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Undergraduate Curriculum

- It consists of Sungkyun Humanity/Liberal Arts/Fundamental courses, Major courses and Elective courses.
- The Sungkyun Humanity courses are designed to cultivate students’humanity and leadership. The Liberal Arts/Fundamental courses are for communication, creativity, globalization, and software as well as to strengthen balanced opinions about humanity/society/nature and fundamental knowledge for the study of major courses.
- The major courses are for the acquisition of knowledge/expertise and application/practice. The courses for knowledge/expertise are categorized as Core Major courses and General Major courses depending on the depth of their contents. The major courses are also categorized as for freshmen/sophomores and for juniors/seniors. There are courses for both undergraduate and graduate.
- The elective courses are for the specific purposes such as license acquisition, teaching profession, and military science for ROTC. There are general elective courses too.
 Credit Requirement Table
- Shows the minimum credits required in each field for students to graduate.
- The requirements may vary depending on the year of admission. Each student should fulfill their own requirements to graduate.
Credits Required for Graduation
The requirements may vary depending on the year of admission. Each student should fulfill their own requirement to graduate.
 How to Fulfill the Requirements
- Obtain more than the minimum credits in the Sungkyun Humanity/Liberal Arts/Fundamental course categories.
- Obtain more than the minimum credits in the major course category.
- Obtain additional credits to fulfill the total minimum credit requirements.
- A student who joined since 2007 needs to complete the minimum credits of the international language courses.
 Minimum Credits of the International Language Courses
Joined year 2007 2008 Since 2009 Remarks
Liberal Arts/
4 or more 4 or more 6 or more

․ Basic English courses included

․ Not applicable to transfer


Major 3 or more 6 or more 9 or more  
 How to Fulfill the Minimum Credits of the International Language Courses
- Take the international language courses which can be regarded as major courses.
- Credits from Cross Listing(C/L) courses and undergraduate-graduate courses do not count as double.
eg) A student whose 1st major is Economics while their 2nd major is Business will only get 3 credits even though he/she took a C/L course that is regarded as a major course in both Economics and Business.
- Credits from SKKU’s international partner universities or SKKU ISS are regarded as credits of an international language course, not credits from SKKU’s domestic partner universities.
- The requirements in Sungkyun Humanity/Liberal Arts/Fundamental course categories are not applicable to a transfer student, but he/she needs to fulfill the requirements in the major course category.
- The Departments of Korean Language & Literature and Korean Literature in Classical Chinese and Classical Chinese Education do not impose a minimum credit requirement of international language courses. However, their students still need to fulfill the minimum requirements in the Sungkyun Humanity/Liberal Arts/Fundamental course categories. If students have dual majors, they need to fulfill the requirements of their 2nd major.
eg) If a student in the Dept. of Korean Language & Literature has Economics as his/her 2nd major, he/she needs to acquire 6 international language course credits from Sungkyun Humanity/Liberal Arts/Fundamental course categories and 9 credits in their major (Economics) course category as well.
 Sungkyun Humanity/Liberal Arts/Fundamental Courses for Transfer Students
- A transfer student needs to take a 2 credit course in one of the Sungkyun Humanity/Liberal Arts/Fundamental categories even if he/she has completed the Liberal Arts/Fundamental categories at their former university. This is waived for those who joined before 2012. 
 Minimum Credits for Completing Each Year of Study
Year Confucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy Confucian and Oriental Studies
Liberal Arts Social Sciences
Information and Communication Engineering
Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Sports Science


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1st 30 32 35 (37) 40 42
2nd 60 65
(Architecture 64)
70 (75) 82(07)


90 98
(Architecture 96)
105 104(113)   130


120 130
(Architecture 128)
140 143(115)   173(07)


  (Architecture 160)   182