent Course:
PHYS 141; or T1 & T2 Natural Sciences
UArizona Units:
3

Political Science

Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

Course Description:

Explore the theories and processes of foreign policy decision-making through case studies and roleplay simulation, thereby learning the impact of leadership, institutions, domestic politics, political psychology and inter-state relations on the processes that decision-makers engage in during the process of statecraft.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 482
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

International Organizations

Course Description:

Acquire a comprehensive understanding of the role and activities of international organizations in the early 21st century, examining the historical origins of international organizations, their functions, the international and domestic political forces that impact their operations, and their effectiveness.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 310
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

International Political Economy

Course Description:

Study the political origins of international economic arrangements, including the major approaches to such arrangements, and get an overview of critical issue areas, such as international trade, international finance and the sources of structural change in the global economy.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 230
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Lower division.
UArizona Units:
3

Introduction to International Relations

Course Description:

A comprehensive survey of the major issues in and approaches toward international politics, which introduces the most important international relations theories and how they can be applied to realworld events.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 101
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies.
UArizona Units:
3

Introduction to Political Science

Course Description:

Examine the origins of power and politics and their role in society. Though a discussion of their historical and social contexts, learn how to compare and contrast contemporary political ideologies, political institutions, participation and the impact of constitutional choices on societies and their politics.

Partner Course Code:
POLS 110
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies.
UArizona Units:
3

Peace and Conflict Resolution

Course Description:

The causes for war and peace in the international and domestic realms, examining different forms of conflict and peace over time and assesses their causes and consequences, attempting to provide a nuanced understanding of the long-term impact of both phenomena on the international system.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 380
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Political Theory

Course Description:

Examine historical writings in political thought from Western and non-Western sources to compare their views and impact on the notions of the purpose of the state, equality, citizenship, justice, authority, human nature, and order, all in the context of determining what a good society is and what is good for society.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 301
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Southeast Asian Comparative Politics

Course Description:

Get an understanding of the impact of history, economics, culture, institutions and society in the domestic politics of Southeast Asian countries and in their domestic and international behavior, providing an understanding, through comparison, of the difference in dynamics between democratic, authoritarian, and revolutionary regimes.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 320
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Spring Courses

Business

Applied Statistics

Course Description:

Learn important techniques for analyzing data using spreadsheet software. These techniques are essential for business and economics. They include: sampling, testing and statistical inference, the study of relationships between variable within business contexts, regression, correlation and timeseries analyses, Emphasis will be given to the use of these techniques in business applications and in economic forecasting.

Partner Course Code:
ECON 306
UArizona Equivalent Course:
BNAD 277
UArizona Units:
3

Elementary Statistics

Course Description:

Acquire a basic understanding of general statistics including measures of central correlation, measures of variation, binomial distributions, normal distributions, correlation and regression probability and sampling distributions, Central Limit\Theorem, confidence intervals, estimates of population parameters and hypotheses testing.

Partner Course Code:
MATH 177
UArizona Equivalent Course:
BNAD 276
UArizona Units:
3

Managerial Accounting

Course Description:

Explore alternative methods of preparing essential accounting information which managers use when they try to understand an organization’s performance and when they make decisions to improve that performance, control costs, and bring about greater efficiency.

Partner Course Code:
ACCT 202
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ACCT 210
UArizona Units:
3

Microeconomics II

Course Description:

Gain an understanding of intermediate microeconomic theory, economic analysis and evaluation of market system for optional resource allocation, welfare, and income distribution; mathematical and graphical models of individual, household, and organization.

Partner Course Code:
ECON 441
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ECON 300
UArizona Units:
3

Project Management

Course Description:

Project Management is the application of knowledge, analytical skills, scheduling software tools and techniques related to various project activities in order to meet project requirements. This course specifically addresses the nine project management "knowledge areas", the five project management "process groups" and the 4-way constraints of project management (i.e., scope, time, cost, quality).

