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APM Subject List

In your first year, you will start out taking liberal arts courses regardless of whether you are an APS or APM major. These interdisciplinary classes are designed to give you a foundation to build upon for when you start your major-specific courses in your second year. You also have the opportunity to personalize your study pathway and take a number of courses both within and outside your major throughout your studies at APU.

COMMON LIBERAL ARTS SUBJECTS

APU Literacy 開く

  • Student Success Workshop
  • Multicultural Cooperative Workshop
  • Peace, Humanity and Democracy
  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • Intercultural Fieldwork I–II
  • Studies of Multicultural Comparison
  • Foundation for Global Leadership
  • Overseas Learning Design
  • Bridge Program
  • Languages of the Asia Pacific
  • Religions of the Asia Pacific
  • Geography of the Asia Pacific
  • Culture and Society of the Asia Pacific
  • History of the Asia Pacific
  • Japanese Politics and Society
  • Popular Culture of Japan
  • Japanese History
  • Constitution of Japan
  • Special Lecture (Japanese Studies)
  • Applied Intercultural Communication
  • Skills and Practices for Global Leadership
  • Global Leadership for Social Impact
  • Japanese Art of Tea Ceremony
  • Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement
  • Traditional Japanese Arts

Introduction to Major Studies Group 開く

  • Introduction to Sustainable Development
  • Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
  • Introduction to Policy Studies
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Culture and Society
  • Introduction to Media Studies
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • World Economy and Global Issues
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Fundamental Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Statistics for Social Sciences
  • Advanced Mathematics

Global Citizens Foundation 開く

  • Legal Studies
  • Psychology
  • Bioethics
  • AI and Society
  • Western Philosophy
  • Chinese Philosophy
  • Western Visual Arts
  • Modern Science and Technology
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Logic and Critical Thinking
  • Self‐analysis for Career Design
  • Diverse Perspectives on Understanding Careers
  • Special Lecture (Liberal Arts Subject)
  • Web Design
  • Information Processing Essentials
  • Programming Essentials
  • Information Literacy
  • Health Science
  • Media Production Lab
  • Internship
  • Career Field Analysis for Career Development
  • AI and Data Science
  • Introduction to GIS
  • Database Systems
  • Special Lecture (ICT)
  • Information Systems Programming

LANGUAGE EDUCATION SUBJECTS

Japanese Language Classes 開く

  • Japanese Course (Foundation/Intermediate/Pre-Advanced/Advanced)
  • Career Japanese
  • Language and Culture in Japan
  • Language and Social Topics in Japan
  • Kanji and Vocabulary Skills
  • Japanese for Self-expression
  • Japanese Communication Skills

English Language Classes 開く

  • English Course (Foundation/Pre-Intermediate/Intermediate/Upper-Intermediate/Advanced)
  • English for Discussion and Debate
  • English of the Media
  • English for Journalism
  • English for Business A
  • English for Hospitality and Tourism
  • English Communication Skills
  • English for Business B
  • Reading Fiction in English

Asia Pacific Language Classes 開く

  • Chinese I – III, Grobal Language Learning
  • Korean I – III, Grobal Language Learning
  • Malay/Indonesian I – III、, Grobal Language Learning
  • Spanish I – III, Grobal Language Learning
  • Thai I – III, Grobal Language Learning
  • Vietnamese I – III, Grobal Language Learning

Specific Language Classes 開く

  • English Proficiency Test Preparation Course I – III
  • TESOL
  • Japanese Linguistics for Japanese Language Education
  • Japanese Language Teaching
  • Introduction to Asia Pacific Languages
  • Intensive Language Learning
  • Special Lecture (Language Education Subject)

APM SUBJECTS

Required Subjects 開く

  • Introduction to Management
  • Accounting I
  • Finance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Legal Strategy in Business
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Global Management (Capstone)

Strategic Management and Leadership 開く

  • International Transactions
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family Business Management
  • Service Management
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Advanced Organizational Behavior
  • Responsible Leadership in Business
  • Sustainable Business
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Managing Digital Business Transformation
  • Brand Management in the Digital World
  • Major Seminar in MM (Marketing and Strategic Management and Leadership)
  • Advanced Seminar in MM (Marketing and Strategic Management and Leadership)
  • Undergraduate Project in MM (Marketing and Strategic Management and Leadership)
  • Undergraduate Thesis MM (Marketing and Strategic Management and Leadership)
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Logistics
  • Special Lecture in Strategic Management & Leadership
  • Human Resource Management

Marketing 開く

  • Product Development
  • Digital Marketing
  • Pricing Strategy
  • New Technologies and Future Society
  • Design Thinking and Innovation
  • International Marketing
  • Service Management
  • Destination Marketing
  • Managing Digital Business Transformation
  • Brand Management in the Digital World
  • Major Seminar in MM (Marketing and Strategic Management and Leadership)
  • Advanced Seminar in MM (Marketing and Strategic Management and Leadership)
  • Undergraduate Project in MM (Marketing and Strategic Management and Leadership)
  • Undergraduate Thesis MM (Marketing and Strategic Management and Leadership)
  • Marketing Research
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Promotion and Sales Management
  • International Logistics
  • Special Lecture in Marketing

Accounting and Finance 開く

  • Corporate Finance
  • Cost Accounting
  • Financial Accounting I – II
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Financial Market and Institutions
  • International Finance
  • International Accounting
  • Finance and Technology
  • Major Seminar in AF (Accounting and Finance)
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Taxation
  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Revenue Management
  • Advanced Seminar in AF (Accounting and Finance)
  • Undergraduate Project in AF (Accounting and Finance)
  • Undergraduate Thesis AF (Accounting and Finance)
  • Accounting II
  • Special Lecture in Accounting
  • Special Lecture in Finance

Entrepreneurship and Operations Management 開く

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Product Development
  • System Modelling and Analysis
  • New Technologies and Future Society
  • Venture Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking and Innovation
  • Technology Management
  • Operations Research
  • Major Seminar in EOM (Entrepreneurship and Operations Management)
  • Managing Innovation
  • Advanced Venture Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Managing Digital Business Transformation
  • Advanced Seminar in EOM (Entrepreneurship and Operations Management)
  • Undergraduate Project in EOM (Entrepreneurship and Operations Management)
  • Undergraduate Thesis EOM (Entrepreneurship and Operations Management)
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Change Maker
  • Special Lecture in Operations Management
  • Special Lecture in Entrepreneurship

APM Common Subjects 開く

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Special Lecture (Management)
  • Business Internship
  • APM Field Study
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Asian Economy
  • International Economics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business Data Analytics
  • Business Case Analysis & Communication
  • Research Design and Method
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