OSAKA SANGYO UNIVERSITY

List of faculties, departments, and graduate schools

Departments, and graduate schools

Faculty of International Studies
We foster globally competitive human beings who are skilled at communication and are able to contribute to an increasingly globalized world.

Through practical language ability,heightened global awareness,and a firm understanding of cultural differences,students will acquire useful and powerful communication skills,enriching their lives and enhancing their career opportunities.

Department of International Studies

Department of International Studies

The Department of International Studies will help you improve your communication skills in world languages, including English, Chinese, French, German, Korean and Japanese in comfortable and effective small-size classes. Enhance your understanding of cultural diversity through interesting experiences with cross-cultural differences. The door of the world is waiting for you—open it and go for it!

Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences
Making people happy through the power of sport!

The Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences makes way for a new sport culture focused on education,competition and health.The goal of this department is to nurture the next generation of teachers,leaders and athletes in order to support you in achieving your dreams.

Department of Sport and Health Sciences

Department of Sport and Health Sciences

“Good health” is a great resource in our aging society where people are increasingly loosing their strength without taking much care of daily important activities as “moving,” “eating,” and “taking rest.” At this department you will study far and wide the science of practical health and sport to become all-round supporters for people to gain and keep up the good health and eventually to live their good life.

Faculty of Business Management
The key phrases for learning are "the movement of the market" and "relationship between companies and society".

People move the market. In other words, one can see the market’s movement from the standpoint of "a person (company)" that provides products and services and "a person (consumer)" that receives them. At this faculty,one learns about companies and society from a variety of viewpoints such as the relationship between commercial business operations and society, and the movement and mechanism of commodities and money.

Department of Business Management

Department of Business Management

In the Department of Business Management, you will not only study what the business management is but also fundamentally learn extensive business skills such as accounting and data processing. You will aim to become a business leader who has inventiveness and capacity and is able to exert your management ability in every class of an enterprise.

Department of Commercial Science

Department of Commercial Science

In the Department of Commercial Science, you will learn the system of circulation of human, products, money, and information, studying various cases such as manufacturers which push hot sellers, retail stores which pursue appealing array of versions and service, and systems supporting them like distribution, finance, information service and so on. The Department nurtures persons of talent who can consider a change of the market as a business chance and act.

Faculty of Economics
Understand the relationship between family finances and corporate activities by understanding the mechanism of economics.

The system called “economics” is intricately composed of factors such as "aging society", "economic climate", "unequal society", "corporate activity", "finance", "environment", "welfare" and "information". The relationship between family finances and corporate activities is examined by studying and understanding the mechanism of economics.

Department of Economics

Department of Economics

In the Department of Economics, you can select your study model from four options to match an image of your career to pursue and acquire an ability to consider a change of the society from the perspective of “economics”. For instance, if you get to know about the pension system, you can find a clue to solve the problems of the social security and welfare.

Department of International Economics

Department of International Economics

In the Department of International Economics, you will aim to become a business person who is active worldwide. You can select your study model from four options to acquire the expert knowledge of the international tendency and the economic policies and the abilities of intercultural understanding and communication skills.

Faculty of Design Technology
Pursuing new modes of manufacturing that are kind to people and the environment.

Modern society has continued to make progress by pursuing convenience and comfort. However, unless the people living in such society feel happy, such progress with technology is meaningless. Our Faculty of Design and Engineering, a first of its kind in Kansai, has established “manufacturing that is kind to people and the environment” as the theme of learning. It cultivates engineers and designers who could enrich the lives of the people by accurately grasping the needs of society.

Department of Information Systems Engineering

Department of Information Systems Engineering

In the Department of Information Systems, you can learn many fields of information technology such as software development, network construction, embedded system, computer graphics and animation. The Department educates you for engineers and creators who support the “ubiquitous society”, in which we can access the information network anytime, from anywhere.

Department of Architectural and Environmental Design

Department of Architectural and Environmental Design

The Department of Architectural and Environmental Design nurtures an ability to totally create whole environment and spaces from a tiny product to urban development. In the Department, you will incarnate attractive designs by improving your artistic sense and engineering knowledge. You can also learn various skills to widely use in the society, such as CAD drafting, computer graphics, modeling, and field survey.

