School of Global Japanese Studies

Curriculum Chart of the English Track

*This curriculum chart is for the English Track.
Please check the curriculum for the Japanese Track in the Japanese Track curriculum.
Students are able to take classes that are offered in Japanese.
The classes with "*" are offered in Japanese only in 2018.


Conducted in English

CULTURE AND ART Introduction to Visual Culture A/B
Japanese Fine Arts from a Global Perspective A/B
Japanese-German Comparative Culture A/B
Comparative Religious Studies
Comparative Culture A/B
Latin American Studies A/B
Cultural Studies in Budo (Japanese Martial Arts) B
Japanese Representational Arts A/B
Japanese Cinema A/B
Japanese Religion A/B
Japanese Linguistics A/B
Applied Linguistics A/B
English Linguistics A/B 
BUSINESS AND SOCIETY Japanese Social Systems A/B
Cultural History of Fashion (Japanese Martial Arts)  A/B
Introduction to Mass Communications
Tourism management A/B
Japanese Politics A/B
Education in Japan A/B
Business Culture in Contemporary Japan A/B
Japanese Manufacturing Management A/B
Mass Media in Japan A/B
Japanese Behavioral Models A/B
Asia Pacific Political Economy A/B
GLOBALIZATION Globalization and Financial services A/B
International Relations A/B
Peace Studies
Issues in Intercultural Communities
Intercultural Education A/B
Introduction to Study Abroad B
Issues in Immigration Policy
Japan in International Perspectives

Conducted in Japanese

POP CULTURE *Manga Culture A/B
*Animation Culture A/B
*Otaku Culture A/B
*Urbanism and Design A/B
*History and Technique of Tokusatsu films A/B
*History of Japanese Comics A/B
*Gender & Representation A/B
VISUAL CULTURE *Cultural History of Fashion A/B
*Art Business A/B
*Mythology of Mode A/B
SOCIAL SYSTEMS AND MEDIA *Advertising Industry A/B
*Creator Business Studies
*Hospitality Management Studies A/B
*Contents Industry A/B
*History of Technology Transfer in Japan A/B
*Intellectual Property Management from Cultural Perspective A/B
*History of Japanese Marketing Systems A/B
*Social Security Studies A/B
*Studies in Japanese Business Associations A/B
*Urban Transport Systems A/B
*Media Industry A/B
*Service Marketing A/B
*Japanese Behavioral Models A/B
*Global Economic History A/B
Asian Studies A/B
*Educational Perspective on Community Development A/B
*Introduction to Study Abroad A
*International Education and Exchanges A/B
*Africa in the Contemporary World A/B
*Diversity and Society A/B
*EU Studies A/B
*Indian Economy A/B
*Modern History of Africa A/B
*Introduction to the History of Film A/B
*French Culture Studies A/B
*East Asian Arts  A/B
*Religion and Philosophy A/B
*Film Studies A/B
*History of East Asian Cultural Exchange A/B
*History of Islam A/B
European Urban Customs A/B
*Modern British Studies A/B
Contemporary American Society A/B
JAPANESE CULTURE AND THOUGHT *Modern Japanese Literary Arts A/B
*Cultural Studies in Budo (Japanese Martial Arts) A
*Cultural Archives Studies
*Japanese Philosophy A/B
*History of Martial Arts PhilosophyA/B
*Japanese Cultural traditions A/B
*Edo Studies A/B
*Traditional Performing Arts
*Aesthetics of Kabuki & Noh
*Culture of  Swords
*Japanese Folkcraft Studies
JAPANESE LANGUAGE *Japanese Language Teaching (Grammar) A/ B
*Japanese Language Teaching (Vocabulary) A/B
*Japanese Language Teaching (Phonetics) A/B
*History of Japanese A/B
*Method of Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
*Practicum in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDIES *Language & Culture A/B  *Psychology and Language Learning A/B

The courses conducted in English are grouped in to three areas of concentration ; Culture and Art, Business and Society and Globalization, while the courses conducted in Japanese are groupted into eight areas. Please note all courses, including courses conducted in English, are grouped into eight areas in official documents of the school, such as transcripts.


Conducted in English

Global Japanese Studies (Introduction)
Sociology A/B
Political Science A/B
Economics A/B
Business Administration A/B
Japanese History A/B
Geography A/B
Statistics A/B
Sports & Physical Exercise A/C
Practicum inGlobal Japanese Studies A~E
Liberal Arts Studies A/B
ICT Basic Ⅰ
Conducted in Japanese

*Japanese Expression (Writing)
*Japanese Expression (Speaking)
*Western History A/B
*Asian History A/B
*Sports & Physical Exercise A~E
*Media Literacy A/B
*Integrated Lecture
*Special Lectures on Global Japanese Studeis A/B
*Internship in Japan
*Internship Abroad
*Volunteer Abroad Program
*Japanese Culture & Society
*ICT Elementary
*ICT Basic Ⅱ
*ICT Statistical Analysis Ⅰ/Ⅱ
*ICT Database Ⅰ/Ⅱ
*ICT Media Processing Ⅰ/Ⅱ
*ICT Application Development Ⅰ/Ⅱ
*ICT Contents Design Ⅰ/Ⅱ
*ICT Total Practice Ⅰ/Ⅱ
*Japanese Constitutional Law


Seminar 3A
Seminar 3B
Seminar 4A
Seminar 4B
*The number of seminars conducted in English is limited.


Study-Abroad-Related Subjects (Language & Others) A
Study-Abroad-Related Subjects (Language & Others) B
Study-Abroad-Related Subjects (Lecture) A
Study-Abroad-Related Subjects (Lecture) B
Study-Abroad-Related Subjects (Lecture) C



Research Paper Writing
Speech & Presentation
Literature Reading A/B
Integrated English A/B
Practical Drama A/B

JAPANESE&OTHER LANGUAGE (All are offerd in Japanese only)

*Introductory Japanese (General)
*Introductory Japanese (Vocabulary & Kanji)
*Elementary Japanese (General)
*Elementary Japanese (Vocabulary & Kanji)
*Pre-intermediate Japanese (General)
*Pre-intermediate Japanese  (Vocabulary & Kanji) 
*Intermediate Japanese (General)
*Intermediate Japanese  (Vocabulary & Kanji) 
*Upper-Intermediate Japanese (General)
*Upper-Intermediate Japanese  (Vocabulary & Kanji) 
*Pre-advanced Japanese (General)
*Pre-advanced  Japanese  (Vocabulary & Kanji)
*Advanced  Japanese  (Reading) I/II
*Advanced  Japanese  (Listening) I/II
*Advanced  Japanese  (Writing) I/II
*Advanced  Japanese  (Speaking) I/II
*Integrated Japanese A/B
*Introduction to Advanced Academic *Japanese A/B
*German (Elementary level) A/B
*German (Intermediate level) A~D
*French (Elementary level) A/B
*French (Intermediate level) A~D
*Chinese (Elementary level) A/B
*Chinese (Intermediate level) A~D
*Spanish (Elementary level) A/B
*Spanish (Intermediate level) A~D
*Korean (Elementary level) A/B
*Korean (Intermediate level) A~D

Students are able to take classes that are offered in Japanese.
The classes with "*" are offered in Japanese only in 2018.
This curriculum outline is subject to change. The classes may not be offered due to teacher's schedule. 
This list is based on the curriculum for after 2018 admission students. The students admitted in 2017 or before should refer English Track Catalog.

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