Sustainable Tourism, MAS
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Students in the MAS degree program in sustainable tourism receive a comprehensive education with a focus on the environmental, economic and social aspects of tourism, equipping them with the skills necessary to create pioneering sustainable development solutions to the challenges facing tourism today. This holistic curriculum focuses on integrating all three pillars of sustainability into existing tourism theories and concepts. The program prepares future sustainable tourism professionals to meet the increasing demand for people trained in sustainability practices and the application of those practices in tourism. The program is offered by the School of Community Resources and Development.

Program Offered

Sustainable Tourism, MAS

Offered by
Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions


Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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Program Requirements

Required Core (24 credit hours)
CRD 569 Advanced Tourism and Recreation Studies (3)
TDM 520 Sustainable Thinking in Tourism I (3)
TDM 521 Sustainable Thinking in Tourism II (3)
TDM 530 Sustainable Tourism Destination Planning and Management I (3)
TDM 531 Sustainable Tourism Destination Planning and Management II (3)
TDM 540 Sustainable Food Management in Tourism (3)
TDM 550 Managing the Sustainable Tourism Business (3)
TDM 570 Sustainable Tourism (3)

Electives (3 credit hours)

Culminating Experience (4 credit hours)
TDM 593 Applied Project (4)

Additional Curriculum Information
Students should see the academic unit for a complete list of approved electives.

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