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School of Commerce

Introduction to the School of Commerce

The Senshu University School of Commerce is dedicated to fostering the development of professionals who are capable of understanding the true nature of social phenomena and using that understanding to shape their own conduct. It does so through a program of education and research in business intelligence—the practical knowledge and skills needed in business—as well as ethics and other topics. Since its founding as the Department of Commerce in 1905, the School has played a leading role in education and research as a pioneer in commercial science.

Over the course of 100 years, the School has produced about 50,000 graduates who have pursued productive careers in a wide range of industries and fields. It has consistently strived to develop a leading-edge educational system while respecting the weight and tradition of its long history.

Befitting an institution that is known for excellence in accounting, the many talented faculty members of the Department of Accounting offer a rich and specialized educational program to students starting in their first year. In the marketing field, students have the opportunity to delve deeply into practical, advanced, and specialized knowledge, including topics such as the environment and corporate social responsibility. The Department also offers an educational program that balances practice and theory in the field of finance.

The size of the Department’s faculty places it among the top Japanese universities with schools of commerce today, as does the quality of its educational and research programs in fields including commerce, marketing, finance, business administration, economics, information, and accounting.

Introduction to the School of Commerce

Department of Marketing

Introduction to the Department of Marketing

Fostering the development of professionals specializing in marketing, finance, and business

The Department of Marketing’s educational program closely tracks the School of Commerce’s educational philosophy, specifically the need to cultivate a business mind from a broad perspective. The Department offers an opportunity to learn about business as a practical science in a way that incorporates a theoretical perspective in the form of four courses of study that take student interests as a point of departure and encourage students to visualize their future path after graduation.

Marketing Course : Students undertake a theoretical and practical study of the dynamic subjects of marketing and distribution while taking into account trends exhibited by actual companies, products, and services.

Finance Course : Students study basic theory in topics such as the mechanisms of fund procurement and lending and the techniques of risk management, while considering the environment in which the financial industry operates, including contemporary finance, securities, insurance, and other segments, and the impact of changing times on the industry.

Global Business Course : Students undertake a practical and theoretical study of the knowledge and skills needed by business leaders and regional leaders of NPOs and other organizations, so that they can solve problems in the context of the full spectrum of contemporary business as it is practiced globally.

Business Intelligence Course : Students develop sophisticated analytical and communication abilities by mastering basic theory and skills in the areas of marketing, economics, and information, each of which plays a key role in contemporary society.

Department of Accounting

Introduction to the Department of Accounting

Training specialists in accounting and financial affairs The Department of Accounting is dedicated to teaching accounting as a field of the social sciences. Key priorities in the Department’s program include training students (1) to effectively express corporate activities numerically in a rational manner and in accordance with the rules of double-entry bookkeeping, (2) to guarantee the reliability of such accounts, (3) to ensure that those accounts play a useful role in corporate management, and (4) to ascertain the true nature of corporate activities by analyzing associated information. The Department of Accounting offers four learning models from the standpoint of ensuring accounting knowledge plays a role in students’ future career or study path:

Accounting Professional learning model : This learning model is designed for students who wish to be involved with society and businesses in the future as an accounting professional by mastering accounting knowledge. Future occupational possibilities include certified public accountant, tax accountant, and national tax specialist.

Financial Accounting learning model : This learning model is designed for students who wish to pursue a career as a specialist in the drafting of accounting reports primarily for capital markets, by working in a position in a corporate department such as accounting or financial affairs.

Management Accounting learning model : This learning model is designed for students who wish to become a production control manager with specialized accounting knowledge, or an executive who is well versed in topics such as investment decision-making and analysis by working in a position in a corporate department such as manufacturing or business administration.

Financial Information Analysis learning model : This learning model is designed for students who wish to become a specialist who uses accounting information to develop corporate strategy, or analyze corporate activities from an external perspective by working at a think-tank or in a corporate credit rating or consulting-related department.

Department of Marketing (Evening Division)

Introduction to the Department of Marketing

The Department of Marketing trains specialists in business society.

