The Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Management specialization provides students with advanced study for management positions in the leisure industry or to pursue a career in higher education. The program currently focuses on applied social science research related to tourism, event management, and outdoor recreation management.
Prerequisite: In order to develop an academic background in this discipline, students who have not completed a BS/BA degree in Recreation Administration will be required to take the following undergraduate courses: RPTA 101, RPTA 210, RPTA 360, and STAT 217/218.
Required courses - 23 Units
RPTA 450 Resource and Grant Development (4)
RPTA 527 Leisure Behavior and Theory (4)
RPTA 581 Graduate Seminar (2)
RPTA 599 Thesis (9)
STAT 513 Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models (4)
Electives - 22 Units
400-500 level courses approved by the graduate committee.
At least 3 units must be at the 500 level.