The objectives of the Department of Cultural Resources and Leisure Industries are the following::
1. To cultivate students’ professional intelligence in leisure fields
2. To explore and promote multi-cultures resources
3. To enhance students’ international perspectives
DCRLI Undergraduate Program (Bachelor of Business Administration)
The DCRLI offers emphasis areas in:
•Cultural Resources Management
•Leisure Service Management
A bachelor of business administration in DCRLI will provide you with all of the skills you will need to succeed in a wide variety of CRLI careers.
You can individualize your degree program by choosing from two emphasis areas - Cultural Resources Management or/and Leisure Service Management that prepare you for the career field that most interests you. Some careers and/or organizations you might consider include:
•Leisure Farm Manager
•Theme Park Manager
As a cultural resources management or leisure service management student, your chances to gain real-world field experience through internship are almost limitless. Each DCRLI student completes a minimum of 360 hours in a professional capstone internship prior to graduation. This hands-on training allows you to apply the lessons of your academic curriculum to professional practice. Often, this experience is a key link to future career opportunities. National Taitung University DCRLI students will/have complete(d) internships with a wide variety of local and national agencies; private and nonprofit foundations; resort and convention sites; professional sport organizations.
DCRLI Graduate Program Description (Master of Business Administration)
Since virtually everyone participates in some form of leisure, the primary benefit of Cultural Resources and Leisure Industries (DCRLI) is to address quality of life issues. The unique interaction of people, places, and activities establish our profession as one of the world’s largest industries. Students learn how to manage leisure service delivery systems by combining theory with practice. This degree is designed to prepare students for advanced positions in the leisure and tourism profession or admission into doctoral programs.
DCRLI Master Requirements
Students in the proposed degree program must at least meet the general requirements set forth by the National Taitung University Graduate School for the M.B.A. degrees.
To be accepted as a candidate for the degree, an applicant must possess an undergraduate degree and academic performance that displays a breadth and depth of university education in social, behavioral, mathematical and natural science, and major-specific course work.
Plan of Study
The M.B.A. is a research-based degree, usually completed in four semesters of study. The student is expected to work closely with a faculty supervisor to develop a research study and corresponding coursework, with the approval of a graduate committee.
Procedures: The student develops the thesis proposal with primary guidance of the thesis supervisor. The proposal is reviewed and followed by committee approval or disapproval. Following proposal approval by the committee, the student conducts the research and completes the thesis paper. The student then defends the completed study in a scheduled open forum, followed by committee action to pass or fail the thesis defense.
Procedures: The student develops the project proposal with primary guidance of the project supervisor. The proposal is reviewed and followed by committee approval or disapproval. Following approval, the student completes the project. The student then defends the completed project in a scheduled open forum, followed by committee action to pass or fail the project defense.