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  • One credit is earned from at least 15 hours of class in a semester but for Lab/Practice classes, it can be 30 hours. (1 hour of class time is 50 minutes.)
  • A student cannot take more than 21 credits per semester. (But when needed for curriculum management, 3 more credits can be taken.)
  • General Studies Courses are taken during the first and second years, but can also be taken during the third year depending on the student’s specialization.
  • For General Studies Electives, each student should take one in each of the four areas (total of 8 credits).
  • Subject Education Courses are taken during the fourth year, second semester and Extra-curricular Activities and Special Aptitude Education courses are taken after the third year during two semesters.
  • In principle, Specialization courses are taken starting in the second semester of the second year, not exceeding 10 classes and 21 credits. Each major can arrange Specialization courses as it sees fit and that reflect practical materials needed in a real school teaching setting.
  • The Practicum lasts 10 weeks (4 credits) in total. Class Observation (1 week, 2nd semester of 1st year), Class observation in Rural Villages, Islands and Isolated areas (1 week, 1st semester of 3rd year), Work Practice (2 weeks, 2nd semester of 3rd year), Teaching Practice (6 weeks,1st semester of 4th year) and Volunteer Teaching (from 1st to 3rd year) (revised Oct.28.2009).
  • ROTC students’ military credit substitute is 6 credits and count towards Subject Education credits, Extra Curricular Activities or Special Aptitude Education credits.
  • The Pedagogic Theory course is selected (only 1) during the 2nd semester of the 4th year for two credits.
  • Students wishing to transfer to another major within the university must follow proper procedures. Transfer is allowed at the end of the first year upto 3 students per major.