Commercial Recreation and Tourism Interdisciplinary Minor

Overview

The Commercial Recreation and Tourism minor is interdisciplinary and includes courses from Economics and Management, Geography, Planning and Sustainability, and Movement Science. It is designed to expose students to the unique issues facing the travel and transportation, hospitality, commercial recreation, and entertainment industries.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Commercial Recreation and Tourism 
  • Sports Promotion 
  • Sports and the Law 
  • Travel and Tourism 
  • Recreational Geography 

Program Highlights

Programs allow for student choice of three electives that support their career interests:  Course options include: 

  • The Economics of Sport 
  • Business Management 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Business Law 
  • Sports & Law 
  • Fundamentals of Retailing 
  • Special Topics 
  • Resort Management 
  • Fieldwork in Commercial  Recreation and Tourism 

Outcomes

Provide students with a foundation of the recreation and tourism field in support of a possible career path. 

  • Interdisciplinary

     Program

  • 18

    Credits

Requirements

Interdisciplinary Minor in Commercial Recreation and Tourism - 18 Credits

The Economics and Management, Sports Medicine and Human Performance, and Geography, Planning and Sustainability Departments offer an interdisciplinary minor in commercial recreation and tourism. A full description of the requirements for this minor is included in the Commercial Recreation and Tourism Interdisciplinary Minor in the Economics and Management section of the Bulletin.

Contact Us

Department Chair
Dr. Holly Noun
hnoun@westfield.ma.edu