Program: Minor in Hospitality and Tourism
The department offers three distinct minor programs to meet the needs of professional education within the RTM field and the university. The three minors are: (1) Recreation Management, (2) Hospitality and Tourism, and (3) Leadership through Adventure.
The Hospitality and Tourism minor provides students with an understanding of how the leisure experience is facilitated through hospitality services and the travel and tourism experiences. The program provides foundational courses in the broader recreation and tourism field and then allows students to focus on relevant electives that support roles in the hospitality and tourism industries.
1. Required Core (12 units)
RTM 202/L Planning Programs and Events for the Recreational Experience and Lab (2/1)
RTM 278 Recreation and Leisure in Contemporary Society (3)*
RTM 314 Hospitality and Customer Service (3)
RTM 480 Recreational Tourism (3)
*General Education, Lifelong Learning.
2. Electives (12 units)
Selected from the following courses in consultation with a department faculty advisor:
RTM 302 Leadership in Recreation and Human Services (3)
RTM 303 Promotion of the Recreation Experience (3)
RTM 304 Entrepreneurial Ventures in Recreation and Human Services (3)
RTM 414 Food and Beverage Management (3)
RTM 424 Meetings and Conventions Management (3)
RTM 434 Accommodations Management (3)
RTM 481 Principles of Sustainable Tourism (3)
Total Units in the Minor: 24
Department of Recreation and Tourism Management
Chair: Mechelle Best
Redwood Hall (RE) 262