University Educational Goals/3 Policies

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Showa Women's University

Educational goals

 Showa Women's University aims to foster women who can play an active role in the global society based on the founding spirit and philosophy.The educational goal is to enhance the following abilities while in school.
[Knowledge and skills]
 Ability to contribute to society by acquiring education, specialized knowledge and skills
[Autonomy/Autonomy]
 Ability to take on challenges with independence and see things through to the end
[Collaboration/Harmony]
 Ability to take pride in oneself and collaborate with diverse people

Admissions Policy (Admission policy)

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 Showa Women's University's founding spirit is "Let's be the light of the world."In order to achieve this, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum established.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them from a multifaceted and comprehensive perspective.
[Knowledge and skills]
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills of subjects and subjects, as well as how to express and utilize them, required in the curriculum of the faculty or department in which you wish to enter.
[Autonomy/Autonomy]
  • They have their own goals and have acquired the study habits of independently acquiring specialized knowledge and skills according to the curriculum of their faculty/department.
[Collaboration and Harmony]
  • Willingness to participate in various projects and collaborate with others in activities to achieve goals and solve problems.

 [Knowledge/Skills] [Independence/Autonomy] [Collaboration/Harmony] listed in the admission policy based on our university's educational goals are included in the "Three Elements of Academic Ability" presented by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as shown in the table below. We are taking measures.Knowledge and skills correspond to the three elements of academic ability: 3. Reliable acquisition of "knowledge and skills" and 3. (based on 1.) "ability to think, judge, and express."Independence/autonomy and collaboration/harmony correspond to 2. ``Independence/diversity/collaboration'', an attitude of taking initiative and learning by collaborating with diverse people.
Correspondence between admission policy and “three elements of academic ability”
Admission policy Three elements of academic ability
Knowledge / skills 1. Reliable acquisition of “knowledge and skills”
2. (Based on 1.) “Thinking ability, judgment ability, and expressive ability”
Autonomy/Autonomy
3. Attitude to learn by taking initiative and collaborating with diverse people ``Independence, Diversity, Collaboration''
collaboration/harmony

Curriculum Policy (Curriculum Organization Policy)

 Showa Women's University systematically organizes general education courses, foreign language courses, specialized education courses, and cultural courses in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy.Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.
 
[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. Foreign language subjects include English, major foreign languages, and Japanese (for international students), arranged by proficiency level.
  3. In specialized education, compulsory subjects and elective subjects are divided based on the systematic nature of the specialized field, and subjects are arranged sequentially by semester.
  4. In the first year, specialized basic subjects are arranged, and faculty members in charge provide guidance on education and research.
  5. Fourth-year graduation thesis or graduation research, graduation work, graduation projects, etc. are arranged as the result of educational content centered on specialized education subjects, and the instructor in charge provides guidance on education and research.
  6. In order to promote career education, we will establish career core subjects and internships.
  7. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and deepen understanding of diverse cultures. .
  8. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.
  9. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we will establish various study abroad and overseas training programs at partner universities to develop human resources who can work internationally.
 
[Education method]
  1. Assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be assigned during the term of each subject, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.
  2. In order to enhance active learning, we will actively incorporate experiential learning such as active learning and project-based learning.
 
[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. University-wide evaluations are conducted through 1. a questionnaire survey regarding study time and study experience, and 2. an understanding of students who meet the graduation requirements.
  2. Evaluations in the department will be conducted using methods determined by the department.
  3. Student evaluations will be based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject, and 2. evaluation of graduation thesis, graduation research, graduation work, or graduation project.

Diploma Policy (Degree Awarding Policy)

 Showa Women's University's founding spirit is to "become a light to the world." Its purpose is to nurture women who love and pursue the truth, and contribute to the creation of culture and the welfare of mankind.To achieve this goal, degrees are conferred upon students who have acquired the following abilities and completed the required credits.

[Knowledge and skills]
  • Able to acquire and apply knowledge and specialized knowledge/skills.
  • You can deepen your understanding of society and contribute to it.

[Autonomy/Autonomy]
  • Able to identify issues and set goals.
  • Able to think and achieve goals from multiple perspectives.

[Collaboration and Harmony]
  • Understanding one's own characteristics, respecting others, and being able to work with a diverse range of people.

curriculum tree

 At our university, in order to visualize a systematic curriculum, all departments have established a curriculum tree that indicates the order of learning and the coordination of course subjects toward the achievement of the three policies.

curriculum tree

General education

Curriculum policy

 General education at the Liberal Arts and Sciences Center is designed to help each student expand their knowledge of humans and the history, society, and culture that surround them, as well as the environment and nature that surround them. We organize the curriculum with the hope that students will be able to think, judge, and act without losing themselves in any situation.
 
  1. In addition to ``Required Liberal Arts,'' the general education subjects include ``Core Liberal Arts/Humanities'', ``Core Liberal Arts/Social Studies,'' ``Core Liberal Arts/Natural Sciences,'' ``Advanced Liberal Arts,'' and ``Experiential Liberal Arts.'' Classified into fields, it is structured so that courses can be taken freely across these fields.
  2. In principle, general education subjects can be studied systematically with a specific goal from the first year to the final year, or can be learned freely according to the interests of the time.
  3. We will organize a curriculum that emphasizes subjects that are the foundation of various disciplines such as philosophy, law, and the history of science, which are necessary to build a foundation for perspectives and ways of thinking.
  4. By communicating with specialized departments, we will design a curriculum that synergistically enhances the knowledge and knowledge of specialization and liberal arts.
  5. Through the study of general education subjects, we strive to create and organize subjects that allow students to realize that learning and knowledge itself brings joy and enrichment to people.

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Faculty of Humanities, Department of Japanese Language and Literature

Admission Policy

 People who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policies, who are interested in Japanese language and culture, cultivate a rich linguistic sensibility, and want to acquire the ability to express themselves. We are looking for people who are willing to cooperate and contribute to society.In addition, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・National language: Have basic knowledge of language and culture, be able to read and consider large sentences, and express opinions logically.
・Foreign language: Students will be able to acquire and utilize the four English skills required before graduation.
・Geography and history: Understand the history and culture of Japan as well as the history and culture of regions around the world, and be able to consider culture from a broad perspective.
 Note: We strongly recommend that you take courses related to the classics.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Read a wide range of Japanese and international literary works to acquire basic knowledge of language and culture.
・To acquire reading comprehension and thinking skills by reading and understanding texts of various genres (e.g. thought, philosophy, sociology, etc.) with a problem awareness.
・Strive to improve vocabulary, logical writing skills, and communication skills.
・Efforts should be made to understand people with different cultures and social backgrounds, and to work cooperatively with them.

Curriculum policy

 In the Japanese Language and Literature Department, in accordance with the university's curriculum policy, general education subjects, foreign language subjects, In addition to cultural courses, specialized subjects are organized systematically.
 Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. Foreign language subjects include English, major foreign languages, and Japanese (for international students), arranged by proficiency level.
  3. In specialized education, compulsory subjects and elective subjects are separated based on the systematicity of the specialized field, and the subjects are arranged sequentially by semester.There are two courses: a language course (Japanese linguistics/Japanese language education) and a literature course (classical literature/modern and contemporary literature).
  4. Under the two-course system of the language course and the literature course, subjects that cultivate basic skills in both course areas are arranged as compulsory subjects for first and second years or common subjects.Subjects in each course are classified into Group I subjects for lower grades and Group II subjects for upper grades, and arranged so that students can acquire advanced expertise.
  5. Course project subjects are established to deepen individual learning through various planning, practice, and collaboration in specialized fields, and to develop the ability to communicate the results to the outside world.
  6. Cultural studies subjects are arranged to realize multi-faceted learning that captures the language and culture of Japan while broadening the international perspective and respecting traditional perspectives.
  7. As a result of the educational content centered on specialized education subjects, a compulsory graduation thesis is arranged in the fourth year, and the instructor in charge provides guidance on education and research.
  8. In order to promote career education, we will establish career core subjects and internships. From the first year onwards, as part of specialized subjects, we offer subjects related to improving ICT skills and practical writing expressions, developing communication skills, and career support such as creation and editing.
  9. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and deepen understanding of diverse cultures. .
  10. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.
  11. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we have established overseas training programs including study abroad at various partner universities and Japanese language teaching practice, providing opportunities to see Japanese language and culture from a relative and multifaceted perspective from an international perspective. Masu.

[Education method]
  1. We will assign assignments, reports, exams, etc. during the term of each subject and strive to provide feedback.In order to improve language skills, which are the basis of all social activities, we provide opportunities for logical reading, writing, and oral presentations.
  2. In order to enhance active learning, we will actively incorporate experiential learning such as active learning and project-based learning.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject and 2. evaluation of graduation thesis. 

Diploma Policy

 The Department of Japanese Language and Literature is awarded to students who have completed the required credits, acquired a broad perspective and a rich education through independent study in the Language Course and the Literature Course, and have acquired the following abilities. award.
  1. Have a deep understanding of the Japanese language and culture and be able to pass it on to the next generation.
  2. Through learning Japanese language and culture, students can acquire logical and flexible thinking skills and express themselves clearly.
  3. Acquire excellent Japanese proficiency, which is the foundation of all social activities, and be able to utilize and contribute to social life.
  4. Through training in the process of learning Japanese language and culture, students will be able to find their own problems, set appropriate goals, and achieve them.
  5. Able to understand diverse cultural backgrounds and work collaboratively with various people.

<Language course>
  1. Possess specialized knowledge and analytical skills regarding Japanese, and can use language accurately and clearly in the real world.
  2. Possess knowledge and skills related to Japanese language education, and can apply them to practical settings.

