Dept. of Shin Buddhism, Dept. of Buddhist Studies, Dept. of Philosophy (Philosophy, Education), Dept. of History (Japanese History, Asian History, Buddhist History, Cultural Heritage), Dept. of Japanese and Japanese Literature, Dept. of English Language and English Literature
Master the “wisdom” of man while deeply involving ourselves with “words”
The Faculty of Letters consists of six departments and six courses. Students make use of valuable documents and data owned by the school to acquire a broad education and specialized knowledge. Each student studies his or her own area of interest in depth, and cultivates the strength to live and contribute to society.
Dept. of Psychology
Study connections of hearts and create power in society
The Faculty of Psychology's focus is on "connections between people." Through the study of practical psychology, students will acquire the communication skills necessary for building good interpersonal relationships and for the various issues of modern society that arise from interpersonal relationships.
Dept. of Contemporary Economics, Dept. of International Economics
Study people, things, and the flow of currency with the aim of realizing an [even happier society]
The Faculty of Economics is expected to present solutions for the structuring of new economic and social systems in the 21st century. The Faculty exerts effort in the fostering of leaders who can apply theory to approach social issues from diverse perspectives.
Dept. of Business Administration (Business Management, Accounting)
Know the “Business World” to become practical business professionals capable of responding to a changing age
The main target of research in the Faculty of Business Administration is “companies.” Students come into contact with diverse businesses to learn about organization, and how to make effective and efficient improvements in the creation of products, services, sales processes, and other business operations.
Dept. of Law (Judicial, Contemporary Society & Law, Citizen Life & Law, Crime, Punishment & Law, International Politics & Law)
Become able to boldly face social issues with reliable legal knowledge and a sense of human rights
Dismissal and bankruptcy due to business recession, automobile accidents, juvenile crime, as well as false accusations, and the United States army base issue; we are surrounded by many law-related matters. The Faculty of Law cultivates students with legal minds that can critically and theoretically analyze these social problems with a sharp sense of human rights.
Dept. of Policy Science (Policy Formulation, Environmental Innovation, Local Public Specialist)
Deepen civic understanding and foster independent human resources possessing strong citizenship
The goal of the Faculty of Policy Science is to foster regional public human resources with a global perspective and the ability to find solutions to community issues. Over the course of four years, small-class lectures are held with abundant opportunities to experience fieldwork in environments such as the local community, companies, and NPOs, to acquire communication skills and the ability to act autonomously.
Dept. of Global Studies, Dept. of Intercultural Communication
Fostering the ability required to lift one another beyond national borders and cultural differences
In midst of a diversifying international society, the Faculty of International Studies develops human resources with international communication skills and respect for different cultures based on knowledge of their own culture. There are many international students on campus, enabling opportunities for exchange.
Dept. of Sociology, Dept. of Community Management, Dept. of Contemporary Social Work
Studies “Society” from diverse angles to seek solutions to problems and issues
Students study society, relationships between people, the involvement of people with organizations and society, and seek solutions to various social problems. The Faculty of Sociology offers practical learning focusing on fieldwork with the keyword “hands-on approach,” in which theories learned in the classroom are verified on-site, and results are reflected in theory.
Dept. of Life Sciences, Dept. of Agricultural Sciences, Dept. of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Dept. of Agri-Food Systems
View agriculture from the perspective of “Food Circulation” and seek solutions to global issues
“Food,” which is indispensable for human life, and the contributions of “agriculture” to support food and enrich human lifestyles are studied through the systematic linking of their roles and the significance of various issues involving life, agricultural production, nutrition and health, community, and economy.
Applied Mathematics and Informatics Course; Intelligent Media Informatics Course; Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering Course; Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Course; Materials Chemistry Course; Ecology and Environmental Engineering Course
Fostering rich minds in scientific engineers to enable them to flexibly respond to and move forward in a changing society
Designed with 25 programs (course packages related to specific themes surpassing major courses) to be freely selected. Students are given opportunities for multidisciplinary learning of different fields according to interests to gain the ability to cope in a changing and diversified age while raising expertise in their major courses.
