Undergraduate Studies

Department of Education

Elementary School Education

Students are systematically exposed to a broad range of educational theories and practices as well as current theories of educational sociology and educational psychology. In the process, teacher trainees acquire the skills with which they can shape the behaviors of their pupils. The department produces graduates who have a solid understanding of educational theories and practices and who can make a significant contribution to education in Japan.

Kindergarten Education

Students learn how to understand and support children under the age of six years through an educational program based on the National Curriculum Standards.

Upon completion of a four-year course of study, students graduate with a certificate of kindergarten and/or elementary school education. With this qualification, students are eligible to enter the teaching profession as kindergarten or elementary school teachers or enter other educational professions such as educational consultation, educational publication or educational planning and training in either public or private corporations.