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Recreation and Leisure Studies

Tourism Management Emphasis

Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world. It has also evolved into a diverse industry with sub-sectors including cultural and heritage tourism, ecotourism, adventure tourism, sports tourism, and much more.

The tourism management concentration prepares students for professional positions in resorts and other tourism settings by offering a curriculum that covers a wide range of topics including sustainability, marketing, planning, operations, entrepreneurship, event planning and financial management.

The faculty work closely with industry professionals nationally and internationally to provide internship opportunities of the highest caliber.

Required Courses  
REL 314 Tourism Principles  
REL 395 Sustainable Development & Management in Recreation and Tourism  
REL 430 Special Event Planning  


Electives (choose two courses)  
REL 415 Entrepreneurship & Financial Management in Tourism  
REL 435 Resort & Hotel Operations  
REL 440 Tourism Sales & Marketing

Last Updated 10/19/12