Recreation and Tourism Management

  • sunset over the ocean, distant shot of Lake Powell

    Department of Recreation & Tourism Management

  • Goblin Valley, Yellowstone Forest in the winter

    Department of Recreation & Tourism Management

  • teams of two rowing boats with onlookers cheering

    Department of Recreation & Tourism Management

Graduate Program Curriculum

Core Courses (15 units)

CourseTitleUnits
RTM 540Human Resources in Recreational Sport and Tourism
3
RTM 550Marketing and Promotion in Recreational Sport and Tourism
3
RTM 684Research Methods
3
RTM 693 A&BSupervised Internship in Recreational Sport or Tourism
4
RTM 698 or RTM 697Graduate Project/Thesis or Directed Comprehensive Studies
2

Tourism Management Track for Graduate Majors (12 units)

CourseTitleUnits
RTM 510Trends and Issues in Hospitality and Tourism
3
RTM 530Cultural Aspects and Global Perspectives in Tourism
3
RTM 580Seminar in Tourism Planning: A Cultural and International Perspective
3
RTM 610Ecotourism
3
RTM 695ATAlternative Tourism
3

Recreational Sport Track for Graduate Majors (12 units)

CourseTitleUnits
RTM 520Trends and Issues in Recreational Sport
3
RTM 560Facility Design in Recreational Sport
3
RTM 600Law, Risk Management and Ethics in Recreational Sport
3
RTM 620Organizational Theory in Recreational Sport
3

Electives (3 UNITS, according to specialization), To be chosen with the approval of the graduate faculty advisor.

Total units required for the graduate degree:

30 = 15 (Core) + 12 (Tourism Management or Recreational Sport Track) + 3 (Elective)