Someone with a keen interest in the variety of problems facing modern society, who aims to identify and pursue their own agenda with an open mind.
We look for students who can contribute to the community and the world by drawing on their education, knowledge and interpretive skills.
This faculty aims to educate students to be economists with the ability to work proactively on problem-solving glocal (global + local) issues while also display strong ethics. To this end, our goals of learning are to nurture applied skills that will allow you to discover, analyze and solve problems by utilizing the knowledge and education required when studying for a bachelor's degree in economics. We also train students to be equipped with communication skills needed in today's society such as listening, speaking, and writing in foreign languages, and motivate students to maintain a widespread career view throughout their studies.
Throughout our long-standing history of over ninety years, our faculty has consistently provided students with educational opportunities that analyze the underlying structures of a changing world and a changing Japan. Due to a flagging Japanese economy, an unstable and uncertain global economy, and many Japanese companies facing challenges in both domestic and global markets, right now is an interesting time to be studying Japanese economics. Through our courses that are divided into two majors and one cross-major program, our faculty will help students accumulate practical knowledge and skills in both economic and business management necessary for tackling the variety of issues modern Japan faces on local and global levels.
An understanding of economic theory is essential for comprehending various economic events and selecting appropriate steps in response to them. This course provides a systematic understanding of the economic theory, including its historical background and adaptability to solve real-life economic problems.
This course provides insights into management, including that of non-profit organizations (municipalities and NPOs), and places these organizations in a broader perspective. In particular, students are given the opportunity to learn the basics of regional economics, management, accounting, and finance via an interdisciplinary approach.
This course provides a unique opportunity for students to go abroad or to interact with foreign International Studentss in Japan. Students attend small-group English-language seminars and gain practical English skills by giving presentations and participating in discussions in English.
In addition to Japanese and English, and based on the multilingual approach proposed by the European Council, students can learn foreign languages other than English and aim to improve their practical ability in three languages.
Students are given the opportunity to understand various intercultural experiences, such as studying abroad, overseas investigations, or overseas internships, based on their acquired language skills.