NUTN Department of Culture and Natural Resources


1. The purpose of the department

    As the two key resources of mankind, culture and the natural environment have become the common consensus of contemporary society and become the core issue that all societies must deal with. Taiwan society is no exception. In contemporary society, culture as a representation of nationality, ethnicity, ethnicity, and identity of various groups, culture and natural environment as a consumer product, an economic resource, has made the culture and the natural environment different from the traditional nature. The prevalence of nationalism, multiculturalism and other cultural trends and the vigorous development of the cultural industry all reflect such an era trend.
    The purpose of this department is to cultivate the professional talents in the "discussion and research of knowledge related to culture and natural resources" in response to this trend, and to contribute to society in the cherishment and preservation of culture and natural resources. 

2. Development goals and educational goals

  • Development Goals

      Integrate the fields of history, geography, anthropology, etc., and develop into academic and educational units that specialize in local and regional cultures and natural resources related to teaching and research, and have deep cultivating local characteristics.

  • Educational goal

(1.) Nature conservation and cultural preservation and promotion talents

(2.) Cultural tourism and natural tourism service talents

(3.) Local cultural history and regional environmental research talents

3. Curriculum planning

    The course of the department integrates the two groups of "Regional and Environmental Resources Group, History and Sociology Group". The course content is both conceptual, theoretical, scope, topic, technology and creativity.

4. Teacher lineup

    At present, there are 12 full-time teachers, both with doctoral degrees at home and abroad and many years of teaching experience. They are highly educated, including 4 professors, 7 associate professors and 1 assistant professor, 6 concurrent teachers, a total of 18 teachers.

5. Student basic ability index
(1.) The ability to build and integrate expertise.
(2.) Ability to perform field investigations.
(3.) The ability to collect and organize materials.
(4.) Ability to explain expression or navigation.

It is expected that the bachelor class students enrolled in the 108 academic year will apply to the core competence of the bachelor class.

Educational goal

Professional core competence

Nature conservation and cultural preservation promotion

Manage the environment with an understanding of the relationship between conservation of natural resources, preservation of cultural assets and human disturbance.

Use appropriate occasions and media to promote the message and concept of natural resources and cultural assets to the public to enhance people's recognition of natural resources protection and preservation of cultural assets.

Apply scientific principles and methods, consider the balance between demand, feasibility and protection/cultivation, and find a reasonable way to solve the problems of natural resources and cultural asset systems to achieve sustainable development.

Understand, analyze, speculate, and evaluate the interdependence of nature and culture, and promote the environmental ethics and cultural ethics of the public through appropriate methods.

Cultural Tourism and Nature Travel Services

Integrate and consider cultural, natural and other relevant tourism environment information to plan tourism activities.

Combine a variety of travel environment and conditional choices, design a travel itinerary that takes into account customer needs and cost considerations.

Analyze the geographical environment, cultural context and customer needs of each leisure venue, develop marketing strategies, and implement leisure activity planning or promotion programs

Conduct a guided tour with intellectual depth to provide customers with a good travel experience.

Local Literature History and Regional Environment Research

Use history, geography, and anthropology to understand and analyze the problems encountered in the real world.

Collect and review data, interpret the results of the analysis, and interpret and summarize the research results to provide others as a reference.

Use the basics of history, geography, and anthropology to assist people in other fields to develop solutions needed to solve problems.