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Division of Natural Sciences & MathematicsDepartment of Geography & the Environment

Degree Programs

Minor in Tourism Studies


The mission of the Minor in Tourism Studies is to produce enlightened students who, as employees, managers or tourists, are aware of the impact of tourism in general and their role in particular and who actively strive to create tourism experiences for themselves and others that result in an equitable distribution of benefits amongst tourists, the tourism industries, the destinations visited and local populations at the destination.


A minimum of 20 hours from the following courses:

  • ANTH 2600 Museums and Public Culture
  • ANTH 3701 Topics in Anthropology
  • ANTH 3000 Anthropology of Tourism
  • BIOL 3060 Tropical Ecology
  • ENGL 3017 Travel Writing-Fiction and Fact
  • GEOG 2420 Geography of Tourism
  • GEOG 3460 Air Transportation and Tourism
  • HRTM 3560 Resort and Tourism Marketing