<Literature course>
  1. Contribute to social activities by making use of the knowledge and human insight gained through the study of Japanese literature.
Faculty of Humanities, Department of History and Culture

Admission Policy

 Understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policy, have an interest in the history and culture of Japan and the world, strive to understand different cultures, and actively participate in fieldwork such as joint programs with local communities and overseas training. Seek motivated people to participate.We are also looking for people who have an interest in society and who are able to utilize the knowledge and information analysis skills they have acquired while clarifying history and culture in various fields.We accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them from a multifaceted and comprehensive perspective.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・History: Understand the history, culture, and art of Japan and the world, be able to compare and consider various regions, and express ideas in your own words.
・Geography: Understand the peoples and climates of Japan and the world, and have a global mindset.
・Foreign language: Acquire basic grammar and vocabulary, and be able to communicate.
・Japanese language: Be able to speak, listen, write, and read with logical thinking skills.
 Note: It is recommended that students take a wide variety of subjects in a well-balanced manner in order to develop their interest in various fields.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Collect information from books, newspapers, etc. in order to acquire a modern perspective for looking at history.
・Understand different cultures and social backgrounds, and acquire the ability to express one's intentions while cooperating with others who have different opinions from one's own.
・Cultivate the habit of learning about history and culture through the experience of coming into contact with actual materials at museums and art galleries.

Curriculum policy

 The Department of History and Culture systematically organizes specialized subjects in addition to general education subjects, foreign language subjects, and culture courses in accordance with the university's curriculum policy in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy.Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation of learning outcomes are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. In foreign language courses, major foreign languages ​​other than English and Japanese (for international students) are arranged according to proficiency level.
  3. Lectures and seminars are offered to cultivate the ability to gather, organize, analyze, and examine tangible and intangible historical materials, in the two fields of history, geography, and culture, starting from the specialized fields of humanities. Arrange them so that they can be learned systematically.
  4. Courses are arranged step by step from basic subjects such as introduction, basics and research methods, to advanced subjects.
  5. In order to develop the basic skills to study specialized fields and to develop independent research attitudes and presentation skills, in the first year students will receive specialized basic subjects "History and Culture I" and in the second year they will have "History and Culture Fundamentals II". To do.
  6. In the third year, students will take seminar subjects that will lead to the creation of a graduation thesis in their desired specialty field.
  7. For hands-on learning to deepen understanding of multiculturalism and knowledge of cultural properties, to acquire skills such as field work in groups such as historical research, folklore research, archaeological excavation, domestic and overseas training trips, and handling of cultural properties. We will arrange various practical training courses.
  8. In order to improve your ability to communicate with people from different cultures, we recommend short-term study abroad at our Boston school, as well as study and training in other countries, and place them in specialized subjects.
  9. Geographic history and social studies teacher training course Curator course involved in research, education, and exhibition activities related to domestic and international history and culture Archivist course involved in selecting, preserving, managing, and disclosing records A group of subjects for archaeological investigators who utilize their knowledge will be placed in specialized subjects.
  10. A "graduation thesis" will be arranged as a culmination by synthesizing the theories, skills, expressiveness, etc. acquired.
  11. In order to make use of specialized knowledge and one's own abilities and characteristics in the field of social contribution, and to open up one's own career path, we offer courses to develop the ability to think, plan, organize, express, and communicate as practical career skills. place.
  12. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and deepen understanding of diverse cultures. .
  13. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.

[Education method]
  1. Assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be assigned during the term of each subject, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.
  2. In each subject, we will guide each student so that they can work actively, such as incorporating group work in lecture subjects.
  3. Through reading literature and deciphering historical materials, students will understand the importance of original historical materials and develop the ability to read and understand them.
  4. We actively incorporate experiential learning to develop practical skills, such as creating research reports during field work and providing opportunities for oral presentations.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities listed in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining the fulfillment of graduation requirements.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject and 2. evaluation of graduation thesis. 

Diploma Policy

 The Department of History and Culture awards degrees to students who have completed the specified number of credits, acquired a wide range of knowledge and specialized knowledge and skills regarding the history and culture of Japan and the world, and have acquired the following abilities.

[Knowledge and skills]
  1. Acquire a wide range of humanities education and specialized knowledge and skills in history and culture systematically, appropriately collect information on historical and cultural issues, and conduct empirical and logical analysis.
  2. You will be able to conduct investigative research on domestic and international history and culture from a broad perspective, deepen your understanding of international society, and contribute to the real world by leveraging your ability to disseminate your own knowledge and proposals.

[Autonomy/Autonomy]
  1. While studying tangible and intangible historical and cultural artifacts as historical materials, students will be able to identify issues on their own, think about analytical methods, and set specific goals.
  2. Aiming at self-imposed goals and solving various problems faced, strive to collect information, and continuously engage in multifaceted and theoretical thinking and analysis.

[Collaboration and Harmony]
  1. Be able to act in accordance with social norms and rules by understanding one's own abilities and characteristics, being aware of being a member of the international community, and being thoughtful enough to respect the values ​​of others.
  2. In order to deepen mutual understanding with people from different historical and cultural backgrounds, we can work together to promote research, public disclosure, and utilization of cultural properties, and contribute to the promotion of international cooperation and the spread of education.
Faculty of International Studies Department of English Language and Communication

Admission Policy

 Those who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree awarding policy, who study mainly in English while being interested in global trends, and who are willing to actively participate in study abroad programs and contribute to society by utilizing their knowledge and experience. Seeking someone withWe also accept applicants who have the qualifications and ability to study according to the curriculum of this department.To this end, we recruit applicants using a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Foreign language: Able to communicate using English speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills.
・National language: Using the skills of “speaking”, “listening”, “writing” and “reading” in Japanese, students will be able to receive messages and convey their thoughts and feelings in a way that others can understand.
・Geography and history: Have basic knowledge of the history and culture of Japan and various regions around the world, and be able to consider problems.
・Citizens: Have basic knowledge of domestic and foreign politics, economy, and society, and be able to consider modern multicultural societies.
 Note: We recommend that you focus on learning English.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
- Make a sincere effort to improve your English speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills.
・Be enthusiastic about learning English and actively take certification exams that serve as a measure of one's ability.
・Collect and analyze information using books, newspapers, various media, etc., in order to understand issues related to society and culture in Japan and overseas.
・ Acquire the ability to think logically and express one's thoughts accurately in writing and orally.
・Efforts to understand people with different cultural and social backgrounds, and to acquire an attitude of respecting diversity.

Curriculum policy

 The Department of English Language and Communication systematically organizes specialized subjects in addition to liberal arts subjects, foreign language subjects, and cultural subjects, in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy.
 Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. In foreign language courses, English classes are developed according to proficiency level, and German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese have an intensive curriculum from the beginner's level.
  3. In specialized education, compulsory subjects and elective subjects are divided based on the systematic nature of the specialized field, and subjects are arranged sequentially by semester.
  4. In the 1st and 2nd years, compulsory subjects related to English skills, learning skills, and information communication skills are arranged, and academic knowledge and skills are learned step by step.
  5. In the 1st and 2nd years, consideration will be given to undergraduate common subjects and global subjects, and along with acquiring an international education, students will learn the basics of academic knowledge in specialized subjects taught in English.
  6. As a general rule, students will study abroad by the second semester of their second year, and in addition to Boston preparation courses before studying abroad and advanced skill courses after studying abroad, a group of courses that can be taken only in English will be offered.
  7. In specialized education, introductory subjects are arranged in the first year, and elective subjects in two specialized fields, culture/language and international communication, are offered from the first half of the third year to the second half of the fourth year.
  8. As a result of the educational content centered on specialized education subjects, students will be assigned graduation thesis and graduation work as compulsory subjects in the fourth year, and the instructor will provide guidance on education and research.
  9. We will establish career courses and internships to promote career education. In the third year, we will arrange classes for discovering issues related to career development, setting goals, and collecting information necessary for solving them.
  10. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and grow spiritually and emotionally. will do.
  11. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.
  12. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, accredited study abroad programs and double degree programs at various partner universities, including Temple University Japan Campus, have been established. Aiming to develop human resources who can work internationally, we will provide opportunities to develop an international sense.

[Education method]
  1. Assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be assigned during the term of each subject, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.In order to improve the ability to collect and communicate information in English, students will actively incorporate student-centered learning such as creating a portfolio based on research using English materials, writing logical sentences and English research papers, and making presentations.In addition, subjects based on CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning), which involve various language activities based on the content of the curriculum, will also be implemented.
  2. In order to enhance self-directed learning, we will actively incorporate experiential learning such as project-based learning.
  3. For English skill subjects, classes are organized based on objective indicators such as external tests every semester, and classes are conducted according to each student's level of proficiency.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject, and 2. evaluation of graduation thesis and graduation work.
  3. Throughout the four years, students will take regular external tests to measure their progress in English proficiency.We will set achievement goals and minimum scores for each grade. 

Diploma Policy

 The Department of English Language and Communication grants degrees to students who have acquired the following abilities and completed the required credits through learning to acquire international education and specialized knowledge and skills based on a global perspective.

  1. Based on basic English literacy, you can make appropriate and effective English expressions according to the context.
  2. Have the desire and ability to challenge themselves in a society that is diversifying and globalizing.
  3. Students will be able to play an active role in various social groups such as companies, organizations, and communities using their English communication skills and information literacy.
  4. Have the intention to contribute to others and society, and have the knowledge to act appropriately.
  5. Have international education and specialized knowledge from a global perspective, and be able to think multilaterally and logically in order to solve problems and express their own opinions.
  6. Ability to cooperate and collaborate with people with diverse backgrounds and values ​​in a global society using English communication skills.
Faculty of International Studies, Department of International Liberal Studies (name change planned)

Admission Policy

 People who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree awarding policy, who want to acquire advanced English proficiency while being interested in the changing trends of the world, and people who want to study English-speaking society, culture and representation, English language studies and English education. We are looking for people who are willing to actively participate in study abroad programs and use their knowledge and experience to contribute to society. We also accept applicants who have the qualifications and ability to study according to the curriculum of this department. To this end, we recruit applicants using a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Foreign language: Improve the four skills of English: speaking, listening, writing, and reading to be able to actively communicate.
・National language: Using the skills of “speaking”, “listening”, “writing” and “reading” in Japanese, students will be able to receive messages and convey their thoughts and feelings in a way that others can understand.
・Geography and history: Have basic knowledge of the history and culture of Japan and various regions around the world, and be able to consider problems.
・Citizens: Have basic knowledge of domestic and foreign politics, economy, and society, and be able to consider modern multicultural societies.
 Note: We recommend that you focus on learning English.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・In addition to studying English in the classroom, students will strive to improve their four English skills: speaking, listening, writing, and reading by interacting with English media, SNS, and English speakers on a daily basis.
- Actively take the English proficiency test.
- Collect and analyze information using books, newspapers, various media, etc. in order to understand issues related to diverse societies and cultures both domestically and internationally.
・ Acquire the ability to think logically and express one's thoughts accurately in writing and orally.
・Efforts to understand people with different cultural and social backgrounds, and to acquire an attitude of respecting diversity.

