Overview

The Commercial Recreation and Tourism minor is interdisciplinary and includes courses from Economics and Management, Geography and Regional Planning, and Movement Science. It is designed to expose you 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 allows 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 possible career path. 

  • 18

    Credits

  • Interdisciplinary

    Program

Requirements

Program Description

The Commercial Recreation and Tourism minor is interdisciplinary and includes courses from Economics and Management, Geography, Planning and Sustainability, and Sports Medicine and Human Performance. It is designed to expose students to the unique issues facing the travel and transportation, hospitality, commercial recreation, and entertainment industries. Students will acquire skills in management, marketing, and operations in this expanding area. Through coursework and fieldwork, students will have the opportunity to evaluate this field for potential employment opportunities. Six courses (18 credits) constitute the minor. 6 Credits in residency are required.

Required - 9 Credits
Note:

* Please note:these courses have prerequisites

Students interested in this minor are encouraged to major in one of the three areas of Economics and Management, Geography and Regional Planning, or Sports Medicine and Human Performance, and should seek advisement from that department.