School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Studying Tourism Management in Northern Virginia and the capital region affords ideal opportunities for unique fieldwork experiences, career networking, and outstanding guest instruction.

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Events Management with a concentration in Tourism Management, students must complete all Mason Core requirements (37 credits) and the courses listed below (71 credits).

Mason Core (37 credits)

  • Written communication (6)
  • Oral communication (3)
  • Information technology (3)
  • Quantitative reasoning (3)
    Must take STAT 250
  • Literature (3)
  • Arts (3)
  • Western civilization (3)
  • Social and behavioral science (3)
  • Global understanding (3)
  • Natural science (7)
  • Synthesis/Capstone (met by completion of TOUR 490, a program requirement)

Professional Sequence (71 credits)

Choose eight courses (24 credits) from the following:

Notes:

  • TOUR 210 and TOUR 311 may not be used to satisfy both degree and Mason Core requirements.
  • TOUR 499 must be approved by department.
  • Electives (12 credits)

    Choose an additional 12 credits from the university catalog.

    Total: 120 credits