Course System Overview
The Department of Information Sciences and Arts offers the three courses: the Systems Information Course, the Psychology and Sports Information Course and the Media Culture Course. The course system helps students set learning goals and identify the expertise they want to learn by graduation. The entrance examination is common to all courses, and all the students enroll as the students of the Department of Information Sciences and Arts. They belong to one of the three courses from the beginning of the second year of study. To ensure the Faculty’s characteristic diversity of learning, we allow students to take courses offered in the other Courses.
Systems Information Course
The Systems Information Course aims to enable students to obtain capabilities of developing and operating information systems, infrastructure and other services to support Society 5.0 by learning knowledge and skills of information technologies, including AI, IoT, programming, SE and security. The Course also aims for students to contribute toward the achievement of SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) by applying data science to management, business and regional revitalization. As the number of qualifications related to information technology increase more in needs and value, students can aim to obtain a high school teaching license (Information), as well as to pass the Japan Information Technology Engineers Examination (including the Fundamental Information Technology Engineer Examination, the Applied Information Technology Engineer Examination and the Network Specialist Examination, etc.) and the bookkeeping certification examination.
Psychology and Sports Information Course
In the field of psychology, the Psychology and Sports Information Course aims to enable students to obtain practical abilities in offering psychological assessments, appropriate psychotherapy and other mental support with knowledge of psychology, including clinical psychology, psychological assessment and neuro- and physiological psychology, and for them to acquire the expertise required to become certified as a licensed psychologist. In the sports field, the Course aims for students to obtain knowledge, including exercise science and sports dynamics; skills, such as psychological measurements of sport behavior; the ability to plan and execute safe and effective training programs; and the expertise required to become certified as a NSCA-CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) and a CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist), NSCA’s international licenses which are considered to be the most reliable. In addition, students can aim to become a sports data analyst by gaining knowledge in the field of information and sports.