School of Business

Minor in Sport Tourism

The minor in sport tourism is designed for students in all majors and provides a broad overview of important sport tourism concepts and issues.  Elective courses cover subjects such as sport marketing, sponsorship, hospitality, and event and venue management.

Required course:
BUS 319 Sport Tourism

Select twelve credit hours from:
BUS 311 Sport Marketing
BUS 313 Sport Facility Management
BUS 314 Sport Communication
BUS 316 Sport Event Management
BUS 317 Sport Sponsorship and Sales
BUS 378 Sport Management Practicum
REC 233 Outdoor Recreation
TAH 101 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
TAH 221 Introduction to Hospitality Management
TAH 231 Introduction to Sustainable Tourism
TAH 241 Tourism and Community Development
TAH 250 Nature-Based and Adventure Tourism
TAH 261 Introduction to Cultural Tourism
TAH 311 Event Planning and Management
TAH 321 Lodging Operations and Systems

The minor in sport tourism (15 credits) is available to students in all majors. Students who wish to pursue the minor must complete a declaration form available at the School of Business. The requirements for admission to the minor are completion of at least 12 credits at USM and a grade point average of 2.33 or higher. A student may transfer into the minor up to six credit hours of acceptable courses. To complete the minor, students must have a grade point average of at least 2.33 in the minor courses. Minimum grades may be required as prerequisite to minor courses. Check course description for details.

Authorization Form for Minor in Sport Tourism