UST Curriculum

UST provides departmentalized and specialized curriculum in various fields such as theory, research, seminar.

General Course

General Course
Subject Classification Brief exploration of courses Course Period CoursesRegistration Period Credit Grading
General
Courses
Newcomers Orientation Program to guide students as to UST academic rules andhelp students to adapt to new school lives, targeting incoming students every semester Before thesemester begins Designated Periodbefore thesemester begins 2 S/U
(Satisfactory/
Unsatisfactory)
or
percentage
Common Liberalarts Lectures on common theories of liberal arts  1

The information mentioned above can be revised or changed.

Major Courses

Major CoursesMajor Courses
Subject Classification Brief exploration of courses Course Period CoursesRegistration Period Credit Grading
Major Courses The others Lectures on theories of major field of study Before thesemester begins  Designated Periodbefore thesemester begins 3 Percentage
  • More than 16 hours for 1 credit
  • More than 12 credits in the master's/doctoral program and more than 24 credits in the integrative program must be completed.

Field Research

Field Research
Course Information Credit Approval Grade Evaluation
Lectures on subjects related to research and lab and field work
  • 2 credits(3 hours) or 4 credits(6 hours)
  • Students can register for courses worth up to 6 credits per semester
Percentage
Field Research
Classification Division Lecturers Required Documents Note
Field Research Advisory professor Advisory professor, joint advisory professor Field Research Report -
Other research laboratory UST professors excluding advisory professor, joint advisory professor Taking minimum 2 credits is required
External institution other universities, corporations, or other research institutes
  • Field Research (within UST) is divided into 2 field research types: (1) led by an advisory professor and (2) led by other research labs. The type will be decided in line with the agreement of the lecturer and advisory professors (including joint advisory professors).
  • Students are required to submit field research report before its designated deadline. If not, its credit points cannot be acquired.

Seminar

SeminarSeminar
Course Information Credit Approval Evaluation Method
  • Participate in a technology lecture, meeting for research outcome presentation, internal/external seminar, etc.
  • Present research outcome and discuss on the products of students’ studies
  • Must attend at least 8 meetings and give a presentation at least 1 time.
Each seminar course accounts for 2 credits Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U)system