Each academic year consists of two 16-week semesters, Fall and Spring, including the final examination
period. In addition, an eight-week summer semester is offered each year. The academic
2016-2017 is given at the beginning of this catalog.
The bachelor's degree is awarded to students who successfully complete an eight-semester course of
study (at least 120 credit units or 240 ECTS).
Students must fulfill all the degree requirements determined by the Senate;
at graduation their cumulative grade point average must be 2.00 or higher on a scale of 4.00.
The undergraduate programs are organized in departments within nine faculties and two schools.
These faculties and schools are as follows:
Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Faculty of Business Administration
Faculty of Economics, Administrative, and Social Sciences
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Humanities and Letters
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Music and Performing Arts
Faculty of Science
School of Applied Languages
School of Applied Technology and Management
Students who have obtained a B.A. or B.S., an M.A. or M.S., or an equivalent degree from a
university are eligible to commence studies in the master or doctoral programs.
Graduate programs are administered through the:
Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences
Graduate School of Education
Graduate School of Engineering and Science
Information on graduate programs is provided in this catalog under the headings of the related
departments. Interdisciplinary programs are provided in a separate section.