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Chung-Ang University is now aiming to become one of the leading education institutions in the world by 2018, its centennial year. It has already set an innovative pace in internationalizing its campus.

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Eligibility

Sophomores who have completed at least two semesters, with a minimum of 28 units (80% of the freshman unit requirement) and a grade point average of 2.00 or higher, or juniors who have completed at least four semesters, with a minimum of 56 units (80% of the sophomore unit requirement) and a grade point average of 2.00 or higher, may shift to a different course within or outside their respective departments, without restrictions. Students who wish to shift to a course at the College of Education, however, may be required to take aptitude and personality tests and may be made to undergo an interview.

Procedures

Important Dates
  • Applications available: fourth week of November every year
  • Applications accepted: second week of January every year
Required Documents
  • Application form for shifting to another course (1)
  • Personal statement (1)
  • Selection process: fourth week of January through the first week of February every year
Selection Criteria
  • The students will be selected based on the results of the student’s interview, the student’s grade point average, and the student’s score in the additional test taken.
  • Notification of approved applications: second week of February every year

Relevant Regulations

  • Students may not shift to a course in the College of Pharmacy or College of Medicine.
  • The number of students shifting to a course in the College of Education should be within 20% of the specified quota of each registration unit.
  • Students may not shift to another course in another campus.
  • Supernumerary, transfer, readmitted, and special-admission students are not permitted to shift to another course.
  • Shifting to another course will be permitted only once for every student during the entire enrollment period.
  • Students are not permitted to shift to another course within a registration unit.
  • Students may not lower their class standing to shift to another course.
  • Students are no longer eligible to shift to another course when they fail to pay the tuition.
  • Students may be additionally charged or may get a refund when there is a tuition difference between his previous department and that to which he/she is shifting.
  • The subjects that the student who is shifting to another course has completed will be counted in the student’s new course.
  • Sophomores who wish to shift to another course must have been enrolled for at least six semesters, and juniors for at least four semesters. For students enrolled in a five-year college, the applicable years are eight for sophomores and six for juniors.
  • Core subjects will be counted as elective subjects if they are taken before a student shifts to another course; foundational subjects will be counted as they are (even for minor and double courses).

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