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Credit Requirements

Undergraduate Program Credit Requirements

Undergraduate Program Credit Requirements
General Courses

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Undergraduate Program Credit Requirements : General Courses
Department /Major General Courses
Mandatory Humanities/Social Sciences Subtotal
Physics 6+(9AU) At least 21 At least 27
Mathematical Science
Chemistry
Biological Sciences
Bio and Brain Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Mechanical engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Material Science & Engineering
Nuclear and Quantum Engineering
Management Science**
Electrical Engineering
Computer Science
Information and Communications Engineering*
Industrial & System Engineering
Industrial Design


Basic Courses

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Undergraduate Program Credit Requirements : Basic Courses
Department / Major Basic Courses
Mandatory Elective Subtotal
Physics 23 At least 9 At least 32
Mathematical Science
Chemistry
Biological Sciences
Bio and Brain Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Mechanical engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Material Science & Engineering
Nuclear and Quantum Engineering
Management Science**
Electrical Engineering
Computer Science
Information and Communications Engineering*
Industrial & System Engineering
Industrial Design


Major Courses

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Undergraduate Program Credit Requirements : Major Courses
Department / Major Major Courses
Mandatory Elective Subtotal
Physics 19 At least 21 At least 40
Mathematical Science 0 At least 40 At least 40
Chemistry 18 At least 24 At least 42
Biological Sciences 18 At least 30 At least 48
Bio and Brain Engineering 14 At least 28 At least 42
Civil and Environmental Engineering 15 At least 30 At least 45
Mechanical engineering 9 At least 40 At least 49
Aerospace Engineering 19 At least 30 At least 49
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering 18 At least 23 At least 41
Material Science & Engineering 12 At least 30 At least 42
Nuclear and Quantum Engineering 25 At least 18 At least 43
Management Science**
Electrical Engineering 18 At least 29 At least 47
Computer Science 22 At least 21 At least 43
Information and Communications Engineering*
Industrial & System Engineering 24 At least 27 At least 51
Industrial Design 27 At least 27 At least 54


Elective Courses, Research Courses, Total

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Undergraduate Program Credit Requirements : Elective Courses, Research Courses, Total
Department / Major * Elective Courses Research Courses Total
Physics At least 5 At least 130
Mathematical Science 3
Chemistry At least 3
Biological Sciences At least 3
Bio and Brain Engineering 76 or less
Civil and Environmental Engineering At least 3
Mechanical engineering At least 3
Aerospace Engineering At least 3
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering At least 4
Material Science & Engineering At least 3
Nuclear and Quantum Engineering At least 3
Management Science**
Electrical Engineering At least 4
Computer Science At least 3
Information and Communications Engineering*
Industrial & System Engineering 6 or less
Industrial Design At least 3
  • When taking mandatory general courses, 9AU shall be completed separately. (This is a non-credit course but is required for graduation)
  • Requirements for elective courses are different for each department. (Refer to the requirements of each department)
  • Inquiries to Information & Communications Engineering and Management Science can be directed to extension 6103 and 6302 respectively.

Graduate Program Credit Requirements

Graduate Program Credit Requirements
Master’s Degree

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Graduate Program Credit Requirements : Master’s Degree
Department / Major Master’s Degree
Common Mandatory Mandatory Major Elective Research Total
Physics 3 credits and 1AU 9 At least 9 12 or less At least 33
*Mathematical Sciences 0 At least 21 12 or less At least 36
Chemistry 0 At least 18 12 or less At least 33
Graduate School of Nanoscience & Technology 15 At least 3 At least 12 At least 33
*Biological Sciences 6 At least 9 15 or less At least 33
*Bio and Brain Engineering 0 At least 18 At least 12 At least 33
Graduate School of Medical Sciences & Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering 0 At least 18 At least 12 At least 33
Mechanical Engineering 0 At least 21 At least 12 At least 36
Aerospace Engineering 0 At least 18 At least 12 At least 33
Ocean Systems Engineering 0 At least 21 9 or less At least 33
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 3 At least 15 At least 12 At least 33
Materials Science & Engineering 0 At least 18 12 or less At least 33
*Nuclear and Quantum Engineering 0 At least 18 12 or less At least 33
Graduate School of EEWS 3 At least 15 At least 12 At least 33
The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School for Green Transportation 12 At least 6 At least 12 At least 33
Management Science 3 At least 18 At least 9 At least 33
*Graduate School of Innovation and Technology Management 12 At least 27 At least 3 At least 45
*Graduate School of Culture Technology 3 At least 15 At least 12 At least 33
*Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy 6 At least 15 At least 9 At least 33
*Electrical Engineering 3 At least 18 At least 5 At least 33
*Computer Science 0 At least 18 At least 6 At least 33
Information and Communications Engineering
*Industrial & System Engineering 0 At least 21 At least 9 At least 33
Knowledge Service Engineering 0 At least 21 At least 9 At least 33
Industrial Design 6 At least 12 At least 12 At least 33
Web Science Technology Program 0 At least 18 At least 6 At least 33
Graduate School of Information Security 6 At least 12 At least 6 33
Management Engineering 3 At least 30 At least 9 At least 45
*Techno-MBA At least 27 At least 18 At least 6 At least 54
**Executive-MBA At least 36 At least 6 At least 3 At least 48
**IMBA At least 39 9 3 At least 54
*Finance-MBA 10.5 At least 31.5 At least 9 At least 54
**Information & Media MBA 19.5 21 10.5 At least 54
Interdisciplinary Programs