The Department of Marketing (Night Division) offers students the ability to study efficiently at night at the University’s convenient Kanda Campus.

At the heart of the Department’s program is a far-ranging study of a variety of phenomena related to sales transactions, from the basics to fields in which the underlying principles have been applied. The Department’s course offerings include bookkeeping and accounting, which begin with the keeping of records of sales transactions; marketing, which is focused on dealing with customers; distribution, which observes the movements of products from a social standpoint; and business administration, which addresses the management of businesses (companies and organizations) with a focus on sales transactions, together with system development and strategy. Students also study finance, which addresses the movement of money between individuals and companies, and between companies, both in Japan and globally.

Diploma Policy: Awarding of degrees and certification of graduation

School of Commerce
The mission of the School of Commerce of the Senshu University is, by providing education and study opportunities to its students to help them gain practical knowledge, skills and ethics that are the essential qualities of a businessperson, to develop human resources that are capable of obtaining a true understanding of various situations in the society and acting on his or her own initiative in a meaningful manner. In line with this School mission, the Department of Marketing assists its students to develop a leadership capacity so that they will be able to quickly detect issues and problems that may be present in the market and act proactively toward their solution. The Department of Accounting guides its students to develop a capacity, by utilizing his or her advanced accounting knowledge, to look at a problem that they may face in business practice in an objective manner and to proactively work toward its solution.
To execute the above-described mission and objectives, the School of Commerce awards a Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial Science to a person who has completed all the study courses required by the university with 124 credits earned and has gained the below-described qualities and capacities.

Department of Marketing, Day Division
  1. Has a broad range of general knowledge in commerce as well as highly advanced knowledge in the field of marketing, business, finance, economics or statistics and have a valid understanding of corporate activities by utilizing such knowledge. (Knowledge and understanding)
  2. Is aware that he or she must proactively gain knowledge and skills that are essential to act in a modern world of business that operates amid a combination of diverse systems, customs and cultures. (Interest, willingness and attitude)
  3. Is capable of and willing to employ business intelligence that is essential for a businessperson to analyze various corporate activities. (Skills and power of expression)
  4. Is capable of and willing to comprehend, in a clear and objective manner, the environment surrounding a business organization as well as any issue it is facing so as to present a direction toward solving the issue. (Power of thinking and judgment)

Department of Accounting, Day Division
  1. Has a broad range of general knowledge in commerce as well as highly advanced knowledge in the field of accounting and is capable of evaluating the effectiveness of corporate activities by quantifying the result. (Knowledge and understanding)
  2. Is aware that he or she must proactively gain knowledge and skills that are essential to act in a modern world of business that operates amid a combination of diverse systems, customs and cultures. (Interest, willingness and attitude)
  3. Is capable of processing, in a quantifiable and statistical manner, the corporate data he or she has collected to gain an insight into corporate activities and accounting situations. (Skills and power of expression)
  4. Is capable of and willing to comprehend, in a clear and objective manner, any issue or problem resulting from or arising from corporate activities and to present a direction toward solving the issue or problem from an accounting-based perspective. (Power of thinking and judgment)

Department of Marketing, Evening Division
  1. Has a broad range of general knowledge in commerce as well as highly advanced knowledge in the field of marketing, business, finance or accounting and have a valid understanding of corporate activities by utilizing such knowledge. (Knowledge and understanding)
  2. Is aware that he or she must proactively gain knowledge and skills that are essential to act in a modern world of business that operates amid a combination of diverse systems, customs and cultures. (Interest, willingness and attitude)
  3. Is capable of and willing to employ business intelligence that is essential for a businessperson to analyze various corporate activities. (Skills and power of expression)
  4. Is capable of and willing to comprehend, in a clear and objective manner, the environment surrounding a business organization as well as any issue it is facing so as to present a direction toward solving the issue. (Power of thinking and judgment)

