Tourism Management - Minor

An 18 credit hour minor in Tourism Management provides a broad orientation of the following:

Tourism is one of the world’s largest and most diverse industries. This option focuses on the planning, management, development, and promotion of places and events as tourism attractions. Courses in tourism are designed to collectively build understanding about the linkages that exist between local places and cultures, host populations, and various public, private, and special interest groups. Students in this emphasis can pursue careers in private sector enterprises, government agencies, convention and visitor bureaus, and other tourism related service organizations.

Select six courses from the following:18
Application of Tourism Principles
Planning and Implementation of Events and Programs
Event Management and Operations I (Select four courses from the following:)
Tourism Marketing
Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Diverse Populations
Ecotourism: Principles and Practices
Tourism Management
Tourism Impacts (W Course)
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Students must make a grade of "C" or better in all courses.

Courses must be taken in residence at Texas A&M.

An internship (RPTS 484) is available for minors above required 18 hours.