Public Policy Program – Course Requirements


Public Management Economic Development International Affairs
Requiered Courses-Common Core Courses (2 credits)
• Public Administration
Required Courses-Specialized Core Courses (16 credits) Required Courses-Core Required Courses (4 credits)
• Public Management
• Microeconomics I
• Mathematics for Economics & Business (A)
• Statistical Methods
• Public Policy Process
• Public Policy Modeling
• Data Analysis
• Public Finance and Bdgeting
• Microeconomics I
• Macroecnomics I
• Mathematics for Economics & Business (A)
• Statsitcal Methods
• Microeconomics II
• Macroecnomics II
• Econometrics
• Development Economics
• History of International Relations
• International Politics
Elective Required Courses (12 credits)
• Comparative Government and Politics
• Introduction to Contemporary International Security Issues
• Foreign Policy Analysis
• Human Rights and Global Justice
• International Law
• International Organizations
• International Political Economy
Required course-Policy Seminar (2 credits)
Policy Seminar I,II for Policy Paper
Electives (Japan Related Courses) (4 credits)
• Contemporary Japanese Politics
• Development of Japanese Industry and Business
• Japan’s National Security Policy
• Japanese Banking and Financial Systems
• Japanese Economy and Macroeconomic Policies
• Japanese Energy Policy and Regulations
• Japanese Foreign Policy
• Japanese History and Culture
• Japanese Public Finance and Administration
• Peace, War and the Development of Modern Japan
• Postwar Japanese Economy
(Recommended) (10 credits)
• Comparative Government and Politics
• Corporate Finance
• Cost Benefit Analysis
• Cross-Sectional and Panel Data Analysis
• Development Economics
• Development of Japanese Industry and Business
• Development Planning (Multisector Models)
• Environmental Policy
• Financial Accounting and Reporting
• Foundations of Web Technologies*
• Governmental Accounting and Reporting
• Health Policy
• International Organizations
• International Taxation*
• Introduction to Electronic Government
• IT Strategy and Policy Planning*
• Japanese Energy Policy and Regulations
• Japanese Public Finance and Administration
• Local Government and Public Services
• Microeconomics II
• Policy Evaluation and Management
• Project Cycle Management
• Public Finance
• Public Human Resource Management
• Public Information Policy and Management
• Public Management Information Systems
• Public Organization Theory
• Public Private Partnership
• Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
• Research Methodology
• Urban and Regional Planning
• Agricultural Economics
• Applied Time Series Analysis
• Computable General Equilibrium Modeling
• Corporate Finance
• Cost Benefit Analysis
• Cross-Sectional and Panel Data Analysis
• Development Planning(Multisector Models)
• Environmental Economics
• Environmental Policy
• Financial Accounting and Reporting
• Financial Markets and Globalization
• Health Economics
• Health Policy
• Industrial Organization and Public Policy
• Inequality and Poverty: Measurement and Applications
• International Finance
• International Trade and Investment
• Investments and Asset Pricing
• Macroeconomic Modeling and Forecasting
• Macroeconomics and Policy Analysis
• Monetary Economics and Policy Analysis
・Money and Banking
• Project Cycle Management
• Public Administration
• Public Finance
• Public Finance and Budgeting
• Public Management
• Public Policy Process
• Public Sector Economics
• Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
• Time Series Analysis
• Urban and Regional Planning
• Development of Japanese Industry and Business
• Japanese Banking and Financial Systems
• Japanese Energy Policy and Regulations
• Japanese Public Finance and Administration
• Postwar Japanese Economy
• Changing Security Paradigm
• Chinese Foreign Policy
• Contemporary Japanese Politics
• Diplomacy and Statecraft
• Diplomacy: Theory and Practice
• Environment and Human Security
• Essentials of Economics
• Global Civil Society
• International Conflict Resolution
• International Economic Systems and Order
• International Migration and Human Security
• International Relations in Eurasia
• International Relations in the Middle East
• Japanese Foreign Policy
• Japanese History and Culture
• Japanese Public Finance and Administration
• Japan’s National Security Policy
• Nuclear Nonproliferation and International Security
• Paradigm Shift in War and Peace
• Peace, War and the Development of Modern Japan
• Postwar Japanese Economy
• Poverty, War and Human Security
• Southeast Asian International Relations
• UN and Global Governance
Select from among most courses offered in GSIR and GSIM, excluding courses offered in Language Programs in consultation with faculty. Select from among most courses offered in GSIR and GSIM, excluding courses offered in Language Programs in consultation with faculty. Select from among most courses offered in GSIR and GSIM, excluding courses offered in Language Programs in consultation with faculty.
Total number of required credits 34 credits
Common Mandatory Course (1 credit)
・Introduction to Japanese History and Culture*

*This course does not count towards required credits for graduation.