Ph.D.

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Graduate Program Credit Requirements : Ph.D.
Department / Major Ph.D.
Common Mandatory Mandatory Major Elective Research Total
Physics 3 credits and 1AU 9 At least 18 At least 30 At least 60
*Mathematical Sciences 0 At least 33 At least 30 At least 66
Chemistry 0 At least 18 39 or less At least 60
Graduate School of Nanoscience & Technology 3 At least 24 At least 30 At least 60
*Biological Sciences 6 At least 18 33 or less At least 60
*Bio and Brain Engineering 0 At least 27 At least 30 At least 60
Graduate School of Medical Sciences & Engineering 0 At least 18 39 or less At least 60
Civil and Environmental Engineering 0 At least 27 At least 30 At least 60
Mechanical Engineering 0 At least 33 At least 30 At least 66
Aerospace Engineering 0 At least 27 At least 30 At least 60
Ocean Systems Engineering 0 At least 27 At least 30 At least 60
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 3 At least 24 At least 30 At least 60
Materials Science & Engineering 0 At least 27 At least 30 At least 60
*Nuclear and Quantum Engineering 0 At least 27 At least 30 At least 60
Graduate School of EEWS 3 At least 24 At least 30 At least 60
The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School for Green Transportation 18 At least 12 At least 30 At least 63
Management Science 3 At least 30 At least 30 At least 66
*Graduate School of Innovation and Technology Management 12 At least 24 At least 30 At least 69
*Graduate School of Culture Technology 3 At least 24 At least 30 At least 60
*Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy 6 At least 27 At least 30 At least 66
*Electrical Engineering 3 At least 24 At least 30 At least 60
*Computer Science 0 At least 27 At least 30 At least 60
Information and Communications Engineering
*Industrial & System Engineering 0 At least 36 At least 30 At least 69
Knowledge Service Engineering 0 At least 30 At least 30 At least 63
Industrial Design 0 At least 27 At least 30 At least 60
Web Science Technology Program 0 At least 27 At least 30 At least 60
Graduate School of Information Security 0 At least 21 At least 30 At least 60
Management Engineering At least 3 At least 30 At least 30 At least 66
*Techno-MBA
**Executive-MBA
**IMBA
*Finance-MBA
**Information & Media MBA
Interdisciplinary Programs
  • When taking mandatory common courses, 1AU (CC020 Ethics & Safety I) shall be completed separately. This is a non-credit course but is required for graduation.
  • Course credit acquired during a master’s program may be added to the credit requirements of a Ph.D. program.
  • * Operated under the Coursework Master’s Degree Program (run in parallel with the Thesis Master’s Degree Program)
  • ** Operated solely under the Master’s Degree Program Coursework
    • The Master’s Degree Program Coursework may grant a fixed amount of additional coursework credit without a thesis examination (at least 6 credits: depending on the department).
    • Refer to the applicable department requirements for Master’s Degree Programs Coursework
    • Only individual research and seminars are possible as research credit for Master’s Degree Programs Coursework (thesis research and thesis seminars are not accepted).
  • Interdisciplinary programs may have different mandatory courses depending on the required credit. (Refer to the requirements of each interdisciplinary program)
  • Refer to the interdisciplinary program requirements for Information & Communications Engineering and Management Science (IT Management).