Department of Environmental Science and Technology

Department of Environmental Science and Technology
We produce human resources with “flexible intellectual power” can contribute to environmental conservation.

The people of the earth have been developed in harmony with nature. However, as a global society, we have significant problems. To combat these problems, this department offers the following courses based on science and technology: environmental technology, ecological science, landscape and greening, and environmental planning. These courses are designed to solve modern problems and to develop solutions that allow for the coexistence of humans and nature. We are nurturing human resources with “flexible intellectual power” can contribute to environmental conservation and long-term sustainable development.

Faculty of Engineering
Acquire knowledge and skills of engineering that support lives and utilize them in the real world.

When you look around your house and town, they are spilling with various electronics, industrial goods and IT equipment, and thesedays, society cannot function wtihout them. It is comfort, convenience, safety and security that support engineering. The Faculty of Engineering has four departments where you can study various specialist areas such as robots, automobile, IT, communicatio and architecture, and acquire knowledge and skills that would serve useful in future society.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering educates you for start-of-the-art engineers who support the development of industrial goods such as making machinery, medical equipments, assistive products, and industrial robots. You will acquire a skill of design as well as knowledge of dynamics of machinery, mechanics of materials, thermodynamics, and fluid dynamics. Industry-academia collaboration is also one of the advantages of the Department.

Department of Mechanical Engineering for Transportation

Department of Mechanical Engineering for Transportation

The Department of Mechanical Engineering for Transportation, which is specialized in “transport” such as automobiles, motorcycles, railways, airplanes, ships, and so on, is quite unusual even at the nationwide level. You will widely learn about materials, dynamics, the social roles of transportation, and control systems, using mechanical engineering as a basis, and will acquire the skills as an engineer through practice.

Department of Urban Creation Engineering

Department of Urban Creation Engineering

The Department of Urban Creation Engineering nurtures engineers who create the human-nature harmonious cities in which anyone can comfortably live. In the Department, you will fundamentally learn civil engineering, construction, foundation, and so on, then acquire various advanced knowledge such as environmental problems and characteristics of the region, to consider the development of safe and comfortable cities.

Department of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering

Department of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering

In the Department of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering, you will study electronics which is in the constant innovation. First you will deepen your fundamental knowledge of electronics, information engineering, and communication engineering, and then you will have practice of programming, data measuring, data analysis, and so on. Herewith you will gradually deepen your own specialty, such as electronic information, telecommunications, energy technology, etc.

Faculties

School of Human Environment
The area of "human environment studies" is increasing in importance. Nurturing specialists and researchers of environmental studies.

This is the time when self-motivated and constructive activity of each individual is required for a sustainable and recycling-oriented society. The aim of the school is to nurture human resources that could formulate plans and have the power of execution for building human relationships and conserving the earth’s environment by finding specific challenges for the creation of a new society in such as age.

Human Environment major

Human Environment major

Environment problems are complicated with various factors. In the Human Environment major, you can take on interdisciplinary research. There you can widely adopt the results of scholarly research of relevant areas and promote your own research.

School of Business Administration and Distribution
Aiming to nurture human resources that respond to the needs of the industrial world with advancing globalization and IT age.

One of the features of this school is that you can learn diverse and practical subjects so that you will be able to work in a global business environment in the IT and e-commerce era. The themes of learning are accounting, distribution,marketing, logistics, services, business information, as well as business administration. The aim of the school is to nurture human resouces that have advanced business administration skills and can respond to the promotion of strategic development and enterpreneurship for increasingly globalizing industrial and corporate activities.

Business Administration and Distribution major

Business Administration and Distribution major

In the Business Administration and Distribution major, you can acquire an advanced problem-solving power and ability for construction of the management system, using the results of the research and the education of the Faculty of Business Management and the Faculty of Economics. The major aims to nurture businesspersons who flourish in the global market in which the change is violent.

School of Economics
Modern society with its rapidly changing structure. Nurture economists with a multifaceted perspective.

