Nov 27, 2020  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies, B.S.

Department of Health and Human Performance  
Joey Gray, program coordinator

The major in Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies requires 64 hours and provides knowledge, skills, and experiences for students interested in preparing for positions in the leisure, sport, and tourism services professions. The major requires a general core accredited by NRPA. Specialized areas such as recreation administration, outdoor recreation, event planning, sport studies, and tourism studies may be created, and a minor or advised electives of approximately 15 credit hours may be chosen.

Accelerated Bachelors to Masters (ABM) Program: Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies majors can apply to participate in the ABM program. Students accepted into the program can take up to four graduate classes that count both for the B.S. in Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies major AND M.S. in Leisure and Sport Management at no additional cost.

Major Requirements

Advisor-Approved Electives (9 hours)

Internship (12 hours)

Curriculum: Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 28 Hours

Total hours in program: 120

Academic Map

Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies, B.S., Academic Map