Dept. of Social Welfare, Dept. of Child Education
Fostering the ability to learn, think, and practice through an abundance of practical work opportunities
The Junior College consists of the Social Welfare and Child Education Departments. Both departments place a focus on practical training, with hands-on and experiential learning at social welfare facilities, day-care centers, and kindergartens. Opportunities to participate in joint events with the local community are provided to foster human resources with rich humanity, professional knowledge, and practical skills.
Four interdisciplinary courses transcending their specialized domains are available: International Relations, English Communication, Sports Science, and Environmental Science.
Cultural education courses have been established with the objective of fostering higher ethics and rich humanity shaped by the University’s founding principles, combining intelligence and sensibility, to develop individuals capable of thriving in modern society.
The Teacher Training Course is offered to students wishing to obtain a teaching certificate. The Teaching Center has been established with the objective of sending out honest, outstanding teachers with expertise, sociability, and the skills to offer practical instruction.
Master’s Degree Programs: Dept. of Shin Buddhism, Dept. of Buddhist Studies, Dept. of Philosophy, Dept. of Education, Dept. of Clinical Psychology, Dept. of Japanese History, Dept. of Asian History, Dept. of Japanese Language/Literature, Dept. of English Language and English/American Literature Doctoral Degree Programs: Dept. of Shin Buddhism, Dept. of Buddhist Studies, Dept. of Philosophy, Dept. of Education, Dept. of Clinical Psychology, Dept. of Japanese History, Dept. of Asian History, Dept. of Japanese Language/Literature, Dept. of English Language and English/American Literature
Using “words” as important connections, programs offer characteristic education and research activities corresponding to globalized “knowledge”
Master’s Degree Program: Dept. of Law ／ Doctoral Degree Program: Dept. of Law
In a small classroom setting, students develop abilities necessary for researchers and advanced professionals
Master’s Degree Program: Dept. of Economics ／ Doctoral Degree Program: Dept. of Economics
Programs aim to help students obtain practical research abilities with a high level of literacy in sociology based on economics theory
Master’s Degree Program: Dept. of Business Administration ／ Doctoral Degree Program: Dept. of Business Administration
Students obtain a high level of knowledge in professional business administration and through application of this knowledge become professionals and researchers responding to the demands of modern society
Master’s Degree Program: Dept. of Sociology, Dept. of Social Welfare
Doctoral Degree Program: Dept. of Sociology, Dept. of Social Welfare
Offers an environment in which to comprehensively study and research theory, demonstration, and application, in order to foster next generation specialists and researchers
Master's Degree Program / Doctoral Degree Program: Applied Mathematics and Informatics Course; Intelligent Media Informatics Course; Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering Course; Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Course; Materials Chemistry Course; Environmental Science Course
Aims to foster highly specialized human resources and researchers who put emphasis on harmony between science, nature, and society based on the founding spirit of the University, with a broad range of educational backgrounds and a high level of specialized knowledge and skills in each field of Science and Engineering and with high ethical standards which contribute to the development of a sustainable society.
Master's Degree Program: Dept. of Intercultural Communication, Dept. of Global Studies, Dept. of Language and Communication Doctoral Degree Program: Dept. of Intercultural Communication, Dept. of Global Studies
Fostering human resources capable of appropriately grasping, understanding and corresponding to the tremendous social change called globalization
Dept. of Practical Shin Buddhist Studies Graduate School of Practical Shin
Develops religious practitioners of Shin Buddhism with high practical and research skills
Master’s Degree Program: Dept. of Policy Science ／ Doctoral Degree Program: Dept. of Policy Science
Fosters human resources with the capability to create policies based on sustainable development theories and the skills to put these theories into practice
Master’s Degree Program: Dept. of Food and Agricultural Science ／
Doctoral Degree Program: Dept. of Food and Agricultural Science
Pursues new food and agricultural studies and strives for education and research that realize a sustainable, recycling society
Subject: <Master’s Degree Program> Graduate Schools of Law and Policy Science Study Features
Fosters “local publics human resources” who can lead and support the local community.
Subject: <Master’s Degree Program> Graduate Schools of Law, Economies, and International Studies
This is a Master’s Degree Program focusing on Asian and African area studies.