Global Program for Japanese Studies

What’s the Global Program for Japanese Studies? The skipwise program established a minor program called the Global Program for Japanese Studies. The Global Program for Japanese Studies is an academic program that consists of global oriented subjects.

Educational objectives

The objectives of the Global Program for Japanese Studies are to develop “Knowledge Reserve + High Mobility” type of global professionals. “Knowledge Reserve” means accumulation of knowledge. Students will develop communicative competence to enhance their adaptability in the global community. They will be actively involved in their own learning through active learning classes. “High Mobility” means to gain multiple times of overseas study experience. Students will acquire knowledge of global issues and gain practical experience based on the acquired knowledge.

Curricula and four academic categories

The Global Program for Japanese Studies is an academic program composed of general education courses and specialized courses. Specific subjects that are useful to become globally oriented people are included in the Global Program for Japanese Studies.
The Global Program for Japanese Studies is composed of the following four categories: Gateway/ English Communication/ Study Abroad/ International Experience. Students will acquire knowledge by taking subjects from “Gateway” and “English Communication” categories. They will have opportunities to use their accumulated knowledge through “Study Abroad” and “International Experience".

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Requirements

In order to complete the Global Program for Japanese Studies, students must fulfill the prescribed requirements on courses.

● Requirements of the Global Program for Japanese Studies for those who enrolled in or after FY2016. For the requirements for the students who enrolled in or before 2015, please see the Global Program for Japanese Studies booklet.

GatewayEnglish CommunicationStudy
Abroad

International
Experience

Requirements (credits)
Lecture-type Seminar-type
Project-type
Short-term Long-term Internship Volunteer
1-10 0-10 8-24 4-8 2-4 30

Registration procedure

  • Register for the program on Moodle
  • Plan your course schedule
  • Register for each course

1. Gateway

“Gateway” aims to develop students’ multicultural competence and understanding about Japan.

2. English Communication

English Communication classes are focused on improving students’ communicative competence in English. The courses were specially designed for Chiba University students by the British Council.

3. Study Abroad

Students will gain practical experience and develop their accumulated knowledge about global issues through “Study Abroad”.

4. International Experience

Students will develop their communicative competence and enhance their adaptability in the global community.

5. Feedback from Graduates(Written in Japanese)

6. Global minor & certificate(Written in Japanese)

Global Program for Japanese Studies booklet(Written in Japanese)