Faculties

New academic programs effective April 2019

School of International Communication   Department of English Communication

Fostering individuals who can engage in practical communication with diverse people and “bridge” Japan and the world in business and cultural exchange.

By guiding students to first use the tool of English skills and learn the basics of international business, and then understand diverse community cultures particularly in the Asia-Pacific, the School of International Communication fosters individuals capable of management in real-world situations.

Major in Business Communication

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Hone your approach to business and the ability to hold dialogue and discussion with people of different cultures.

Students will acquire both English skills and the basics of international business as vital tools of international communication, and gain deeper understanding of the community culture in study abroad destinations. This major fosters individuals who can serve as a bridge between Japan and the world in business settings.



Major in International Community Culture

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Gain deeper understanding of the culture and society of Japan and the Asia-Pacific, and develop the ability to “bridge” Japan and the world.

Through experiences such as study abroad in the Asia-Pacific region, students will gain understanding of different community cultures and senses of value, and develop practical English and communication skills. This major fosters individuals who can play an active role in the fields of tourism, cultural exchange, and international contribution and cooperation.



School of Education   Department of Child Education and Social Welfare

Seeking to produce professionals in education and welfare who can satisfy the needs of our times.

Under the motto of producing professionals in education and welfare who can satisfy the needs of our times, the School of Education cultivates in students the keen sensitivity to respond to society’s changes and demands.

Major in Child Education 

Education Course / Child Education and Care Course

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Aiming to foster practical skills help students obtain multiple certificates.

This major fosters teachers and childcare providers with practical skills and multiple certificates, equipped to be the competitive professionals required in tomorrow’s education.



Major in Social Welfare 

Social Welfare Course / Child Welfare and Care Course

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Developing certified social workers and childcare providers to play a role in welfare.

This major develops certified social workers and childcare providers with the capabilities and comprehensive management skills required to play a role in welfare. It also nurtures the ability to identify community needs and challenges, and support children and their families.

School of Management   Department of Management

Fostering individuals capable of confident management amid the ebb and flow of global society and local communities.

Master the basics of economics and management, and acquire real-world management skills for a safe, secure global society. Through multilayered, comprehensive hands-on learning programs befitting our era of globalization, the School of Management seeks to foster individuals with practical skills in community innovation and other forms of management.

Major in International Tourism

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Develop both theoretical and practical skills through off-campus survey activities.
Students will acquire both theoretical and practical skills through learning based on field surveys. This major fosters capabilities such as acting with an international perspective, enriching society through tourism, and maximizing community traditions and unique cultural assets.



Major in Community Management

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Acquire management skills that lead to community innovation.
Students will learn about management that leads to community innovation. This major aims to foster individuals who can contribute to the maintenance and development of diverse communities, whether urban or rural. It is ideal for students, for example, who seek a job based in their hometown.



Major in Disaster Prevention and Crisis Management

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Build the strength to live through adversities and realize a safe, secure society.
Students will foster the practical skills of leaders capable of dealing with adversities such as disaster and crime to create a safe, secure society. This major is designed for students, for example, who seek to be a manager in company crisis response or food distribution control, a firefighter, or a police officer.



School of Human Sciences   Department of Psychology

Envisioning a society that ensures safety and security, and empowers us to demonstrate our individuality.

Our times are marked by a multitude of issues in the areas of personal relationship, mental and physical health, disaster, accident, and crime. The School of Human Sciences cultivates individuals who can help shape society so that we may maintain safety and security in leading our lives and demonstrating our individuality.

Major in Psychological Counseling

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Acquire specialized knowledge toward becoming certified psychologists and clinical psychologists.
Students in this major will acquire specialized knowledge and skills in psychological counseling useful not only for working as specialists in clinical psychology in fields such as education, health care, welfare, industry, justice, and crime but also for interacting with people in daily life.

Major in Criminal Psychology

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Acquire diversified analytical skills for understanding the mechanism of crime and delinquency.
Students will acquire knowledge for elucidating the psychology and mechanism of crime and delinquency, and preventing occurrence and recurrence. This major provides specialized knowledge that links directly to careers in crime and delinquency, such as police officer and juvenile detention center teacher.

Major in Disaster Psychology

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Acquire the ability to respond to various disaster types and situations.
Students in this major will acquire diversified skills for psychologically understanding human behavior and mind in various types of disaster, from natural to man-made, and for putting those skills into practice to restore safety and security.

Major in Industrial Psychology

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Acquire specialized knowledge and skills in psychology useful in business scenes.
Students in this major will acquire specialized knowledge and skills in psychology and cultivate the ability to put those into practice in various business scenes such as planning, product development, advertising, design, customer service, and organizational operation.

School of Health Sciences   Department of Nursing

Coordinating and collaborating with community medical institutions and facilities to provide education with an eye to global practice.
The School of Health Sciences coordinates with the community’s core medical institution and facilities to provide education in “human care” based on both scientific thought and a broad range of liberal arts, and foster nursing professionals capable of being leaders in global society.

Major in Nursing

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Solid practical skills through close coordination with health care settings.
Through close coordination with health care settings, this major cultivates solid practical skills and produces nursing professionals equipped with specialized knowledge and skills in health care and nursing.

Major in Global Nursing

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Cultural competence for practicing nursing in international health care settings.
This major is dedicated to developing cultural competence in the context of nursing practice, and fostering nursing professionals equipped with the basic skills required to play a role in international health care settings.

Kansai University of International Studies

Miki Campus

1-18 Aoyama Shijimicho Miki, Hyogo 673-0521
TEL: +81-794-85-2288

Amagasaki Campus

1-3-23 Shioe Amagasaki, Hyogo 661-0976
TEL: +81-6-6498-4755

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