Partner Course Code:
BUSN 478
UArizona Equivalent Course:
In progress.
UArizona Units:
3

Communication

Oral Communications

Course Description:

Learn and practice the basic spoken communication skills needed for success in university and a career. From composition to delivery, the course covers the skills needed for communicating well in both formal and informal settings and provides practice in small group interaction, public readings and public speaking scenarios.

Partner Course Code:
COMM 103
UArizona Equivalent Course:
COMM Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies.
UArizona Units:
3

English

English Composition 1

Course Description:

Learn the basic writing skills you will need to succeed in college and in your career, and develop your critical thinking skills necessary to express ideas clearly. The skills include prewriting, writing, and revising essays of narration, exposition, analysis, argumentation and research.

Partner Course Code:
ENGL 101
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ENGL 101
UArizona Units:
3

English Composition 2

Course Description:

Develop your writing skills and your critical thinking by close-reading of texts from different genres including literary texts, by analyzing the strategies and rhetorical devices used in these texts, and by composing texts of your own through all the stages of planning, drafting, editing and final production.

Partner Course Code:
ENGL 102
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ENGL 102
UArizona Units:
3

Southeast Asian Literature and Film in Translation

Course Description:

Examine literary and cinematic production of Southeast Asia, emphasizing themes of colonialism, nationalism, religion, gender relations, armed conflict, multiculturalism, and modernization. Such examination will provide exposure to how Southeast Asian voices represent and narrate themselves, their communities, their nations, and their histories.

Partner Course Code:
ENGL 260
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ENGL Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or Tier 2 Traditions & Cultures or Tier 1 or Tier 2 Individuals & Societies or Tier 2 Humanities.
UArizona Units:
3

Environmental Science

Environmental Science

Course Description:

Gain a basic understanding of the environment, how it changes and the effects of such change, the concept of ecosystems, the human impact on the environment, and the ethical judgments involved in making choices that have environmental consequences. There is an examination of selected environmental problems. The course consists of 3 hours of lecture and 2 of laboratory work per week.

Partner Course Code:
ENVS 131C
UArizona Equivalent Course:
ENVS Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Natural Sciences.
UArizona Units:
3

Geography

World Regional Geography

Course Description:

Explore the main features of the human and physical geographies of major world regions, and how humans interact with their physical and natural environments. There is a focus on geographic concepts including scale, place, region, and location, and on the international links of trade, and communications that shape a world community.

Partner Course Code:
GEOG 120
UArizona Equivalent Course:
GEOG Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies.
UArizona Units:
3

History

World History from 1500

Course Description:

Study the broad issues of world history from 1500 C.E., focusing on the growth and increasing interconnectedness of the modern global community. Topics covered include the history of trade, the process and consequences of colonialism, the history of industrialization, major global conflicts, and the processes of economic and political globalization.

Partner Course Code:
HIST 131
UArizona Equivalent Course:
HIST Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies..
UArizona Units:
3

World History to 1500

Course Description:

Learn about the most important civilizations of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from prehistory to about 1500 C.E., focusing on religious ideas, patterns of economic and cultural development, and the artistic and literary achievements of these civilizations, as well as their influences on one another.

Partner Course Code:
HIST 130
UArizona Equivalent Course:
HIST Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Traditions & Cultures or Tier 2 Humanities.
UArizona Units:
3

Humanities

Arts and Culture

Course Description:

Learn about culture and its impact on the creation of art – one of the most fundamental of human behaviors. Various forms of art in both western and non-western cultures are studied.

Partner Course Code:
HUMN 110
UArizona Equivalent Course:
HUM Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 2 Arts.
UArizona Units:
3

Ethics and Society

Course Description:

Study the traditional and contemporary ethical philosophies and analyze how they apply to the chief moral issues of our time. Explore moral virtues such as courage, compassion, and generosity, as well as moral vices including greed, lying, and hypocrisy. Relevant contemporary issues such as abortion, euthanasia, poverty, and our responsibilities toward the environment are also discussed.

Partner Course Code:
HUMN 250
UArizona Equivalent Course:
HUM Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies.
UArizona Units:
3

Introduction to the Humanities

Course Description:

Acquire a broad overview of the humanities: music and theater; the visual arts (architecture, sculpture, painting, photography, and film); literature; and philosophy. Although the primary focus will be on the Western tradition, some works from other world cultures are included.