Curriculum policy

 in preparation.


[Education content]


[Education method]


[Evaluation of learning outcomes] 

Diploma Policy

 in preparation.
Faculty of International Studies, Department of International Japanese Studies (scheduled to open)

Admission Policy

 People who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree awarding policy, who want to acquire advanced language skills and international sensibilities through long-term study abroad, people who want to deepen their understanding of Japanese society and culture from an international perspective, and people who want to hone their practical knowledge and pursue a career. We are looking for people who have the will to be independent as individuals. We also accept applicants who have the qualifications and ability to study according to the curriculum of this department. To this end, we recruit applicants using a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Foreign language: Improve the four skills of English: speaking, listening, writing, and reading to be able to actively communicate.
・Japanese language: Have an interest in Japanese literature and culture and be able to express your thoughts appropriately.
・Geography and history: Have basic knowledge of the history and culture of Japan and other regions around the world, and are able to make efforts to further deepen their own interests.
・Civil: Have basic knowledge of domestic and international politics, economy, and society, and are able to make efforts to further deepen their own interests.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・In addition to learning English in the classroom, students will strive to improve their four English skills: speaking, listening, writing, and reading by interacting with English media, SNS, and English speakers on a daily basis.
- Actively take the English proficiency test.
・Be broadly interested in social issues and cultures in Japan and around the world, pay attention to diversity, and consider how they are discussed and evaluated in both Japanese and English.
・In addition to reading literature, students will visit the field and actively engage in hands-on learning.

Curriculum policy

 in preparation.


[Education content]


[Education method]


[Evaluation of learning outcomes] 

Diploma Policy

 in preparation.
Faculty of International Studies Department of International Studies

Admission Policy

 Understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policy, and aim to become independent and effective in the international community in the future. We are looking for people who are willing to make steady efforts to improve themselves.In addition, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Foreign language: Have a basic knowledge of the four English skills and be able to apply them.Also, be able to explain the reasons for choosing one of Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, German, French, and Spanish.
・Japanese language: Be able to speak, listen, write, and read with logical thinking skills.
・Geography and history: To have an interest in and explore the history, society, and culture of Japan and other regions around the world.
 Note: It is recommended that students study foreign languages, national languages, world history, and Japanese history.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Know your own level of the four English skills and strive to improve it.
・Strive to develop an interest in countries and regions where Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, German, French, or Spanish are spoken.
・Read newspapers and magazines every day in order to understand the politics, economy, society, and culture of the international community and Japanese society.
・Proactively make efforts to learn about different cultures and societies.

Curriculum policy

 In the Department of International Studies, in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy, in addition to general education subjects, foreign language subjects, cultural subjects, specialized subjects are organized systematically.
 Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are determined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. In foreign language subjects, English is taught according to proficiency level, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese,German, French, and Spanish have an intensive curriculum starting from the beginner level.
  3. In specialized education, compulsory subjects and elective subjects are divided based on the systematic nature of the specialized field, and subjects are arranged sequentially by semester. In the 1st and 2nd years, we will focus on compulsory subjects such as learning skills, information communication skills, foreign language communication skills, and introductory subjects in specialized fields. Students will study abroad for one or two semesters starting in the second semester of their second year.In addition to foreign language communication subjects after studying abroad, we will offer elective subjects in specialized fields.
  4. Areas of specialization consist of multilingualism, international society/multicultural coexistence, Japanese studies, area studies, international contribution/regional contribution, and international/regional studies. In addition to the specialized education subjects listed above, we will also offer distance learning with overseas partner universities and specialized subjects taught in foreign languages.
  5. As a result of the educational content centered on specialized education subjects, "International and Area Studies" is a compulsory subject from the third to fourth year, and graduation seminars and graduation theses are optional subjects, and the instructors in charge provide guidance on education and research. do.
  6. A system will be established in which students studying abroad at partner universities and completing prescribed subjects will be recognized as credits required for graduation from our university.
  7. In order to promote career education, we will establish career core subjects and internships.In addition, we will open overseas internships as well as domestic.
  8. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, cultivate creativity, and grow spiritually and emotionally. will do.
  9. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.
  10. We aim to develop human resources who can work internationally by establishing various partner universities and various study abroad programs at Showa Boston.We offer a double degree program where you can study for 3 years at our university and 2 years at our partner universities (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul Women's University, Temple University, University of Queensland) and obtain degrees from both universities.

[Education method]
  1. Assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be assigned during the semester of each subject, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.
  2. In order to enhance active learning, we will actively incorporate experiential learning such as active learning and project-based learning.
  3. For English subjects, classes are organized based on objective indicators of external tests, and classes are conducted according to each student's level of proficiency.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. Grade evaluation of each subject including "International and Area Studies" and 2. Graduation thesis evaluation (for selected students only).
  3. Throughout the four years, students will take external tests periodically to measure their progress in foreign language proficiency.Before studying abroad, after studying abroad, and after graduation, we will set goals to reach. 

Diploma Policy

 The Department of International Studies grants degrees to students who have acquired the education, specialized knowledge, and skills necessary to contribute to the international community, and who have completed the prescribed number of credits and acquired the following abilities.

[Knowledge and skills]
  1. In addition to English, which is an internationally used language, I have learned another foreign language (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, German, French, Spanish), and based on the language management skills I have acquired, I have been able to express my own opinions. Can express accurately.
  2. In this age of globalization, you can contribute to the international and local communities by making use of your specialized knowledge and language skills.

[Autonomy/Autonomy]
  1. Understand complex problems in the international community from multiple perspectives, and be able to think from multiple angles while making full use of logical and critical thinking toward problem solving, and propose solutions.
  2. Able to independently set goals and achieve them independently and autonomously.

[Collaboration and Harmony]
  1. Through studying abroad and international exchange in a different cultural world, students can acquire multifaceted perspectives and two-way communication skills, and have a sense of ethics and responsibility as a member of the community.
  2. Possess a sense of balance and flexible judgment regarding one's own culture and other cultures, and be able to act toward a path to coexistence.
Faculty of International Studies, Department of International Studies (for international students)

Admission Policy

 Understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policy, and aim to become independent and effective in the international community in the future. We are looking for people who are willing to make steady efforts to improve themselves.In addition, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Japanese: In addition to understanding Japanese used in everyday situations, students will be able to understand university-level academic Japanese to some extent.
・English: Have the basics of the four English skills and can apply them.
・Geography and history: Students can be interested in and explore the history, society, and culture of various regions around the world.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Know your level of Japanese and English skills and strive to improve them.
・Read newspapers and magazines every day in order to understand the politics, economy, society, and culture of the international community and Japanese society.
・Proactively make efforts to learn about different cultures and societies.

Curriculum policy

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[Education content]


[Education method]


[Evaluation of learning outcomes] 

Diploma Policy

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Faculty of Global Business Department of Business Design

Admission Policy

 Those who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policy and aim to play an active role as a leader in a variety of business fields, those who discover problems on their own and work to solve them, and those who apply their global perspective and knowledge to their career plans. We are looking for people who are willing to make use of it.In addition, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Foreign language: Students will be able to acquire and utilize the four English skills required before graduation.
・National language: Ability to “speak,” “listen,” “write,” and “read” through logical thinking.
・Mathematics: To be able to understand the mathematical knowledge necessary to interpret social and economic data.
・Geography and history: Understand and communicate with the history and culture of each region of the world.
 Note: In order to cultivate interest in various fields, it is recommended that students take many subjects in a well-balanced manner.It is also recommended that you acquire basic computer skills.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Have an interest in domestic and international social and economic situations, and collect information on the facts and backgrounds that make up them.
・Explain things logically using numbers and data.
・Explore what kind of perspectives are possible in order to make thinking flexible.
・Communicate with people from different cultural and social backgrounds and acquire a global perspective.

Curriculum policy

 The Department of Business Design systematically organizes specialized education subjects in addition to general education subjects, foreign language subjects, and culture courses in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy.
 Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. In foreign language subjects, we have set up a pre-Boston subject group for first-year students to acquire basic English skills in preparation for studying abroad in Boston, within the intensive English subject group of professional education subjects, and classes are organized according to proficiency level. We will arrange subjects to acquire the four skills of English.
  3. In specialized education, courses are arranged sequentially and semester-by-semester starting from the first year, with the aim of acquiring the knowledge needed to sharply approach real-world problems, with a focus on economics and business. In the first year, subjects that comprehensively study the five areas of knowledge required for business learning (customer development, organization development, management resource development, perspective development, and business knowledge consisting of economic thinking). set.
  4. In the first semester of the second year, students will set up a global business program as a one-semester study abroad program in Boston aimed at acquiring the English skills and international sensibilities necessary for business.For the purpose of maintaining English proficiency and improving comprehension of content after studying in Boston, post-Boston subject groups for the second semester and later will be placed within the Intensive English subject group.
  5. In the specialized education subjects from the second half of the second year onward, 2. With the goal of acquiring logical thinking and analytical skills, we will learn more deeply about the theoretical systems of "business administration" and "economics," and develop our skills as human resources who play a central role in business. Aiming to become a "Management & Economics" concentration area, 1.Aiming to acquire English proficiency and empathy, and with the keyword "sustainability", working towards the realization of a decarbonized economy in cross-border markets. Focused on the "Global Business & Sustainability" area, aiming to become human resources. 2. With the keywords of acquiring creativity and field skills, we aim to acquire the information processing skills essential to modern society and become human resources responsible for customer-oriented business development. We have established three subject systems (tracks) in the "Marketing & Informatics" concentration area, which students aim to become.In the business research subject group, in order to acquire the ability to apply knowledge from specialized education subjects to real business, we invite lecturers with practical experience who are familiar with corporate settings, and analyze specific industry characteristics. Conduct a case study.
  6. In the 3rd and 4th years, as a place to apply the educational content centered on specialized education subjects, problem-solving type "project seminars" are arranged, where students discover problems by themselves through group discussions and business planning. and develop the ability to solve problems.As a result, a "graduation project" will be arranged, and the faculty member in charge will provide guidance on education and research.
  7. From the first year onwards, we offer courses to acquire information processing ability and logical thinking ability as skills necessary for business.
  8. As a faculty of global business, we will offer specialized education subjects (such as subjects related to economics, marketing, and information processing) required for both the Department of Business Design and the Department of Accounting and Finance as concurrent courses.In addition, upon mutual agreement between the two departments, some of the subjects of the Department of Accounting and Finance may be taken as general education subjects.
  9. Career core subjects and internships will be established to promote career education. In the first year and the latter half of the second year, lectures will be arranged to discover issues related to career development, set goals, and collect information necessary for solving them.In specialized education subjects, "Women's Career Formation and Business" is arranged in the first year and "Career Development" in the latter half of the second year to deepen understanding of the challenges women face in career formation.
  10. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and grow spiritually and emotionally. Required.
  11. In order to cultivate independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, it is mandatory to participate in accommodation training for a certain period of time for each department from the first year to the third year.
  12. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we will establish various overseas training programs, including regular study abroad programs, to provide opportunities for students to cultivate an international sensibility.In addition, we will arrange a double degree program where you can study for 3 years at our university and 2 years at our partner university (Temple University) to obtain degrees from both universities.

