1.Students are required to meet the professional competencies outlined below during their period of study:
(1) Professional knowledge capability: Before graduation, students must acquire at least one professional certificate in the hospitality management field. These ino limits) certificates in hospitality service, beverage and mixology, bakery, Chinese culinary, Western culinary or other certificates recognized by the department.
(2) Practical skills and employment competitiveness: Students are required to complete 400 hours of internship work either School-based or off-campus. Furthermore, each student is required to write an internship report and meet the requirements of employer and the department (Grading rubrics will be used for evaluation.).
(3) Problem-solving capability: Students must complete and pass their graduation project through teamwork. Additionally, they are required to make an oral presentation on the project (Grading rubrics will be used for evaluation.).
Students are required to meet the University’s basic core competencies outlined below during their period of study (details are listed in the linked files):
- Enforcement Rules for Sports Capability Requirements
- Enforcement Rules for Chinese Proficiency Requirements
- Enforcement Rules for English Proficiency Requirements
- Enforcement Rules for Information Technology Proficiency Requirements
- Procedures for Implementing Service-Learning
2. Minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation, including 28 university-required credits (including 12 credits general education), 27 department-required credits, 26 department-elective credits, and 47 School-required and elective credits. The first- and second-year professional required/elective credits must total at least 47 credits; up to 50 credits can be recognized.
3. The maximum total credits for military training and physical education is 4 credits. Credits earned in Teacher Education Program, General Education courses (beyond the 12 required credits), and other department courses are not counted as credits for graduation.
4. Beginning with those enrolling in the academic year of 2008, students are required to take at least 12 credit hours of General Education courses. There are three disciplines within General Education – Humanities, Social Science and Natural Science. The courses are categorized into “Core Course” and “Extended Courses” under each discipline. To meet the graduation requirements, students are required to take at least one 2- credit-hour course in each category of each of the disciplines.
5. Students should earn at least 26 elective credits based on their department. If elective courses are provided by School of Tourism and International College, and are approved by the department chair, up to 15 credits for graduation may be counted toward graduation. With the approval of the department chair, students can retake required courses of the same name from other departments. This practice can be applied back to students entering in earlier academic years up through those enrolling in 2012-13.
6. The elective courses on the respective enrollment year’s Curriculum Framework may be counted toward total graduation credits by students who entered the university prior to the 2012-13 academic year.