Courses for Ph.D. Program

Required Course / 9 credits
Required Course
Qualitative Methodology
Quantitative Methodology
Seminar on Sport, Leisure, and Hospitality Management (1credit) This course must take for 3 credits.
Core Elective Course / 9 credits
Core Elective Course
Managerial Decision and Financial Analysis
Strategic Management on Recreational Resources
Studies in Advanced Marketing of Sport and Leisure
Studies in Sport and Leisure Policy
Sport, Leisure and Social Theories
Critiquing and Synthesizing Research for Evidence-Based Practice
Studies in Organizational Behavior for Leisure Industry
Studies in Research Paper and Its Submission to Journals
Studies in Service Quality Management
Academic Writing and Oral Presentation for Sport and Leisure
Free Elective Course / 12 credits
Free Elective Course
Designing and Planning Practices in Recreational Area
Studies in Economics of Sport and Leisure
Studies in Project Planning and Management in Hospitality and Mice Industry
Seminar on Sport and Leisure Industry
Special Topics on Sport Management
Risk Management in Recreational Programming
Studies in Comprehensive Therapeutic Recreation Services
Studies in Health and Wellness Issues in Hospitality and Tourism
Studies in Hospitality Education Training and Teaching Skill
Analyses and Evaluation of Qualitative Research
Performance Evaluation and Decision Making Analysis in Sport and Hospitality Industries
Studies in Leisure, Health and Wellness
Community Recreation
Studies in the Development of Sport and Leisure in Special Populations
Theories, Practices and Anthropology of Leisure Culture
Cultural Studies of Leisure
Studies and Applications in Project Management
Academic Writing and Oral Presentation for Sport and Leisure
Contemporary Issues for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
Strategic Information Systems for Hospitality Managers
Studies in Hospitality Consumer Behavior
Customer Experience Management in Hospitality Industry
Hospitality Service Operations Management
Hospitality Facilities Development and Design

The students can select courses include elective ones in our program, Ph. D program courses (including the joint master and Ph. D courses) from other departments or universities.

Most of our courses are instructed in Chinese.
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