Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview

English Track Program - Curriculum

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Course listings are subject to change. Last updated in March, 2022

8 cr Analytical Reading and Composition I (4)
Analytical Reading and Composition II (4)
Liberal Arts 16 cr Business and Social Impact (4)
Food Value Chain and Sustainability (4)
Fundamentals of Mathematics (4)
Introduction to Informatics & Computing (4)
Introduction to International Relations (4)
Introduction to Social Psychology (4)
Introduction to Sociology (4)
IT Literacy (4)
Principles of Economics (4)
Principles of Management (4)
Principles of Political Science (4)
Statistics I (4)
Sustainable Society (4)
World Economy (4)
Introduction to the Islamic World (4)
Japanese * 0~8 cr Elementary Japanese 1A (4) & 1B (4)
Elementary Japanese 2A (4) & 2B (4)
Intermediate Japanese 1 (4)
Intermediate Japanese 2 (4)
Advanced Japanese 1 (4)
Advanced Japanese 2 (4)
Upper-Advanced Japanese (2)
Business Japanese (2)
24~32 cr * Japanese language level will be based on a placement test. Elementary Japanese 1A and 1B are required unless placed in a higher level. If placed in a higher level, 4 or 8 credits will carry over to Electives depending on the placement test results. All other Japanese language courses are optional and may be taken as Elective credits.

* Certain Liberal Arts courses are required for certain majors. Fundamentals of Mathematics requirement for BE and DBI students will be based on an assessment test.

Digital Business
and Innovation
* 52 cr Business Communications and Productivity (4)
Foundations of Python (4)
Introduction to Computer Networking (4)
Macroeconomics (4)
Mathematics for Business and Economics I (4)
Microeconomics (4)
Principles of Marketing (4)
Statistics II (4)
AI & Machine Learning for Decision Making (4)
Blockchain & Business Applications (4)
Consumer Behavior (4)
Corporate Finance (4)
Corporate Strategy (4)
Creative Thinking for AI & IoT Innovations (4)
Cybersecurity and Applications (4)
Database and Big Data (4)
Development Economics (4)
Digital Banking and Fintech (4)
Digital Business Strategies (4)
Digital Marketing (4)
E-business & Payment Systems (4)
Econometrics (4)
Entrepreneurial Strategies (4)
Financial Accounting (4)
Health Care Management and Economics (4)
Human Resources Management (4)
Industrial Organization (4)
International Business (4)
International Environmental Policy (4)
Introduction to AI & Intelligent Product Development (4)
Introduction to R Programming & Business Analytics (4)
Labor Economics (4)
Marketing Strategy (4)
Mathematics for Business and Economics II (4)
Mining Unstructured Data: A Big Data Perspective (4)
Mobile Technologies, IoT, & Business Apps (4)
Operations and Service Management (4)
Organizational Behavior (4)
Service Management and Strategy (4)
Social Media and Business (4)
Text Mining & Deep Learning (4)
Tourism: Analysis and Planning (4)
Undergraduate Thesis Writing Seminar (4)
Web and Mobile Technology (4)
Big Data and Analytics (4)
Business Planning (4)
Entrepreneurial Strategy Practicum (4)
Gender in Business (4)
Global Marketing (4)
Global Supply Chain Management (4)
International Economics (4)
International Finance (4)
International Trade (4)
Investments (4)
IT Project Management (4)
Japanese Multinational Corporations (4)
Leadership, Creativity and Organizational Renewal (4)
Managerial Accounting (4)
Marketing Modeling (4)
Marketing Research (4)
Money and Banking (4)
Research Methods & Data Analysis in Business (4)
Social Businesses in Japan (4)
Start-up Funding and VC Strategies (4)
Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (4)
Undergraduate Thesis (4)
Comparative Culture (4)
Comparative Politics (4)
Human Rights (4)
International Law (4)
International Political Economy (4)
International Politics (4)
International Security (4)
Japan and the Islamic World (4)
Maritime Security and Ocean Governance (4)
Political Economy of Development (4)
Political Theory (4)
Understanding Globalization (4)
Chinese Politics in Comparative Perspective (4)
Contemporary Japanese Literature (4)
International Environmental Policy (4)
International Integration (4)
International Organization (4)
International Relations of Asia-Pacific (4)
International Relations of Europe (4)
International Relations of South Asia (4)
International Relations of Southeast Asia (4)
International Relations of the Middle East (4)
Japanese Politics in Comparative Perspective (4)
Japanese Popular Culture (4)
Japanese Society (4)
Pre-Modern Japanese Literature (4)
Qualitative Research Methods (4)
Tourism: Analysis and Planning (4)
Undergraduate Thesis Writing Seminar (4)
U.S. Politics and Foreign Policy (4)
War and Peace in East Asia (4)
Topics in International Relations (4)
Critical Approaches to Development Politics (4)
Gender in International Relations (4)
International Relations of China (4)
International Relations of Japan (4)
International Relations in the Age of AI (4)
Issues in Popular Culture (4)
Resource Politics (4)
Transitional Justice (4)
52 cr * 52 credits are required to be completed from your enrolled major (BE, DBI or IR). You may take classes in other majors as Elective courses.

* For DBI students: Mathematics for Business and Economics I is a required course.

* For IR students: Major courses are divided into Core (20 cr), Advanced (28 cr), and Seminar (4 cr) courses.
Special Programs - Career Experience Practicum (with a company in Japan) (2)
How to Succeed at TIU and Beyond (2)
Internship (2)
Volunteer (1)
Study Abroad Seminar (2)
Advanced Argumentation & Debate (2)
Business Project (4)
Topics in Japan Studies (2)
Electives * 40 cr Credits earned outside of the requirements of each category (Academic Literacy, Liberal Arts, Japanese, Major Courses) are counted as Electives. Special Program Courses (internships, volunteer work, etc.), other E-Track major courses, and non-English Track courses from other schools or programs at TIU may count as Electives.
* 40 cr
44 cr
48 cr
* Students who have tested out of some or all Japanese language requirements must take 44 or 48 Elective credits.
124 cr Required for Graduation

The graduation requirements shown here will be applied to students enrolled as freshmen from April 2022 onward. Current students and transfer students must refer to the Student Guidebook for corresponding graduation requirements. All credits taken in the sections above that exceed the graduation requirements will be converted to elective credits.

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