The scope of the program is based on three principles:
a) Recreational attractions that draw guests to the facility;
b) Housing and F&B services that cater people away from home; and
c) Activities to comfort guests during their stay.
Basic substances in the development of curriculum are described in the figure below:
The expected competence of graduates covers
- Mastering the theory and the concept of resort and leisure based on sustainable tourism;
- Assessing plan, management, and development of tourism that is founded on nature, socio-culture, and economic;
- Utilizing science, technology, and art in survey works of resort and leisure studies;
- Arranging the results of tourism scientific study to make the right decisions based on analysis of information and data;
- Developing designs of attractions, activities, and as well as leisure and resort management program;
- Having responsibility to carry out tasks related to the management of tourism measured independently or in-groups; and
- Having ethical manners and hospitality as well as able to communicate globally and to develop networking with colleagues or peers, both inside and outside the institution.
The curriculum of t he study program is a competency-based curriculum. It is implemented contextually and oriented to student activities. The curriculum is oriented towards the development of science. It contains credit system. The number of credits that has to be taken is 148 credits. The curriculum structure covers several group of subjects as follows.
- General Subjects (14 credits).
- University Specificity Subjects aims to develop aspects of student personality as individual and as citizen. (2 credits).
- A Field Experience Program Subject develops student’s soft and hard skills, as well as student’s adaptability (4 credits).
- Faculty Expertise Subjects aims to develop the ability of students in social sciences, particularly related to cultural diversity and strengthening the nation’s character (6 credits).
- The Study Program Expertise Subjects develop student’s ability in the field of tourism, particularly the expertise in Resort and Leisure (106 credits).
Concentration subjects improve knowledge, skills, and abilities of analysis in the field of resort and leisure (16 credits).