Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Tourism and Events, Minor (319)

Program Requirements (18-24 hours)

The Tourism and Events minor prepares students for exciting careers in one of the world's largest industries. These nonprofit, government, and private sector careers are designed to help individuals, families, and communities improve their quality of life. The minor provides flexible options for students and can be completed with 18 to 24 credit hours. 

Students will complete 9 hours of Tourism and Event core courses:9
Experience Planning and Evaluation
Recreation and Tourism
Travel-Based Learning in Recreation and Tourism
Recreation Practicum
Advanced Studies in Recreation
Students will also complete 9-15 hours as follows:9-15
Select 3-9 hours (unduplicated) from these tourism courses:
Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry
Tourism Planning and Devlopment
Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
Travel-Based Learning in Recreation and Tourism
Advanced Studies in Recreation
Select 3-9 hours (unduplicated) from these event courses:
Meeting and Convention Management
Advanced Hospitality Event Planning
Sport Event Management
Travel-Based Learning in Recreation and Tourism
Advanced Studies in Recreation
Select 3-9 hours (unduplicated) from these electives:
Foundations of Outdoor Recreation
Recreation Facility Management
Facility Planning and Design
Recreation Resource Management
Interpreting America's National Parks
Travel-Based Learning in Recreation and Tourism
Advanced Studies in Recreation
Sport Facility Management
Entrepreneurship
Basic Marketing Concepts
Personal Selling
Social Media Marketing
Total Hours18-24