Bachelor of Arts in Letters Kumamoto University
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The Faculty of Letters was established in May 1949 as part of the new Faculty of Law and Letters. This faculty was then split into the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Letters in 1979. The education and research framework of the Faculty of Letters consists of four educational departments, which are the Department of Integrated Human Studies, the Department of History, the Department of Literature, and the Department of Communications and Information Studies. The Faculty welcomes 170 new students each year. Approximately 70 faculty members are conducting academic research in a broad number of areas, including the humanities, social studies, and cultural studies.