1. Double Major Regulations
(1) Introduction: double major is completing two or more major programs, including their core major curriculum. Double major completion is applied to a program in School of Social Science and another program in a different department.
(2) Application & Procedures
①Applying for double major is available to students who have registered for at least 3 regular semesters (including expected completion) and have earned at least 36 credits. Applicants must submit required documents for double major application 3 weeks before the semester.
② The required documents as noted above must be submitted to the department office was desired major after attaining approval from the dean and
(3) Maximum enrollment period: double major students may enroll for two more academic semesters.
(4) Required credits for graduation
① Students pursuing double major in School of Communication must complete a total of 39 major course credits including 13 credits from major requirement courses (Understanding Communication (200.113A), Communication Theories (211.301), Research Methods in Communication (M1312.000900), Special Topics in Communication, Technology, and Culture (211.230), Introduction to Information Culture Technology (2114.304). Available for students with a GPA of 2.0 or above.
But, this regulation applies to students entering the school after year 2016, and prior students may choose between the previous regulation (completing 39 major course credits including 10 major requirement course credits other than Introduction Information Culture Technology (2114.304) or the current regulation.
② Related major course credits acquired before completing the major courses the student belongs to such as double majors are recognized as major credits.
③ When pursuing double major, courses that overlap will not be recognized as double credit unless (even in these cases courses will not be calculated as double credit in GPA):
Courses that are in the curriculums of both majors are considered to overlap, and will be counted as major credits in both courses. However, students may not overlap more than nine credits
Courses that are accepted by both majors can also overlap, and overlapping will be permitted up to three credits.
(5) Cancelling double major: Students must obtain approval from their department head for their double major application form and submit their application with the required documents to the dean of the college in which they wish to undertake double major studies. If students decide to cancel their multiple major, they must submit their cancellation form two weeks before the beginning of a semester.
2. Combined Major Regulations
(1)A combined major is a curriculum program that combines at least two major programs offered by two or more departments, or a curriculum proposed by a student which is approved by the University.
(2) Applicant Qualifications : Students must have been registered for at least four semesters and at most six semesters. The student must have a GPA of 2.7 or above in the preceding semester, and must be in one of the majors that participate in a combine major program.
But, students undertaking minor or multiple major programs are not eligible for this program.
(3) Credit requirements, application, and enrollment limit for combine major are the same as double major regulations
※ Combined Major Program in Information and Multimedia Culture Information and Multimedia Culture program is a combine major program in School of Communications that requires students to complete a total of 39 credits from IT/ CT program and complete 9 courses (27credits) from each selected program.
3. Minor Program Regulations
(1) Introduction: Minor program is when a student systematically takes a certain number of major courses from a department other than his or her core program.
(2) Application Procedure:
Minor program from a department the student originally belongs to: Student should submit an application with the transcript attached to the dean of the college after obtaining approval from the department head.
Minor program from a department other than the student’s core major: Student should bring an application with the transcript attached to the dean of the college after obtaining approval from the department head, and then submit the form to the department the they are applying to.
(3) Application Period: Students can apply for a minor at the beginning of each semester.
(4) Application Qualification: Students can apply for a minor after completing a minimum of 36 credits and completing at least 3 regular semesters.
(5) Credit Requirements:
① At least 21 credits from School of Communication including 9 credits from major required courses (Understanding Communication (200.113A), Communication Theories (211.301), Research Methods in Communication (M1312.000900)). In this case, major electives from a different department should not be included. Student must have a GPA of 2.0 or above.
②In cases of minor programs, overlapping courses will not be required as double credit.
(6) Cancelling Minor: Students who wish to cancel a minor program must submit their cancellation form to the dean two weeks before the semester.