[Education method]
  1. During the semester of each subject, assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be imposed, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.In order to improve the ability to collect and transmit information in business, we actively incorporate experiential learning such as presentations, discussions, debates, and programming.
  2. In order to enhance active learning, we will actively incorporate experiential learning opportunities such as active learning and project-based learning.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. Grade evaluation of each subject and 2. Evaluation of "Graduation Project."
  3. Throughout the four years, you will take external tests periodically to measure your progress in proficiency in English. We will set a minimum score for studying abroad in Boston in the first semester of the second year. 

Diploma Policy

 The Department of Business Design is for students who have completed the required credits, acquired the education, specialized knowledge, and skills necessary to develop a business in a competitive global market, and who have the following abilities: , confer a degree.

[Knowledge and skills]
  1. Systematic understanding of the necessary expertise and the ability to apply this knowledge to create new markets and innovate businesses in the global business community.
  2. Possess the necessary logical thinking ability, English ability, and information processing ability, and can plan and transmit new business and contribute to society.

[Autonomy/Autonomy]
  1. By analyzing one's own environment and grasping one's own strengths, students can autonomously conceive goals and action plans.
  2. In order to bring business and society closer to a better state, you will be able to discover issues on your own, formulate solutions, and take practical action from an on-site perspective and a sense of ownership.

[Collaboration and Harmony]
  1. Empathize with colleagues, cooperate, bring out the power of the team, and achieve concrete results.
  2. Able to understand different cultures, understand social needs, and collaborate with diverse people with a perspective that is in harmony with the times while utilizing information and communication technology.
Faculty of Global Business Department of Accounting and Finance

Admission Policy

 Those who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policies, who can scientifically analyze economic society using knowledge of accounting and finance, those who discover problems on their own and work to solve them, and who have a global perspective and knowledge. We are looking for someone who is trying to make use of this in their career plan.In addition, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Foreign language: Students will be able to acquire and utilize the four English skills required before graduation.
・National language: Ability to “speak,” “listen,” “write,” and “read” through logical thinking.
・Mathematics: To be able to understand the mathematical knowledge necessary to interpret social and economic data.
・Geography and history: Understand the history and culture of each region in the world, and be able to communicate with people with different cultural backgrounds.
 Note: We recommend learning bookkeeping and accounting (however, even if you have no experience, we will provide guidance from the basics after enrollment).It is also recommended that you acquire basic PC skills.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Have an interest in domestic and international social and economic situations, and collect information on the facts and backgrounds that make up them.
・Explain things logically using numbers and data.
・Explore what kind of perspectives are possible in order to make thinking flexible.
・Communicate with people from different cultural and social backgrounds and acquire a global perspective.

Curriculum policy

 The Department of Accounting and Finance systematically organizes specialized education subjects in addition to general education subjects, foreign language subjects, and culture courses in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy.
 Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. In foreign language subjects, subjects for mastering the four skills of English will be arranged.
  3. As part of the Faculty of Global Business, the Department of Accounting and Finance and the Department of Business Design will offer specialized education subjects (such as subjects related to economics, marketing, and information processing) that are required at the same time.In addition, upon mutual agreement between the two departments, some of the subjects of the Department of Business Design may be taken as general education subjects.
  4. In the second year, we offer subjects that cover the five areas of business knowledge (management, marketing, economics, accounting, and finance), excluding accounting and finance.
  5. In the field of accounting, courses aimed at acquiring knowledge and skills equivalent to Nissho Bookkeeping Grade 3 and Nissho Bookkeeping Grade 2 are offered primarily in the first and second years.
  6. In the field of finance (particularly the field of personal finance), courses aimed at acquiring knowledge and skills equivalent to Level 3 and Level 2 of the Financial Planning Skills Test will be offered primarily in the first and second years.
  7. For third-year and subsequent years, specialized education courses will be established to further develop the knowledge and skills in the accounting and finance fields acquired in the first and second years, and students will be able to practice their knowledge and skills in the accounting and finance fields. We offer courses in the management field that are necessary for practical use in business settings.
  8. In order to acquire the ability to apply the knowledge of specialized subjects to actual business sites, we established a business case study subject group, invited people with practical experience from companies to conduct case studies, and used the case method. A discussion class will be held.
  9. In the 3rd and 4th years, problem-solving seminars are arranged as a place to apply the educational content centered on specialized education subjects. Through group discussions and business planning, students discover and solve problems on their own. develop ability.The results of this research will be assigned as graduation research, and the faculty member in charge will provide guidance on education and research.
  10. From the 1st year, we will provide courses to acquire data science (information processing ability) and logical thinking ability as skills necessary for business.
  11. Career core subjects and internships will be established to promote career education. In the first year and the latter half of the second year, lectures will be arranged to discover issues related to career development, set goals, and collect information necessary for solving them.
  12. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and grow spiritually and emotionally. Required.
  13. In order to cultivate independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, it is mandatory to participate in accommodation training for a certain period of time for each department from the first year to the third year.
  14. In addition to various study abroad programs (optional participation) at Showa Boston, we have established various overseas training programs (optional participation), including regular study abroad programs, providing opportunities to develop an international mindset.

[Education method]
  1. During the semester of each subject, assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be imposed, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.In order to enhance the ability to collect and transmit information in business, we will actively incorporate experiential learning such as group work, presentations, and discussions.
  2. In order to enhance active learning, we actively incorporate practical educational methods such as project-based learning and case methods.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject and 2. evaluation of graduation thesis. 

Diploma Policy

 The purpose of the Department of Accounting and Finance is to develop human resources who can practically utilize specialized knowledge, skills, and literacy related to accounting, finance, and management, which are the languages ​​of business, analyze the economy and society from various angles, and create new businesses. andFor this purpose, after completing the required credits, we will certify graduation and confer a degree to students who have the following abilities.

  1. Can contribute to the global business community as a business person who has acquired specialized knowledge and skills in the accounting field (bookkeeping, financial accounting, management accounting, international accounting, etc.).
  2. Can contribute to the global business society as a business person with specialized knowledge and skills in the field of finance (personal finance, corporate finance, securities investment, etc.).
  3. Can contribute as a business person with specialized knowledge and skills in the field of management (business management, human resource management, organizational behavior, etc.) in the global business society.
  4. Possess a high level of accounting and financial literacy and be able to take appropriate actions to realize business goals and personal life plan goals.
  5. Utilize the knowledge and skills acquired to analyze the economy and society from multiple perspectives, possess practical application skills that can accurately respond to changes in the times and social needs, and be able to discover and solve problems on their own. can.
  6. Possesses an appropriate professional attitude, high ethical standards, excellent communication skills, and is able to work with diverse people as a member of a team.
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Psychology

Admission Policy

 Those who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policy, and who want to contribute to society through activities and work that involve people in the future. We seek people who are willing to learn a wide range of fields and perspectives, actively participate in various activities, interact cooperatively with others, and strive to improve their own insight and abilities.In addition, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・National language: To be able to distinguish between facts and opinions, and to be able to read and comprehend sentences logically.
・Foreign language: Acquire basic skills to read and understand scientific papers written in English.
・Mathematics: Ability to understand mathematical knowledge related to probability and statistics.
 Note: Psychology is the study of the relationship between humans and society.For this reason, it is desirable to learn human mechanisms and social mechanisms from science and civics subjects.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Accurately read facts such as statistical data and logically infer relationships between events.
・Be broadly interested in various social phenomena and collect and organize diverse information.
・Have your own perspective in daily life and try to solve problems.
- Express your own opinions while respecting the opinions of others, and try to work cooperatively.

Curriculum policy

 The Department of Psychology systematically organizes general education courses, foreign language courses, specialized education courses, and cultural courses in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy.The purpose of specialized education courses is to acquire psychological knowledge and perspectives that are not biased toward a specific field, as well as the corresponding technical skills.Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. In foreign language courses, English, other major foreign languages, and Japanese (for international students) are arranged according to proficiency level.
  3. In order to acquire a wide range of knowledge and develop an interdisciplinary perspective, we offer common subjects across the faculty.
  4. In specialized education, we offer basic subjects covering the major fields of psychology as well as a rich range of applied subjects.In order to ensure that students can study systematically and without difficulty, we provide required basic subjects in the 1st and 2nd years, and compulsory elective applied subjects in the XNUMXnd year and above.
  5. Courses related to psychology are divided into five groups: introduction, methodology, specifics in four fields: developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, and clinical psychology, seminars, and practical subjects. .
  6. We will offer a seminar-style course with the goal of writing a graduation thesis. Seminars for third-year students and above are run by small groups, and the instructor in charge of the seminar provides research guidance so that each student can compile a graduation thesis on a topic of interest.
  7. We will open courses that support the acquisition of certified psychologist qualifications.
  8. In order to promote career education, we will establish career core subjects and internships.
  9. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and deepen understanding of diverse cultures. .
  10. Participation in accommodation training for a certain period of time is compulsory from the first year to the third year in order to cultivate independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service.
  11. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we will establish various study abroad and overseas training programs at partner universities to create opportunities to broaden your international perspective.

