Recreation and Tourism Management Option

This option prepares students for careers managing people and natural resource areas to provide high-quality recreation and tourism opportunities.

No more than 24 credits from one department; no more than 20 lower-division credits.

Recreation and Tourism Management Foundation (19–20 credits)

FES 251. Recreation Resource Management (4)
FES 351. Outdoor Recreation Management on Public Lands (3)
FES 357. Parks and Protected Areas Management (3)
FES 352. Wilderness Management (3)#
   or FES 353. Nature, Eco, and Adventure Tourism (3)#
   or FES 493. Environmental Interpretation (4)#
FES 422. Research Methods in Social Science (4)
FES 456. Planning for Sustainable Recreation (4)
FES 457. Planning for Sustainable Tourism (4)
# Of these three courses, the two courses not taken for this option must be taken in the Natural Resources Breadth sections (e.g., Social Issues, Resource Values/Philosophy, Political Dimensions).

Technical/Field Skills (choose 10–11 credits)

CS 195. Website Design (4)
FE 208. Forest Surveying (4)
FW 255. Field Sampling of Fish and Wildlife (3)
FW 341. Fish and Wildlife Law Enforcement (2)
GEOG 201. *Foundations of Geospatial Science and GIS (4)
GEOG 370. Geovisualization: Cartography (4)
GEOG 472. Geovisualization: Geovisual Analytics (3)

Applications in Recreation and Social Science (choose 10–11 credits)

AEC 253. *Environmental Law, Policy, and Economics (4)
ANTH 477. Ecological Anthropology (4)
COMM 324. Communication in Organizations (3)
COMM 326. Intercultural Communication (3)
PS 475. Environmental Politics and Policy (4)
SOC 454. *Leisure and Culture (4)
SOC 481. *Society and Natural Resources (4)

Minimum Total=40


Footnote:

* Baccalaureate Core Course


Option Code: 681