Parks, Recreation and Tourism B.S.
A total of 120 credits is required for the degree.
|One three-credit course in humanities (classics, history, philosophy, religion)||3|
|One three-credit course in communications (art, art history, English literature, foreign language, music, theatre, world literature)||3|
|One three-credit course in social sciences (anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, sociology)||3|
|One four-credit laboratory course in natural sciences (biology, chemistry, geology, physics, plant biology, plant and soil science, zoology)||4|
The PRT curriculum encompasses a balanced mix of classes appropriate to Public Outdoor Recreation, as well as Private Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, as shown in the lists that follow. Courses provide students with the educational tools necessary to enter the field in either the public domain or private enterprise. Students take all 12 of the courses listed below, including the mandatory internship, plus three professional electives.
Complete the following Parks, Recreation, and Tourism (PRT) courses and internship requirements:
|PRT 001||Intro to Recreation & Tourism||3|
|PRT 191||Parks, Rec & Tourism Practicum 1||3-6|
|Nine credits (3 courses) of professional electives chosen in consultation with an advisor.||9|
|Private Outdoor Recreation Courses:|
|PRT 050||Tourism Planning||3|
|PRT 157||Ski Area Management||4|
|PRT 158||Resort Mgmt & Marketing||3|
|PRT 230||SU: Ecotourism||3|
|PRT 258||Entrepreneurship Rec&Tourism||3|
|Public Outdoor Recreation Courses:|
|PRT 138||Landsc. Arch for Parks & Rec||4|
|PRT 149||Wilderness Educ & Leadership||3|
|PRT 235||Outdoor Recreation Planning||3|
|PRT 240||Park and Wilderness Management||3|
|PRT 255||Environmental Interpretation||3|
Internship must be approved by an advisor in advance with required documentation complete.