[Education method]
  1. Based on curriculum maps and portfolios that show the abilities acquired by taking each subject, we provide guidance so that students can acquire a good balance of basic abilities and psychological knowledge and skills that will be needed in society after graduation.    
  2. In order to help you plan your course selection and career development, including going to graduate school, we designate a group of subjects that correspond to your career goals as a career preparation program. A certificate of completion will be awarded.
  3. During the semester of each course, students will be given reaction papers, assignments, reports, exams, etc., and will strive to provide feedback.
  4. In order to enhance active learning, we will actively incorporate experiential learning such as active learning and project-based learning.In addition to experiments, practical training, and seminar subjects, hands-on learning will also be incorporated into lecture subjects.In addition, we will open courses for community service learning and comprehensive psychology seminars, in which participants will work with the local community to work on issues through hands-on experience.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject and 2. evaluation of graduation thesis. 

Diploma Policy

 The purpose of the Department of Psychology is to cultivate individuals who are motivated to contribute to society by learning various areas of psychology that scientifically understand the human mind and behavior.To this end, after completing the prescribed number of credits, students who possess the following abilities will be recognized for graduation and awarded degrees.

[Knowledge and skills]
  1. Ability to acquire and apply psychological knowledge and skills.
  2. Have an interest in various problems of people and society, approach them using psychology, and be able to contribute to their solution.

[Autonomy/Autonomy]
  1. Towards the solution of various problems, you can find a goal that you should work on.
  2. Students can continue to work flexibly to achieve their goals from a broad perspective of psychology.

[Collaboration and Harmony]
  1. Understand the characteristics of yourself and others, and be able to work with others while making the most of yourself.
Faculty of Human and Sociology Department of Welfare Sociology

Admission Policy

 We are looking for people who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree awarding policy, and who want to contribute to creating a welfare society where everyone can achieve self-fulfillment and where everyone can feel wealthy and secure, while leveraging their expertise in welfare, health, and medical care.We also accept applicants who have the qualifications and ability to study according to the curriculum of this department.To this end, we recruit applicants using a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Foreign language: Students will be able to acquire and utilize the four English skills required before graduation.
・National language: Ability to “speak,” “listen,” “write,” and “read” with “logical thinking.”
・Civil: Understand various aspects of modern society and can serve as a basis for understanding various issues of welfare, health, and medical care.
・Geography and history: Understand the history and culture of Japan and other regions around the world, and be able to collaborate with diverse people.
・Mathematics: To be able to understand basic mathematical knowledge related to the interpretation of social survey data.
・Science: Understand the structure and functions of the human body, which can serve as the basis for activities in welfare, health, and medical care.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Have an interest in welfare, health, and medical care in relation to your future career vision, and have a habit of being exposed to information such as books, newspapers, and media.
・Have experience in volunteering and interpersonal support activities in welfare, health, and medical care in relation to one's future career vision.
・Communicate with people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds, and try to maintain a glocal and diversity-friendly perspective.
・In addition to the above, those who wish to obtain the qualifications of social worker, mental health worker, or childcare worker must have basic knowledge about trends and support in welfare, health, and medical care related to the qualification. Have a habit of getting.

Curriculum policy

 In the Department of Social Welfare and Social Sciences, in addition to general education subjects, foreign language subjects, cultural courses, specialized subjects are organized systematically in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy.Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. In order to acquire a wide range of knowledge and develop an interdisciplinary perspective, we offer common subjects across the faculty.
  3. Specialized education subjects are divided into compulsory subjects and elective subjects based on the systematicity of the specialized field, and the subjects are arranged sequentially (by semester).Common subjects for understanding the welfare society by introduction, basics, and development, designated subjects necessary for acquiring qualifications for taking the national examination for social workers and psychiatric social workers for professional training, and acquiring nursery teacher qualifications Arrange the required designated subjects.
  4. For foreign language subjects, English, other major foreign languages, and Japanese (for international students) will be arranged by proficiency level, and Welfare English will be established to integrate specialized knowledge in welfare.
  5. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we will establish various study abroad and overseas training programs at partner universities to develop human resources who can work internationally.
  6. In the first and second years, we will offer study skills and information communication skills subjects, as well as subjects related to basic welfare, health, and medical care.
  7. In the 3rd and 4th years, we provide subjects to learn more advanced and practical specialized knowledge required for social workers, mental health workers, and childcare workers, and we also provide courses for each qualification with the aim of cultivating professional practical skills. We will set up on-site training.
  8. Compulsory specialized seminars and graduation thesis are provided in the third and fourth years as subjects that summarize the results of learning centered on specialized education subjects, and the instructor in charge provides guidance regarding education and research.
  9. In order to promote career education, we will establish career core subjects and internships. In the 1st and 3rd years, we will arrange classes for discovering issues related to career development, setting goals, and collecting information necessary for solving them.
  10. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and abroad are held as cultural courses in order to establish self-esteem, cultivate creativity, and grow spiritually and emotionally. .
  11. In order to cultivate independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, it is compulsory to participate in accommodation training for a certain period from the first year to the third year for each department.

[Education method]
  1. Assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be assigned during the term of each subject, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.
  2. We will incorporate community-based fieldwork learning to acquire the values, knowledge, and skills required for professionals who can support people with issues related to welfare, health, and medical care.
  3. In order to learn how to think logically, how to write, how to speak, and how to express yourself, we actively incorporate writing reports and papers, discussions, and presentations.
  4. In order to enhance active learning, we will conduct hands-on project learning and active learning to learn problem-solving methods in the community, as well as various exercises and training guidance to acquire practical welfare skills.
  5. We teach knowledge and skills in subjects related to medicine, the elderly, disabilities, children and families, childcare, etc., while taking into account the problem awareness and career design of each student.


[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Throughout the four years, we will set course requirements in practical training to measure the acquisition status of the values, knowledge, and skills required for welfare professionals, and evaluate the achievement of standards.
  3. Student evaluation will be based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject and 2. evaluation of graduation thesis.

Diploma Policy

The Department of Welfare Sociology awards a degree to students who have completed the required credits, acquired specialized knowledge and skills in welfare, health care, and medical care, as well as ethical standards, possessed a rich sense of humanity, and acquired the following abilities. will be awarded.

[Knowledge and skills]
  1. In addition to understanding the value of social welfare, possess interdisciplinary education related to people and society, expertise in welfare, health, and medical care, and be able to contribute to human assistance and the construction of a welfare society.
  2. Deepen your understanding of social issues in welfare, health, and medical care, and be able to analyze, research, and practice based on logical thinking.
  3. Aiming to obtain qualifications as a social worker, mental health worker, or childcare worker, students will systematically understand basic theories related to welfare systems and policies, social work, and childcare, and utilize them in practice to solve welfare issues in a variety of fields. can be done.

[Autonomy/Autonomy]
  1. Have an interest in contemporary social issues, set goals for the improvement of people's welfare and the creation of a welfare society, and be able to think from multiple perspectives while making use of expertise in welfare, health, and medical care, and achieve them.
  2. Possesses the perspective, humanity, and communication skills necessary to solve issues in a welfare society and an international/multicultural society, and is able to independently demonstrate their abilities as a leader and coordinator.

[Collaboration and Harmony]
  1. Be interested in international and multicultural issues, respect human diversity, and be able to contribute to building a welfare society.
  2. It is possible to form a network for collaborative practice with local residents, government, and multi-professionals.
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Modern Liberal Arts

Admission Policy

 Students who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policies, who are flexible in their thinking and intellectual curiosity, who acquire knowledge and skills that form the basis of a wide range of fields through diverse learning, and who actively participate in society through projects, etc. We are looking for someone who wants to get involved with us.In addition, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Foreign language: To be able to independently understand and appropriately communicate information and ideas using English.
・National language: Can read and understand various sentences and express their own opinions logically.
・Mathematics: Understand the meaning of numerical data and use it for discussion and communication.
・Citizen: Understand various aspects of modern society and be able to act responsibly as a member of society.
・Geography and history: Be able to understand and discuss the origins of various problems in modern society from a historical perspective.
 Note: In order to cultivate interest in various fields, it is recommended that students take many subjects in a well-balanced manner.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・In addition to the issues that are given, actively engage with the surrounding society and proactively identify issues.
・Be interested in various events and news in modern society, and deepen your understanding by investigating the background.
・Question the ``normal'' in society and view social phenomena from multiple angles.
・Collect your own opinions and ideas about phenomena in modern society and actively communicate them to those around you.
・Always set goals, make plans to achieve them, and make efforts. 

Curriculum policy

 In addition to general education subjects, foreign language subjects, and culture courses, the Department of Contemporary Liberal Arts systematically organizes specialized education subjects in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy.
 Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. In foreign language courses, major foreign languages ​​other than English and Japanese (for international students) are arranged according to proficiency level.
  3. In order to acquire a wide range of knowledge and develop an interdisciplinary perspective, we offer common subjects across the faculty.
  4. In specialized education, we separate compulsory subjects and elective subjects based on the learning process that connects introductory subjects to the three areas of social planning, multicultural co-creation, and media creation, and the subjects are arranged sequentially by semester. To do.
  5. In the 1st and 2nd years, as a group of introductory courses, specialized basic courses are arranged to develop a perspective on society based on modern education, and the instructors in charge provide guidance on education and research.
  6. From the first year onwards, a group of basic social science subjects will be offered for learning theories and knowledge that lead to the way of thinking in the social sciences.
  7. In order to develop the ability to analyze, the power of language, and the ability to think, we will offer skill courses on Japanese (writing and speaking) skills, media skills, presentation skills, and social research methods.
  8. In the third and fourth years, we offer seminar subjects in the three areas of social planning, multicultural co-creation, and media creation, and develop logical thinking skills based on the theories, knowledge, and skills gained in lectures.
  9. Social research training, project activities, seminar activities, etc. will be arranged in order to cultivate the ability to find and solve problems through connections with the real world.
  10. Fourth-year graduation thesis is the result of educational content centered on specialized education subjects, and the instructor in charge provides guidance on education and research.
  11. In order to promote career education, we will establish career core subjects and internships.
  12. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and deepen understanding of diverse cultures. .
  13. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.
  14. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we have established various study abroad and overseas training programs at partner universities, providing opportunities to cultivate a global perspective and the ability to respond to the diversity of the international community.

