Outline of Undergraduate Faculties

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Outline of Undergraduate Faculties

Faculty of Economics

The Faculty of Economics has a single department; the Department of Economics and Management, which was originally two – the Department of Economics and the Department of Business –, providing a flexible learning environment in which students can choose courses based on their needs and goals.

Faculty of Law

The faculty of Law has two departments; the Department of Law and the Department of Political Science, providing a curriculum which allows students from either departments to take lectures from the other department, so that they can study with knowing the relevancy of law and politics.

Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities has four departments; the Department of English and American Literature, the Department of Japanese Literature, the Department of Cross-Cultural Studies, the Department of Contemporary Societies, in which students can learn about humanity from various perspectives.

Faculty of Science and Technology

The Faculty of Science and Technology constitutes three departments; the Department of Materials and Life Science, the Department of Computer and Information Science, the Department of Systems Design Engineering, based on the policy of being “mission-oriented,” providing education that can meet both the needs of the students and the society.

Seikei International Course

Developing language skills and abilities to think which is necessary for global society
The Seikei International Course is a cross-faculty course for selected students aimed at developing competent personnel who create new value and contribute to society in today’s globalized world. In principle, the students study in English and are given a learning opportunities where they can engage in friendly inter-faculty rivalry. From a global point of view, they will deepen their understanding of themselves and others, and develop the ability to express their opinions positively and acquire English proficiency to express them.

・Features of the Seikei International Course
1. Cross-faculty course for selected students (approximately 80 students are selected)
2. Specially organized program from the second year with small study groups
3. The students can receive an increased amount of scholarship when they study abroad (excluding short-term programs).

Improving mutual understanding and abilities to express opinions and make proposals, as well as the level of English proficiency

1. Independent Study
This is the core subject of the Seikei International Course. The students develop the ability to express opinions positively through seminar-style lessons. Through collaborative group study, they discover tasks, learn how to research, and make result presentations in English. The range of subjects is gradually widened so as to improve the ability to express opinions in English.
2. English for expressing opinions
The students aim to improve English proficiency to express opinions concerning their own initiatives, which is necessary for studying abroad and useful in their careers. Depending on their proficiency levels, they can focus on any needed skills such as ways of thinking and how to make a presentation as well as their listening and speaking skills.
3. Absorbing information for expressing opinions
By absorbing needed information for working in the global society including the various cultures, histories, societies, and languages of the world, the students prepare the basis for disseminating information.