Subject Recommended

Subjects Recommended for International Students

These classes are particularly recommended for international students that the lecturers expect the international students to take. Please use this list for reference. (It doesn't mean that international students are restricted from taking subjects other than the ones on this list. Please do refer other subjects as well.) You can find all the subjects offered by Utsunomiya University at Syllabus Search System (excluding Japanese language courses offered by Center for International Exchange).

Spring Semester

General Education

Course Title
Multilingual Communication A
Instructor
Kazuhiko Yoshida
Class Period
Spring / Mon: 9-10
Special Notes
Lecture will be given in both English and Japanese. Please let your classmates know about your language and culture.
Course Title
Introduction to Global Governance
Instructor
Shunsuke Kurihara
Class Period
Spring / Wed: 5-6
Special Notes
English studying materials are used a lot. You can submit assignments written in English.

International Studies

Course Title
Introduction to Latin American Studies
Instructor
Ana Sueyoshi
Class Period
Spring / Wed: 5-6
Special Notes
Although all readings are in English, class discussions, presentations and papers could be conducted either in English or in Japanese.
Course Title
Seminar in Latin American Studies
Instructor
Ana Sueyoshi
Class Period
Spring / Wed: 3-4
Special Notes
Although all readings are in English, class discussions, presentations and papers could be conducted either in English or in Japanese.
Course Title
Global Management
Instructor
Shunsuke Kurihara
Class Period
Spring / Intensive
Special Notes
Leaning+1 subject. It is conducted in English.
Course Title
English Composition A
Instructor
Kazutaka Sasaki
Class Period
Spring / Wed: 3-4
Course Title
Japan-U.S. Relations
Instructor
Nanako Shimizu
Class Period
Spring / Wed: 1-2
Special Notes
The objective of this course is to study Japan-U.S. relations with English texts and materials. This course will be conducted entirely in English. Students will make presentations and have discussions in English as well.
Course Title
Seminar in Teaching Japanese as a Second Foreign Language II
Instructor
Kazuhiko Yoshida
Class Period
Spring / Wed: 5-6
Special Notes
Educational philosophies of various countries will be compared through in-class discussion.
Course Title
Contrastive Linguistics
Instructor
Kazutaka Sasaki
Class Period
Spring / Wed: 1-2
Special Notes
Lecture will be given in Japanese.
Course Title
Literature in Translation Seminar
Instructor
Barbara Morrison
Class Period
Spring / Thu: 3-4

Engineering

Course Title
Basic Japanese for Technology and Science I
Instructor
Kei Horio
Class Period
Spring / Thu: 9-10

Fall Semester

General Education

Course Title
Multilingual Communication B
Instructor
Kazuhiko Yoshida
Class Period
Spring / Mon: 9-10
Special Notes
Lecture will be given in both English and Japanese. Please let your classmates know about your language and culture.
Course Title
Workshop-based Learning about "Us in a Changing Modern Society"
Instructor
Hiroyuki Yumoto
Class Period
Fall / Wed: 5-6
Course Title
Workshop-based Learning about "Civic and Volunteer Activities"
Instructor
Hiroyuki Yumoto
Class Period
Fall / Wed: 3-4
Course Title
Issues of War and Peace
Instructor
Nanako Shimizu
Class Period
Fall / Mon: 5-6
Special Notes
International students take this class every year, and eagerly participate in discussions.
Course Title
Theory and Practice in Modern Politics
Instructor
Yuji Nakamura
Class Period
Fall / Mon: 3-4

International Studies

Course Title
Latin American Politics and Society
Instructor
Ana Sueyoshi
Class Period
Fall / Intensive
Special Notes
Lecture will be given in English.
Course Title
Global Education
Instructor
Hiroyuki Yumoto
Class Period
Fall / Tue: 3-4
Course Title
English Composition B
Instructor
Kazutaka Sasaki
Class Period
Fall / Thu: 7-8
Course Title
Linguistic Typology and Language Communication
Instructor
Kazuhiko Yoshida
Class Period
Fall / Wed: 9-10
Special Notes
Technical terminology will be indicated in both English and Japanese, and Japanese syllabaries will be attached to Chinese characters. International and Japanese students will cooperate to carry out the given tasks in English.
Course Title
The Theory of Global Governance
Instructor
Shunsuke Kurihara
Class Period
Fall / Mon: 7-8
Special Notes
English studying materials are used a lot. You can submit assignments written in English.
Course Title
Linguistics
Instructor
Kazutaka Sasaki
Class Period
Fall / Thu: 1-2
Special Notes
Lecture will be given in Japanese for students who want to learn the structures and functions of Japanese and English language.
Course Title
Gender Studies
Instructor
Barbara Morrison
Class Period
Fall / Wed: 7-8
Course Title
Introduction to Literature in Translation
Instructor
Barbara Morrison
Class Period
Fall / Wed: 7-8

Engineering

Course Title
Basic Japanese for Technology and Science II
Instructor
Kei Horio
Class Period
Fall / Thu: 9-10

Agriculture

Course Title
Tropical Agriculture
Instructor
Ryo Fukui
Class Period
Fall / Tue: 3-4