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Academic Regulations

Article 35 Section 3, Academic Operations Regulations Chapter 6 Section 2 Subsection 2


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.

  1. 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 on leave of absence are not eligible to apply.

  2. 2
    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.
  3. 3
    Students who are already in the interdisciplinary major program are ineligible to apply. Also students who are pursuing a double major or engineering authentication certificate program are ineligible to apply unless students withdraw from the program. Please check deadline for program withdrawal. Re-application to the interdisciplinary major is accepted only once.
Application Period
For spring semester, application starts from April.
For fall semester, application starts from October.

Please check KUPID for Academic calendar and information on interdisciplinary major.

Application Procedure
  1. 1
    Selection Process
    Applications are reviewed by the interdisciplinary major council and each department/school that applicants apply to. Applicants’ overall GPA (including F grade) is taken into consideration.
  2. 2
    Application is only accepted online at KU Portal -> Registration & Graduation -> Interdisciplinary Courses
Guidelines on Applying for Interdisciplinary 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
    Derivative Financial Engineering is only limited to Anam Campus students.
  4. 4
    For any questions related to the interdisciplinary major curriculum and graduation requirements, please contact the relevant department or college listed below.

Contact Information

  • Department Office of the corresponding department/division in each college/school
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    Major name
    Corresponding department
    Science and Technology Studies
    College of Liberal Arts
    Liberal Arts and Law
    EML (Emerging Market & Latin America) Program
    Language, Brain & Computer
    Humanities and Creative Industry
    Global Leader for East Asian Century
    Ecologic landscape
    College of Life Sciences & Biotechnology Environmental Science & Ecological Engineering
    Climate Change Program
    Medical Science and Engineering
    College of Life Sciences & Biotechnology Department of Life Sciences & Biotechnology
    Financial Engineering
    College of Political Science and Economics Department of Economics
    Law and Public Administration
    College of Political Science and Economics Department of Public Administration
    PEL(Politics, Economics and Law) Program
    College of Science Department of Mathematics
    Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising
    College of Education Department of Home Economics Education
    Multicultural Korean Education
    College of Education Department of Korean Language Education
    Interdisciplinary Major in Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    College of Information & Communication
    Department of Software Technology and Enterprise
    College of Information & Communication
    Food Industrial Management
    College of Health Science
    Public Governance and Leadership
    School of Interdisciplinary Studies
    Medical Convergence Engineering
    KU-KIST Graduate School of Converging Science and Technology
    Convergence Security
    Division of Information Security
    Information Security
    Social Welfare
    College of Liberal Arts Department of Sociology
    DMC (Digital Media Culture)
    College of Liberal Arts Department of Archaeology and Art History
    Financial Derivatives Engineering
    College of Science and Technology Department of Mathematics
    GKS (Global Korea Scholarship) Major Convergence
    Institute for International Education