Tourism Development and Management (Minor)

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The minor program in tourism development and management provides students with the planning and development skills needed to enter the largest industry in the world. Exposure to the businesses of sustainable tourism, heritage tourism and meeting and convention planning prepares students for successful careers in the fast-growing travel and tourism industry.

The minor allows students enrolled in other undergraduate programs at ASU to broaden their educational experiences. Students from such various disciplines as business, communication and many others find this program a beneficial supplement to their existing program. Having completed the minor program in tourism development and management, a student also may complete a certificate in convention sales and meeting planning:

Students also may choose to participate in a study abroad program.

Program Offered

Tourism Development and Management (Minor)

Offered by
Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions


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Program Requirements

The tourism development and management minor requires 15 credit hours, six credit hours of required core courses and nine credit hours of elective courses.
Required Core Courses -- 6 credit hours
Elective Courses (choose three) -- 9 credit hours
1. 15 hours of graded classroom course work (no internship, no independent study)
2. minimum grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) required for all classes in the minor
3. minimum GPA of 2.00 for those pursuing the minor, a major or premajor, other than tourism development and management
4. students should be a junior to take 400-level courses
5. no double-counting of courses for a major and the minor
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.