[Education method]
  1. Assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be assigned during the term of each subject, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.
  2. In order to enhance active learning, we will actively incorporate experiential learning such as active learning and project-based learning.
  3. In the Literacy Course, each year, an external test is conducted according to the grade in order to check the skill proficiency of each student.

    [Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Student grades will be evaluated based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject and 2. evaluation of graduation thesis.

Diploma Policy

 The Department of Contemporary Liberal Arts aims to foster women who can understand contemporary society from a broad and multifaceted perspective through interdisciplinary learning and who can work with diverse people.In order to achieve this goal, degrees will be awarded to students who have acquired the following abilities and completed the required credits.

[Knowledge and skills]
  1. Learn the way of thinking of social science, and be able to propose solutions to social problems with cross-sectional perspectives and knowledge.

[Autonomy/Autonomy]
  1. Students will be able to discover contemporary issues on their own and set goals for themselves while demonstrating their own characteristics and abilities.
  2. Be aware that you are a member of a diverse society, and be able to express and communicate independently.

[Collaboration and Harmony]
  1. Collaborate with a wide variety of people through practical activities.
  2. Respect others and be able to take the initiative while having a positive influence on those around you.
Faculty of Human and Sociology Department of Elementary Education

Admission Policy

 Understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policy, and have a clear sense of purpose to acquire practical knowledge of elementary education and contribute to society. We are looking for bright and cheerful people with excellent expressiveness who will continue to make efforts and work with a sincere attitude in everything they do.In addition, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Japanese language: Possess a rich sense of language and be able to accurately speak, listen, write, and read by using language to see and think.
・Foreign language (English): Comprehensive mastery of the four English skills: speaking, listening, writing, and reading, understanding and organizing information and the intentions of others, and expressing one's own thoughts and ideas. Able to convey opinions accurately.
 Note: In addition, it is recommended that students take well-balanced courses in geography, history, civics, mathematics, science, health and physical education, art, home, and information.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Be interested in the social situation and background of education and childcare, and discover issues on your own.
・Be interested in hands-on activities related to education and welfare, and actively participate in them.
・Experience acting as a member of a team while collaborating with others.

Curriculum policy

 The Department of Elementary Education systematically organizes specialized education subjects in addition to general education subjects, foreign language subjects, and culture courses, in order to acquire the abilities that are listed in the degree conferment policy.
 Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. In foreign language courses, major foreign languages ​​other than English and Japanese (for international students) are arranged according to proficiency level.
  3. In order to acquire a wide range of knowledge and develop an interdisciplinary perspective, we offer common subjects across the faculty.
  4. The education and liberal arts subject group is arranged as a common subject of the department as subjects to learn the principles of human formation, basic educational theory, and educational issues in modern society, and to acquire the education and liberal arts essential for educators and childcare providers.
  5. Education Skills/Clinical Education Subject Groups will be established as common subjects for all departments as subjects for establishing the basic knowledge and skills of each student and cultivating practical skills in the field of education and childcare.
  6. Subjects that teach basic knowledge and how to use information devices required in an information-oriented society, and subjects that develop the ability to respond to the introduction of ICT in educational settings, include ``operation of information devices'' and ``educational methods and techniques (information and communication)''. (including the use of technology)" as well as "pedagogy" and "teaching methods" for each subject/area.
  7. From the 1st year to the 4th year, ``Basic Seminar in Pedagogy IA/B,'' ``Basic Seminar in Pedagogy IIA/B,'' ``Seminar in Pedagogy IA/B,'' and ``Seminar in Pedagogy IIA/B'' are arranged in succession. Develop the ability to explore issues related to education and childcare.
  8. The specialized education subjects offered by each course consist of lecture subjects that develop the specialized knowledge required of educators and childcare workers, and seminars and practical subjects for learning practical skills. The courses will be arranged so that students can systematically acquire the subjects necessary for acquiring .

<Child Education Course>
・One year of lectures on basic understanding of education, such as the philosophy, history and thought of education, the social environment surrounding children, the mental and physical development and learning process of children and toddlers, and understanding of children and toddlers who require special support. Placement will be arranged sequentially from the next year to the third year.
・Education basics will be provided as a first-year education for students to learn the basic knowledge and skills of Japanese language, social studies, mathematics, and science necessary to become an elementary school teacher, and to learn how to use them.
・Lectures and seminars on each subject and teaching method will be systematically arranged from the second year.
・From the second year onwards, lectures and seminars will be systematically arranged on topics such as morality and comprehensive study time, teaching methods for special activities, and theories and methods of student guidance, educational counseling, and career education.
・Understand educational efforts and the duties of teachers, learn how to interact with children and infants, learn interpersonal relationships and communication skills in the field, cultivate practical class and student leadership skills, and develop enthusiasm and aptitude for the teaching profession In order to grasp it, we will arrange subjects for teaching practice and on-site experience.

<Early Childhood Education Course>
・First-year lectures on basic theories of education and childcare, such as the philosophy, history, and thought of education and childcare, the social environment surrounding children, the mental and physical development and learning process of infants, and understanding of infants who require special support. Placement will be arranged sequentially from the third year to the third year.
・In the first-year education, students learn about the knowledge and skills related to music, modeling, the body, and linguistic expression that are necessary for becoming kindergarten teachers and childcare workers, and how to use them.
- Required subjects required to obtain childcare teacher qualification will be taught in the first and second years, and elective subjects will be taught in the third year.
・From the second year onwards, we systematically arrange lectures and seminars on teaching methods for areas and childcare content.
・From the second year onwards, lectures and seminars on theories and methods of understanding infants and childcare/education consultation support will be systematically arranged.
・Understand the efforts in the field of education and childcare and the duties of teachers and nursery teachers, learn how to interact with infants, interpersonal relationships and communication skills in the field, cultivate practical childcare skills, and grasp the enthusiasm and aptitude for the teaching profession In order to do so, we will arrange subjects that provide educational and childcare training as well as a wealth of on-site experience.

  1. In addition to subjects that develop basic English proficiency and communication skills, from the first year onwards, we offer lecture subjects and practice subjects that help children acquire a well-balanced basic knowledge and skills related to English activities at elementary schools, kindergartens, nursery schools, and kindergartens. Place it exactly.
  2. In order to nurture an international sensibility and acquire a broad perspective, we will establish a short-term and long-term study abroad training program at Showa Boston.
  3. Project-based learning is set up as a place to put into practice the theories, knowledge and skills acquired through lectures and exercises, planning and management skills, communication skills, etc., and students experience learning and teaching in educational settings and learn about the actual state of development. , to understand the importance and significance of the teaching profession.
  4. "Graduation research" is arranged as a result of educational content centered on specialized education subjects.
  5. In order to promote career education, we will establish career core subjects and internships.
  6. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and deepen understanding of diverse cultures. .
  7. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.
  8. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we will open various study abroad and overseas training programs at partner universities to develop human resources who can apply themselves internationally.

[Education method]
  1. During the term of each subject, we will assign assignments, reports, exams, etc., and strive to provide feedback.
  2. Active learning is actively incorporated in order to develop general-purpose abilities such as communication skills, human relationship building skills, social building skills, and problem-solving skills.
  3. In order to develop a sense of mission and responsibility for the teaching profession, students prepare course records from their first to fourth years based on reports from classes and cultural courses, reflections from dormitory training, and educational field experiences.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject and 2. evaluation of graduation research. 

Diploma Policy

 Based on the school's founding spirit and philosophy, the Department of Elementary Education aims to foster educators and childcare workers who can bring out the individuality of each child and provide accurate guidance and support for character development, with the expectation of the physical and mental development and growth of children. Aim forFor this purpose, after completing the required credits, the degree will be awarded to students who have acquired the following abilities.

  1. Possess precise specialized knowledge and a wealth of knowledge about education and childcare, and are able to put them into practice in the field of education.
  2. Have an interest in how children's development support should be, education, and the social environment surrounding children, and be able to discover problems and propose solutions for them.
  3. Have a strong sense of mission and passion for the teaching profession, demonstrate the desire to continue learning and research skills, and be able to think multilaterally and logically to solve problems and accomplish them.
  4. Acquire the qualities appropriate for an educator/childcare teacher, and act appropriately as a member of a team while cooperating with others.

<Child Education Course>
  1. Acquire specialized knowledge on the physical and mental development of children and infants, a deep understanding of the learning content in line with school education, and teaching methods for each subject, and be able to practice classes, group guidance, and individual guidance.Have the ability to obtain an elementary school teacher's license and a kindergarten teacher's license.

<Early Childhood Education Course>
  1. Acquire specialized knowledge about the physical and mental development of infants, rich self-expression and receptiveness, and be able to practice childcare based on the understanding of infants.Have the ability to acquire a kindergarten teacher's license and nursery teacher qualification.
Faculty of Environmental Science and Design Department of Environmental Science and Design

Admission Policy

 Understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policy, actively work on design with free ideas that make use of individual identities, participate as a team member, play an active role and contribute to a diversifying society Seek out people who want toIn addition, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・National language: Ability to read and understand and express one's thoughts accurately with logical thinking.
・Mathematics: Have basic knowledge related to practical science and be able to use it.
・Art: Able to refine and express artistic sensibilities.
・Foreign language: Students will be able to acquire and utilize the four English skills required before graduation.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Be concerned about and interested in various social trends and things around you on a daily basis.
・Have the ability to proactively collect and research information from various perspectives.
・Think about the researched content and have your own opinion.
・Be able to create and express ideas with rich ideas. 