Curriculum Policy: Planning and implementation of courses and programs

School of Commerce
The School of Commerce, in order for its students to attain the qualities and capabilities that they are expected to fulfill as the requirement to graduate and/or receive degrees, systematically and effectively plans courses in the transitional, introductory, liberal arts and specialized curricula to be provided by its departments (liberal arts and specialized courses in the evening division of the Department of Marketing), in an optimum mix of classroom lectures and practical courses. The planning and implementation of educational courses and programs and the evaluation of students’ learning achievements will be done in the following manner:

Department of Marketing, Day Division
  1. An overview of educational courses
    • The transition and introductory curricula allow the students to shift from the passive learning style of high school to a more voluntary, self-motivated study style. To learn the basic knowledge and skills that would be required through university years as well as at work after graduation, basic courses including “Introduction to Career Development”, “Basics of Natural Sciences”, “English” and “Sports Literacy” plus the Senshu University introductory courses (Senshu University Introductory Seminar) are provided.
    • The liberal arts curriculum provides various liberal arts courses including basic humanities and social science courses, natural science courses, foreign language courses and health and physical education courses that are designed to help students obtain a broad knowledge and versatile perspectives required of a competent businessperson. In the second and subsequent years, a number of “composite” courses including “Interdisciplinary Studies”, “Thematic Studies”, “Contemporary Studies” and “Interdisciplinary Seminars” are provided to help students obtain an understanding of the complex society through a mixture of specialized and general-knowledge learnings.
    • As part of the specialized curriculum, basic-level specialized courses are provided as elective compulsory courses in the first and second years to give the students opportunities to obtain a balanced learning of basic commercial knowledge which would be essential to grow into a competent businessperson. For the second and subsequent years, each student is given an opportunity to select from specific learning programs in according to the student’s academic interests and his or her proposed future career track. The marketing program offers courses related to commercial studies and marketing theories. The finance program offers courses related to financial, insurance and securities theories. The global business program offers business administration-oriented courses. The business intelligence program offers courses related to economics and information processing. Each program offers its courses in a strategic and systematic manner. Acquiring business intelligence skills though these program-based specialized courses will allow the students to grow into valuable human resources in the world of business.
  2. Teaching method and content
    • Transitional curriculum (Senshu University introductory courses)
      • The Senshu University Introductory Seminar in the Senshu University introductory courses allows students to acquire basic learning and communication skills that are required of them through the university yeas to promote greater learning opportunities and to develop basic skills and capabilities to be able to work or operate competently in the society.
    • Introductory curriculum (Senshu University basic courses)
      • “Introduction to Career Development” in the Senshu University basic courses helps students to maximize their learning experience through the university years and to acquire the knowledge and thinking capacity required for planning their future paths. “Basics of Natural Sciences” enables the student to deepen their understanding of natural science, which is the foundation of human life, and to obtain a broad range of general scientific knowledge. “English” (first year) is provided by dividing students into multiple graduated groups according their English proficiency levels at the time so as to give them the most effective English teaching for their present learning status and to maximize their adaptive capability to act in the global community. “Sports Literacy”, through providing opportunities for fun sports activities involving teamwork and communication learnings, helps students develop a healthy physical and mental basis to grow into a valid member of the society.
    • Liberal arts curriculum (liberal arts courses)
      • The liberal arts curriculum will help students acquire broad general knowledge which is required of a full-grown, valid member of the society.
      • Basic humanities courses involve the students in the learning of humanity-oriented academic fields such as psychology and literature. Social science basic courses provide learning opportunities in the academic fields related to the organizational and systematic aspects of the society involving groups of human beings, such as sociology and political science.
      • Natural science courses entail a wide variety of subjects from astrology to biology covering almost all the areas of natural science to allow the student to learn, through activities including experiments and laboratory works, how the natural world surrounding us is made and how it functions.
      • Foreign language courses cover a variety of languages including English, German and French and provides learning opportunities from the basics through to advanced levels. The university offers short- and mid-term language learning programs at affiliated educational organizations in various parts of the world. Credits earned through these programs will be part of valid graduation credits and also help the students build a broader knowledge and skills as a competent global citizen.
      • “Sports and Wellness”, which is one of health and physical education courses, gives the student opportunities to develop his or her physical and mental basis through sports activities. “Advanced Sport”, another health and physical education course, allows the student to acquire higher and more specialized athletic knowledge and skills to build the foundation for his or her lifelong enjoyment of sports. Sports lecture courses give the student multidimensional learning opportunities in the study of sports from human, social and natural science perspectives to promote a healthier and richer living in the future as well as in the present.
    • Specialized curriculum (specialized courses)
