1. Courses Descriptions

Course Descriptions

Spring Semester 2018 (To be updated in March 2018)

Fall Semester 2017

Spring Semester 2017

Fall Semester 2016

Spring Semester 2016

Fall Semester 2015

Course List and Time Table (Fall Semester 2017)

(Last Update: 2017/9/11)


Time Table (PDF)


1.  Japanese

2.  Japanese Corporate Culture, Employment Practices
3.  International Project I
4.  Japanese Communication Behaviors: Japanese Values
5.  A Cultural History of Modern Japan
6.  Understanding Japan through Japanese Traditional Culture (Tuesday 2nd or 4th period)
7.  Internationalization of Sendai City
8.  History of Tohoku University
9.  Karate for Beginners 
10.  Global Business Leadership
11.  Japanese Art History 
12.  International Project Building: Short Film Creation 
13.  Comparative Higher Education
14.  Karate and Japanese Culture 
15.  English Literature and Linguistics (Introductory Reading) II
16.  Global Citizenship Education
17.  Introduction to Special Needs Education in Japan
18.  Special Lecture on Practical Studies in Law and Policy from Japanese Perspectives
19.  Japanese Business and Economy A
20.  Business Communication A
21.  Career Development
22.  Microeconomics I
23.  Political Economy (Special Lectures)
24.  International Finance (Special Lectures)
25.  Environmental Economics (Special Lectures)
26.  Development Economics
27.  Operations Research (Special Lectures)
28.  Global Company Research
29.  Special Lecture Financial Engineering
30.  Food Economics
31.  Science, Technology and Industry in Japan (AMC)

32.  Internship Preparation

33.  Tohoku Glocalization Project (i-SENDAI PBL Program)

IPLA Research Project

The IPLA Research Project is an independent study course focusing on a certain topic within your major or interest. The classes are conducted either one-on-one or in small groups. You will meet your instructor on a regular basis to confirm the progress of your research and complete the final paper by the end of the semester. It is an opportunity for you to deepen your studies at a higher level with professors at Tohoku University. Different topics will be offered each semester.

Past Research Topics

 ・Frontal Lobe Activity and its Relevance for the Theories of Action
 ・Philosophy of Language
 ・Child Labor in Cambodia