2. Introduction of this Faculty
  3. Department of Regional Studies and Humanities

Department of Regional Studies and Humanities

Features of the Department of Regional Studies and Humanities

 1. Fostering talent who will contribute to regional revitalization

At present, there is nothing more vital than fostering talent who will contribute to regional revitalization.Also, there is a demand for the ability to explore solutions while understanding extensively the current state of communities with a view on Japan, Asia, Europe and the United States.In the Department of Regional Studies and Humanities, from the perspective of social science and humanities, you will learn comprehensively about societies, cultures and the people of various countries and regions, including Akita. By understanding communities from an interactive perspective of "global" and "local", you will acquire knowledge and ways of thinking to solve issues.

 2. Emphasis on "first-hand experience" in regional communities

You will discover regional issues through fieldwork and student participatory classes, and learn how to resolve issues in line with the actual conditions of each community through "first-hand experiences" such as communication and collaboration with various people.We provide an education that emphasizes "first-hand experience" so that you can feel the importance and challenge of supporting communities.

 3. Think of "regions" in the international community

There are people who require psychological support in various fields such as education, child care, medical care and welfare.We cultivate individuals who can understand issues and give practical assistance while providing emotional support to local people in these diverse settings.

We seek the following people in the Department of Regional Studies and Humanities

  1. People who have a strong passion to envision the future of regional communities and to contribute to regional revitalization in various areas such as government, the economy, lifestyle, and culture.
  2. People who have the desire to analyze various problems faced by communities based on humanities and social sciences, life sciences, natural sciences, information sciences, and psychology as whole outcomes to go and solve these problems practically.
  3. People who have a desire to pass on and develop regional cultures, actively use knowledge and experience acquired in academic studies, and have a broad interest in the history and culture of Japan and the world while understanding the characteristics and traditions of communities.
  4. People who have a desire to communicate regional information on the world stage and promote exchanges with communities of the world.

We have established a regional collaboration and international exchange section in the entrance examination (recommendation entrance examination I)

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