The procedures and principles regarding the new program that YÖK will implement as of the 2023-2024 academic year regarding double major and minor programs have been determined with the regulation change in the Official Gazette dated 16 July.
According to the information obtained by the AA correspondent, with the entry into force of the Regulation on the Amendment of the Regulation on the Principles of Transfer between Associate and Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Higher Education Institutions, Double Major, Minor and Inter-Institutional Credit Transfers, it will be ensured that students who will prefer basic sciences graduate from two programs at the same time. It is aimed to expand the post-graduation work opportunities.
Basic science students who enroll in diploma programs determined by YÖK will be able to do double major and minor education in programs determined by YÖK, upon request.
According to the new application, students who will prefer physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics departments at Istanbul, Ankara, Dokuz Eylül, Karadeniz Technical and Çukurova universities can receive a double major in computer science, economics, economics, business administration, statistics and econometrics programs within the quotas determined by the university, upon their request. be able to do minor training.
The application will start from the new academic year
Necessary information and conditions on the subject will be included in the 2023-YKS preference guide. The application will start from the 2023-2024 academic year.
Students who win the physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics departments of these universities will apply to their universities to enroll in minor and double major programs.
President of YÖK Prof. Dr. Erol Özvar, in his evaluation on the subject, emphasized that they prioritize quality in their practices and steps in all areas of higher education.
Özvar said, “Our aim is to provide double major and minor education opportunities to students who prefer basic sciences, to ensure that students from the higher percentage of basic sciences prefer basic sciences and to increase employment opportunities by increasing the qualifications of their graduates. Our main goal in the arrangements we make for basic sciences is to improve the quality in this field, which is very important. to increase,” he said.