Faculty of Human Life Science

Faculty of Human Life ScienceDeveloping the ability to innovate for more pleasant living

This faculty creates higher quality living through analysis and research on modern life from a scientific perspective.

Faculty of Human Life Science Admission Policy

The Faculty of Human Life Science is comprised of three fields: human life science, nutrition, and pedology. In this faculty, we cultivate human resources who can contribute to society in a sustained fashion, while considering how to improve the quality of life overall, and work in each field with a broad perspective.
Therefore, we accept students who are devoted to serious study in their respective field, and who wish to be active in society after obtaining a specialized qualification.

Department of Human Life Science

Department of Human Life ScienceThe source of new knowledge is the sensitivity to create new forms of living

By learning about a wide range of fields relating to daily life, students gain a comprehensive view of the various issues surrounding people and society, and become into human resources with practical skills enabling them to create healthy environments with a high level of cultural quality.

Psychology and Nursing Course

Psychology and Nursing Course

The aim of this course is to educate personnel with outstanding communication and counseling skills who can work as counselors at companies, in local communities, and at schools.

Design Course

Design Course

This course develops individuals who can create beautiful, creative living spaces through their awareness of relationships with society, and the ability to turn excitement and discoveries gleaned from familiar things into tangible form.

Degree Bachelor of Human Life Science

Main Classes

First year Introduction to Human Life Science, Human Relations, Human Life Culture, Cognitive Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Color and Psychology, Design Theory, Sketching, Painting
Second year Communication Seminar, Clinical Psychology, Family Psychology, Counseling Theory, Web Design, Graphic Design Fundamentals, Space Design Fundamentals
Third year Life Design, Workplace Psychology, School Nurse Seminar I and II, Fashion Design, Character Design, Interior Design
Fourth year Graduate Research, Counseling Training, School Nurse Seminar III, Package Design, Space Design, Plan Design

Paths after Graduation

Ordinary company, counselor at medical institution or company, instructor at welfare facility, school nurse, public employee, advancement to graduate school, publishing/printing, design office, corporate product planning/development, web designer, interior/home related company, apparel, hotel/bridal, painting school (teacher), graphic designer

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Training Department of Administrative Dietitians

Training Department of Administrative DietitiansEducating administrative dieticians focused on total health of both people and society

This department trains administrative dieticians for work in a variety of fields including health, medicine and welfare. Today, achieving a longer healthy lifespan and improving quality of life (QOL) are important measures. Therefore, it is extremely important to develop specialists with the knowledge and skills to advise people regarding their health management. In this department, we strive to produce administrative dieticians who are focused on maintaining and improving peoples' health through diet.

Degree Bachelor of Nutrition

Main Classes

First year Introduction to Life Science, Basic Nutrition Science, Introduction to Food Science, Food Chemistry (Lab), Topics in Food Science I, Topics in Food Science (Lab), Cooking, Cooking Training I and II, Chemistry, Biology
Second year Microbiology, Molecular Biological Systems Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Life Stage Nutrition Science, Topics in Food Science II, Theory of Nutrition Education, Applied Nutrition Science, Basic Nutrition Science (Lab), Cooking Training III
Third year Food Hygiene Science, Anatomy and Physiology (Lab), Biochemistry (Lab), Nutrition Information Processing Seminar, Introduction/Topics in Clinical Nutrition Science, Community Nutrition, Food Processing, Food Processing Training
Fourth year Social Welfare, Exercise Physiology, Food and Health, Molecular Pathological Nutrition (Lab), School Lunch Hygiene (Lab), General Seminar II, Graduate Research

Paths after Graduation

A distinctive feature of this department is that graduates can work in a wide range of professions using their expertise as administrative dietitians. Possibilities include nutrition administration at government agencies, clinical nutrition in hospitals, nutrition education in communities and schools, nutrition management at businesses and welfare facilities, and research/education at educational institutions.

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Department of Pedology

Department of PedologyFor those who love children

Specialists engaged in the development of children. In the Department of Pedology, students learn theory relating to children through a comprehensive curriculum, and develop practical skills via early engagement in volunteer activities, training, and interaction with children. We also have a full range of measures to aid graduates in finding careers in areas such as teaching and civil service.

Childhood Education Course

Childhood Education Course

This course is suitable for students wishing to become elementary school or kindergarten teachers. Many classes cover teaching methods, so graduates can be teachers with extensive practical skills.

Early Childhood Education Course

Early Childcare Course

This course is suitable for students wishing to be kindergarten teachers, preschool staff, or childcare workers in child welfare facilities, homes for infants, and other institutions. A full range of classes on childcare studies are provided so students can master high-level childcare techniques.

Degree Bachelor of Pedology

Main Classes

First year Introduction to Japanese Language Teaching, Art and Craft Education, Principles of Education, Principles of Childcare, Music (Instrumental, Voice), Introduction to Arithmetic Teaching, Fundamentals of the Teaching Profession, Childcare Studies/Health
Second year Introduction to Social Studies Teaching, Physical Education, Educational Methodology, Introduction to Science Education, Educational Psychology, Infant Care, Educational Materials Development Seminar
Third year Theory of Student Guidance, Child Education, Classroom Management and Educational Laws/Regulations, Childcare Training, Educational Counseling, Subject Teaching Methods I, Educational Training, Graduate Research Seminar
Fourth year Introduction to Children's English, Child Culture, Practical Seminar on the Teaching Profession, Graduate Research, Subject Teaching Methods II, Childcare Practical Seminar, Current Education and Childcare Issues

Paths after Graduation

Almost all graduates work in elementary schools, kindergartens, daycare centers, or children's homes. Some also continue on to graduate school, or work in ordinary companies.

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