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Credit requirements for graduation: Students shall complete a minimum of 20 credits for graduation from the Program within the designated duration of academic studies. The curriculum-credit requirements are prescribed as follows:

  • Required core courses with 11 credits
  • A minimum of one course (three credits) from the core curriculum designated for the affiliated research group.
  • A minimum of one course (three credits) from the curriculum designated for the interdisciplinary research group.
  • Applications for credit waiver or transfer shall be administered according to the relevant NCKU regulations and shall be approved by the instructors involved or the Program convener.
  • Program students shall be required to enroll in Teaching Practicum I or II for at least two semesters before they submit their dissertation proposals for review.
  • Program students shall complete a dissertation for graduation. They shall be required to submit their dissertation proposals for review.
Required core courses:
Course Title Credits
Introduction to Science in Mind 3
Experimental Design 3
Seminar in Special Topic 4
Independent Seminar 0
Dissertation Writing 1
Teaching Practicum I 0
Teaching Practicum II 0