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Faculty of Languages and Cultures

Department of Japanese
Global Studies Major, Japanese Language Major

CURRICULUM
The mission of the Department of Japanese is to train students to correctly understand Japan’s language and culture and to accurately communicate and disseminate that understanding. The department accepts foreign students interested in Japan and promotes overseas teaching practices and other forms of studyabroad. The department curriculum also encourages international exchange. Forexample, the department uses a semester system so that study abroad does not interfere significantly with course completion.
The curriculum of the global studies major focuses on Japanese and Asian languages, culture and business to provide students with practical business skills that will enable them to flourish in global society, while the Japanese major consists primarily of courses designed to train Japanese-language instructors.

Major Subjects
Introduction to Japanese Linguistics / Basic Japanese Linguistics Seminar / Japanese Linguistics / Japanese Grammar / Introduction to Linguistics / Sociolinguistics / Introduction to Japanese-Language Teaching / Japanese-Language Teaching Methodology / History of Japanese Literature / Introduction to Chinese Classics / Second Language Acquisition Theory / Marketing Theory / East Asian Studies / Introduction to International Relations / Comparative Culture Theory / Specialized Research / Graduation Research

Faculty of Languages and Cultures

Department of English
Global Studies Major, English Language Major

CURRICULUM
The fundamental educational goal of the Department of English is to provide students with practical English communication skills and the cultural understanding that will serve as the foundation for those skills. Given the globalization of society, the department also strives to cultivate students with multilingual skills (Japanese, English and Chinese) and international understanding (fundamental knowledge of the cultures, societies and businesses of various foreign countries). To that end, the department offers two majors, the global studies major and the English major, and provides enhanced specialization corresponding to the goals and circumstances of individual students.

Major Subjects
Integrated English / Preparation for TOEIC / Interpreting Skills / Translation Skills / English for Current Issues / Discussion & Debate / Preparation for TOEFL / Introduction to Intercultural Communication / Society and Culture of the English-Speaking World / Contrastive Linguistics / International Business Theory / Business Economics / North American Studies / Introduction to International Relations / Graduation Research

Faculty of Languages and Cultures

Department of Chinese
Global Studies Major, Chinese Language Major

CURRICULUM
China is currently expanding its presence in the international scene, and Japan will continue to play an important part in the global economy. As globalization proceeds apace, the relationship between the two nations will become more important. With this situation in mind, the Department of Chinese offers highly concentrated classes taught by native speakers to allow students to master practical Chinese-language skills and gain a thorough understanding of Chinese culture and society—both vital for effective and harmonious communication and
understanding.

Major Subjects
Elementary Chinese / Elementary Spoken Chinese / Intermediate Chinese / Advanced Chinese / Practical Chinese / Chinese Composition / Basic Skills of Japanese to Chinese Interpretation / Introduction to Study on Chinese Society / Introduction to Study on Chinese History / Introduction to Study on Chinese Thought / Introduction to Study on Chinese Literature / ASEAN Research / Specialized Research / Graduation Research

Faculty of Economics

Department of Economics

CURRICULUM
The Department of Economics offers two courses—the Global Economics Course and the Global Management Course—clearly dividing the economics and management fields. The department set its educational goal as “the fusion of theory and practical studies” so that students in the department can make practical use of what they have learned here—integrated economics—as a means to improve themselves, depending on their career path and situation. The department equips students with broad-based knowledge covering local and international societies that forms the basics of social studies and economics and advanced abilities in such fields as public policy, finance, management, and accounting with the goal of training students to be vigorous businesspeople who can contribute to the global society.

Major Subjects
Introduction to Economics / Microeconomics / Macroeconomics / Practical Economics / Public Finance / Monetary Economics / Economic Policy / Bookkeeping Theory / Special Bookkeeping Workshop / Management Theory / Accounting Theory / Overseas Training / Community Research / Specialized Seminar

Faculty of Real Estate Sciences

Department of Real Estate Sciences

CURRICULUM
In today’s world, where study with practical application is increasingly important, the Department of Real Estate Sciences offers three courses designed to deepen specialized knowledge in the fields of real estate sciences. The Business Course covers everything from the fundamentals of real estate sciences to business practice. The Finance Course prepares students for certificate examinations in real estate appraisal and the field of finance. In the Design Course, students learn about real estate development, architecture, and interior design. Through these fulfilling courses, the department cultivates future real estate experts.

Major Subjects
Seminar in Introductory Real Estate Science / Introduction to Property Law / Property Law / Microeconomics / Basic Building Technology / Introduction to City Planning / Real Estate Finance / Seminar in Real Estate Marketing / Workshop on Business Game / Introduction to Design / Real Estate Science Graduation Workshop / Basic English for Real Estate Business / Advanced English for Real Estate Business

School of Hospitality & Tourism Management

Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management

CURRICULUM
The curriculum of this department is divided into five fields: communication, international community culture, hospitality and tourism, management, and case studies. To provide students with the broad knowledge and skills required in the hospitality industry and respond to students’ diverse needs, a unique set of subjects with distinctive contents has been established. These subjects focus on developing communication ability, particularly in English; fostering a hospitality mind; and deepening specialized knowledge of hospitality tourism.

Major Subjects
English for Hospitality and Tourism / English for TOEIC / Presentation and Business Manners / Introduction to Hospitality / Customer Satisfaction Practices / Practicum in Hospitality Industry (Internship) / Introduction to Tourism / Airline Business / Hotel Business / Travel Agency Business / Special Lecture on Hospitality and Tourism Management / Freshmen Seminar / Case Studies on Hospitality and Tourism

School of Dentistry

Faculty of Dentistry

CURRICULUM
To foster future dental professionals who are sensitive yet global, the department has systematically connected its general education and specialized subjects to its six-year program. In the first two years, students register for the courses in the liberal arts, which focuses on the student’s character formation, along with clinical and basic laboratory training. In the following two years, students take classes focusing on dentistry and medical knowledge.
Various medical subjects relating to dentistry are prepared at this stage, and students can acquire wide-ranging medical knowledge. Additionally, they can learn the importance of gaining hands-on expertise through practical subjects. From the fifth year, students receive practical training for approximately one year at our affiliated hospital. Experience in an actual medical setting in 12 clinical areas, attendance at consultations, and practical training in a hospital environment meet the requirements to become a dental professional of the new era.

Subjects
Anatomy / Histology / Oral Anatomy / Physiology / Oral Physiology / Pediatric
Dentistry / Orthodontics / Biochemistry / Oral Biochemistry / Infection and Immunology / Periodontology / Dental Materials Science / Mechanical Dentistry / Endodontics / Operative Dentistry / Complete Denture Prosthodontics / Partial Denture Prosthodontics / Crown Bridge Prosthodontics / Dysphagia Rehabilitation / Pathology / Pharmacology / Oral Surgery / Dental Pharmacology / Radiology / Oral Diagnosis / Dental Anesthesiology / Dentistry for the Aged / Forensic Dentistry / Welfare and Nursing Care (includes practical training) / Public Health Science (including Health Science) / Dental English / Dental Health / Sports Dentistry / Dentistry for the Disabled / Behavioral Science in Dentistry / Dental Practice Administration / Dental Information Science / Psychological Medicine / Medical Ethics / Pediatrics / Internal Medicine / Surgery / Dermatology / Otorhinolaryngology / Ophthalmology / Basic Seminar on Dentistry / Outline of Dental Medicine / Basic Dental Sciences / Comprehensive Lectures / Comprehensive Dentistry / Clinical Practice

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