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Faculty of Studies on Contemporary Society

Department of Social Information
Department of Media Presentation
Department of Community Studies

Department of Social Information

Shinjuku Campus / Students enrolled: 479 / Teachers: 18

In the complex interaction between human behavioral psychology and information, many modern social problems have arisen. Finding solutions to these problems require fl exibility and multiple viewpoints. The Department of Social Information emphasizes three powers: gpower to discern people,h gpower to discern informationh and gpower to live.h To develop education aimed at training personnel who are capable of achieving their desired path and can act with independent initiative in society, the department specifically uses a gunit-basedh curriculum that spans a broad range of learning around the pillars of gpsychology,h ginformationh and gsocial management.h Through flexible course selection from various academic sectors, including social psychology, network society, marketing, environmental management, food and health management and apparel design, each student can chart out a course that suits their own tastes and interests.

Department of Media Presentation

Shinjuku Campus / Students enrolled: 496 / Teachers: 16

The Department of Media Presentation has been designed to help students deepen their understanding of various forms of media in the modern information society and to improve their presentation skills in line with desired goals. The program helps to cultivate the studentsf sensitivity and creative abilities and teaches them how to design and create contents using the newest digital technology to enable them to develop analytical and critical thinking abilities with regard to media and society. Students choose two research projects from gMedia Communication,h gDesign and Art,h gMedia Creation,h gContent Productionh and gMulti-media Design.h Graduates are expected to demonstrate their communication abilities in mediarelated companies as well as in other working environments.

Department of Community Studies

Shinjuku Campus / Students enrolled: 331 / Teachers: 13

The Department of Community Studies utilizes a ghands on approachh emphasizing experience obtained through gwatching,h glistening,h ginvestigating,h gthinkingh and gsummarizing.h Based on a curriculum that dynamically interweaves practice and classroom studies, the students work in small-group seminars where they can obtain detailed support. Fieldwork proceeds in stages from the outset of freshman year, through gbasic exercises,h gapplied exercisesh and gcreative exercises.h In addition to core courses designed to foster awareness of the real issues at the root of a problem, and to grasp the thread toward a solution, the department offers a substantial cluster of courses from both formation and development that aim at the acquisition of wide-ranging viewpoints. The department aims toward the creation of better local communities by developing people who are capable of deciphering modern society and have superior problem-solving skills.

 


 

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