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Requirements (Undergraduate)
 
To acquire a bachelor’s degree students need to, complete their registration, complete the curriculum, and pass a dissertation examination.
 
 Graduation Requirements for International Students from the Class of 2007 and After 
 
Registration Credits Required for Graduation International Courses Credits GPA Graduation Dissertation

Minimum of 8 semesters

Must meet requirements of: Total Credits, Fundamental course Credits, Major course credits

Fundamental Courses 4~6 credits

Major Courses 3~9 credits according to year of admission

2.00 or greater

Varies according to dept.

 

 If a student only completes a degree program, he/she cannot acquire a bachelor’s degree. 
- When a student completes the requisite course credits and has a high enough GPA but fails to pass the dissertation examination, the student is marked as ‘completed.’
- A certificate of completion is not issued to a completed student.
- If the completed student acquires the requirements for graduation within the next semester, a bachelor’s degree is given on the semester’s graduation date at the end of each academic semester.
- There is no time limitation to acquire the requirements for graduation after completion. 
 
 Type of Graduation Dissertation
- Depending on the department, some may require laboratory test reports, practice presentations or a graduation exam instead of a dissertation. Students must check the requirements with the administration office. 
- Students doing a plural or triple major should pass the dissertation examination for both the first, second, and third dept. If the student fails to pass any of the examinations, he/she cannot graduate. 
 
 
Early Graduation (Undergraduate) 
 
Early graduation is for students who acquired all the graduation requirements and showed outstanding performance before attending 8 semesters. The student should apply to their college administration office for early graduation at the beginning of each semester. 
 
 Application Qualification 
- Early graduation in 6th semester: If a student has acquired all the requirements for graduation by the 6th semester, he/she should submit an application for early graduation at the beginning of the 6th semester during the designated period.
- Early graduation in 7th semester: If a student has acquired all the requirements for graduation by the 7th semester, he/she should submit an application for early graduation at the beginning of the 7th semester during the designated period.
 
 GPA for Early Graduation
- Class of 2001 or after: GPA over 4.00 (excluding course failures, retaken courses, and withdrawn course)
- Class of 2000 or before: GPA over 3.75 (including course failures, retaken courses, and withdrawn course)
 
 Cancellation of Early Graduation Application
- If the student has acquired all the requirements for graduation and applied for early graduation, he/she cannot cancel early graduation.
 
 Failing from Early Graduation
- If the student has applied for the early graduation but not acquired the requirements for it, he/she fails early graduation and becomes subject to same graduation process as other students.