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Tourism Studies Concentration

Freshman Year

Freshman Year – 31 Credits
CourseCredits

UNI 100 First-Year Seminar

1 cr.

ENG 101 English Composition I

3 crs.

GEO 150 Introduction to Tourism

3 crs.

GEO 155 Hospitality Industry Operations3 crs.

GEO 100 Introduction to Geography 

3 crs.

ENG 102 English Composition II3 crs.
General Education Courses
15 crs.

Sophomore Year

Sophomore Year – 30 Credits

CourseCredits

GEO 217 Demographic Analysis

3 crs.

GIS 311 Geographic Information Systems

3 crs.

GEO 330 Meetings, Expositions, Events and Convention Operation

3 crs.

General Education, Professional Competencies, Minor OR Elective Courses

21 crs.

Junior Year

Junior Year – 30 Credits

CourseCredits
GEO 358 Comprehensive Tourism Planning3 crs.

Professional Competencies, General Education OR Elective Courses

12 crs.

GEO 352 Hotels, Resorts and Lodging

3 crs.

Electives and/or Internship

12 crs.


(Summer Semester permitted)

Summer Semester Permitted
CourseCredits

General Education, Professional Competencies, Minor OR Elective Courses

Variable crs.

Senior Year

Senior Year
Course30 Credits

GEO 474 Developing the Master Plan

3 crs.

General Education, Professional Competencies, Minor OR Elective Courses

21 crs.

GEO 351 Research Methods for Tourism Studies
3 crs.
GEO 426 Impacts and Sustainability of Tourism
3 crs.