As part of the Sophia Program for Sustainable Futures (SPSF), the Department of Economics provides instruction on how the academic discipline of economics can be used to provide insight into real-world, social and economic phenomena, as well as enhance logical thinking skills.
The first-year curriculum focuses on basic economic concepts, such as macroeconomics and microeconomics, whilst also teaching quantitative skills. In subsequent years, students study advanced economic theory and apply newly learnt analytical skills to examine various issues associated with developing sustainable societies in a range of settings.
In addition, the curriculum is structured so that students can undertake a wide range of courses in the other Sophia University Departments and, in doing so, develop knowledge of other areas where economic concepts can be applied. Courses run by the Department of Economics feature small class sizes in order to promote active discussion between students and lecturers.
We welcome self-motivated applicants who are interested in learning how economics can be employed to improve understanding of the socio-economic issues occurring in modern society.
※ Please see the syllabi at the Sophia University website for details.