Academics

Department of International Communication

The Department's subject offerings from the 1st year

Core Subjects(It depends on the track you choose.)

1st Year
Introductory SeminarⅠ・Ⅱ

1st Year and 2nd Year
Introduction to Political Science
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to International Economics
Introduction to International CommunicationⅠ・Ⅱ

1st Year Free Elective Subjects (same for all departments)

1st Year and 2nd Year
The Constitution and Political InstitutionⅠ・Ⅱ
Introduction to Area Studies: Asia
Introduction to Area Studies: Europe
Introduction to Area Studies: Africa
Introduction to Area Studies: The Middle East
Introduction to Area Studies: The Americas
Introduction to Area Studies: The Pacific Rim
Introduction to Development Economics Ⅰ・Ⅱ
Introduction to International Economic Policy
Introduction to International Business
Economics of Information and Organization
History of Economic Growth
Introduction to Statistics for Social ScienceⅠ・Ⅱ
Introduction to Mathematics for Social ScienceⅠ・Ⅱ
BookkeepingIA・IB
Communication Studies Ⅰ
Culture and Society
Introduction to Comparative Cultures Ⅰ
Introduction to Linguistic Sciences Ⅰ
Introduction to Sociololinguistics
Journalism and Modern Society
Selected Topics in International Politics Ⅰ
Selected Topics in International Economics Ⅰ

1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, and 4th Year
Internship
Short ‐ Term Study Abroad Program
International Exchange
International Volunteer Activities
Seminar on the United Nations

International Communication Track

Curriculum of the International Communication Track

Core Subjects(Category A)

1st Year~
Introductory SeminarⅠ・Ⅱ
Introduction to International CommunicationⅠ・Ⅱ

Elective Subjects(Category A)

1st Year~
Communication StudiesⅠ
Culture and Society
Introduction to Comparative CulturesⅠ
Introduction to Linguistic SciencesⅠ・Ⅱ
Introduction to Sociololinguistics
Political ScienceⅠ・Ⅱ
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to International Economics

2rd Year~
Research Methods in Communication Studies
Communication StudiesⅡ
Introduction to Comparative CulturesⅡ
International PoliticsⅠ・Ⅱ
International Political EconomyⅠ・Ⅱ

3rd Year~
Intercultural Literacy Ⅰ・Ⅱ
Intercultural Communication
Structure of Language

2rd Year
Preceptorial Seminar

Elective Subjects(Category B)

1st Year~
Journalism and Modern Society
Internship
Short ‐ Term Study Abroad Program
International Exchange
International Volunteer Activities
Economics of Information and Organization

2rd Year~
Communication StudiesⅢ・Ⅳ
Religion and CultureⅠ・Ⅱ
Japanese Studies
Korean Studies
British Studies
French Studies
German Studies
Spanish Studies
Islamic Studies
Anglo-American Studies
Latin American Studies
Sociolinguistics:Language and Community
Qualitative Methods in Communication Research
Quantitative Methods in Communication ResearchⅠ
Computer Analysis of Survey Data
Conflict Resolution and Law
International Studies Ⅰ・Ⅱ・Ⅲ・Ⅳ
Global Studies Ⅰ・Ⅱ・Ⅲ・Ⅳ・Ⅴ・Ⅵ・Ⅶ・Ⅷ

3rd Year~
Theory and Practice of InterpretationⅠ・Ⅱ
Theory and Practice of TranslationⅠ・Ⅱ
Interpretation Training for Intercultural ContextⅠ・Ⅱ
International Business CommunicationⅠ・Ⅱ
Business CommunicationⅠ・Ⅱ
Media Communication
Cyber Communication
Negotiation Communication
Conference Communication
Advertisements and Communication
Public Relations
Studies in European CultureⅠ・Ⅱ
Chinese Studies
Russian and East European Studies
Culture and Historical View
Intercultural Training
Theory and Practice of English PronunciationⅠ・Ⅱ
Introduction to Cognitive Linguistics
Linguistic Form and Meaning
Universality of Human Languages
Multilingual Society and Communication
Stracture of Japan
Qualitative Methods in Communication ResearchⅡ
Quantitative Methods in Communication ResearchⅡ
Questionnaire and Survey Methods
Social Informations
Selected Topics in Intercultural CommunicationⅠ・Ⅱ
Massmedia and International Politics
SeminarⅠA・ⅠB

4th Year
Seminar ⅡA
Seminar ⅡB

Elective Subjects(Category B)

1st Year~
Introduction to Area Studies :Asia
Introduction to Area Studies :The Pacific Rim
Introduction to Area Studies: The Americas
Introduction to Area Studies: Europe
Introduction to Area Studies: The Middle East
Introduction to Area Studies: Africa

2rd Year~
Area Studies (Asian Economy)Ⅰ・Ⅱ
Area Studies (American Economy)
Area Studies (EU Economy)

3rd Year~
Readings in FrenchⅠ・Ⅱ
Readings in GermanⅠ・Ⅱ
Readings in SpanishⅠ・Ⅱ
Readings in ChineseⅠ・Ⅱ
Readings in RussianⅠ・Ⅱ