Amid three trends of the times - economic globalization, social diversification and decentralization of government power' Japan's economic systems and legal institutions are undergoing major transformation. Under these circumstances, it is necessary to establish fair and efficient social systems, with the rule of law as the basic principle.
People with legal knowledge proven by legal minds as well as economic expertise verified by empirical research are indispensable for realizing a fair and efficient society. Aiming to nurture economic experts well versed in law and legal professionals specializing in economics, this department offers curricula to help students acquire the extensive expertise necessary to enter economic or legal professions.
In addition, the department provides various basic subjects and seminars that are presented in small groups to help all students from freshmen to seniors acquire a basic knowledge of economics and law. A new mechanism referred to as a “unit system” has also been introduced to advise students on which subjects they should pursue.
※General English Ⅰ to Ⅳ aren't offered by the Department of English.
※Occupation and Life Ⅰ to Ⅱ aren't offered by the Department of Social Policy or the Department of Social Work.