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Double Major

Double Major

Double Major allows undergraduate Özyeğin University students to concurrently study in two different majors to obtain a second degree. Double major procedures are subject to the provisions of YOK’s “Rules and Regulations on the Principles of Transfers between Associate and Bachelor’s Degree Programs at Higher Education Institutions, Double Major, Double Minor and Credit Transfers Between Higher Education Institutions” as well as Özyeğin University Directives on Double Majors.
 
The academic program in which the student was enrolled at time of double major application is called “primary major”, while the second academic program declared by the student is called  “secondary major”.

Applications
Application Requirements
Evaluations and Results
Scholarships and Tuition
Double Major Attendance Requirements
 

Applications

Double Major applications are submitted are submitted via the Student Information System (SIS) with a duly completed application form. 
2018-2019 Spring Semester Application-Admission Calendar for 
Double Major Applications
First Day of Applications January 16, 2019 Wednesday , 10.00 am 
Last Day of Applications January 25, 2019 Friday, 3.00 pm 
Tuition Payments January 28 - February 01, 2019
(*)English Proficiency Examination
TRACE 
January 03, 2019 Thursday
Announcement of Results on the OzU Website January 31, 2019 Thursday
(The results will be announced on myOZU at 6.00 pm at the latest.)
Course Registrations February 06 - 08, 2019
Start of Classes February 11, 2019 Monday
*According the Article 6 of the following Application Requirements, students may take the TRACE examination on the specified date to prove their language proficiency only if they are currently registered in a Turkish-medium undergraduate program and wish to apply for double major in an English-medium undergraduate program. 

For the list of Double Major programs please click here. If the program you are enrolled to or the program you want to apply for secondary major is not on the list above, you can still apply for secondary major education. Such applications will be reviewed by the faculties / schools and final decisions will be announced with the results.

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Application Requirements

Student Services determines the eligibility of students for double majors based on their academic standing as of the end of:
  • The Spring semester of the previous academic year in case of applications submitted at the beginning of the Fall semester,
  • The Fall semester of the current academic year, in case of applications submitted at the beginning of the Spring semester.
  1. Academic Length: Students may apply to double major at the earliest at the beginning of their third semesters, and at the latest at the beginning of their fifth semesters within the announced periods in the academic calendar. Students cannot declare multiple secondary majors.
  2. Credits Completed: Students who apply for double majors at the beginning of their third, fourth or fifth semesters must have completed at least 48, 84 or 120 credits, respectively.
  3. Academic Standing: Student must not have any Fail grades (Only the last grade obtained is applicable for repeated courses.)
  4. GPA: Students must have a CGPA of at least 2.72.
  5. Academic Ranking: Students must rank among the top 20% in CGPA among their classmates in their primary majors in the relevant semester. 
  6. Language Proficiency:  Students must satisfy the Language proficiency requirement of their secondary majors, if any. Please click here to see the English Proficiency Requirement.

Additional Application Requirements by Programs

  • Aviation Management program applicants must prove that they have a clean criminal record check and a clean criminal archive record check. Prior criminal record or criminal conviction might prevent entry into airports. These applicants must also submit a clean bill of health (medical report) issued by a general hospital which confirms that the holder does not have any medical problems which might prevent him/her from serving as an Aviation Manager  and/or fulfilling the roles and responsibilities of an Aviation Manager.
  • For the Law program applicants who were placed and enrolled in the University in the 2015-2016 Academic Year must also have ranked in the top 150,000 in the central placement examination in order to be eligible for double major.  
  • For Architecture (English or Turkish) program applicants who were placed and enrolled in the University in the 2016-2017 Academic Year must also have ranked in the top 200,000 in the central placement examination in order to be eligible for double major.  
  • For Engineering programs applicants who were placed and enrolled in the University in the 2016-2017 Academic Year must also have ranked in the top 240,000 in the central placement examination in order to be eligible for double major.

Evaluations and Results

Double major applications are assessed by the executive boards of the faculties/schools offering the secondary majors in which students seek to double major. Eligible students whose applications are accepted by the relevant faculty/school executive boards can double major in the secondary majors.   
Application results will be announced on our university website on the dates announced in the application-admission calendar.

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Scholarships and Tuition

Double major students are not charged any additional tuition for their secondary majors; however such students must pay any additional fees required for their secondary majors. In the event that students extend the term of their studies due to their double majors, their admission scholarships will continue for a period of 12 semesters.

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Double Major Attendance Requirements

The following double major students will lose their right to double major and their secondary major registrations will be evoked:
1. Students who fail to achieve a joint CGPA of at least 2.50 two times during their double major studies or students whose GPA in their primary or secondary major falls below 2.00 for two times,
2. Students who fail to take courses from their secondary majors for two consecutive semesters,
3. The period of study for students who qualify for graduation from their primary majors but have not completed their secondary majors yet is the maximum period of study (14 semesters) stipulated in Article 44, clause (c) of the Higher Education Law No:2547 starting from the academic year in which they enrolled in their second majors.
4. Students who transfer to another program