      • Basic courses provided in the first and second years cover a wide variety of commerce-related subjects from commercial studies, marketing, business administration, finance, bookkeeping and accounting through to economics and statistics to allow the students to acquire basic knowledge essential of a competent businessperson.
      • Computer education involves various data processing exercises to acquire thinking skills necessary to obtain useful business information. Basic-level specialized courses include “Introduction to Business Mathematics 1”, “2” and “3”, “Basic Computer Science 1” and “2” and “Information Science and Technology”. For more advanced information processing learning opportunities, specialized computer and information processing study courses including “Business Models Simulation”, “Information Network” and “Information System” are also provided.
      • By recognizing the necessity to learn by themselves by acquiring "specialized basic seminar", "seminar" and "graduation research", it is possible to grasp the environment and problems surrounding enterprises and to indicate the direction towards solution It will be able to do.
      • In program categories, students are given an option of choosing from marketing, finance, global business and business intelligence programs they learned in basic courses for more advanced and specialized learning. The courses will also encourage each student to be aware that he or she must proactively gain knowledge and skills that are essential to act in a modern world of business that operates amid a combination of diverse systems, customs and cultures.
      • Specialized courses under the marketing program include “Marketing”, “Commercial Policy”, “Distribution” and “Consumer Behavior” to learn about customer satisfaction, social contributions and the mechanism of profit making through the provision of products and services. Specialized courses under the finance program include “Financial Services”, “Money and Banking”, “Securities” and “Insurance” to learn finance-related theories from the three perspectives of finance, securities and insurance. Specialized courses under the global business program include “Global Business”, “Enterprise Promotion”, “Strategic Management A” and “B” to provide the students with learning opportunities to understand management-related issues and their solutions in a rapidly changing business environment of the world. Specialized courses under the business intelligence program include “Business Economics.”, “Modeling and Statistical Data Analysis” and “Information and Strategy” to allow the student to develop, through computer simulation exercises, a theoretical basis and business intelligence skills required of a competent business person.
  3. Evaluation of students’ learning achievements
    • Earning of 22 credits from the transitional, introductory and liberal arts curricula will be deemed as an evidence that he or she has acquired knowledge and skills essential to act in a contemporary business world and that he or she recognizes the importance of self-motivated learning.
    • Earning of 34 credits from basic courses in the specialized curriculum will be deemed as an evidence that the student has acquired a broad range of general knowledge in commerce as well as highly advanced knowledge in the field of marketing, business, finance, economics or statistics and have a valid understanding of corporate activities by utilizing such knowledge.
    • Earning of 34 credits from program categories in the specialized curriculum will be deemed as an evidence that the student has acquired a general, systematic knowledge and thinking skills required to competently act in the contemporary business world that moves amid diverse mixture of systems, customs and cultures.
    • Completing the information-related courses in basic courses, program categories and elective courses will be deemed as an evidence that the student is now capable of and willing to employ business intelligence that is essential for a businessperson to analyze various corporate activities.
    • Earning of 16 credits from elective courses including “Preliminary Seminar”, “Seminar x” and “Thesis x
Department of Accounting, Day Division
  1. An overview of educational courses
    • The transition and introductory curricula allow the students to shift from the passive learning style of high school to a more voluntary, self-motivated study style. To learn the basic knowledge and skills that would be required through university years as well as at work after graduation, the Senshu University basic courses including “Introduction to Career Development”, “Basics of Natural Sciences”, “English” and “Sports Literacy” plus the Senshu University introductory courses (Senshu University Introductory Seminar) are provided.
    • The liberal arts curriculum provides various liberal arts courses including basic humanities and social science courses, natural science courses, foreign language courses and health and physical education courses that are designed to help students obtain a broad knowledge and versatile perspectives required of a competent businessperson. In the second and subsequent years, a number of “composite” courses including “Interdisciplinary Studies”, “Thematic Studies”, “Contemporary Studies” and “Interdisciplinary Seminars” are provided to help students obtain an understanding of the complex society through a mixture of specialized and general-knowledge learnings.
    • As part of the specialized curriculum, elective compulsory courses including “Basic Studies 1” and “2” and their extended courses are provided in the first and second years to give the students opportunities to obtain basic commercial and accounting knowledge. Of those, “Basic Studies 1” provides a fundamental basis for overall learning in accountings. Students are divided into multiple graded units according to their accounting knowledge levels at the time of enrollment so that each student will be allowed to plan the most appropriate learning for his or her current status. For other specialized courses, four different “learning models” are provided as a guidance for the student to select courses that are most appropriate and efficient for their proposed future career track. For example, the “Accounting Professional Learning Model” recommends taking audit and tax-related subjects useful to provide professional accounting services. The “Financial Accounting Learning Model” suggests finance-related subjects which will be valuable for finance activities within a business or financial organization. The “Management Accounting Learning Model” suggests taking subjects related administrative accounting which would help business administrative and executive activities of a business organization. The “Financial Information Analysis Learning Model” recommends subjects related to the analysis of financial information which would be required in a financial or business consulting institution. Wisely selecting specialized courses according to the chosen learning model will allow acquiring the range of accounting knowledge required in the proposed career track in the most efficient manner to grow into a competent accounting expert.
