Junior College

General Education Subjects

Choose from a wide range of choices regardless of your department or major.

These subjects allow you to acquire knowledge of the basics and of relevant domains needed to advance your specialized studies.

Foundations for Learning

Basic Document Preparation, Introduction to Special Needs Education, Sign Language Communication

Mind and Thought

Practical Buddhism, Introduction to Prince Shotoku, Psychology I/II, Philosophy, etc.

Society and Culture

Modern Society and Buddhism, Constitution of Japan, Law (including International Law), Political Science, Economics, etc.

Information and Natural Science

Information Processing I/II, Life Sciences, Environmental Science, Geoscience (including Physics), etc.

Health and Welfare

Sports I/II, Introduction to Social Welfare, Social Welfare Administration, Child Welfare, Welfare for the Aged, etc.

Foreign Languages

English I/II

Career Education

Career Design

Junior College Department of Child Education
Major in Life Design, Department of Life Navigation
Major in Life Care and Welfare, Department of Life Navigation

Department of Child Education

Admission Policy

The Department of Child Education admits students who have the following abilities, qualities, and sense of purpose as conditions for receiving education designated in the college’s Diploma Policy and Curriculum Policy:

  • 1) Those who have a strong interest in studying child education and child development, a deep affection for children, and a clear intention to be a child education professional (kindergarten teacher or nursery school teacher).
  • 2) Those who are willing to improve their ability to communicate and express themselves, which will form the basis of activities in which they cooperate with their peers in supporting children and their guardians in childcare.
  • 3) Those who are keen to acquire skills, such as playing the piano, that are required in childcare.
  • 4) Those who have acquired basic academic ability (especially Japanese language) and knowledge of music at high school while developing their intellectual interest.

Department of Life Navigation

Major in Life Design

Admission Policy

The Major in Life Design, Department of Life Navigation admits students who have the following abilities, qualities, and sense of purpose as conditions for receiving education designated in the college’s Diploma Policy and Curriculum Policy:

  • 1) Those who aim to be businesspeople who can play a role in global society by using their well-rounded education and expertise.
  • 2) Those who are interested in planning the life and career they will pursue after graduation by taking part in practical exercises in line with their interests and by envisioning possible future occupations with the goal of finding a job that matches their ideal career.
  • 3) Those who aim to acquire business knowledge related to their job and obtain qualifications.
  • 4) Those who are keen on improving their ability to communicate and take on challenges.
  • 5) Those who have acquired basic Japanese language and information processing skills in high school.

Major in Life Care and Welfare

Admission Policy

The Major in Life Care and Welfare, Department of Life Navigation admits students who have the following abilities, qualities, and sense of purpose as conditions for receiving education designated in the college’s Diploma Policy and Curriculum Policy:

  • 1) Those who have an interest in the affairs and events of society and who like to interact and work with people.
  • 2) Those who have acquired basic academic ability centered on Japanese language skills (reading, writing, listening, comprehension) in high school.
  • 3) Those who are well aware of the importance of basic daily habits such as eating properly and getting enough sleep and who take care of their health.
  • 4) Those who have worked hard with their peers in volunteer activities, extracurricular clubs, school events, and the like.
  • 5) Those who take the initiative in communication by proactively greeting others and listening to what people have to say.

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