Guidelines for the 2019-2 Independent Major Applications
※「Korea University ConstitutionChapter 4 Article 35 (Independent Major), 「Korea University Regulations of Academic AffairsChapter 6 Subsection 3 (Independent Major), Guidelines for Independent Major
Independent Major: Upon satisfying the graduation requirements of both the first and Independent Major, students with an Independent Major shall be conferred with the bachelor’s degree of each major. The Curriculum of an Independent Major should be created by combining a minimum of three Korea University majors’ and must contain 36 major credits or more in total under the guidance of academic advisor of Independent Major.
Guidelines and Schedule
1. Application Deadlines
Students must make an application to the Department Office of their first major between April 1 (Mon) to April 30 (Tue) 17:00. The documents indicated in  and  below must be submitted upon application.

Students are required to consult with the relevant academic advisor to plan and complete a proposal.
The proposal and relevant documents will be reviewed by Independent Major Committee, and its outcome must be sent to the Department Office of the applicant’s first major.
※ The application and allocation of academic advisor will be determined after the consultation with Dean/Associate Dean of the department of independent major.
2. Release of Outcome
June 14 (Fri) 14:00
- Via KU Portal ( - Announcement board of “Academic Calendar” 

3. Note
1) Following the requirement of the second major, Students who commenced their degree on/after 2004 are required to take one of intensive major, double major, interdisciplinary major or independent major, 
2) In case a student withdraws the proposal and apply for another independent major, re-application may be allowed only once. If the proposal has not been approved, the student must take intensive first major instead. 
3) If a first major is taken as an intensive major, please refer to the requirements of the regular major. 
4) The shortlisted applicants must meet the academic criteria for the semester in which the proposal has been made. After the release of outcome, applicants must proceed to enrollment, credit approval, course selection, and course registration to be fully entitled to independent major.  

2019. 03. 12
Education Team, Academic Administration Division