  2. Teaching method and content
    • Transitional curriculum (Senshu University introductory courses)
      • The Senshu University Introductory Seminar in the Senshu University introductory courses allows students to acquire basic learning and communication skills that are required of them through the university yeas to promote greater learning opportunities and to develop basic skills and capabilities to be able to work or operate competently in the society.
    • Introductory curriculum (Senshu University basic courses)
      • “Introduction to Career Development” in the Senshu University basic courses helps students to maximize their learning experience through the university years and to acquire the knowledge and thinking capacity required for planning their future paths. “Basics of Natural Sciences” enables the student to deepen their understanding of natural science, which is the foundation of human life, and to obtain a broad range of general scientific knowledge. “English” (first year) is provided by dividing students into multiple graduated groups according their English proficiency levels at the time so as to give them the most effective English teaching for their present learning status and to maximize their adaptive capability to act in the global community. “Sports Literacy”, through providing opportunities for fun sports activities involving teamwork and communication learnings, helps students develop a healthy physical and mental basis to grow into a valid member of the society.
    • Liberal arts curriculum (liberal arts courses)
      • The liberal arts curriculum will help students acquire broad general knowledge which is required of a full-grown, valid member of the society.
      • Basic humanities courses involve the students in the learning of humanity-oriented academic fields such as psychology and literature. Social science basic courses provide learning opportunities in the academic fields related to the organizational and systematic aspects of the society involving groups of human beings, such as sociology and political science.
      • Natural science courses entail a wide variety of subjects from astrology to biology covering almost all the areas of natural science to allow the student to learn, through activities including experiments and laboratory works, how the natural world surrounding us is made and how it functions.
      • Foreign language courses cover a variety of languages including English, German and French and provide learning opportunities from the basics through to advanced levels. The university offers short- and mid-term language learning programs at affiliated educational organizations in various parts of the world. Credits earned through these programs will be part of valid graduation credits and also help the students build a broader knowledge and skills as a competent global citizen.
      • “Sports and Wellness”, which is one of health and physical education courses, gives the student opportunities to develop his or her physical and mental basis through sports activities. “Advanced Sport”, another health and physical education course, allows the student to acquire higher and more specialized athletic knowledge and skills to build the foundation for his or her lifelong enjoyment of sports. Sports lecture courses give the student multidimensional learning opportunities in the study of sports from human, social and natural science perspectives to promote a healthier and richer living in the future as well as in the present.
    • Specialized curriculum (specialized courses)
      • “Basic Studies 1” provides learning in bookkeeping theory, cost computation theory, financial accounting theory, administrative accounting theory, joint accounting theory and accounting standard theory, which collectively form the basis of the entire study of accountings. “Basic Studies 2” offers learnings in commerce, marketing, business administration, finance, economics and statistics for a broader understanding of accounting.
      • Computer education involves various data processing exercises (including financial information) to acquire thinking skills necessary to obtain useful business information. Extended courses linked to “Basic Studies 2” include “Introduction to Business Mathematics” and “Basic Computer Science 1” and “2”. For more advanced learning in computer-assisted accounting information processing, “Computerized Accounting 1” and “2” and “Accounting Information Systems”.
      • “Accounting Preliminary Seminar” is a small-group program for more intensive learning of accounting basics and is provided in two types, that are literature reading oriented and active-learning oriented.
      • The “Accounting Professional Learning Model” provides “Corporate Law 1” and “2”, “Tax Accounting”, “Auditing” and “International Accounting”. These subjects will be useful for someone who is aiming to provide professional accoutering services as a certified public accountant or licensed tax accountant. The “Financial Accounting Learning Model” provides “International Accounting”, “Environmental Accounting” and “History of Accounting”, which are valuable for accounting activities conducted in the accounting section of a business organization or a financial institution. The “Management Accounting Learning Model” provides “Accounting for Decision Making”, “Accounting for Performance Evaluation” and “Cost Control”, which would support administrative and executive activities within a business organization. The “Financial Information Analysis Learning Model” provides “Financial Statements Analysis” and “Financial Information Analysis” which will be useful for corporate analysis and strategic planning activities in a financial institution or as part of business consulting services.
      • While these learning models do not bind the student to take the listed courses, it would be most appropriate for the student to plan their learning track based on the selected model with his or her personal interests and the most comfortable learning speed taken into consideration.
  3. Evaluation of students’ learning achievements
    • Earning of 22 credits from the transitional, introductory and liberal arts curricula will be deemed as an evidence that he or she has acquired knowledge and skills essential to act in a contemporary business world and that he or she recognizes the importance of self-motivated learning.
