Address：474 Komagi, Nagareyama-shi Chiba Prefecture 270-0198
College of Sociology
Department of Psychology and Humanities
Department of Contemporary Sociology
Department of Business Management
College of Media and Communication
Department of Mass Communications
Department of Communication and Business
Department of Childhood and Communication Studies
17 associate professors,
4 Assistant Professor
（as of May 1, 2018）
College of Sociology: 1,263
College of Media and Communication: 936
（as of May 1, 2018）
Educational philosophy Edogawa University's educational philosophy is "Human Cultivation." In other words, we strive to who can contribute to society through comprehensive education filled with human kindness and the specialized knowledge required by the era.
Our mission and objectives are determined by Article 1 of our School Regulations: "In accordance with the principles of the Fundamental Law of Education and the School Education Act, we offer instruction across a broad range of knowledge based on the spirit of the school's foundation (educational philosophy). By doing so, we aim to oster capable young men and women with abundant human qualities and the ability to master the ideologies and philosophies of the specialized fields of sociology and psychology and actually put them into practice. "
Each student is lent a laptop computer. Students are able to connect to the internet both inside and outside buildings on the University grounds, allowing students to obtain information and study wherever they choose.
- Students learn theory in the classroom and study practical application through seminars and practicals. In this way, they obtain useful skills while maintaining a proper sense of perspective.
- Support is given to allow students to obtain qualifications, including a teacher-training course and subjects offering other qualifications
Subjects for study in the College of Sociology include small groups (families, etc.), social groups (schools, companies, etc.), as well as groups viewed from a global perspective (ethnic groups, international societies, etc.). The subjects cover a wide range of themes as entire societies are subjects for study. The college is composed of three departments: the “Department of Psychology and Humanities” where students study societies from the viewpoint of “Psychology” and “Clinical Psychology” focusing on interpersonal relationships; the “Department of Contemporary Sociology” where the curriculum places an emphasis on cultures, including daily life, entertainment and sightseeing, and actual experiences in societies, such as urban development and environmental preservation activities being conducted together with public administration; and the “Department of Business Management” where students study fashion and sports business to learn the basics of corporate management with a focus on corporate activities.
The College of Media and Communications is a college in which students study media as a main subject that is also an essential tool required for life in the modern world. Members of the media themselves are now under pressure to change because of rapid diffusion of the Internet, mobile phones, and smartphones. Media plays an important role in supporting an information-oriented society, and at the same time, is currently undergoing a significant transformation as the means of transmitting information independently by each person. The College is composed of three departments: the “Department of Mass Communications” where students study mainly about mass media, accurately capturing abundant information from the media as well as learning how to convey information effectively; the “Department of Communication and Business” where students acquire production techniques for information content and communication skills, and also conduct cross-cultural study; and the “Department of Childhood Studies and Communication” where students study nursery and education that can lead to the healthy growth of children utilizing the media in the various media environment.