Tourism Management - Minor
The Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences offers an 18 credit hour minor in Tourism Management as a supplement to other majors. The minor 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. The minor requires RPTS 302 and RPTS 311. Students select four additional courses from a list of ten.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|RPTS 302||Application of Tourism Principles||3|
|RPTS 311||Planning and Implementation of Events and Programs||3|
|Select four of the following:||12|
|Supervised Field Studies|
|Event Management and Operations I (Select four courses from the following:)|
|Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Diverse Populations|
|Ecotourism: Principles and Practices|
|Hotel and Resort Operations|
|Tourism Impacts (W Course)|
|Service Quality for Hospitality Organizations|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||18|
Students must make a grade of "C" or better in all courses.
An internship (RPTS 484) is available for minors above required 18 hours.