Double Major Program Directive

Article 1- The objective of Double Major Program is to provide the students, who conduct their Major Undergraduate Program studies with outstanding success, with the chance of getting education in order to have a second major diploma.
Initiation of Double Major Program
Article 2- Double Major Program is confirmed by the approval of University Senate with the suggestion of related Department and Faculty/Collage Council and conducted with the cooperation of the related departments. Double Major Program is composed of at least 36 credits in credit systems and equivalent number of courses in uncredited systems.
Double Major Program cannot be conducted between the programs of Faculty of Education and other Faculties/Collages. Double Major Program between two different programs within Faculty of Education can be conducted only with the approval of Higher Education Council.
The total number of new students will be accepted to Double Major Undergraduate Program in a year cannot exceed the 20% of the students enrolled for the program’s first grade and first semester in the related year.
Application and Acceptance Conditions to Double Major Program
Article 3-
a)Related department announces Double Major Program indicating the quota in the beginning of every academic year.
b)Students enrolled to our University’s Faculty/Collage can apply for the announced Double Major Program in the beginning of 3rd semester at the earliest and 5th semester at the latest during their Major Undergraduate Program.
c)Double Major Program Applications are made on the date determined by Faculty Diaconate/Collage Directorate with transcription and application form to the related Faculty Diaconate/Collage Directorate.
d)In order to apply for Double Major Program;
-Student must have passed all the courses taken until the applied semester,
-Student’s grade point average should be at least 3.00 (BB) or 80 over 100 and the student should be in top 20% by the success rating in the related class of Major Undergraduate Program.
The acceptance process of the student whose application is deemed appropriate by the relevant department is completed after the suggestion of applied department with the decision of affiliated Board of Management of Faculty/Collage.
Double Major Program
Article 4-
a)Student’s success in Major Undergraduate Program or graduation is not affected in any way resulting from the Double Major Program. A different transcript or ration card is prepared for Double Major Program.
b)A Double Major Program Coordinator is assigned by the Head of the related department for the determination of the courses in the Double Major Program and in order to help the students plan the semesters to take these courses and to provide the appropriate conduct of the program. Double Major Program Coordinator works being in communication with the student’s consultants from Major Undergraduate Program.
c)Courses which are offered in both programs are determined by the relevant departments and the courses already taken are confirmed at the time of the acceptance and the courses are to be taken afterwards are confirmed in relevant semester by Board of Management of Faculty/Collage. The courses offered in both programs take place in both programs’ semester registrations and are shown at both of the transcripts. In case student’s witdrawal from a class offered in both programs, the withdrawal process is conducted for both programs.
d)One cannot enroll in more than one Double Major Program at the same time. However enrollment in Second Major Diploma and Minor Program can be done at the same time.
Success and Graduation
Article 5-
a)Student can quit the Double Major Program at will.
b)Student who is excused of the Major Undergraduate Program would be automatically excused of the Double Major Program too. In case a course is not available for a semester or coincides with another course the department which offers the Double Major Program can permit the student to be excused of that semester with the approval of Diaconate/Directorate that the Double Major Program affiliated to.
c)If a student does not enroll to courses two semesters in a row without any excuses, the registration of the student to that program is cancelled.
d)Within the total duration of the Double Major Program period, only once can the grade point avarage of the student be less than 2.00. If it recurs than the student’s registration in Second Major Diploma Program is cancelled.
e)If students quit the program they are not obliged to take the courses which they have failed again.
f)Second Bachelor’s Degree Diploma is given to the students who complete the Major Undergraduate Program with success and the Double Major Program with at least 2.00 grade point avarage. Second Bachelor’s Degree Diploma is not given to the students without completing the Major Undergraduate Program even if they succeed in Double Major Program.
g)The education period of the students who complete the Major Udergraduate Program but not the Double Major Program can be prolonged with the decison of Board of Management of Faculty/Collage. The diploma of the Major Undergraduate Program is given to the studets when they graduate. During the prolonged periods the students continue to pay the tution fee in regard to the total semester number they had in their undergraduate program. In case they enroll in a Postgraduate Program they pay that program’s tution fee too. Faculty/Collage offering the Double Major Program is authorized to take decisions about the students.
h)Students in Major Undergraduate Program can not make lateral transfer without fulfilling the conditions of “ Regulations About Transfer, Double Major, Minor Program Between Associate and Bachelor Degree Programs in Higher Education Instutions and Credit Transfers Between Instituitons”.
Provisional Article 1: This directive can not be practised for the students enrolled to Double Major Program before the academic year 2010-2011. The current directive in the relevant year is practised for the students who enroll in Double Major Program.
Article 6- This directive enters in force after the acceptance by University Senate.
Article 7- This directive is practised by the Rector of Dokuz Eylul University.