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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate 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 (LSTS) 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. Specializations in LSTS include sport management, tourism studies, event planning, outdoor recreation, and recreation administration. A minor or advised electives of approximately 15 credit hours may also 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.

Academic Map


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

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

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


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

LSTS Track Electives (15 hours)


Electives (9 hours)


  • Advisor approved

Minor/Advised Electives (15 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


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