The merits of learning
Get a broad education Liberal Arts College
From cutting edge arts such as manga and animation creation to Japanese traditional arts such as dye craft and confectionary. With three departments and twenty-two majors, students can design their own interdisciplinary education according to their interests and get a broad education.
Toward a Person who Contributes to Society C-PLATS®
Learn to use what you learn as a base to think for yourself and take action to solve difficult problems, creating social value. Society needs people like this. At Otemae, we don’t offer classes where you are simply taught; we teach classes to develop 10 skills that can be used to discover and solve problems.
Take classes in English toward your degree
Learn about Japanese culture in our Global Japan Studies (GJS) or major in business with our GBS (Global Business Studies) courses.
In both types of courses exchange students from many countries study in English together with Japanese students. You can take the classes in English or in Japanese and either will count for your major. By taking classes in both Japanese and English, you linguistic skills will grow while you earn your degree!
Main GJS/GBS Courses for the 2015 Academic Year
Introduction to Japanese Literature
Comparative Studies of the US and Japan
Race, Culture, and Religion
Introduction to Japanology
English as a Tool of Communication
General Business Administration
Basic Marketing Theory
For foreign students, we offer classes in Japanese language. We have classes to teach basic skills such as speaking, reading, There are also classes to learn Japanese using drama and pop culture.