Tourism Management - Certificate

Tourism is one of the world’s largest and most diverse industries. To help students prepare for tourism careers, this option area introduces issues pertaining to the management, development, and promotion of places and events as tourism attractions. Courses in tourism are designed to collectively build understanding about the links that exist between local places, host populations, and various public, private and special interest groups. Students also develop competencies in assessing economic, environmental, social and political impacts of tourism, as well as in tourism marketing. Students in this option can pursue careers in private sector enterprises, government agencies, convention and visitor bureaus, and other tourism-related service organizations.

Tourism Management Certificate
RPTS 320Event Management and Operations I3
RPTS 331Tourism Marketing3
RPTS 401Tourism and Recreation Enterprises (each is a W course)4
or RPTS 403   or Financing and Marketing Recreation, Park and Tourism Resources 
RPTS 423Tourism Management3
RPTS 426Tourism Impacts (W course)3
Departmental electives3
Total Semester Credit Hours19