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An Introduction to the Departments (for students who enrolled before April2016)

 

The Department of Social Sciences

“What is the essence of human nature?”, “How did our ancestors think and live?”, and “What makes modern social structures tick?” If you are interested in things like these, the Department of Social Sciences is the ideal place for you to study.

The Department of Social Science offers three courses: Philosophy & Ideology, History, and Sociology. Follow the link “The Department of Social Science: Courses & Modules” Abelow for details. Students complete the studies required on each course in order to graduate.
Some students aim to obtain teaching licenses (high school geography, history and civics; junior high school social studies) or a professional librarian’s qualification. All sorts of paths are open to graduates; some progress to graduate school, others join the civil service, the media, advertising, tourism, or business.

The Department of Language & Culture

“What characteristics does Japanese have as a language?”, “What kind of poetry did Li Bai create?”, “What was Shakespeare really trying to tell us?” If you are interested in things like these, the Department of Language & Culture is the ideal place for you to study. The Department of Language & Culture has six courses – Japanese Language & Literature, Chinese Language & Literature, Asian Linguistics *, English Language & American and British Literature, European Languages & Literature and Linguistic Science. Follow the link “The Department of Social Science: Courses and Modules” below for details. Students complete the studies required on each course in order to graduate. Some of the students aim to obtain teaching licences (junior high school Japanese and English; high school Japanese, English, and Chinese) or a professional librarian’s qualification certificate. All sorts of paths are open to graduates including entry to graduate schools, teaching careers, the civil service, and business.

* Currently not open to new students.

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