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  1. Chapter 10: College of Sustainability and Tourism
  2. 7. ST Major Education Subjects

7-1. What are ST Major Education Subjects?

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232023 Curriculum

  • 1.Students who enrolled as new (1st-semester) students from AY 2023 onwards.
  • 2.Students who enrolled as 2nd-year transfer students from AY 2024 onwards.
  • 3.Students who enrolled as 3rd-year transfer students from AY 2025 onwards.
  • These subjects help students understand the goals and philosophy of ST, acquire specialized knowledge and skills, and pursue their interests.
  • Most subjects can be taken from your 2nd year onwards.
  • ST’s Major Education Subjects are further divided into the following categories.
  • Please check the “ST 2023 Curriculum Outline” to see which subjects belong to which subject field.
Academic Skills Students learn the academic skills needed to pursue their studies in ST.
ST Common Subjects Regional Development Students acquire the knowledge needed for sustainable regional development and planning, including endogenous development theory and land-based tourism.
Social Entrepreneurship Students study the knowledge needed for future business startups.
Data Science & Information System In these subjects, students acquire ICT skills that can be applied to tourism and a sustainable society.
Tourism Subjects Tourism Studies These subjects cover theories related to tourism from a sociological point of view based on sociological, anthropological, and historical backgrounds.
Tourism Industry Operations Students comprehensively study the latest theories, trends, and social backgrounds of various forms of tourism as well as the structure of the tourism industry.
Hospitality Operation These subjects teach the theory and practice of hospitality to deepen students’ understanding of tourism-related industries and business, such as the service, hotel, resort and food industries.
Sustainable Society Subjects Environmental Studies In these subjects, students comprehensively study basic knowledge and theories concerning the relationship between humans and the environment, including changes in people’s behavior regarding global environmental conservation and global issues.
Resource Management Students learn about the basic theories and methods for realizing a resource-recycling society, particularly recycling-oriented economies and low-carbon societies.
International Development Students study both theoretical aspects of international development, such as politics for development, sociology, anthropology, economics, and policy, as well as practical aspects, including the role of international organizations and various methods for cooperative development.
Off-Campus Program Subjects These subjects involve practical experience off campus.
Seminar / Final Results Subjects Students further their study into their interests in a seminar format.

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