Recreation and Leisure Studies, B.S. - Concentration: Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management

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Overall GPA of 2.25 is required. 

120 Overall Credits Required

LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS

Liberal Education Program

48 Credits Required

Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program. Any credits over 48 are counted toward free electives.

While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:

Tier 2 - Creative Drive:
REC 220 – Inclusive Recreation

Tier 2 – Mind and Body:
REC 120 – Leadership Development

Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)

Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.

Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

42 Credits Required
'C' or better required 
Courses with less than C must be repeated within two semesters. Students receiving grades of 'C' or lower in more than one recreation course may be dismissed from this major.

REC 100 – Introduction to Recreation and Leisure
REC 260 - Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management
REC 360 – Travel and Tourism: Principles and Practices
REC 363 – Event Management
REC 364 – Event Management and Advanced Applications
REC 365 - Event Planning and Production
REC 366 - Hospitality Service Management
REC 368 - Risk Management in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management
REC 463 – Tourism Impacts, Planning, and Management
REC 470 – Senior Research Methods
MGT 385 - Human Resource Management

Internship
9 Credits Required
REC 301 – Internship I
REC 400 – Internship II

 

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS

This program does not have any cognate requirements.

FREE ELECTIVES

Students must take remaining credits to reach Overall Credits Required (listed above).