Double Major

The Department of Linguistics offers double major programs with three departments listed below. 

 

Departments offering Double Major Programs with Linguistics

Active - Currently admitting students

 

Pending Senate Approval - Currently not admitting students 

 

If you are currently enrolled in the Department of Linguistics, please read the section For Linguistics Students. If you are a student in one of the departments offering a double major program with Linguistics, please read the section For Incoming Students.

 

Please note (for all students)

 

  • To apply for a double major, you must be an undergraduate with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Some departments may have higher GPA requirements and quota restrictions. Please check with the relevant department.
  • You may submit a double major application only at the beginning of your third, fourth or fifth semesters. 
  • The deadline for double major applications is announced in the Boğaziçi University Academic Calendar.
  • If you are planning to apply for a double major program, please read the university regulations
  • Double major applications must be submitted to both departments simultaneously. Please fill out the ÇAP Başvuru Formu and have it signed by both departments.
  • If you are accepted to a double major program, you must register as a double major student at the Registrar’s Office (Kayıt İşleri) by submitting the form ÇAP Kayıt Beyan Formu

 

For Linguistics Students:

Currently, linguistics students can only apply for a double major program with the department of  Western Languages and Literatures. The double major programs with Translation and Interpreting Studies and Turkish Language and Literature are pending Senate Approval.

For detailed double major course curricula, click on the relevant department in the following list: 

Double Major Curricula

 

Requirements to apply for a Double Major Degree:

  • To apply for a double major, you must be an undergraduate with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Some departments may have higher GPA requirements and quota restrictions. Please check with the relevant department.
  • You need to have passed all your classes with a passing grade (No “F” on your transcript). If you have an F you must repeat the class to get a passing grade.
  • You may submit a double major application only at the beginning of your third, fourth or fifth semesters. 
  • Check with individual departments for additional requirements. Some departments hold interviews, and ask for a statement of purpose. Check the interview dates with the department that you are applying to.

To Complete Your Application:

  • Please fill out the ÇAP Başvuru Formu and have it signed by both departments.
  • If you are accepted to a double major program, you must register as a double major student at the Registrar’s Office (Kayıt İşleri) by submitting the form ÇAP Kayıt Beyan Formu

 

 

After You are Accepted:

  • You must finish the program in 10 semesters (exclusive of one semester spent as an Erasmus student). If you join an Erasmus program, you can finish your degree in 11 semesters. This does not include summer schools.
  • You will be assigned two academic advisors. (Associate Professor Mine Nakipoğlu from Linguistics, and the double major advisor of your double major department).
  • You must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00, with the exception of one semester when it is allowed to go down as low as 2.90.

 

For Incoming Students:

For detailed double major course curricula, click on the relevant department in the following list: 

Double Major Curricula

 

Minimum requirements for application:

  • 3.00 Minimum GPA
  • One-page Statement of Purpose
  • Interview
  • Most recent copy of your transcript

To Complete Your Application:

  • Please fill out the ÇAP Başvuru Formu and have it signed by both departments. Submit your most recent transcript and Statement of Purpose along with the ÇAP Başvuru Formu
  • If you are accepted to a double major program, you must register as a double major student at the Registrar’s Office (Kayıt İşleri) by submitting the form ÇAP Kayıt Beyan Formu

 

Interview dates and announcements

For interview dates please check the announcements. Unless announced otherwise, our department accepts applications once a year at the beginning of the Fall semester. Please check the academic calendar for the application deadline. For further questions, please contact the double major advisor Associate Professor Mine Nakipoğlu at nakipogl@boun.edu.tr.