Partner Course Code:
HUMN 101
UArizona Equivalent Course:
HUM Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Traditions & Cultures or Tier 2 Humanities.
UArizona Units:
3

Law, Undergraduate

Introduction to Law and Legal Systems

Course Description:

Explore the roles and functions of law and legal systems examining: why laws are needed; how laws are created, interpreted and applied; rights and duties of individuals and groups; and the role that law plays in regulating government, business and society.

Partner Course Code:
LEGL 101
UArizona Equivalent Course:
LAW Departmental Elective, Lower division.
UArizona Units:
3

Southeast Asian Law and Legal Systems

Course Description:

Study the fundamental features of the legal systems of ASEAN member nations, compare aspects of these legal systems with those of Western nations, and examine how historical, cultural and political factors influence how legal systems develop. How different legal systems affect government decision making and international business transactions is also explored.

Partner Course Code:
LEGL 360
UArizona Equivalent Course:
LAW Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Political Science

Comparative Politics

Course Description:

Examine how politics operates in countries across the world, and study ways in which institutions manage society-state relations. Learn to evaluate how the intricate institutional designs of governments address the existing cleavages in the societies they serve.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 227
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies.
UArizona Units:
3

Introduction to Political Science

Course Description:

Examine the origins of power and politics and their role in society. Though a discussion of their historical and social contexts, learn how to compare and contrast contemporary political ideologies, political institutions, participation and the impact of constitutional choices on societies and their politics.

Partner Course Code:
POLS 110
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Lower division. Tier 1 or 2 Individuals & Societies.
UArizona Units:
3

Security Studies

Course Description:

Gain an understanding of the concern of the state for its domestic order, and its security and survival in the international system, and debate several paradigms for defining security, threats and interests while covering a variety measures taken by states (i.e., alliances, treaty arrangements, building and strengthening domestic institutions) to counter conventional and unconventional challenges.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 481
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Sustainable Development

Course Description:

Explore interdisciplinary and comparative approaches to sustainability and sustainable development, examining the politics of economic and social change from the perspectives of the actors who conceive, promote, negotiate, enact, and resist development agendas within institutions ranging in scale from global to local.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 247
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Lower division.
UArizona Units:
3

The Political Economy of Southeast Asia

Course Description:

Learn about the contemporary political economy of Southeast Asia, including trends in economic liberalization and integration, as well as trends in overall socio-economic development.

Partner Course Code:
GBLA 431
UArizona Equivalent Course:
POL Departmental Elective, Upper division.
UArizona Units:
3

Location

From jungle temples to glimmering pagodas and tuk-tuk rides, get a front row seat to Southeast Asia in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. Known as the Kingdom of Wonder, Cambodia features rich history, hospitality, and natural beauty. Study in Cambodia's economic center while enjoying access to the temples of the UNESCO World Heritage site Angkor Wat, and the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Thailand.

 

Good To Know

LGBTQ+ Equality Index rating: Cambodia rates 56/100 (with 100 being the most equal) on Equaldex’s LGBTQ+ Equality Index.

Global Peace Index rating: Cambodia ranks 73/163 in the Global Peace Index. The lower the score, the more peaceful the country.

Languages Spoken: Cambodian or Khmer 95% (official), French, English

 

Housing

The housing options at UA Phnom Penh vary. There are a number of housing options in proximity to the campus with nearby amenities such as restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops, bookstores, and a movie theater. You will work with the on-site coordinator who will help provide housing resources for a range of budgets.

Semester Cost

$50 Study Abroad Application Fee

  • Mandatory Geo Blue International Health Insurance at a rate of $3 a day (approximately $360 a semester)
  • You pay Main Campus UA Tuition & Fees to study abroad and receive all of the financial aid you use on main campus.
  • Other estimated costs (outside of tuition) includes but not limited to housing, transportation (air & local), visa, meals, books & supplies, and miscellaneous.
  • UA Study Abroad scholarships are available based on eligibility.

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