Curriculum policy

 The Department of Environmental Science and Design systematically organizes specialized education subjects in addition to general education subjects, foreign language subjects, and cultural courses in order to help students acquire the abilities listed in the degree awarding policy.
 The contents of each education, education method, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. In general education subjects, we have subjects that will serve as guidelines for the four years of study (``Practical Ethics'' and ``Introduction to Career Design'') and subjects that will serve as the foundation for future learning (``Basic Japanese'' and ``Introduction to Data Science''). Furthermore, we will organize a group of subjects that will deepen your understanding of society, culture, and nature, and cultivate a multifaceted perspective.
  2. In foreign language courses, major foreign languages ​​other than English and Japanese (for international students) are arranged according to proficiency level.
  3. As common subjects across the four design fields, we have set up "core subjects" consisting of the three areas of [Social], [Communication], and [Personal], and cultivate a multifaceted perspective that responds to the diversifying demands of society. Masu.
3.1 [Social] The three categories of "Science," "Introduction to Design," and "History" are arranged in the [Social] area, and students acquire a wide range of knowledge related to the needs of society.
3.2 [Communication] The three categories of "Modern Society," "Practice," and "Digital Design" are arranged, and students learn the skills to communicate with others and collaborate in modern society.
3.3 [Personal] The three categories of ``Fundamentals of Expression,'' ``Thinking Techniques,'' and ``Specific Theory'' are arranged to hone individual sensibilities and expressive techniques.
  1. The specialized education subjects offered by each course consist of lecture subjects that cultivate knowledge and seminar/practical subjects that apply this knowledge, in order to develop design and presentation skills based on a wealth of specialized knowledge.In the seminar subjects, we set challenges for students to work on as a team and foster their ability to work together as a team member.
4.1 Architecture/Interior Design Course
・ We organize lecture subjects to learn theories and techniques from the basics to applications, such as the planning and design of architecture and cities, the structures and materials that make up the framework of architecture, and the environments and facilities that create comfort.
・ Based on the theories and knowledge acquired in lectures, we will establish seminar subjects such as "design drafting" and "interior design practice" to cultivate the ability to give form to ideas and communicate them.
4.2 Product Design Course
- We will organize lectures to learn the theories and techniques necessary to acquire the expressive power to give form to ideas.
・ Based on the theories and knowledge acquired in lectures, we will establish seminar subjects such as "Product Design Practice" to cultivate the ability to give form to ideas and communicate them.
4.3 Fashion Design Management Course
- We will organize lectures that cover everything from the basics to applications of fashion design, including fashion theory, technology, and materials.
・Based on the theory and knowledge gained in lectures, we will offer practical courses such as ``Fashion Design Seminar'' and ``Fashion Planning Seminar'' to develop the ability to formulate ideas and communicate them.
4.4 Design production course
- We will organize lecture subjects to understand the possibilities of design and learn about the methods, theories, and knowledge necessary to conduct research, planning, conception, direction, and management required in various fields and processes.
・Based on the theory and knowledge gained in lectures, we will offer seminar subjects such as ``Design Planning Exercises'' and ``Video Design Exercises'' in order to develop the ability to visualize and communicate production methods.
  1. Special lectures and seminars by designers who are active in various fields will be arranged in order to learn the characteristics and trends in various design fields and cultivate the skills required in society now and in the future.
  2. As a place to put into practice the theories, techniques, and communication skills acquired through lectures and exercises, we will set up "DP General Exercises" in which various activities planned in connection with the real world will be conducted.
  3. "Graduation Thesis," "Graduation Design," and "Graduation Production" are arranged as the culmination of comprehensive capabilities ranging from analysis to planning and design.
  4. In order to promote career education, we will establish ``Career Core Subjects'' and ``Design Practical Seminars.''
  5. In order to develop self-confidence, foster creativity, and deepen understanding of diverse cultures, we hold lectures and concerts by domestic and international researchers, cultural figures, and artists as ``Culture Courses,'' and students from their first to third years. It is compulsory to take the course a specified number of times each year.
  6. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.
  7. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we will establish various study abroad and overseas training programs at partner universities to develop human resources who can work internationally.

[Education method]
  1. In "Mathematics", classes are organized by proficiency level.
  2. Assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be assigned during the term of each subject, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.
  3. In order to enhance active learning, we will actively incorporate experiential learning such as active learning and project-based learning.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. Grade evaluation of each subject, and 2. Evaluation of graduation thesis, graduation design, or graduation production. 

Diploma Policy

 The Department of Environmental Science and Design aims to develop women who have a multifaceted perspective and can create the future through the power of design. To this end, degrees will be awarded to students who have completed the specified number of credits and acquired the following abilities.

  1. Able to discover issues and demands in society and conduct research and analysis based on wide-ranging knowledge across fields.
  2. Acquire and utilize the skills to communicate one's thoughts to others.
  3. Able to work with a variety of people as a member of a team by making use of one's own abilities and characteristics.
<Architecture/Interior Design Course>
  1. As an internationally recognized architectural engineer, he is able to contribute to the development of society and industry as well as create attractive spaces through design.
<Product Design Course>
  1. You will be able to acquire the expressive power to give form to your ideas and propose products to society.
<Fashion Design Management Course>
  1. With the knowledge and skills of fashion design, we can face the times and show future outfits and lifestyles.
<Design Produce Course>
  1. You can generate ideas from the analysis of survey results on a variety of themes and comprehensively express design planning.
Faculty of Gastronomy and Health Science Department of Health Science

Admission Policy

 Those who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree conferment policy, have a strong interest in food, beauty, exercise, etc., with a focus on health and nutrition, and are motivated to contribute to society in the future by making use of their specialized knowledge. Seeking peopleIn addition, we accept students who have the qualities and abilities to study according to the curriculum of this department.To that end, we recruit applicants through a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Foreign language: Learn and utilize English speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills.
・National language: Ability to “speak,” “listen,” “write,” and “read” using emotional and logical thinking skills.
・Science: Basic knowledge of chemistry and biology can be acquired and applied in daily life.
・Health and Physical Education: Understand how to maintain and improve health, and be able to manage one's own health appropriately.
・Home: Understand human activities in a comprehensive manner and understand their relationship with society.
 Note: Specializations are interrelated, so it is recommended that students take a wide variety of subjects in a well-balanced manner.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
- Acquire the basic knowledge necessary to study specialized subjects.
・Acquire the attitude to communicate with people with diverse cultural and social backgrounds.
・Have an interest in current issues related to food, nutrition, and health.
・Try to be able to express your own opinions and thoughts in writing with logical thinking. 

Curriculum policy

 The Department of Health Science organizes a curriculum based on dietician training that expands into various peripheral fields related to health.General education courses, foreign language courses, cultural courses, and specialized education courses are organized systematically in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy.Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. In general education subjects, we have subjects that will serve as guidelines for your four-year study (``Practical Ethics'' and ``Introduction to Career Design'') and subjects that will serve as the foundation for your future learning (``Basic Japanese'' and ``Introduction to Data Science''). Furthermore, we will organize a diverse group of subjects to deepen your understanding of society, culture, nature, and health.
  2. In foreign language courses, major foreign languages ​​other than English and Japanese (for international students) are arranged according to proficiency level.
  3. "Introduction to Health Design A," which provides guidelines for four years of study in the Department of Health Science; "Chemistry" and "Biology" lectures and experiments to acquire knowledge and skills in basic natural science; "Nutrition science (basic)," "Food science (basic)," and "Physiological biochemistry (basic)" are offered as specialized basic education subjects in the first year as introductions for systematically learning specialized knowledge.
  4. Based on the above basic subjects, as specialized education subjects in the nutritionist training course, lecture subjects ranging from basics to applications such as "nutrition and health", "structure and function of the human body", "food hygiene", "nutrition guidance theory", and " Experiments and practical training courses such as nutrition science practice, food science experiment, food service practical theory practice, and off-campus practical training are arranged step by step in the first to third years.
  5. In order to grasp health from a multifaceted perspective and cultivate the ability to contribute to the promotion of health and the quality of life of people in modern society, we offer a variety of specialized education subjects related to food, beauty, exercise, etc. as peripheral areas related to health. It will be developed as a design area subject.
  6. As a result of the educational content centered on specialized education subjects, a compulsory graduation research will be arranged in the fourth year, and guidance will be provided mainly by the instructor in charge.
  7. As a place to put into practice the knowledge and skills acquired through lectures, experiments, practical training, and seminars, in order to develop the ability to work collaboratively, various project activities planned in connection with the real world are carried out. ” will be placed in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years.
  8. In order to promote career education, we will establish career core subjects and internships.
  9. Lectures and concerts by domestic and international researchers, cultural figures, and artists are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and explore understanding of diverse cultures. .
  10. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.During the training period, we will also have a department-specific program that allows students to view health from multiple perspectives.
  11. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we will establish various study abroad and overseas training programs at partner universities to develop human resources who can work internationally.Short-term overseas training "American dietician training program" will be offered as an optional subject in specialized education subjects.

[Education method]
  1. In the specialized education subjects and basic experiments and practical training in the dietician training course, classes are held in classes of no more than 40 students in principle, and efforts are made to firmly establish academic ability and skills.
  2. Assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be assigned during the term of each subject, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.
  3. Experiments, practical training, and seminars actively incorporate hands-on learning such as group active learning and project-based learning.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of ability attainment set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Learning will be evaluated based on grade evaluation for each subject and graduation research evaluation. 

Diploma Policy

 After completing the required credits, the Department of Health Science focuses on health and nutrition, as well as related areas such as food, beauty, and exercise. A degree is awarded to students who have acquired the ability to contribute to a diverse range of modern societies.

[Knowledge and skills]
  1. With a focus on health and nutrition, students will be able to systematically understand diverse specialized knowledge, including related areas such as food, beauty, and exercise, and acquire and utilize practical skills based on scientific knowledge.
  2. By utilizing the diverse health-related knowledge and practical skills that you have acquired, you will be able to contribute to improving people's health and quality of life in today's increasingly globalized society.
  3. Acquire and utilize the specialized knowledge and practical skills required as a nutritionist.

