Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
Komazawa University Faculty of Law Department of Political Science
駒澤大学 法学部 政治学科, コマザワダイガク ホウガクブ セイジガッカ
1-23-1 Komazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-8525 Japan
Purpose of establishment：
Celebration of the ninetieth anniversary of Komazawa University, The Faculty of Law established the Department of Political Science in 1972.
Accordinglyin 1996 the faculty thoroughly revised the curriculum in order to synchronize with the changes and tendencies of modern society. To this purpose the original 142credits requisite for graduation have been reduced to 128.
The aim of establishing the course of politics is to
promote the students' ability to solve the today's
political problems which continue to change in various
aspects. These problems should be solved based on the
political logic. Inorder to attain this object we have
established many kinds of political subjectsto be
chosen by the students. It will be possible for
every student to promotehisability to solve various
political problems, collecting necessary data of
studyand analyzing them.
Many special courses are provided to the students, some of
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which are required to study to every student because they
are fundamental political studies, including "Introduction
to Political Science", "Principles of Political" and
"Japanese Constitutional Law".
All students are required to study these subjects as
a basic study of politics to develop their
Among elective subjects, the eight subjects ranging from
"Japanese Politics" to"Central and South American Politics"
which belong to Local Politics, are also required to every
student until he finishes his course. As to the other
elective subjects, the students may choose any subject
according to their need while theyare studying as
sophomores, juniors and seniors. Also they will be able to
choosevarious subjects covering over the four political
fields, such as "Political Theories", "Modern Politics",
"International Politics" and "Administration Theories".
We hope every student to study one of them in order to
develop his systematic further attainment of politics.