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.

RPTS 302Application of Tourism Principles3
RPTS 311Planning and Implementation of Events and Programs3
Select four of the following:12
Supervised Field Studies
Event Management and Operations I
Managing Hospitality and Recreation Organizations
   or Administration of Recreation Resource Agencies 
Tourism Marketing
Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Diverse Populations
Cruise Tourism
Hotel and Resort Operations
Tourism Impacts (W Course)
Service Quality for Hospitality Organizations
Study Abroad in Natural Resources 1
Total Semester Credit Hours18

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

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