Faculty of Economics

Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics (Sakado Campus)

Helping every student on their path to the future

Economics is the study of the production, consumption and transfer of things vital for daily life and how best to enable people to lead productive and happy lives.
At the Faculty of Economics, which traces its history back to the foundation of the university, students acquire a high level of expertise in their field and a broad based educational background  as well as language skills to enable them to participate in every facet of society.

Practical education with a focus on economics

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Finance theory
  • Fiscal studies
  • Economic policy
  • Economic history
  • History of economic thought
  • Economic statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Japanese economic theory
  • Asian economic theory
  • International economic theory
  • American economic theory
  • Environmental economics
  • Public economics
  • Urban economic theory
  • Transport economic theory
  • Economic geography
  • Economic philosophy
  • Labor economics
  • International finance theory
  • Population theory
  • Service economy theory
  • Securities and economics
  • Economic law
  • etc.
Corporate Management
  • Business administration
  • Marketing theory
  • History
  • Administrative management
  • The modern corporation
  • Commercial law
  • Corporation tax law
  • Management organization
  • Production control theory
  • Management strategy
  • Management in Japan
  • Human resources and labor theory
  • Small and medium enterprises
  • etc.
Corporate Finance
  • Introduction to accounting
  • Intermediate bookkeeping
  • Advanced bookkeeping
  • Industrial bookkeeping
  • Accounting
  • Management finance
  • Financial auditing
  • Cost accounting
  • Financial statements
  • Management accounting
  • Tax accounting
  • etc.
Information Technology
  • Computer literacy
  • Information technology
  • IT theory
  • Quantitative analysis using spreadsheet software
  • Practical presentations
  • etc.

Qualifications awarded by the Faculty of Economics (licensing examination)

It is possible to obtain the qualifications listed below after studying the modules at the Faculty of Economics to acquire foundation skills and attending seminars or the extension program* on the examination subjects required for the qualification.
•A program designed for students aiming to obtain qualifications and pass licensing tests.

○ Economics Record Examination (Japan Economics Educational Association)
○ Tax Accountant Examination (National certification) : Students at the Graduate School of Economics are exempt from some of the examination subjects.
○ Real Estate Transaction Specialist (National certification)
○ Notary Public (National certification)
○ Class 2 Securities Broker (Japan Securities Dealers Association)
○ Financial Planner (Japan Association for Financial Planners)

Management and Accounting
○ Management Qualification Test (Nippon Omni-Management Association)
○ Bookkeeper Certification Examination (The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
○ Retail Sales (The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
○ Secretarial Proficiency Test (Association for Foundation Skills)

○ IT Passport (METI)   ○ IT Engineer Examination (METI)   ○ MOS Certification (Microsoft)

Teachers • Civil Servants
○ Students who have completed a teacher training course are eligible for First Class Teaching Licenses for Junior High School (Social Studies), or High School (Civic Studies, Business Studies).
○ To prepare for the civil service exam, students take foundation courses such as Microeconomics, Macroeconomic, Fiscal studies, or Economic policy at the Faculty of Economics and attend the civil service course taught on the extension program.

Civil Servants
In addition to courses for aspiring civil servants at the Faculty of Economics, the university has enhanced support for students wishing to become civil servants.
○ Education seminars: Elementary I and II, Intermediate  I and II, Advanced I and II
○ Economics seminars: Elementary I and II, Intermediate  I and II, Advanced I and II
○ Legal seminars: Elementary I and II, Intermediate  I and II, Advanced I and II

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