The Faculty of Law, Politics and Economics is unique among Chiba University faculties in that it conducts research and education in social sciences. The Faculty consists of four Majors: Major in Law, Economics, Management and Accounting, Politics and Policy Studies. Students enrolled in one Major will take courses offered in other majors to develop comprehensive and interdisciplinary understandings of various social phenomena at hand.
Major in Law
Theoretical Jurisprudence, Public Law, Private Law, Laws of International Relations.
Major in Economics
Economic Theory, Econometrics, Applied Economics, International Comparative Economics.
Major in Management and Accounting
Management, Business Administration, Marketing, Bookkeeping, Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting, Consolidated Financial Statements.
Major in Politics and Policy Studies
Politics, Studies of Urban Policy and Welfare Policy, Comparative Foreign Policies.
The faculty publishes three journals (two: quarterly, one: annual) and one monograph series (at not preset intervals).
The Faculty of Law, Politics and Economics provides education that enables the students to grasp from the perspectives of social sciences the nature of social problems they actually encounter in complex modern societies, and to analyze these problems in critical and constructive manners. In order to be successful in such education, promising applicants are expected to demonstrate such basic skills, rather than crammed knowledge, as reading ability, quantitative analytical skills, logical reasoning ability from the observed facts, and domestic and foreign language proficiency to express and communicate their worked-out conclusions. More specifically,
Major in Law strives to locate those applicants who can think creatively and logically, and are ready to exercise their high ethical integrity and compassion to face and tackle with the social realities;
Major in Economics seeks enthusiastic applicants who are willing to take the initiative in discovering, analyzing and solving economic problems on efficiency and justice arising in ever changing societies;
Major in Management and Accounting calls for zealous applicants who are pragmatically aiming to analyze corporate arrangements and solve corporate problems from the viewpoint of management and accounting;
Major in Politics and Policy Studies looks for strongly motivated applicants who have keen interests in complex modern societies, and endeavor to discover and practice remedies for social diseases in such societies.