Guidelines on Applying for Interdisciplinary Major, 2022-Spring

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Guidelines on Applying for Interdisciplinary Major, 2022-Spring


Under University Constitution and Regulations in Chapter 4, section3, Article 35(Interdisciplinary Major) & Academic Operations Regulation Chapter6, Section2, Article2 & Guideline for Interdisciplinary Major

The Interdisciplinary Major is an undergraduate degree program that combines or integrates 2 or more degree courses which may be established and managed upon satisfying the graduation requirements of 36~81 credits for the 1st major. Interdisciplinary Major is conferred with the bachelor’s degree of 2 majors from the list stated below.


1. Application Process

① Applications are reviewed by the interdisciplinary major council and each department/school that applicants belong to.

② Applicants’ overall GPA (including F grade) is taken into consideration.


2. Eligibility

① Under the Constitution and Academic Regulations of Korea University, Article 35, applicants should have registered for more than three semesters(those whose first major have not been designated are ineligible) are eligible to apply for interdisciplinary major.
*students who are on leave of absence at the time of (or during the application period) will be disqualified even after being announced as successful applicants.

② Transfer students can apply after completing a minimum of one semester at Korea University.

③ Students on leave of absence are not eligible to apply.

④ Students who are already in the interdisciplinary major program are ineligible to apply. Also students who are pursuing a double major or engineering certificate program are ineligible to apply unless students withdraw from the program before October 10 (Sun), 16:00


3. Application Period

1) Application Period: Oct 12 (Tue) 10:00 ~ Oct 14 (Thu) 17:00

2) Application is only accepted online at KU Portal -> Registration & Graduation -> Interdisciplinary Courses


4. Note

1) The mandatory regulation of completing a second major is applied to students entering from 2004 onward. Student subject to this regulation must complete one of the followings; 1) intensive major course of first major 2) double major 3) interdisciplinary major 4) student-designed major. (Applicant who is transferred with a bachelor’s degree can choose not to complete a second major.)

2) Students who withdraw second major program before applying for the interdisciplinary major and fail to enter this program should take an intensive course of the first major.

3) Intensive major course of 1st major assumes a similar form to the existing single major system.

4) Among successful applicants, those only who retain the eligibility conditions during the application semester (ie. Registration, approval of pre-taken courses, designation of independent major courses, course registration) will be accepted to pursue Interdisciplinary Major from the following semester.

5) Any application to “Bachelor of Financial Engineering” is limited to Seoul-Campus students.

6) The interdisciplinary major related to ‘Law’ is operated by School of Law (Law and Public Administration, Humanities and Justice, Public Governance and Leadership, Software Venture, Department of Convergence Security, Information Security Convergence, Medical Humanities).

7) Any questions related to the curriculum and graduation requirements should contact the relevant department or college.


5. Announcement of Successful Applicants

1) Date: Nov 12, 2021 (Fri); 17:00 (Scheduled)

2) Please go to KU Portal -> Bulletin -> Notice -> Undergraduate Schedule