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Seitoku University Junior College provides students with intensive yet
condensed training in a wide rangeof specialized skills that are readily
adaptable in society

The aim of a junior college is to provide career-essential skills and knowledge in a two-year period. However, it is not enough to simply arm students with specific skills and knowledge, then turn them out into the working world to learn how to apply and further develop them. The purpose of university study is to provide real-life practice and expose students to social morals, ethics and art, providing them with the foundation of a well-balanced adult.
   Because of the academic subjects and the same Seitoku Gakuen educational spirit it has in common with the four-year university, the Junior College provides strong support for raising the skill level of each of its students. Small class sizes and in-depth instruction in a wide range of subjects ensure that graduates are knowledgeable and adaptable by the time they enter larger society.

Department of Early Childhood Care and EducationCompassionate preschool teachers and daycare teachers trained
through the "Seitoku for Child Education " system

The Department of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) boasts a long tradition, with Seitoku University’s enviable track record through the "Seitoku for Child Education" system. Thanks to the department’s sterling reputation, hiring rates in ECCE and kindergarten education are exceptionally high. The objective of this department is to take students with the most important trait----a liking for children----and through a structured curriculum systematically train them to become professionals in childcare, well-founded in both theory and technique. We have adopted a specialized course system through which students can concentrate more intensively on their chosen specialty and utilize their talent in their teaching career. Classes are taught almost exclusively by full-time instructors, with Seitoku's high level of education standards, characterized by careful, thorough teaching that has received high praise from those in the child-care industry.

Department of Arts and Sciences A curriculum of ten targeted branches to help you attain your dreams...

The foremost characteristic of the Department of Arts and Sciences is a system in which students focus on a specific branch of study, while also remaining free to take courses in any of the other branches. There are fewer compulsory subjects than under the former course structure, so with more than 300 courses to choose from, students can pursue just about any subject area, skill, license or qualification they desire.

Interior Design
Aspiring designers and planners study theory and basic design, the foundation for all design work, as well as the fundamentals of computer-assisted expression. Students start with color and sketching basics as they begin to visualize hands-on, societal applications and master computerized imaging techniques. They are then able to select the field that appeals to them personally, whether fashion, social welfare, or data complication, and further fine-tune their expertise.

Fashion gives voice to your unique self. A hands-on curriculum centered on gaining the basic skills used for creating clothing helps to improve a student’s fashion sense while also providing an extensive knowledge of the fashion business. By cultivating individual style, this course aims at developing originality, providing individuals with the skills and knowledge to succeed in the international world of apparel.

IT Communications
A well-developed curriculum and solid complement of instructors provide the flexible support needed to obtain the computer and networking knowledge and techniques so vital to every industry today. Classes accommodate a wide range of students, from beginners to veterans, helping each student to reach their own next level of IT know-how through well-balanced lectures and user-friendly guidance. Students learn computer and network data processing technology along with abundant humanity, cultivating skilled individuals who can use their abilities in society and at home.

Culinary Arts
Aspiring food specialists and cooks examine a wide range of food and cuisines, gaining a solid background and learning a variety of techniques. For those students who have mastered these basics, the well-rounded curriculum also takes into consideration the qualifications for Food Specialist certification and the Cook's License examination(requiring two years of work experience). In hands-on classes, five-star guest lecturers instruct students on the theory and practice of food preparation. And with Seitoku Gakuen's "spirit of harmony" educational style, students are able to develop well-rounded personalities while at the same time being able to pick and choose from any number of study branches, thus adding depth to their education.

Pursue a truly splendid life while experiencing the joys of making Western-style confectioneries. Seitoku Gakuen boasts a rich and varied curriculum not seen at other universities. The advanced French pastry techniques taught by leading women pâtissières(pastry chefs) bolster students' dreams, leading them toward a future that is ripe with opportunity. In-depth hands-on classes use only the finest ingredients, while students also undergo "taste training" so they will be able to discern the flavor of high-quality materials. Top it off with coursework in breadmaking and sugar art, and this branch is certainly a delicious treat.

Tourism and Hospitality
Students undertake in-depth study of the tourism and travel industries with the aim of working with travel agencies, airlines, and/or hotels. This branch offers two years of concentrated coursework, teaching fundamental knowledge and techniques in the fields of travel, tourism, and hospitality. The curriculum covers English for tourism, tour planning, and many other subjects that will prove useful immediately upon entering society. The courses also cultivate the personal touch that's so highly sought after in the service industry. Students practice their hospitality lessons at the Imperial Hotel and other top-class Tokyo establishments.

Literary Editing
Students learn editing and voice training from professionals to enhance their writing and speaking skills. Classes are built upon a foundation of Japanese language and literature, emphasizing the actual practice of writing and speaking in real life. Professionally directed voice training and audiovisual editing, computer-aided editing, and other skills provide solid experience which can be immediately applied following graduation, cultivating richly expressive individuals who will shine in the creative arts, publishing, or broadcasting.

Library Science
Students graduate with more than a diploma—they also obtain librarian certification. The special attention and thorough approach taken to teaching material and information management skills are what set this branch apart; the credits needed to graduate include all the credits needed to qualify as a certified librarian. The ability to gather and utilize information for oneself and for others is in high demand, and this skill will open up many post-graduation possibilities. Teachers with a rich array of workplace experience instruct students on the library of today with the aim of producing a well-balanced, hard-working member of society.

Health Care Services
This branch trains students in a wide variety of subjects, preparing them to obtain School Nurse/Health Teacher(Second Class) licensing. As the number of schoolchildren with physical or mental issues grows, so does the amount of expectations placed upon school nurses. Students learn about juvenile and adolescent healthcare, health education, first aid techniques, and other skills that will allow them to provide accurate yet gentle care in the school infirmary. Students who wish to hone their expertise may transfer into the third year of the Department of Social Welfare and go on to earn their School Nurse/Health Teacher(First Class) license.

Pediatric Nutrition
Kindergarten teachers who are also highly knowledgeable about food are few and far between, and are likely to become indispensable to our society in the near future. Wholesome eating habits are a must if growing children are to have healthy bodies and minds. This branch allows students to become licensed Kindergarten Teachers(Second Class), but in an experimental nationwide first, it goes beyond that qualification to provide students with practical nutritional know-how as well. After graduation, a student may transfer to the third year of the Department of Child Studies and go on to earn the Kindergarten Teacher(First Class) license; alternatively, if by transferring to the third year of the Department of Human Nutrition, the student may obtain eligibility for the Registered Dietitian exam as well as work toward a Nutritionist license.

Major ProgramsDesigned to provide students with a deeper understanding of their chosen
specialty, allowing students to attain advanced knowledge and skills as well
as earn certifications or a degree

These majors are designed for junior college graduates to deepen their understanding in their selected field. After completion of the courses, students can obtain bachelor degrees or teacher's licenses(first class), the same as graduates of four-year colleges.

Early Childhood Care and Education (Two-year program)
This course provides more specialist knowledge, training students to be preschool and nursery school teachers as well as community instructors. Students can earn a bachelor's degree or Kindergarten Teacher's License(first class) in day or evening classes.

Care and Education in Pediatrics (One-year program)
This course trains professionals to provide childcare for hospitalized children. Students learn how to calm the fears of young patients, and gain medical and nursing knowledge to help children receive proper treatment.

Fashion Technology (Two-year program)
This course examines the world of fashion from a wide range of angles, such as culture, materials, manufacture, management and the consumer environment, providing students with comprehensive knowledge and skills. Research and instruction on a par with a four-year college produces qualified specialists in the field.

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