General Education Department
The General Education Program offers a cross-departmental curriculum designed to develop in students to an educated person with a comprehensive intelligence and an excellent judgement. We focus our attention on the formation of a well-rounded personality equipped with individual, social, and international mind based on the spirit of Christianity, which is the educational principles of this university.
Along with the classes to develop the basic knowledge required for university-level academic skills (including Integrated Lectures, Career Education-related Subjects, Japanese Language and Information Subjects), the curriculum consists of following subject groups: "Human Science", "Humanities", "Natural and Mathematical Science", "Social Science", "Community and the World" and "Christian Studies". The purpose of these classes is the development of a broad knowledge and culture which are required for a diversified society, by studying in parallel with departmental education.
Foreign Language Education Department
Foreign language subjects in the General Education Program are designed to help students master languages necessary in understanding world cultures. They consist of English, German, French, Chinese and Korean.
To improve our students' ability to attain fluency in foreign languages, we encourage them to study according to their ability and at their own speed. We also support them in this process by providing a well-organized curriculum and a recently-updated CALL system.
The CALL system is located on the second floor of Building A and consists of three CALL classrooms (138 booths), an AV study room (15 booths), an IT support desk with program consultants and teaching materials, and a control room. In addition to being used for classes, CALL classrooms are open for self-study, and learning materials for English conversation as well as examination questions from TOEFL, TOEIC, Eiken and other English language proficiency tests are available and designed to match the interests and needs of each student. In addition, we support language education by providing a wide range of equipment for our students, including an AV study room setup which allows them to watch CNN news in real time.
※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.