2018-19 Catalogs

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

Students who wish to pursue the minor must complete a declaration form available online or from the Registrar's Office.

The minor in sport tourism (15 credits) is available to students in all majors. The requirements for admission to the minor are completion of at least 12 credits at USM with 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 other minor courses. Check course description for details.