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Minor Programs

Minor Programs

Minor programs allows undergraduate Özyeğin University students to take a limited number of courses offered in a specific field of interest by another undergraduate program at OzU in order to receive minor certificates. Minor 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, Minor and Credit Transfers Between Higher Education Institutions” as well as Özyeğin University Directives on Minor Programs.
 

Minor Programs

Minor programs and courses to be offered by such programs are determined  upon the recommendation of the relevant Faculty/School Executive Boards  and pursuant to the approval of the Senate. Quotas are determined upon the resolution of the relevant faculties/schools offering the minor programs and the approval of the university executive board.

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Applications

Minor applications are submitted via the Student Information System (SIS) with a duly completed application form.

2018-2019 Spring Semester Application-Admission Calendar for Minor 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 Friday
(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 4 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 minor in an English-medium undergraduate program.

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Application Requirements

Student Services determines the eligibility of students for minors. Students can concurrently pursue multiple minors or can register for both a double major and a minor. However, students who drop their minor cannot register for the same minor again.

The eligibility of students for minors are assessed 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 take on a minor at the earliest at the beginning of their third semesters and at the latest at the beginning of their sixth semesters of their undergraduate studies.Students who had previously transferred to Özyeğin University’s undergraduate programs from other institutions through either horizontal or vertical transfers must have spent at least a semester in their majors in order to apply for a minor.
  2. Academic Standing: Student must not have any Fail grades (Only the last grade obtained is applicable for repeated courses.)
  3. GPA: Students must have a CGPA of at least 2.50.
  4. Language Proficiency:  Students must satisfy the language proficiency requirement of their secondary majors, if any. Please click here to see the language Proficiency Requirement.
  • Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Program applicants must also submit a medical board report issued by a general hospital in order to verify that they are physically and psychologically fit to perform duties that might be required in any kinds of food production processes. Such students must also obtain their Chest X-Ray (TB) and PA X-Ray (with a medical report) from a Tuberculosis Dispensary, and attach them as well as any other relevant medical reports to their online application forms. In order to obtain a medical report, the applicant must undergo a medical examination in the internal medicine, ear, nose, throat (otorhinolaryngology), cardiovascular diseases, orthopedics, neurology, psychiatry, and all other required departments in a general hospital. The medical board report must provide an evaluation of whether the student has: any chronic or contagious disease or any neurological or orthopedic obstacle that can prevent the student from using knives and similar other kitchen tools that require hand skills; or any loss of sense (sight, hearing, taste etc.) that can prevent the student from working in kitchens; or any diseases or disorders that can prevent the student from adapting to intensive training or long hours of work; or any psychological disorders that can prevent the student from working in the service industry.  The medical board report must also include the relevant test results (including Hepatitis Test:  Hepatitis B, C Markers, HBS Ag, Anti HBS, Anti HCV; HIV Test; Nose Swab and Throat Culture Tests; and Stool Test –Stool Microscopy, Stool Culture).    (Applicants must submit the original copies of their Chest X-Rays, PA X-rays, and all other supporting documents and reports at the time of enrolment.)
  • 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.

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Evaluations and Results

Minor program applications are assessed by the executive boards of the faculties/schools offering the minor programs in which students seek to minor. Eligible students whose applications are accepted by the relevant faculty/school executive boards can attend the minor program(s) for which they have applied.   
Application results will be announced on our university website on the dates announced in the applications-admissions calendar.
Eligibility Requirements To Work in Aviation Management:
- To have a clean criminal record check and a clean criminal archive record check. Prior criminal record or criminal conviction can prevent entry into airports.
- To have a clean bill of health (medical certificate) 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 Aviation Manager.

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Scholarships and Tuition

Minor program students are not required to pay any additional tuition.

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Minor Attendance Requirements

The following minor students will lose their right to minor; and their minor registrations will be evoked:
  1. Students whose GPA in their primary major falls below 2.30 during their minor,
  2. Students who fail to take courses from their minors for two consecutive semesters,
  3. Students who are graduated from their primary majors but fail to meet the graduation requirements of their minors within the two-semester extension period granted by the relevant faculties/schools in order to help students complete their minor programs.