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Department of Recreational Sports Management

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Department of Recreation and Sport Management

 I. About the Department

    (A) Department History

          1. Previously the Department of Sports Management, our department was

              combined with the Department of Recreation Sports in 1998.

          2. In 2004 the department added its Master’s Degree Program in Recreational

              Sports Management.

          3. In 2007 the department added a Master's Degree Program for Working

              Professionals in Recreational Sports Management and officially had its

              name changed to the Department of Recreational Sports Management

              and Master’s Degree Program.

    (B) Our Aims

          1. We incorporate recreational sports and management as the two central

               elements in our department, and to combine theoretical and practical

               knowledge.

          2. Our teaching process provides students with the curricula and research

               opportunities that best match their abilities; in addition we especially

               promote practical methods that produce applicable research results.

          3. Our education for professional fields includes: the recreational athletics

               industry, athletic management, health and fitness, athletics and sports

               facility operations, sports communication, recreation and adventure education.

          4. Our undergraduate and master’s degree program students complete

               300 hours of professional internship at a non-campus institution before

               graduation; the experience they gain from this opportunity contributes to

               the development of the recreational sports industry as well as this department. 

    (C) Educational Vision and Goals

          1. Undergraduate

             (1) To train professionals for management in the recreation industry or for

                   work in recreational sports contests

             (2) To produce expert instructors in physical education

             (3) To train professionals for health and physical fitness-related work

             (4) To train experts for work in adventure education and facility construction

         2. Graduate Program

            (1) To train professionals for management in the recreation industry

            (2) To train professionals for work in recreational sports contests

            (3) To produce expert instructors in physical education

            (4) To train professionals for health and physical fitness-related work

            (5) To train professionals for work in athletics and academics

    (D) Core Abilities

         1. Undergraduate

            (1) Professional ability in recreational athletics management

            (2) Proficiency in communication and negotiation

            (3) Competence in information and communication; proficiency with

                  software applications

            (4) Guidance in recreation athletics

            (5) Innovation in planning and marketing

        2. Graduate Program

            (1) Professional ability in recreational athletics management

            (2) Research in recreational sports management

            (3) Communication and marketing in recreational sports

            (4) Innovation and planning in recreational sports