Aug 23, 2019  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


Department of Health and Human Performance  
615-904-8359
Joey Gray, program coordinator
Joey.Gray@mtsu.edu

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.

Freshman


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


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