    • Earning of 44 credits from basic courses in the specialized curriculum will be deemed as an evidence that the student has acquired a broad range of general knowledge in commerce as well as highly advanced knowledge in the field of accounting with the capability for a quantified understanding of corporate performances.
    • Earning of 28 credits from extended courses in the specialized curriculum will be deemed as an evidence that the student has acquired a general, systematic knowledge and thinking skills required to competently act in the contemporary business world that moves amid diverse mixture of systems, customs and cultures. The student will also be assessed that he or she is capable of processing, in a quantifiable and statistical manner, the corporate data he or she has collected to gain an insight into corporate activities and accounting situations.
    • Earning 28 credits from extended courses including “Accounting Preliminary Seminar”, “Seminar x” and “Thesis x” will be deemed as an evidence that the student recognizes the importance of self-motivated learning and is capable of understanding the environment and issues surrounding business organizations and of presenting a direction toward solving such issues from his or her accounting-oriented perspective.
Department of Marketing, Evening Division
  1. An overview of educational courses
    • Liberal arts courses provide various courses including humanities, sociology and natural science courses, general education courses, foreign language courses and health and physical education courses that are designed to help students obtain a broad knowledge and versatile perspectives required of a competent businessperson.
    • As part of the specialized courses, compulsory courses are provided in the first and second years to give the students opportunities to obtain a balanced learning of basic commercial knowledge which would be essential to grow into a competent businessperson. To respond to various learning needs of the students, the Department, under a “combined-discipline course system”, does not only offer its own specialized courses but also allows the students to freely select courses provided other evening divisions in the School of Economics and School of Law. As a course selection guidance for the students, the Department offers three learning models of “Marketing Model”, “Business Administration Model” and “Corporate Accounting Model”. Acquiring business intelligence skills though such model-based specialized courses will allow the students to grow into valuable human resources in the world of business.
  2. Teaching method and content
    • Liberal arts courses
      • Liberal art courses will help students acquire broad general knowledge which is required of a full-grown, valid member of the society.
      • Humanities courses involve the students in the learning of humanity-oriented academic fields such as psychology and literature. Social science courses provide learning opportunities in the academic fields related to the organizational and systematic aspects of the society involving groups of human beings, such as sociology and political science.
      • Natural science courses entail a wide variety of subjects from astrology to biology covering almost all the areas of natural science to allow the student to learn, through activities including experiments and laboratory works, how the natural world surrounding us is made and how it functions.
      • Foreign language courses cover a variety of languages including English, German and French. The university offers short- and mid-term language learning programs at affiliated educational organizations in various parts of the world. Credits earned through these programs will be part of valid graduation credits and also help the students build a broader knowledge and skills as a competent global citizen.
      • Practical courses in health and physical education courses give the student opportunities to develop his or her physical and mental basis through sports activities. Theory courses give the student multidimensional learning opportunities in the study of sports from human, social and natural science perspectives to promote a healthier and richer living in the future as well as in the present.
    • Specialized courses
      • Compulsory courses provided in the first and second years cover commercial studies, business administration, bookkeeping and economics to allow the students to acquire basic knowledge essential of a competent businessperson.
      • In the second and subsequent years, the student can take advantage of the “combined-discipline course system” to select a wider scope of courses according to one of the three learning models taking his or her interest and motivation into account. The “Marketing Model” recommends subjects that are closely related sales distribution- and marketing-oriented corporate activities. The “Business Administration Model” suggests a systematic learning strategy targeting general corporate management. The “Corporate Accounting Model” primarily aims at supporting the student toward a systematic understanding of the accounting field in general taking the characteristics of accounting activities and their surrounding environment.
      • In the third and fourth years, advanced seminars in small groups are provided not only for knowledge acquisition but also for attaining a thinking capability based on such knowledge.
  3. Evaluation of students’ learning achievements
    • Earning of 24 credits from the liberal arts courses will be deemed as an evidence that he or she has acquired knowledge and skills essential to act in a contemporary business world and that he or she recognizes the importance of self-motivated learning.
    • Earning of 16 credits from compulsory specialized courses will be deemed as an evidence that the student has acquired a broad range of general knowledge in commerce as well as highly advanced knowledge in the field of marketing, business, finance or accounting and have a valid understanding of corporate activities by utilizing such knowledge.
    • Earning of 36 credits from elective compulsory courses in specialized courses will be deemed as an evidence that the student has acquired a general, systematic knowledge and thinking skills required to competently act in the contemporary business world that moves amid diverse mixture of systems, customs and cultures. The student will also be assessed that he or she is capable of and willing to employ business intelligence that is essential for a businessperson to analyze various corporate activities, to understand the environment and issues surrounding an organization and to present a direction toward solving the issues.

