Chiao Tung University
Cross-disciplinary Program Implementation Guidelines
Undergraduate Honors Program of Nano Science and Engineering
The guidelines are set up for Undergraduate Honors Program of Nano Science and Engineering (hereinafter refer to as Our Undergraduate Honors Program) of National Chiao Tung University in accordance with NCTU Cross-disciplinary Program Implementation Regulations. These guidelines provide the opportunity for students to proceed cross- disciplinary learning without increasing graduate credits (or only a few extra credits) as well as encourage students to conduct cross-disciplinary studies, build the depth of cross-disciplinary studies, and assist students to expand second specialties.
The cross-disciplinary program here means the cross-disciplinary module curriculum proposed by departments, institutes or colleges of NCTU. In general, module curriculum should include the core knowledge curriculum of the field and the total credits will be based on 29 credits (however the minimum 28 credits and no more than 32 credits). The cross-disciplinary program that students take will include the cross-disciplinary program module curriculum of the department they are from (hereinafter refer to the original department) as well as the cross-disciplinary program module curriculum from the second specialty department or college. The module curriculum of the second specialty could be remarked as “cross-disciplinary specialty” on the diploma.
Article Three Implementation objects of these Guidelines
These Rules apply to all bachelor program students admitted by NCTU.
Students of our Undergraduate Honors Program who would like to study for cross- disciplinary program,
- (1) 得於每學年度公告申請期限內向本班提出申請，申請案經本班學位學程委員會審查通過後
The application can be submitted to our department within the dates of annual announcements by faculty. The application shall be submitted to the department or college of the second specialty for review after being verified by curriculum committee of our Undergraduate Honors Program; students can only enroll in the cross-disciplinary program once they pass both reviews.
- 本班學生修習本班跨域學程的課程，列示於『奈米科學及工程學士學位學程 跨域模組課程 必
Curriculum of cross-disciplinary program for students from our Undergraduate Honors Program is listed in “Compulsory courses list of cross-disciplinary program for students from Undergraduate Honors Program of Nano Science and Engineering”. The curriculum must include compulsory courses at the university (including 28 credits of common compulsory), core curriculum of our Undergraduate Honors Program, cross- disciplinary program module curriculum of our Undergraduate Honors Program, and the cross-disciplinary program module curriculum of the second specialty department or college (hereinafter refer to as cross-disciplinary program module curriculum of other departments). The graduate credit needed for this cross-disciplinary program is at the basis of 130 credits. The module curriculum of the cross-disciplinary program of other departments will be recognized as cross-disciplinary specialty and be remarked on the diploma after the original department.
If the student from our Undergraduate Honors Program is not able to finish his/her cross-disciplinary program, students could give up this program and take the undergraduate honors program of the original department instead.
For students from other departments who would like to study for cross-disciplinary program and choose our Undergraduate Honors Program as their cross-disciplinary specialty
- (1) 得於每學年度公告申請期限內向其所屬學系（以下簡稱原系）提出申請，通過原系以及本班的
Students can submit the application to the department that they belong to within the dates of annual announcements by faculty,students can only enroll in the cross-disciplinary program after they pass both reviews of the original department and our Undergraduate Honors Program.
- (2) 外系學生修讀跨域學程且選擇本班做為其跨域專長者，其課程包含：校必修(含共同必修28
For students from other departments who would like to study for cross-disciplinary program and choose our Undergraduate Honors Program as their cross-disciplinary specialty, the curriculum must include compulsory courses at the university (including 28 credits of common compulsory), core curriculum of the original department, cross- disciplinary module curriculum of the original department, and module curriculum listed in “Compulsory courses list of cross-disciplinary module curriculum for Undergraduate Honors Program of Nano Science and Engineering”. The graduate credit needed for this cross-disciplinary program is at the basis of 130 credits and Nano Technology could be remarked as “cross-disciplinary specialty” on the diploma after the original department.
Our Undergraduate Honors Program assigns a full-time faculty member as the mentor of cross-disciplinary program and form mentor groups with mentors from cross- disciplinary program of original departments or colleges to give guidance to the students in this program.
In order to encourage different departments or colleges working together for the proposal of cross-disciplinary curriculum, the number of teaching hours for the innovating integrated curriculum offered by more than two teachers could be calculated by the actual time of teaching according to Subparagraph 6, Article 9 of National Chiao Tung University Teaching Hours Accounting Principle; however, it will be in accordance with the official approval of the curriculum before the course starts.
If there is any unaccomplished matter of the guideline, it shall be handled in accordance with the school constitution of our university as well as other relevant regulations.
The guideline is approved by school-level curriculum committee and submitted to Academic Affairs Meeting for approval reference before putting it into practice, and shall do the same upon any amendment thereto.