|Name||Miyazaki International College|
|Address||1405 Kano, Kiyotake, Miyazaki 889-1605|
The Ideal MIC Student
Miyazaki International College selects appropriate candidates through diverse testing methods designed to comprehensively evaluate their abilities, motivation, appropriateness, etc. The college welcomes international and domestic students who
Curricular Structure and Implementation Policy
The curriculum of the Miyazaki International College is designed on the basis of the following principles to develop individuals equipped with a sense of ethics, the education and scholastic capacity required of members of the working world, and the knowledge and skills expected of professionals.
Qualities Students Should Acquire by Graduation
Miyazaki International College awards the degrees of Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Culture and Bachelor of Arts in Education upon students who have acquired the qualities and capabilities described below, and have successfully completed the requisite graduation credits.
Miyazaki International College (hereafter referred to as “the College”) was founded in 1994 as a liberal arts college with a School of Comparative Culture, which changed its name to the School of International Liberal Arts (ILA) in 2006, and a Department of Comparative Culture. Since its founding the College has offered students liberal arts education in English that fosters the idea of creating multicultural, interdependent societies by placing importance on understanding of both one’s own culture and those of other nations, practicing critical thinking skills to address pressing global issues, and mastering English as an international language.
With the establishment of the School of Education (EDU) and the Department of Childhood Education in 2014, the College has grown into an institution with two Schools and Departments. Based on the College’s educational objective of providing a program of higher education in the liberal arts for the purpose of developing individuals who will contribute to international society (Article 1.1 of the College Rules), the School of Education also develops individuals who can play meaningful roles in an increasingly globalized society by equipping them with educational expertise built upon a broad range of knowledge.
The College hereby declares that it will continue to implement plans that serve to maintain and promote global education in every aspect and, as part of this effort, has established concrete numerical goals in the following areas. The College will continue to make sincere efforts to maintain and achieve these goals.
(Created in September, 2017)
Maintenance and Promotion of a Global Educational Environment
1 In order to sustain a global educational environment, the College sets the following institutional goals for percentage of international faculty members: 55% (or higher) of the College faculty and 75% (or higher) of the faculty of the School of International Liberal Arts.
Promotion of Study Abroad
2 In order to promote study abroad, the College sets an annual participation rate of 15% (or higher) of all students (ILA and Education combined) as an institutional goal.
Promotion of Foreign Language Education
3 In order to promote the mastery of English as an international language, the College sets the following institutional goals for students by the time of graduation: TOEIC 700 (or higher) for all students, and for students in ILA, TOEIC 800 (or higher) for 30% (or higher) of students, and TOEIC 900 (or higher) for 10% (or higher) of students. In order to achieve the above goals, the College will make efforts to further improve its language education.
|Miyazaki Educational Institution founded|
|Miyazaki International College, Department of Comparative Culture, Faculty of Comparative Culture established|
|Teacher certification (Level 1 Junior High School and High School English Teacher License) program accredited|
|“Department of Comparative Culture” renamed “Department of International Liberal Arts”|
|School of Education, Faculty of Child Education established; 20th anniversary of founding of Miyazaki International College|