This department is an institution for advanced research and education for nurturing profound awareness and rich analytical skills in relation to trends in globalizing modern economics and society. The objective of the department is to nurture human resources with the ability to present the framework for a new society and business concepts, as they review the world economics and society in the expanding Asian influence, while handling various crises such as the economic crisis, environmental crisis and depression in social dynamism.

Modern Economic Systems major

Modern Economic Systems major

The Japanese economy is at the great turning point with the start of the 21st century. Aiming to nurture persons of talent who shoulder the future of Japanese economy which has suffered from long economic stagnation, the Modern Economic Systems major enables you to acquire the great scholarship of the modern economic systems, information processing, socio-economics, and economic theory, to make you persons who have comprehensive abilities for analysis, planning, and practical business.

Asian Region Economics major

Asian Region Economics major

For your broad perspective on research of the Asian regional economy, the Asian Region Economics major has organized the curriculum, in which you can tackle original research from various viewpoints such as the Asian regional economy as the economic bloc, international economy, corporate strategy, and so on. The curriculum also set a high value on the relationship between the economies of Asia and Japan or Kansai. The major also provides practical and concrete curriculum for the adults who want to deepen their research based on their own social experience in a corporation.

School of Engineering
Nurturing engineers and researchers that lead the field of advanced technology.

The School of Engineering has altogether 8 majors, including six Master’s Degree majors and two Doctoral Degree majors. Advances in the field of technology are an essential element of various aspects such as the nation, enterprises and research bodies. The school aims to nurture true engineers and researchers that could give back advanced technical skills to society.

Mechanical Engineering major

Mechanical Engineering major

The Mechanical Engineering major aims to nurture engineers as advanced professionals, who can deeply comprehend the required critical technologies of orthodox mechanical engineering such as mechanics, materials, thermal engineering, fluid mechanics, machining design, and so on, having the human-and-nature-friendly viewpoint, and widely utilize the acquired expertise for the forefront of development.

Mechanical Engineering for Transportation major

Mechanical Engineering for Transportation major

Through the advanced transportation which is harmonious with the natural environment and the research of the transportation related welfare of people, the Mechanical Engineering for Transportation major nurtures practical industrial engineers who contribute to the satisfying society and its sustainable development. You will be also educated for engineers who have advanced research and development capability, acquiring expertise in the transportation and its systems with a central focus on automobiles and railways.

Urban Creation Engineering major

Urban Creation Engineering major

The Urban Creation Engineering major institutes the distinctive schooling and the advanced research guidance. The course employs some basic fields of urban creation, such as structural engineering, soil engineering, hydroengineering, planning, and environmental engineering, as a basis. Some inter-disciplinary areas such as biotechnology, new energy sources, advanced materials, and mechatronics, and some technical fields related to high computerization system, such as construction management engineering and urban transportation system, are also dealt with.

Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering major

Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering major

The Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering major has organized the curriculum and the framework for research, in which you can approach the high technologies of the fields of electronics, information, and communication. You can tackle a theme of study of your future special field as well as receive the advanced schooling and the attractive research guidance that integrate the themes interdisciplinary and organically.

Information System Engineering major

Information System Engineering major

The Information System Engineering major has organized the curriculum and the research system to cover various fields such as basic information, material information, telecommunications, image information, manufacturing information system, and so on, considering corresponding with some fields such as next-generation calculation technology, information processing device, communication technology, image processing in various scenes, intelligent production system, system design and rating, etc. You can receive the advanced and highly-dense research guidance through each theme of study on your own specialty.

Environmental Development Engineering major

Environmental Development Engineering major

The Environmental Development Engineering major institutes the high-level schooling and the close research guidance based on the well-balanced curriculum which is arranged with “lecture-type” and “practice-type” subjects on each fields of basic environment, environmental design, environmental planning, environmental design information system, and engineering environment theory.

Production System Engineering major

Production System Engineering major

The Production System Engineering major consists of the fields of mechanical engineering, electronic information communication engineering, and information system engineering. The major institutes the education and the research aiming the high functionality on development, design, and production of next-generation engineering device and systems.