Miyazaki International CollegeMiyazaki International College

Schools

Stages of Learning

The First Year:
An Enriching First-year Education Builds Confidence

Understanding the Liberal Arts

The foundation of a liberal arts education begins with entry-level and introductory courses.
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Getting used to courses offered in English

It is not unusual to feel a little disoriented during the first month of college.

Students are placed into English classes based on their proficiency levels, and this allows everyone to quickly enjoy successful communication.

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The Second Year:
Ready for the World

Studying Comparative Culture (spring semester)

Students will prepare for the study abroad experience by taking courses such as  “Introduction to Cultures of the English-Speaking Countries”, “International Social Issues”, and “Issues in Cross-Cultural Communication”.

Study Abroad Program (fall semester)

By experiencing a foreign culture, you can learn about the world and yourself. This program will also help you improve your communication skills and adaptability in an English immersion environment. You can choose from the Main Program offered in English-speaking countries, the Hybrid Program offered abroad for a shorter period of time, or the Asia Program which offers opportunities to study in English in Hong Kong or Korea

The Third Year:
Deepening Knowledge in Specialized Fields

In the third year, students start taking specialized courses in one of three majors: the Humanities, Social Sciences, or English Language and Culture. Students will decide which courses to take according to their research interests and the graduation requirements related to their major. Each instructor provides careful instruction to deepen students’ knowledge of their specialized fields and to further improve their English proficiency. For ambitious students who want to to take further steps to achieve their goals, MIC offers a Global Leadership Program to develop future global leaders and a Junior High/High School English Teacher Training Program which aims at become the nation’s best training program for future English teachers.

■Global Leadership Program to develop future global leaders and a Junior High/High School English Teacher

For students aspiring to work in public service or in international organizations and corporations

Training Program which aims at become the nation’s best training program for future English teachers

For students aiming to become junior high/high school English teachers

The Fourth Year:
Reaching your Academic Potential and Pursuing your Dreams

Complete your four-year education by writing a graduation thesis in English

A graduation thesis is the culmination of your academic training and student life. You will demonstrate a high level of academic achievement using everything you have learned both on and off campus, and through a research and writing process guided by your advisor, you will deepen your understanding of the world, become a true cosmopolitan member of society, and prepare to pursue your life goals.