Department of Business Administration

Offering learning opportunities in various areas related to corporate management in order to develop top-level business people for the next generation

Corporate management involves mastery of a number of different skills and challenges such as effective company management practices, human resources, and how to establish accounting systems to represent a company. In this department, we explore the principles of business science, as well as offer a wide variety of study options, including accounting, information and marketing, with a focus on cultivating multidirectional perceptual and conceptual approaches. In small-class seminars, students acquire practical skills that will prove effective in society, by studying specific real-world examples. This department is fostering the next generation of business people with a global managerial mindset.

Characteristics of the Department

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Study of the diversity of areas surrounding corporations

Based on established managerial theories, students study a wide range of areas, including managerial strategy, accounting, bookkeeping, marketing and information systems, in a systematic way, so as to explore corporate management from different viewpoints.

A number of outstanding unique teachers

We are able to offer education across a diversity of areas based on the unique research conducted by our teachers, who themselves are very enthusiastic about intellectual exploration. Many of them possess a wealth of experience, through their activities as company employees, consultants and living overseas. In addition, not only teachers but also students become internationally involved through various exchange activities.

Inter-departmental relationship with the Department of Economics

Inter-departmental subjects are offered in conjunction with the Department of Economics, including Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, in order to allow students to understand the workings of social economies. Students acquire a greater depth of understanding through the broad perspectives offered by their instructors.。

Qualifications offered in this department

  • High School Teaching License (1st Class Category, Civics/Commerce) *Acquirable through completion of teacher-training course.

Four-Year Curriculum of the Department of Business Administration

First Year
Study of the basic theories of business administration
Study of the basic theories of business administration is a required subject in preparation for specialized studies from the second year. Microeconomics and Macroeconomics are inter-departmental offerings allowing students to engage in the study of social economics. General classes offered by specialized instructors are a unique feature of our university.
Second Year
Core seminars for specialized area studies
[First Semester]
Core seminars prepare students for the specialized seminars offered in subsequent years. Small-class settings with a 1:10 instructor-student ratio.
[Second Semester]
Required subjects, such as Reading in a Foreign Language, prepare students for research in specialized areas.
Third Year
Seminar-based specialized area studies
Seminar I is the main program for this year. Each instructor teaches his/her own specialized research area. Students are expected to engage in certain activities to help them participate in class discussion. This year is designed to have students involved in authentic research and start preparation for their graduation thesis.
Fourth Year
Final year research activities
This is the students' all-important final year of study and research in the university. Students work on a graduation thesis based on the research theme decided in their seminar classes (Seminar II).
First Year Second Year Three and Fourth Year
Managerial Theory General Business Administration I, II;
Western Business History
Strategic Management I, II;
Human Resource Management I, II;
Financial Management;
Organizational Management;
Business Systems; Marketing;
Consumer Behavior; Business History of Japan
Production Management I, II; Non-Profit Organizations;
Advertising; Industrial Design
Corporations and Communities Corporate Studies Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises;
Local Public Enterprises;
Industrial Organization
Public Utilities; Regional Development; International Business;
International Marketing; Comparative Labor-Management Relationship;
Western Enterprises; Corporations and Chinese economy;
Corporations and Korean economy
Information and Accounting Statistics; Bookkeeping Principles;
Bookkeeping I
Business Information Processing I;
Bookkeeping II; Cost Accounting;
Business Information Processing II; Information Systems;
Information Management; Business Analysis;
Management Accounting; Financial Accounting
Economics Microeconomics I, II;
Macroeconomics I, II
Finance; Financial Theory;
Trade Theory; Macroeconomics III
Law Advocacy and General Principles of Civil Law;
Company Law; Trade Law
Reading in a Foreign Language and Seminar Reading in a Foreign Language I;
Basic Seminar
Reading in a Foreign Language II, III;
Seminar I, II; Graduation Thesis
Other Courses Introduction to Career Design I, II Civil Law (Property Law);
Special Lecture A;
Welfare Community Development
Career Design Theory
Community Health and Welfare Administration;
Special Lecture B; Internship
*Subjects from the Department of Economics are also available.