Double Major Programs

Announcement on Double Major and Minor Applications

 

Department of Economics Double Major Programs

The Department of Economics offers double major programs with the Departments of History, Management, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Psychology, and Sociology. Students who satisfy the relevant requirements can apply to enroll in these programs. Students accepted to these programs receive a separate diploma for their second major upon successful completion of its requirements. General information on double major programs can be found in the Boğaziçi University Double Major Program Internal Regulations (in Turkish).

Application requirements are listed below and the curriculum for each double major program can be reached using the tabs on the left side of the page.

Double major advisers: Güzin Gülsün Akın and Yeliz Kaçamak

E-mail: guzin.arikan@boun.edu.tr and yeliz.kacamak@boun.edu.tr

Application Information

For Students Registered in the Department of Economics:

All double major students are subject to the minimum requirements put forth by the Boğaziçi University Double Major Program Internal Regulations .as follows:

"Undergraduate students can apply to the Double Major Program at the beginning of their third, fourth, or fifth term if they have achieved a minimum of 3.00 GPA and satisfactorily passed their courses. Individual departments can set a higher GPA requirement or introduce quota restrictions. Applications are made to both departments simultaneously."

As the regulation implies, application deadlines and requirements may differ across departments. For instance, the Department of Mathematics requires a minimum point average for the MATH courses taken by the student. Thus, applicants are advised to contact the relevant departments directly for information on application procedures.

When applying for a double major with another department, Economics students must submit a petition (the form for which can be obtained by clicking here and a transcript to the Economics department via e-mail. The documents to be submitted to the other department can vary; students should contact the other department directly for details. Economics students applying to other departments for a double major have to obey any deadlines set by these departments. The Department of Economics does not have a time constraint for Economics students applying to other departments for double majors.

While 137 credits are required for graduation for Economics majors, the credit requirements for various double major programs vary as can be seen in the relevant curricula.

For Students Registered in Other Departments:

The Department of Economics admits a maximum of fifteen students to its double major programs every year; five are selected from the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, and ten are from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Though applications are accepted for both Fall and Spring semesters, the major part of the quotas is usually filled in the Fall. Applications are subject to the minimum conditions delineated in the Boğaziçi University Double Major Program Internal Regulations (in Turkish):

"Undergraduate students can apply to the Double Major Program at the beginning of their third, fourth, or fifth term if they have achieved a minimum of 3.00 GPA and satisfactorily passed their courses. Individual departments can set a higher GPA requirement or introduce quota restrictions. Applications are made to both departments simultaneously."

The deadline for double major applications can be found in the Boğaziçi University Academic Calendar.

Students must apply to the Department of Economics and also to their own departments with a petition (the form for which can be obtained by clicking here and a transcript sent via e-mail. The Department of Economics does not require any other documents. Spring semester applications must include transcripts with the most recent fall semester's grades. Students who have taken summer term classes must submit transcripts that list these grades in their Fall semester applications.