Niigata Sangyo University

Faculty of Economics
Department of Economics and Management

By studying economics and management, problem solving skills along with the ability to apply such skills to help society are developed using concrete examples, and by understanding the economic activity surrounding us we implement efforts aimed at revitalizing local society.

Features of the Department of Economics and Management

Offers four courses which clarify career path selection

Offers four courses which clarify career path selection

In line with the career path students wish to pursue from the third year of their schooling, they will acquire high-level practical knowledge in different economics and management fields, and develop the skills to apply such knowledge by examining recent case studies.

Strengthens fundamental skills for improved understanding of specialty fields

Strengthens fundamental skills for improved understanding of specialty fields

Our class “Basic Mathematics” is the first in Japan to introduce the Kumon Math Program which is internationally recognized. Students will be able to strengthen fundamental skills necessary for understanding specialty fields.

Offers “Community Development” class which is closely connected with the local community

Offers “Community Development” class which is closely connected with the local community

Through cooperation with local businesses, class lectures are given by people who actually work for those businesses. This provides students with a higher level of practical education.

Comprehension of real-life economics and management

Comprehension of real-life economics and management

Together with faculty, students conduct surveys in shopping districts, terraced rice field preservation activities, and other regional activities, allowing for the practical study of how to use their economics and management knowledge in the real world


Students can select the course that matches their interests and goals

In order to achieve results in learning, it is imperative for students to select just the right course of study from such a broad field. Therefore, courses are offered which guide students in learning in line with their interests and future career paths. Students will be able to effectively enhance their specialized knowledge in different fields. The Department of Economics and Management offers four specialized subject courses which can be freely selected based on a four-year curriculum.

Offering four courses which students can select

Students systematically learn about how the world works through economics and management which focus on the flow of people, things, money, and information throughout the world. While leverage their own abilities, students acquire an in depth and balanced education in two highly practical social science fields (economics and management).

Economic Analysis/Economic Forecasting Course

Economic Analysis/Economic Forecasting Course

Developing the ability to solve economic problems by accurately understanding them

This course is aimed at cultivating human resources capable of performing economic analysis and forecasting by understanding changes in business conditions, stock price fluctuations, and changesin exchange rates. We can probably also refer to this course as a course designed to produce economic analysts.Students focus on learning theories and methods, including macroeconomic theory, international finance theory, and econometrics, for understanding and forecasting economic trends.

Regional Development Policy Course

Regional Development Policy Course

Cultivating “regional supporters” through regional economics and regional development studies

There are many people out there who are concerned about how to revitalize various regions, including their hometowns, and what efforts would be of benefit. In response to such concerns, we cultivate “regional supporters” who are designed to support those regions. Students study regional development measures by looking at a wide range of policies including regional development policy, local government finance policy, and regional industry policy.

Business Management Course

Business Management Course

Study of business strategy and resultant business activities

Business management is an activity that involves discovering things that make people happy, cooperating with them to produce and market those things, making buyers happy, and receiving compensation for such efforts. This course is de signed to cultivate business leaders. In addition, students study how to become effective leaders while studying a broad range of subjects, such as management theory, which serve as the foundation of business activities.

Business Accounting Course

Business Accounting Course

Designed for students to learn about accounting theory and acquire related practical skills

Accounting information can also be described as information which indicates the financial health status of an entire business. This course is designed to cultivate human resources that are capable of accurately understanding and managing such information. In addition to learning about the basics of accounting, including bookkeeping, general accounting practices, cost accounting, and financial statements, students develop practical knowledge and strengths in areas such as international accounting, which is now in demand as a specialized accounting skill.