[Undergraduate] Fall 2019 Interdisciplinary Major Application
Under ‘University Constitution and Regulations’ Chapter 4, Section 3, Article 35 (Interdisciplinary Major) and ‘Academic Operations Regulation’ Chapter 6, Section 2, Article 2 (Interdisciplinary Major):
The Interdisciplinary Major is an undergraduate degree program that combines or integrates two 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 two majors.
Application Information
1. Application Process
Applications are reviewed by the interdisciplinary major council and each department/school that applicants belong to. 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 who 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.
<1st semester (3.1. ~ 7.31.), 2nd semester (9.1. ~ next year 1.28.)>
2) Transferred 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 their 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 before April 5, 2019.
3. Application Period and How to Apply
  1. Application Period: April 10, 2019 (Wed); 10:00 ~ April 12 (Fri); 17:00
  2. Application is only accepted online at KU Portal -> Registration & Graduation -> Interdisciplinary Courses
  3. Statement of Purpose: Reason for application / Field of your interest (courses) / Academic plan / Others (1,000 words max. for each)
4. Note
  1. The mandatory regulation of completing a second major is applied to students entering from 2004 onward. A 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 the 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. Application to “Bachelor of Financial Engineering” is limited to Seoul-Campus students only.
  6. Any interdisciplinary major regarding “law” will be conducted by Korea University School of Law.
  7. Students may not apply for a "Cryptology" & "Study of derivative financial engineering" due to the abolition of each interdisciplinary major.
  8. Should you have any questions regarding the curriculum and graduation requirements, please contact the relevant department or college.
5. Announcement of Successful Applicants
  1. Date: May 16, 2018 (Thu); after 14:00 (tentative)
  2. Please go to KU Portal -> Bulletin -> Notice -> Undergraduate Schedule