Why can't conflict be eliminated from our world? Is our effort to understand each other adequate? What is the "first step" toward having the people of the world live in happiness? "We learn and accept different points of view, and think about living together, and act.
In today's society with its ever-progressing globalization, there is a need for knowing the background of the various different cultures, for understanding of different cultures that moves beyond frictions, and for flexible communication. The Faculty of International Humanities focuses on "Japan in the world" to develop human resources with "language" skills in Japanese and foreign languages and "information" skills for delivering valuable information, within a Japan that is internationally open. It also ensures that students achieve minimum standards (acquisition of basic skills), as well as field education, project education, and career development education programs, to support each and every student in achieving their dreams.
To better live in this age of globalization, the Faculty of International Humanities emphasizes understanding of different cultures, problem-solving skills, and communication skills.
Comprehensively examines regions from the viewpoint of both language and culture, and develops ability to create and transmit new culture.
Uses thorough language education to develop the ability to communicate between different cultures.
Education-related, local government, tourism, planning, publishing, finance and insurance, clothing, food, and shelter-related industries, entertainment-related, advance to graduate school, public sector employee, teacher (Japanese, English, social studies, geography and history), arts teacher, Japanese language instructor, university researcher and staff, translator and interpreter, secretary, travel industry manager
Airline company, hotel, bank and insurance company, international cooperation group, airport-related company, wholesaler, manufacturer, information and communications, instructor, education, general business, Japanese language teacher, tourism and transport-related company, police, advance to graduate school
Japanese language instructor teaching Japanese to foreigners, or an instructor teaching English to Japanese children. In both of these cases, knowledge of Japanese or English alone is not sufficient. How does a person teach a foreign language? How can that language's cultural background and content be transmitted? Learn these skills in the hands-on practicing courses "Japanese language teaching method" and "teaching English to children method".
A weekend course in English conversation covering one night and two days. A different theme is set for each event, such as "hotel" or "Christmas holiday," to practice conversation overseas in set situations. First, the class memorizes the basic expressions required, and then native speaker instructors help the participants practice the expressions in the set situations. All Japanese conversation is banned for the duration of the weekend course. Everyone pitches in and tries the best they can. Once a month, the weekend training sessions are held at the Josai Awa Learning Center's overnight facility.