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


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.

Tourism Management - BS Concentration

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:


  • 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