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College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

300 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2012

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.

Graduate Requirement: minimum 2.250 GPA in the minor is required.

Attribute Legend: DD Diversity-Domestic; DG Diversity-Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits
  RPTM 26060 Introduction to Global Tourism 3
  RPTM 26081 Principles of Outdoor Recreation 3
  RPTM 36040 Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Leisure Services 3
  RPTM 36060 Entrepreneurial Approaches to Leisure and Hospitality Services 3
  RPTM 46000 Tourism Development and Recreational Travel 3
  SPAD 45022 Event Planning and Production 3

Related Minors:

  • Park Management minor
  • Recreation Management minor