[Autonomy/Autonomy]
  1. Students will be able to discover issues related to health and nutrition on their own, collect information, and work toward solutions.
  2. You can strive to acquire new knowledge and skills on your own and achieve the set goals.
  3. Be able to act based on ethical standards suitable for a person with specialized knowledge and skills.

[Collaboration and Harmony]
  1. Be able to act based on social norms and rules as a member of society.
  2. As a person with specialized knowledge and skills, you can cooperate with people with diverse skills with a sincere attitude.
Faculty of Food and Health Sciences Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Admission Policy

 Understand the educational goals and degree conferment policy of Showa Women's University, have a strong interest in food, nutrition, and health, and aim to become a nutrition specialist in the fields of medicine, welfare, health, education, research, administration, and food. We are looking for people with a strong desire to contribute.We also accept applicants who have the qualifications and ability to study according to the curriculum of this department.To this end, we recruit applicants using a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.
1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・Foreign language: Acquire the four English skills required by high school graduation, understand language and culture, actively communicate, accurately understand information and ideas, and be able to convey them appropriately.
・Science: Students will be able to acquire basic knowledge of chemistry and biology, conduct observations and experiments with a sense of purpose, and be able to explore scientifically and deepen their understanding of natural phenomena.
・Mathematics: Acquire basic knowledge, understand the basic concepts, principles, and laws of mathematics, and be able to judge results obtained by considering and expressing things mathematically.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・Understand general knowledge about food, nutrition, and health.
・Collect information on current events related to food, nutrition, and health.

Curriculum policy

 In addition to general education subjects, foreign language subjects, and culture courses, the Department of Food Science and Nutrition organizes specialized education subjects in order to acquire the abilities listed in the degree conferment policy.Educational content, educational methods, and evaluation are defined as follows.

[Education content]
  1. In general education subjects, we have subjects that will serve as guidelines for the four years of study (``Practical Ethics'' and ``Introduction to Career Design'') and subjects that will serve as the foundation for future learning (``Basic Japanese'' and ``Introduction to Data Science''). Furthermore, we will organize a diverse group of subjects to deepen your understanding of society, culture, nature, and health.Some of the specialized education subjects can be taken as general education subjects.
  2. In foreign language courses, in addition to English, major foreign languages ​​and Japanese (for international students) are arranged according to proficiency level.In order to cultivate the ability to adapt to the global society, we will open a course "Scientific English (for learning food and nutrition)".
  3. Specialized education subjects consist of lectures, exercises, and practical experiments in a sequential manner based on a system of basic fields, specialized basic fields, and specialized fields based on the nutritionist and registered dietitian training courses.
    In the first year, we offer a compulsory course called ``Introduction to Registered Dietitians,'' which helps students understand their specialized fields and consider their future direction. In the second year, we will focus on experimental training subjects in order to integrate specialized knowledge, techniques, and communication skills. In the third year, we will offer a compulsory subject, ``Clinical Training,'' for off-campus nutritionist and registered dietitian training.
  4. As a result of the educational content centered on specialized education subjects, a compulsory graduation research course is offered in the fourth year, and the instructor in charge provides guidance regarding education and research.
  5. As a place to practice the knowledge, skills, and communication skills acquired through specialized education subjects, we will open an elective course, "Kagayake ☆ Health 'Beauty' Project," to connect with the real world and enhance comprehensive strength.
  6. Our university and the local community work together to address issues, and we provide opportunities for students to utilize their specialized knowledge to provide community service.We will help you solidify your learning content and develop the attitude and ability to concretely tackle contemporary issues.
  7. In order to promote career education, we will establish career core subjects and internships.
  8. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and deepen understanding of diverse cultures. .
  9. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.
  10. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we will establish various study abroad and overseas training programs at partner universities to develop human resources who can work internationally.Short-term overseas training "American dietician training program" will be offered as an optional subject in specialized education subjects.

[Education method]
  1. A placement test in "biology" and "chemistry" will be administered at the time of admission to assess the student's proficiency in order to make use of it in their teaching.
  2. In order to ascertain the level of proficiency in specialized education subjects, all subject exams for ``Applied Seminar I'' and ``Applied Seminar II'' are conducted in the year of graduation.
  3. Assignments, reports, exams, etc. will be assigned during the term of each subject, and efforts will be made to provide feedback.
  4. In order to enhance active learning, we will actively incorporate experiential learning such as active learning and project-based learning.
  5. Academic goals are set for four years, and faculty members provide support to help students achieve their goals.In order to measure students' achievements and abilities at mid-term stages, internal and external tests are conducted periodically (6 times each in the first and second semesters, 12 times a year).

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of abilities as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by ascertaining whether the graduation requirements have been met.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject and 2. evaluation of graduation thesis. 

Diploma Policy

 Department of Food Science and Nutrition grants degrees to students who have completed the prescribed credits and acquired specialized knowledge, skills, and communication skills related to nutrition and food that are required in a global society.

  1. Have sufficient knowledge and skills as a professional, and have the ability to pass the national registered dietitian examination.
  2. For the purpose of realizing better health conditions for individuals or groups, it is possible to play a role as a nutrition professional in the fields of medicine, welfare, health, education, research and administration, and food.
  3. Be aware of social issues, discover and recognize them yourself.Ability to work multilaterally on planning, goal setting, implementation, evaluation, and improvement for problem solving.
  4. Appropriate professional attitude, ethics, communication skills, sincerity, and the ability to work with a variety of people as a member of a team.
Faculty of Gastronomy and Health Science Department of Food Safety Management

Admission Policy

 Those who understand Showa Women's University's educational goals and degree award policy, have a strong interest in food safety and management from production to distribution and sales, and are motivated to contribute to society by utilizing their specialized knowledge and abilities. Seeking peopleIn addition, we accept students who have the qualifications and ability to take on challenges and learn in accordance with the curriculum of our department.To this end, we recruit applicants using a variety of entrance examination methods and select them in a multifaceted and comprehensive manner.

1. Subjects and Subjects Recommended to Take Before Enrollment
・National language: Can accurately understand sentences and phrases and transmit information.
・Foreign language: Students can acquire and utilize the four English skills learned in high school.
・Science: Understand the basics of chemistry and biology learned in high school.
・Mathematics: To be able to understand the basic contents of natural science and social science analysis.
2.Study habits to acquire before admission
・To organize information obtained from the media, etc., in order to understand food-related issues in Japan and overseas.
・Experience familiar foods and develop an interest in their characteristics.
・Interested in global economy and business.
・Explore what kind of perspectives are possible in order to make thinking flexible.
・Efforts should be made to acquire a broad perspective by interacting with people from various cultural and social backgrounds. 

Curriculum policy

 The Department of Food Safety Management organizes the following curriculum with the aim of cultivating human resources who can utilize their specialized knowledge and skills in food safety and business management to play an active role in food and distribution-related companies and government offices.

[Education content]
  1. General education subjects include subjects that serve as guidelines for four years of learning ("Practical Ethics" and "Introduction to Career Design") and subjects that serve as the basis for future learning ("Basic Japanese" and "Introduction to Data Science"). Furthermore, we organize subjects to deepen understanding of society, culture, and nature and cultivate multifaceted perspectives.
  2. In foreign language courses, major foreign languages ​​other than English and Japanese (for international students) are arranged according to proficiency level.
  3. In order to cultivate the basics for learning specialized knowledge, ``Chemistry A/B'', ``Biology'', ``Introduction to Economics'', and ``Introduction to Business Administration'' are set as compulsory subjects as departmental liberal arts subjects.In addition, in order to create an opportunity to think about the relationship between science and society, we will establish "Science and Philosophy" as a compulsory subject.
  4. As specialized subjects, through lectures, experiments, practical training, and exercises, we will establish the basics of food, the basics of nutrition science, and the basics of management in order to cultivate the basics of specialization.
  5. Food safety, the present and future of food, and management and marketing will be established as specialized education subjects, and students will learn through lectures, experiments, practical training, and exercises.In addition, through project exercises, students learn practically while being involved with society.
  6. As electives, we will open subjects for learning practical knowledge and skills while keeping future careers in mind.By choosing the necessary subjects by yourself, you will cultivate more advanced and specialized skills.
  7. As a result of the educational content centered on specialized education subjects, students are assigned a "graduation research" in the fourth year, and the faculty member in charge conducts individual education and provides guidance on research.We develop comprehensive abilities, connect them to graduate school, and develop human resources who can play an active role in society.
  8. In order to promote career education, we will establish career core subjects and internships.
  9. Lectures and concerts by researchers, cultural figures, and artists from Japan and overseas are held as "cultural lectures" in order to establish self-esteem, develop creativity, and deepen understanding of diverse cultures. .
  10. In order to develop independence, cooperation, and a spirit of service, students are required to participate in overnight training for a certain period from their first to third years in each department.
  11. In addition to various study abroad programs at Showa Boston, we will establish various study abroad and overseas training programs at partner universities to develop human resources who can work internationally.

[Education method]
  1. Assignments, reports, exams, etc. are imposed during the term of each subject, and the evaluation feedback is used to consolidate knowledge.
  2. In order to enhance active learning, we will actively incorporate experiential learning such as active learning and project-based learning.

[Evaluation of learning outcomes]
  1. Confirmation of attainment of ability as set forth in the degree conferment policy is carried out by fulfillment of graduation requirements.
  2. Student evaluation will be based on 1. grade evaluation of each subject and 2. evaluation of graduation thesis. 

Diploma Policy

 The Department of Food Safety Management awards degrees to students who have acquired specialized knowledge, skills, and communication skills related to food, nutrition, and management, and who have acquired the ability to contribute to society by completing the prescribed credits. To do.

[Knowledge and skills]
  1. Acquire specialized knowledge and skills related to food, nutrition, and management, and apply those skills.
  2. Able to make proactive proposals for ensuring and managing food safety in society.

[Autonomy/Autonomy]
  1. Able to independently discover issues and set goals in the fields of food, nutrition, and management.
  2. Able to think multilaterally toward a goal, constantly strive to acquire new knowledge and skills, and achieve it.

[Collaboration and Harmony]
  1. Acquire the attitude, morality, and communication skills of a person with specialized knowledge and skills, and be able to work with a diverse range of people with a sincere attitude.