Learning method
Learning method


Qualification Acquisition requirements
Teaching staff license
High School Teacher Class 1 (Information)
Acquire the required credits and apply individually after graduation.
1st Class Land Special Radio Operator License Regular students only
Acquire the credits for the subjects designated as “while enrolled” and apply individually after graduating from this program. You cannot obtain a license if you receive credits for the relevant courses as a transfer student, or if you take courses or earn credits after graduation.
3rd class maritime special radio operator license

e-learning study style

The learning method of the Department of Information Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering of Science and Engineering is e-learning via the Internet from your home computer. Log in to the LMS (Learning Management System) from the portal site (Campus Square) and register the courses you will take during the year. A few days after course registration is completed, the instruction manual, report assignments, and learning content will be released via e-learning, and you will be able to start learning. The e-learning (LMS) you use becomes a classroom, and all notices from the university are delivered by LMS. It is necessary to be able to access the e-learning environment and to be able to communicate with faculty members and the administrative office by e-mail.

Students study based on specified text books or materials by themselves and submit a report for a given assignment. After passing the prescribed number of reports, students take the subject acquisition test and acquire credits. In the correspondence course, students focuses mainly on studying textbooks at home by themselves and credits are awarded after completion of prescribed requirements.


You can proceed with your studies through e-learning (LMS) using the Internet from your home computer, and conduct exercises and quizzes. After passing the designated assignments, students will take the subject acquisition test and earn credits.
If the course is also offered as a schooling (S), you will choose which form you will take when registering for the course. If you take a media course, you cannot take it as a schooling course.


This is a form of class in which students attend classes directly at the university for a set period of time. Students will take 2 or 3 days for each subject selected as a schooling class at the time of course registration. Courses held over two days will not be recognized as credits unless they also study at the LMS. If the course is also offered in Media (M), select which form you would like to take when registering for the course. If you take this as a schooling course, you cannot take it as a media or textbook course.

Schooling venue / schedule


There are two opportunities to take the subject acquisition test for each subject. The timetable is decided in advance. You will proceed with your studies according to the report submission deadline for the time you want to take the exam.

Course acquisition test schedule / venue

Course acquisition test schedule / venue

Subject Acquisition Exam Timetable

2024 subject acquisition exam timetable

Grading Criteria

About our GPA System

The purpose of introducing the GPA (Grade Point Average) system is to 1. create a unified standard for the faculty, 2. be an excellent standard for fairness, and 3. be an internationally accepted standard. Students can evaluate the achievements and achievements of all students. In addition, this system is generally based on the grade evaluation system adopted by many foreign universities, and is used as an index to prove academic ability when studying abroad, going on to Graduate School school overseas, or finding employment at a foreign-affiliated company. It is a grade evaluation system that corresponds to internationalization.

Display of Grades and Assessment Criteria

Classification Grading Criteria GPA Grading Criteria Details of Assessment
Pass S. 4.0 90 percent or higher It represents a very good grade.
A 3.0 80 percent Represents excellent grades.
B. 2.0 70 percent Represents grades recognized as adequate.
C. 1.0 60 percent Represents the minimum grade acceptable as a pass.
Fail Fail 0.0 Less than 60 percent It means that you have not reached the minimum grade that can be accepted as a pass.
absence 0.0 Missing the exam Indicates that you have not taken the exam for the class or have not submitted a report.
Unqualified 0.0 Not eligible to take the exam This means that you are not eligible to take the exam or have abandoned the course due to insufficient attendance at the class.

GPA Calculation Method

GPA Calculation Method

Credit recognition (for students enrolled in 2021)

Subject classification Minimum required number of credits Remarks
Comprehensive basic subjects Compulsory 4 16 Please acquire at least the credits specified in each subject category
Elective 12※
Specialized basic subjects Compulsory 6 92
Specialized courses Compulsory 16
Specialized basic subjects and specialized subjects Elective 70※
Comprehensive basic subjects, specialized basic subjects, and specialized subjects Elective 16 16 * The number of credits earned in excess of the minimum required number of credits will be applied.
Total 124 Be sure to acquire 30 credits or more in schooling and media classes out of 124 credits.
  • * For elective courses, 12 credits for elective courses for general basic courses, 70 credits for elective courses for specialized basic courses and specialized courses, and 16 credits for elective courses regardless of subject category, for a total of 98 credits.
  • * The minimum number of credits required for graduation, 124, cannot include the "teaching method of each subject" and "subjects related to basic understanding of education" required for a teacher's license.
  • * "Teaching methods for each subject," "Information and vocation," "Courses related to basic understanding of education, etc." can only be taken by those who wish to take the teaching profession and have completed the prescribed procedures after enrollment.
  • * In 1st year, students can only take one-year dividend courses. 2nd year students can take 1- and 2-year dividend courses, 3rd year students can take 1-, 2-, and 3-year dividend courses, and 4th year students can take them regardless of year.
  • * Even if the number of credits is small, the grade will progress to the 4th grade. Students will be detained in their fourth year until they meet the required credits for graduation. However, the maximum period of enrollment cannot be exceeded.

Recognition Criteria for Acquired Credits for Transfer Applicants (Reference)

Subject classification Certification method 2nd year transfer
Maximum number of authorized credits
3rd year transfer
Maximum number of authorized credits
Comprehensive basic subjects Compulsory Individual 4 units 4 units
Elective Comprehensive/Individual 28 units 28 units
Specialized basic subjects
Specialized subject
Compulsory Individual 22 credits 24 credits
Elective Comprehensive/Individual 32 units 62 units
Total 32 units 62 units
  • * The subjects and number of credits to be certified differ depending on the content of the subjects and the number of credits taken at the alma mater.
  • * Individual accreditation is a method in which if the content of the courses taken at the school you graduated from matches the content of the courses offered by the university, it is recognized as having taken the courses offered by the university.
  • * Comprehensive accreditation is a method of accrediting not individual courses but collectively as credits for elective courses of each course category in the course group offered by the university.
  • * If the number of credits to be approved is small, admission will be granted in a year lower than the desired year.
  • * Students from schools other than science and engineering tend to need more time to learn information and mathematics subjects. We recommend that you apply in 2nd year so that you can balance your work and work.