Department of Information Expression | Shobi University

Department of Information Expression, Faculty of Informatics for Arts

Completion of the curriculum leads to a Bachelor of Information for Arts. This department is for students interested in various skills of professional artistic expression with digital/analog media.

For students who want to become CG animator, game designer, film&television staff and stage lighting staff.

Features of the Department

We offer 6 courses with crossover learning system. Highly motivated students can add classes from other courses than their own course.
Students can freely use professional cutting-edge digital equipment and facilities available on campus.
Our graduates are highly skilled professionals with high employment rate.

6 Courses

Acoustic - Movie - Stage Lighting Course This course is designed for the students who want to acquire professional skills in the studios of film, television and sound recording.
CG - Illustration - Animation Course This course is designed for the students who want to become 2D/3D animators, CG generalists and art leads.
Art - Design Course This course is designed for the students who want to acquire skills of sculpting, drawing and graphic design.
Game - Game Sound Course This course enables students to acquire business knowledge and game design skills by developing games as part of the curriculum.
Applied Computing Course This course enables students to learn production methods of various types of application software and helps to acquire hand-on skills through developing original applications practically. Students are also able to learn the concept and the use of computing applied to digital artworks, digital humanities and computer vision.
SNS Course This course provides student with skills of managing or promoting business projects using social media or social networking service(SNS), based on the statistical analysis of target market, as well as the skills of creating magnificent video contents for contributing to SNS. Graduates from this course are expected to be active in the field of the SNS business or to start a new business by their own.

Class examples

Department of Information Expression | Concert SR

Concert SR

Organize live concerts at Pastoral Hall. Planning, acoustic and lighting operation, publicity is included.

Department of Information Expression | TV Program production

TV・Studio program production

Students learn production techniques by using professional film studios and professional photography and recording equipment available on campus.

Department of Information Expression | 特殊映像メディア


Learning about video composition with visual effects. Students make their own CG work.

Department of Information Expression | イラストレーション実習


Learning of various illustration rules and techniques. Students establish their own way of express themselves by the end of the course.

Department of Information Expression | ゲーム制作総合演習

General Game Production

Students explore programming techniques, marketing research, and presentation skills to promote games.

Future Vision (Aspired Occupations)

Acoustic - Movie - Stage Lighting
  • Concert PA
  • Audio Engineer
  • Sound Mixer
  • Film Director
  • Film Camera Staff
  • Film Editor
  • Lighting Staff
  • Radio & TV Broadcasting Technician
  • TV Director
  • TV Cameraman
  • ...and more
CG - Illustration - Animation
  • 3D CG Artist
  • Model Maker
  • Effects Artist
  • Animator
  • Character Designer
  • Illustrator
  • ...and more
Art - Design
  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Character Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Sculptor
  • Painter
  • ...and more
Game - Game Sound
  • Game Programmer
  • Game Planner (Director)
  • Game Graphic Designer
  • Game Sound Designer
  • Game Sound Manager
  • Product Planner and Developer (Software)
  • ...and more
Applied Computing
  • Software Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Network Technician
  • Application Developer
  • Web Designer
  • ...and more
  • Contents Planner and Developer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Promotion Manager
  • Advertisement Planner
  • Web Planner (Director)
  • ...and more