    Admission Policy: Acceptance and screening of prospective entrants

    School of Commerce
    The School of Commerce seeks entrants with the following knowledge, skills, capacities and attitudes to provide teaching in accordance with its graduation, degree-awarding and course planning and implementation rules:

    Department of Marketing, Day Division
    1. Has accomplished a good learning of the high school curriculum in general.
    2. Has acquired basic communication skills through high school leaning and is capable of clearly expressing his or her thought.
    3. Has a strong interest in various events and situations that are being experienced in the actual world of business and is motivated to acquire marking knowledge and experience to contribute to the society.

    Department of Accounting, Day Division
    1. Has accomplished a good learning of the high school curriculum in general.
    2. Has acquired basic communication skills through high school leaning and is capable of clearly expressing his or her thought.
    3. Has a strong interest in the study of accounting and is motivated to attain an accounting qualification to contribute to the society and to use his or her accounting expertise to help improve socio-economic situations in and outside Japan.

    Department of Marketing, Evening Division
    1. Has accomplished a good learning of the high school curriculum in general.
    2. Has acquired basic communication skills through high school leaning and is capable of clearly expressing his or her thought.
    3. Has a strong interest in various events and situations that are being experienced in the actual world of business and is motivated to acquire marking knowledge and experience to contribute to the society.
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