- LocationHumanities and Social Sciences Building #417
- Cultivate creative problem-solving skills that are convergently utilized based on law
- Foster an ability to communicate and collaborate with a global sense
- Foster work ethics based on sense of vocation
The Law major program was established in 1996 with the goal of researching the ideals of democratic, constitutional, and welfare states through law and nurturing talents to revitalize them in society. Law is fundamental to all fields in modern society. The major program does its best to fulfill the mission to present law education that can sustain the value and ideal of the constitution and education for law experts with the right personality.
To this end, it provides practical course such as mock trial in addition to the courses including the basic laws such as legal philosophy and human rights law, and constitution, civil law, basic 3 law of criminal law, administrative law, commercial law, civil procedure act, criminal procedure act, and constitutional procedure act. It is researching and educating as a field of law education specialized for medical law, computer-related law, internet-related law, and patent and intellectual property rights that can secure the ethics and safety of science and technology, which are gradually increasing in importance in a changed society.
Career paths after graduation
- Students can enter the legal field by clearing qualification exams such as those conducted for law school (lawyers) or paralegals, certified labor consultants, appraisers, and patent attorneys, or become public servants by clearing the public administrative examination.
- The 7th or 9th grade public service examination has increased the ratio of becoming national or local officers. Students can also advance to becoming police officers, court and public prosecutors, correctional officers, and work in the legislative branch (as legislative investigators) or as auditors.
- Students can also enter a broad range of general companies (legal team, planning team, human resources department, and audit team), financial institutions (banks, securities companies), or media companies (local reporter). This is because general companies require legal knowledge, and expect reasonable and logical business processing abilities from law students.
- Students are also competitive in terms of advancement into the legal counsel of information security-related companies as well as medical and pharmaceutical companies through the specialized law field. In preparation for future legal opportunities, the new curriculum includes overseas laws and laws relating to international organizations such as the United Nations and the EU.