Tourism Management - Minor

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2012
www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla


Description

The Tourism Management minor prepares students to specialize in tourism service management and sustainable destination development relative to their careers. The minor provides students with the necessary skills for entrepreneurial success within the tourism industry. Exciting career opportunities exist in resorts, theme parks, special events, convention and visitors bureaus, regional planning, urban renewal, ecotourism, outdoor adventures, sport tourism and cultural tourism. The program provides students with knowledge, skills and abilities through coursework and hands-on, field-based experiences.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
RPTM 26060INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL TOURISM (DIVG) 3
RPTM 26081PRINCIPLES OF OUTDOOR RECREATION 3
RPTM 36040INCLUSION OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN LEISURE SERVICES (DIVD) 3
RPTM 36060ENTREPRENEURIAL APPROACHES TO LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY SERVICES 3
RPTM 46000TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AND RECREATIONAL TRAVEL 3
SPAD 45022EVENT PLANNING AND PRODUCTION 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.250