Changing majors application will be announced between the end of each semester and mid-January, and can be applied for by those who have registered for four semesters or more and have completed up to 66 credits in their second year and do not exceed 98 credits after their third year.-
Changing Major Applicant Selection: To abide by the statute of the College of Social Sciences, the selection will be made within 20% of the admit quota. Only 4 individuals will be selected for the International Relations Major.-
Selection Method: Review of the application (and other documents) and interview will be conducted. The required documents are the application and the transcript, and should be submitted to the Social Sciences Administrative Office.-
International Relations Courses required after Changing Majors:
Same as existing International Relations Majors.
(Refer to Graduation Requirements)
Double Major Application after Changing Majors: Same as existing International Relations Majors.-
Changing Majors as a Double Major:
If the student changed major as a double major, previous major courses are considered to be general electives and the student is no longer eligible for graduation in the previous major.
For instance, if an Economics Major student double majors Economics with International Relations, and decides to become an International Relations Major, he or she cannot receive a degree from the Economics Department.
For further questions and concerns, please refer to ‘Major Change Requirements’ in Seoul National University Website (www.snu.ac.kr), Department Office, Major Office, or International Relations Major Office (880-6346).
Transfer Requirements: Those who have received Bachelor’s degree from domestic or foreign institutions, or those who are expected to receive a Bachelor’s degree, or those who are recognized by law to possess an equivalent degree can all apply. However, in the case of College of Social Sciences, the applicants should have received 601 or above in TEPS, 223 or above in TOEFL CBT, and 84 or above in IBT. Those who are in the same department as the desired major (including double majors) cannot apply for a transfer.-
International Relations transfers are not included in the quota so the admits change depending on the circumstances. However, usually the admits are selected within 10% of the quota, and the transfers selected for International Relations Major is usually 2 individuals.-
Required Documents: Application, Graduation Certification (or Expected Graduation Certificate), Bachelor’s Transcript, TEPS or TOEFL score, Personal Statement, and Study Plan are required.-
Selection Period and Method: The end of each year (end of December), and there are major-related exams, interviews, and oral exams (refer to Graduation Requirements).-
For further details, please refer to Seoul National University Admissions Website (http://admission.snu.ac.kr)