In line with Kagoshima University’s degree conferment policy and the Faculty’s educational objectives, the Faculty of Law, Economics and Humanities confers a Bachelor’s degree on those students who have acquired the following capabilities and have successfully completed the specified units: 1. Acquisition of fundamental knowledge in the fields of law, economics and humanities and the ability to utilize this knowledge in an effective, integrated manner, in combination with the acquisition of wide-ranging interdisciplinary knowledge that surpasses the boundaries between the humanities and the sciences, and strong ethical awareness, to develop creative solutions to the issues affecting local communities. 2. Acquisition of the ability to think logically and scientifically about social and cultural problems. 3. Acquisition of the ability to propose appropriate solutions, based on knowledge of law, economics and humanities, to the various problems affecting local communities and the wider international community. 4. Acquisition of the ability to transmit the knowledge that one has acquired to others in a manner appropriate to the context. 5. Acquisition of the ability to apply knowledge of the history, culture and society of Southern Kyushu effectively in specialist fields.
So as to cultivate talented individuals who possess the capabilities specified in the Faculty’s degree conferment policy, the Faculty of Law, Economics and Humanities has formulated a systematic curriculum, based on the principles outlined below, to educate students from their first year through to graduation. 1. In order to inculcate in students a wide-ranging grounding in the fields of law, economics and humanities and a high level of specialist expertise, and to cultivate the ability to think logically and scientifically on the basis of this knowledge, we provide a systematic educational program based around the three key areas of Fundamentals, Utilization, and Practical Application. 2. In order to inculcate in students the integrated perspective and basic knowledge needed to engage in learning in the various individual disciplines within the fields of law, economics and humanities, we provide standard classes taken by all Faculty students, as well as basic classes common to each department. 3. In order to inculcate wide-ranging learning and the acquisition of specialist knowledge in relation to the individual disciplines within the field of law, economics and humanities, and to enable students to acquire the ability to think logically and scientifically about the relationship between people and society and between people and culture, we provide Utilization classes specific to each course. 4. In order to enable students to acquire the ability to make judgements that is needed in order to address, in an appropriate manner, the problems affecting local communities and the wider international community on the basis of law, economics and humanities knowledge, we provide Practical Application classes specific to each course. 5. In order to enable students to acquire the ability to explain the knowledge that they have acquired to others in accordance with their own thinking, to acquire knowledge of the history, culture and society of Southern Kyushu as well as a high level of specialist vocational expertise, and to acquire an understanding of workplace realities and the ability to collaborate effectively with others, so as to be able to contribute proactively to individual workplaces, local communities, and the wider international community, we provide Advanced classes.
1. The type of people that we are looking for:
● Individuals who possess the wide-ranging basic learning capabilities needed to undertake study in the field of law, economies and humanities
●Individuals who have a genuine interest in local communities and in humanity as a whole and global cultures and societies
● Individuals who are willing to learn problem-solving skills, language skills and information technology skills that are oriented towards practical needs
● Individuals who are eager to explore their own future and their own potential while at university
2. Skills and capabilities that applicants are expected to have acquired before enrollment: Wide-ranging basic academic capabilities, focused on the subjects that are included in the entrance examination:
● Fundamental Japanese language skills
● Fundamental foreign language skills, particularly English
● Fundamental social science knowledge in the fields of history, geography and civics
● Fundamental mathematics skills
● Fundamental natural sciences skills
● Other skills required for particular departments
3. Basic policy in regard to selection of applicants for enrolment (applicable to both general admission and Class II admission by recommendation)
● The determination as to whether an applicant possesses the required wide-ranging fundamental academic capabilities is made on the basis of the National Center Test for University Admission.
● The determination as to whether an applicant possesses the necessary motivation and interest is made on the basis of Individual Academic Tests based on the educational content and admission requirements of individual departments.