The overall educational goal of CIT is to train, develop, and cultivate students possessing a wide-range of educational accomplishments and management and technical skills. In pursuit of this overriding goal the college aims at attaining a number of subsidiary objectives, the primary one being to utilize the unique personal qualities and abilities of each individual in order to develop engineers who in both thought and action consider the needs and safety of the ordinary citizen, thereby contributing to both society and humanity as a whole.
Additionally, CIT strives to foster a student’s ability to think multilaterally about academic basics, as well as to impart to him or her the applied skills necessary to cope with advances in technology, especially in regard to the impact of today’s rapid technical progress on society, nature, and the environment.
1. Diploma Policy
At CIT, Bachelor (Engineering) degrees are granted to individuals who have mastered the following abilities through completing a curriculum based on the goals and mission of Nihon University, the educational goals of CIT, and the educational and research purposes of each department.
Candidates must compile an extensive record of accomplishments, acquire a basic knowledge of natural science as well as a rich and varied knowledge of cultural and social sciences, combined with a systematic understanding of specialist fields in accordance with the educational and research purposes of each department and, as well, possess a sound and comprehensive knowledge of industrial engineering.
Candidates must be able to assume an international perspective in collecting and analyzing all necessary information and be able, as well, to build and expand upon their own ideas.
Candidates must, as members of an increasingly globalized information-driven society, be able to adapt to technological advances and collaborate with others.
Finally, candidates must be able to use their acquired knowledge, skills, attitudes, and other qualities, in a comprehensive manner, especially, in contributing to the solving of new problems as engineers equipped with a wide range of management skills.
2. Curriculum Policy
The college organizes the curriculum in order to develop students who will meet the criteria specified in the college and university diploma policies.
By completing a unified plan of study that includes cultural and basic science courses along with professional programs (subjects in fields of specialized engineering), students will be able to acquire a basic knowledge of natural science as well as a rich and varied knowledge of cultural and social sciences. They will also be able to gain expertise in each specific area through courses arranged systematically in the curriculum.
By completing cultural and basic science courses and professional programs (subjects in fields of specialized engineering) which offer an opportunity to develop communication ability, students will be able to gather and analyze information from an international perspective and effectively communicate their ideas. Students will also master technical skills useful in an information-driven society through a curriculum which includes subjects with practical applications properly arranged from the first year.
Through subjects with practical applications, seminars, and graduation research, students will learn to solve new problems on their own initiative and collaborate with others while expressing their own opinions.
By completing industrial technology courses focusing on industrial internships, students will acquire basic knowledge of industrial technology and executive skills, including management.
3. Admissions Policy
The college seeks highly motivated students deeply interested in manufacturing who will strive with personal commitment to acquire deep academic knowledge and practical skill in the various engineering disciplines. Students will also be expected to acquire the applied skills that enable them to cope with advances in technology and the theoretical skills that foster creative insight. As well, students should be prepared to strive to become engineers equipped with the management skills necessary to meet international standards within their various fields.