Course Enrollment

Students are responsible to enroll in their desired courses within the time span set forth in the instructions. Enrolled courses cannot be dropped after the add/drop period.

A. Enrollment Period

A set period announced before the semester officially starts.

B. Course Load Limits

  1. 1) The basic number of credits per semester is 18.
  2. 2) The possible number of credits for enrollment is 12-24 credits per semester (including seasonal semesters and credit exchanges).

    Permitted course load per a regular semester

    • The number of credits allowed is 12-18 per semester.
    • As an exception, students with a GPA of 3.7-4.0 the previous semester may enroll in a maximum of 21 credits and those over 4.0 a maximum of 24 credits.
    Course load limits
    previous GPA permitted credits
    Under 3.7 12-18
    3.7-4.0 12-21
    4.0 and Above 12-24
  3. 3) Course Load Limits

    For the last semester before graduation, students may enroll in the minimum number of credits required for graduation (e.g., students with 138 credits earned may enroll for only 3 credits).

  4. 4) Students unable to enroll in 12 credits may take 9 to 11 credits upon submitting the Minimum Course Load Request to the department.

C. Enrollment Procedures

  1. 1) Login → e-QuickProcessing → Enrollment → Enrollment
  2. 2) After reading the notices, click Course Enrollments.
  3. 3) Use the Graduation Requirements, Major, Liberal Arts, General Electives and Credit Exchange buttons to enroll in desired courses.

D. Important Pointers to Note When Enrolling in Courses

  1. 1) Course Descriptions (on the website): Brief introductions to courses
  2. 2) A hierarchy of courses required for majors: Students can follow the hierarchy to complete their major courses and interdisciplinary courses.
  3. 3) Syllabus (course code when enrolling): Students may confirm course objective, lecture method, grading criteria/descriptions, textbooks, documents and weekly schedules provided year-round.
  4. 3) Sample Lecture (available when enrolling): Specifics of the course can be experienced through the VOD sample lecture.

E. Points to Note When Enrolling

  1. 1) Courses marked as Repeat Course: The student has already taken the course and earned credits. It does not mean that the course has to be retaken.
  2. 2) Subjects of other departments or years above or below the student's current year may be taken. Courses taken from other departments are categorized as general elective.

F. Modifications in Enrollment

  1. 1) Modifications in Enrollment: Courses enrolled in at the beginning of each semester may be changed during the add/drop period.
  2. 2) Method
    • Login to the Enrollment Page.
    • Select the course(s) for enrollment from the list, and click Enroll to add the subject to your list. Courses you wish to delete from your enrollment list may be cancelled by clicking the Cancelbutton on the side.

G. Courses - Major, Liberal Arts Courses, General Electives

  1. 1) Liberal arts comprised of compulsory liberal arts courses [English, Applied PC Use or Intermediate Applied PC Use (choose one), Information Society & Ethics, Creation of the 21st Century Culture] and four fields of liberal arts electives from linguistics, natural science, social sciences and general courses.
  2. 2) General electives are major courses that are not of one's major.
  3. 3) Even after earning over 140 credits, 12 credits from the four mandatory liberal arts group [English, Applied PC Use or Intermediate Applied PC Use (choose one), Information Society & Ethics, Creation of 21st Century Culture] and 18 credits with at least 3 credits in each of the four liberal arts electives group must be taken for graduation (from the Class of 2006).

    Transferred students must earn 18 credits regardless of liberal arts electives group.

  4. 4) Students with one major will be excluded from graduation candidacy if 63 major credits are not earned; 54 credits for the first major and 36 for the second major for students with a double major and 54 credits for major and 21 credits for minor for students with a minor.

    The mandatory liberal arts course, Creation of 21st Century Culture, will be applied from the Class of 2006.

    Students must take one computer course (Applied PC Use or Intermediate Applied PC Use).

    Information Society & Ethics is a mandatory course to graduate. For instance, even if 9 credits have been earned by taking English courses, Applied PC Use and Intermediate Applied PC Use, a student will not graduate unless he/she has taken Information Society & Ethics.