To foster rich spirit and sophistication to live better in a complicated society. Be curious and aware of the problems around you to brush up your intelligence and power to act practically
The Department of Sociology and Comparative Culture is designed to foster students' sophistication, knowledge and perceptiveness of humans and society, through a wide range of studies, including social and cultural studies, history, information, and psychology. At the Department of Sociology and Comparative Culture, the students nurture their sophistications that allow them to understand relationships between people and mental peace. Furthermore, the skills required to put knowledge into practice are also nurtured through fi eldwork and various practical training courses.
Society and culture, the two columns that support learning.
A society-related subject group, which is looked at from the viewpoint of sociology and information science, and a culturerelated subject group, which focuses on the theory of literature/arts and history, have been integrated into one. Students can pursue their study over various related areas, based on the two columns supporting their learning.
Two language skills for training self-expression
Linguistics and information science skills are indispensable to learn and transmit knowledge in the world today. This department is designed to develop the students' language skills, based on an understanding of society and culture. Various information-related subjects are also offered.
Paths to a social researcher, museum curator, and Englishlanguage teacher
By studying specifi ed subjects, the students are qualifi ed for becoming social researchers, in charge of various social researches. Courses targeting museum curator qualifi cations are also available, allowing students to work in museums and art galleries. We also focus on nurturing English-language teachers.
Find an object of interest while studying society and culture from various viewpoints
Learn about local society and cultures through fieldwork and training
Narrow down the object of interest, improving analytical ability and perceptiveness
Pave the way to the future with substantial expertise and the power of execution
The students pursue the methods of creating healthy culture that surrounds children such as animation, play, or picture book making. The students practically study from the viewpoint of sociology, cultural theories and psychology.
Sports are one of the inevitable factors in our society, for making healthy bodies or for cultural exchange. In this course, the students learn the signifi cances of sports from the viewpoint of sociology, cultural theories, welfare, and psychology.
Tourism is one of the cultural activities that makes you feel and think about
different cultures. The students learn the new signifi cances of tourism from
various viewpoints such as cultural anthropology, history, language, psychology or welfare.
The students aim at revitalizing shopping arcades and communities. To achieve their aims, the students learn practical methods of creating attractive cities from the viewpoint of sociology, cultural theories, welfare, and psychology.
The students pursue the ways in which the rights of children and elderly people are protected to live lively in their families. The students also learn the methods of improving the standards of living of families.
The students learn theoretical and practical ways to realize the world in which all the physically challenged people can live peacefully by understanding the problems that surround them.
Every single child, elderly person, and physically challenged person has rights to be involved in the society and live closely together with everyone else. The students learn the methods of creating government or rganizations that could provide services to create such world.
In the world today, many people have problems dealing with their minds. The students learn how such problems are shaped, and how those with problems could be assisted.
To understand the psychology and actions of children, the students learn how children grow in their families and with friends. The students also learn the characteristics of children’s minds at every stage of their lives.
The students learn about consuming activities, taking leaderships in a company or an organization, techniques of persuasion from the viewpoint of social psychology.
To keep pace with various trends of presentday society, the following subjects offered by the Department of Sociology and Comparative Culture have been modified for improvement:
The Department of Sociology and Comparative Culture offers students with unique study support systems, including various awards and support rograms as shown below: