Double Major & Minor Programs

Double Major (ÇAP) - Minor (YAN DAL)

The University provides students with the opportunity of getting a second undergraduate degree (double major) or gaining knowledge at a specific field  (minor program) as a student at a different program in addition to their undergraduate programs. Students who meet the requirements and wish to pursue a double major can apply to the dean's office at the concerned faculty in their third term earliest, and in their fifth term the latest. The application period for the students who wish to do a minor is not earlier than their third term.

To be able to apply to the Double Major Program, the student must either have a GPA of at least 2.75 and must be in the top 20% in the success ranking in the corresponding class of the major program at the time of application; or the GPA of the major program must be at least 2.75 and the placement score of the student in the time of registration for the main program must be not less than the minimum score of student admission of the related year for the double major program. Also, for programs that require specific success ranking requirements, as well as all the criteria defined within this regulation, the student should meet the success ranking criteria that is defined by the Council of Higher Education in the year of registration.

For scholarships at a double major program, the average requirement is 3.25 out of 4. Applicants to Minor Programs must have a GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4. Students with a CGPA of 3.25 or above can register as full scholarships to double major programs, and students with a GPA of 3.00 and above can register as full scholarships to minor programs at our University.

For double major and minor programs, a protocol regarding the additional courses the student has to take, and accreditation between the two departments should be signed between the concerned departments and approved by the senate. Further information about Double Major and Minor Programs can be found in Yeditepe University Rules and Regulations for Education at Associate and Undergraduate Degrees, a document published at the university website.

The student can drop out of the Double Major (ÇAP) or Minor program at his/her own request or under the conditions stated in the undergraduate regulations. The student does not have to repeat the courses in the double major /minor program upon leaving the program. The student who completes the double major (ÇAP) program and acquires the right to graduate is given a second major diploma. If the student completes a minor program, a certificate is presented.

The student who completes the main major program but not yet completed all the courses in the double major program is given the right to complete the second major program until the end of the term stated in the regulations.


Students at Yeditepe University are provided the opportunity of completing a dual degree at undergraduate and graduate programs with the leading universities of the world.