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Academic Regulations

Section 3, Academic Operations Regulations Chapter 6 Section 2 Subsection 1


During the first major, major of other department is completed at the same time as the second major and two degrees are given for graduation.

Application Period

For the accurate period, please refer to the guidelines of double major and academic calendar of the university at KUPID


This regulation applies to freshmen admitted in 1997 onwards

  1. 1
    Applicants whose 1st major have already been designated are eligible to apply for double major
  2. 2
    Applicants should have registered for more than 3 semesters.

  3. 3
    Transfer students can apply after completing a minimum of one semester at Korea University.
  4. 4
    KU students who are currently registered as a KU undergraduate student
  5. 5
    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.
  6. 6
    Students who are already in double major, interdisciplinary major, student-designed major and engineering authentication certificate program are NOT eligible to apply unless students withdraw from the program during the stipulated period of time.
  7. 7
    Students who would like to cancel the acceptance of double major and pursue other programs should complete withdrawal procedure. Re-application to the double major can only be accepted once.
  8. 8
    Failed applicants for double major should pursue a single intensive major.
Application Procedure
  1. 1
    Selection Process
    • Applicant’s overall GPAs from previous semesters (including F) are reflected in the application. • Department or Division may include interview as part of their selection process.
  2. 2
    How to Apply
    For freshmen admitted in 2004 onwards and transferred students;
    Please log in at http://portal.korea.ac.kr -> Student Records/Graduation -> Academic Info. -> Apply for Double Major
  1. 1
    The mandatory regulation of completing a second major is applied to students entering from 2004 onwards. 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. 2
    Intensive major course of 1st major assumes a similar form to the existing single major system.
  3. 3
    Students are NOT allowed to double major in Law School, Department of Computer Science Education, Division of Computer and Communication Engineering, College of Medicine, College of Nursing, Cyber Defense, College of Pharmacy.
  4. 4
    Department(s) /School(s) that student cannot apply due to abolishment of majors(Dept.);
    College of Health Sciences
    - College of Health Science: freshmen admitted in 2006 ~2013 are NOT eligible to apply double major within the college.
    - Students from other colleges/schools are limited to 1)Biomedical Engineering 2)Biosystems and Biomedical Science 3)Health and Environmental Science 4) Health and Policy Management within the College of Health Sciences.
  5. 5
    Business School, College of Political Science and Economics, School of Art and Design and College of Education require a ‘Statement of Purpose’ as a part of their double major application.
  6. 6
    Students must check detailed information uploaded at PORTAL page on Double Major program before applying.
  7. 7
    For any questions related to the curriculum and graduation requirements please contact the relevant department or college.
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