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International Exchanges

Credit Approval Regulations Applicable to Exchange Students and 7+1 Program Participants from the Department of Spanish Language and Literature

[Term of Study and Credits]

Article 1. Students selected as participants in the student exchange program of Korea University are referred to as exchange students. Students appointed by the Department of Spanish Language and Literature, Korea University and participating in the 7+1 Program are referred to as program participants.
Article 2. Program participants will study abroad at the host university for one semester (language courses + regular courses) Up to 15 of the credits earned at the host university can be applied to Spanish major requirements. However, only credits from classes in the department of Spanish language at the host university are eligible.Up to six of the credits earned at a language center affiliated with the hosting university can be approved when program participants take two regular courses provided by the department of Spanish language and receive a prescribed score.
Article 3. If exchange students who study in Spanish-speaking countries desire to transfer credits earned from their host institutions to the Department of Spanish Language and Literature, Article 2 shall apply.
[Selection]

Article 4. Applicants for the 7+1 Program should submit a consent form, statement of purpose (with institutions stated in order of priority) and transcript to the Department Administration Office.
Article 5. The Evaluation Committee of the Department evaluates the application documents and ranks the applicants by considering the number of semesters completed, grades, overseas experiences, and more.
Article 6. Program participants must be registered at Korea University when they study at the host institution.
Article 7. Students applying for the student exchange program, not the 7+1 Program, are selected by the International Mobility and Cooperation Team at Korea University.

[ Scholarships ]
Article 8. For students of the 7+1 program, full amount of tuition for the semester will be paid by the university as a scholarship. However, if the student fails to earn at least 9 credits in accordance with the curriculum of the university, the scholarship will be returned in full.
[Credit Approval]

Article 9.
(a) Credits earned by program participants are approved in accordance with decisions made by the Evaluation Committee chaired by the head of the Department.
(b) Program participants should submit a credit approval application (in a template provided by Korea University) and course outlines to the Department Administration Office by the date announced by the Department within six months after returning from the host university. Credits are approved in accordance with decisions made by the Evaluation Committee.
(c) Regardless of the term of study, up to 15 of the credits earned either through the 7+1 Program or the student exchange program can be accepted as credits for the Spanish major. Even if students earn credits from participating in both programs, 15 credits are the maximum that can be counted toward fulfilling Spanish major requirements. Any credits over 15 can be accepted as general elective course credits.
(d) Credits earned from the 7+1 Program or the student exchange program cannot be accepted as credits for the Spanish major if the credits are earned by taking courses provided by departments other than the department of Spanish language. Such credits, however, can be accepted as general elective course credits.
(e) Participants in the 7+1 Program can earn 1 credit per 30 hours of language courses taken at a language center affiliated with the host university.
(f) If students study abroad in countries other than Spanish-speaking countries, up to nine of the credits can be accepted as major elective course credits for the Spanish major only when the credits are earned by taking courses related to Spanish literature and culture, Latin American literature and culture, and Spanish linguistics.
(g) For credit approval, students should submit an official transcript with course name, credit(s) and hour(s) stated and an English transcript.
(h) Under no conditions can more than 15 credits be accepted towards Spanish major requirements if they are earned from the programs mentioned above in Spanish-speaking countries or others.

(2009. 09. 23) Revised.

(2016. 11. 10) Revised. Clause (e) of Article 9 added.