Faculty of International Studies

The Department of International Studies, which has been responsible for the advanced global education of Showa Women's University,
With the birth of the Department of International Liberal Arts and the Department of International Japanese Studies, we will move forward to the next stage.
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What is the new Faculty of International Studies?

The Department of English Language and Communication will be reorganized into two departments and a new curriculum will be introduced.
current
Department of English Language and Communication
(Enrollment capacity 179 people)
Department of International Studies
(Enrollment capacity 120 people)
After February 2025
【Change of Name】
(Enrollment capacity 79 people)
【Newly established】
(Enrollment capacity 100 people)
(Enrollment capacity 120 people)
Department of International Liberal Arts

Department of International Liberal Arts [Name changed] Enrollment capacity: 79 students

In addition to advanced English proficiency, deep cross-cultural understanding, and resilience cultivated through our unique study abroad program,
Through American-style liberal arts education, we develop human resources who can function in a global society with logical and critical thinking skills and excellent problem-finding and problem-solving abilities.

Features of the curriculum

1
2nd semester study abroad
2nd semester study abroad
Study abroad in Japan (TUJ) + Showa study abroad in Boston
2
Small group EFL* class
small group EFLLesson
We organize small classes for effective English learning.
* Abbreviation for English as a Foreign Language
3
American-style liberal arts education
American-style liberal arts education
Think critically while learning a wide range of subjects
A student-centered program that enhances the ability to express
We develop students' abilities through American-style liberal arts education.

learning keywords

  • advanced English proficiency
  • English speaking society
  • representational culture
  • Language/Education

Study abroad program

  • Study Abroad in Showa Boston
  • Study abroad
    Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ)
  • Study abroad at an overseas partner school
    US, UK, Australia, Europe, Asia
  • Double Degree Program
    Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ)
    University of Queensland (UQ)

Expected career path after graduation

  • Domestic companies (trading companies, logistics, manufacturers, airlines, etc.)
  • Foreign-affiliated companies
  • Teachers/Education
  • Graduate school admission (domestic, overseas)

Qualifications that can be acquired

  • High school teacher XNUMXst class (English)
  • Junior high school teacher XNUMXst class (English)
  • Children's English Teacher (University Certificate)
  • Japanese language teacher (university certificate)
  • Librarian/librarian teacher
  • curator
  • Social welfare officer (appointment qualifications)
Department of International Japan Studies

Department of International Japanese Studies [Newly established] Enrollment capacity: 100 students

In addition to deep knowledge of Japanese society and culture and practical knowledge of tourism and regional revitalization, we have a high level of English proficiency.
We will develop human resources who can lead Japan's inbound industry and urban development.

Features of the curriculum

1
1st semester study abroad
1st semester study abroad
Study Abroad in Showa Boston
2
Domestic/overseas internship
Domestic/overseas internship
Internships (work experience programs) in Japan and overseas
Enhance your learning into practical skills through experience.
3
Rediscovering and re-recognizing Japanese culture
Rediscovering and re-recognizing Japanese culture
Japanese charm through pop culture
(manga, anime, games, etc.), manufacturing,
Rediscover tourism resources, history, culture, etc.

learning keywords

  • japan studies
  • Tourism/regional revitalization
  • Cross-cultural understanding

Study Abroad/Overseas Internship Program

  • Study Abroad in Showa Boston
  • Overseas internship program
    tourism, hospitality industry etc.
  • Study abroad at an overseas partner school
    US, UK, Australia, Europe, Asia
  • Study abroad
    Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ)
  • Double Degree Program
    Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ)
    University of Queensland (UQ)

Expected career path after graduation

  • Tourism industry (hotels, travel industry, transportation, aviation, etc.)
  • International division of a general company
  • content industry
  • Municipalities
  • public interest corporation

Qualifications that can be acquired

  • Japanese language teacher (university certificate)
  • librarian
  • curator
  • Social welfare officer (appointment qualifications)
Department of International Studies

International Department Admission Capacity: 120 students

Ability to use English and another language, communication skills, problem-solving in international and local communities, etc.
We develop human resources with logical, critical, and multi-faceted thinking for multicultural coexistence.

Features of the curriculum

1
Study abroad destinations depending on your chosen language
Study abroad destinations depending on your chosen language
2
Education for multicultural coexistence and contribution to international society
Education for multicultural coexistence
Contribution to the international community
3
Multilingual education (English + 1 language)
Multilingual education (English + 1 language)

learning keywords

  • Multilingual (English + 1 language)
  • Multicultural coexistence
  • International cooperation
  • Area studies (Asia, Europe, America, etc.)

Study abroad program

  • Study Abroad in Showa Boston
  • Study abroad in two countries (Showa Boston + Germany and France)
  • Study abroad at an overseas partner school
    China, Korea, Vietnam, Spain
  • Study abroad
    Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ)
  • Double Degree Program
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Sookmyung Women's University
    Seoul Women's University
    Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ)
    University of Queensland (UQ)

Expected career path after graduation

  • Companies (logistics, trading companies, finance, information, etc.)
  • National/local civil servant
  • Graduate school admission (domestic, overseas)

Qualifications that can be acquired

  • Japanese language teacher (university certificate)
  • librarian
  • curator
  • Social welfare officer (appointment qualifications)

Seniors’ study abroad experience!

Temple University Japan Campus
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)
Sookmyung Women's University (Korea)
Vietnam National University Hanoi (Vietnam)
University of Alcalá (Spain)
2023 “Showa Boston Study Abroad”
2023 “Study abroad in France”
2023 “Study Abroad in Germany”
2023 “Study abroad in Vietnam”
2022 “Study in Korea”
2022 “Study abroad in Spain”