The Bachelor of Science in Park, Recreation, and Tourism Studies with a concentration in Tourism & Hospitality Management prepares students for careers as working in the hospitality, travel and tourism industry, as well as festival and event planning. Students take classes with experienced industry professionals, complete a practicum prior to their internship, and have the opportunity to attend conferences such as the VA-1 Tourism Summit and the Virginia Green Travel Alliance Conference.
Tourism & Hospitality Management students engage in service learning activities such as volunteering with the Virginia International Tattoo Festival and other area events.
Students gain industry experience through a practicum with a travel or tourism organization before their final internship.
Students have the opportunity to take classes with industry professionals who have years of experience planning and executing meetings, festivals, and events.
Have completed 12 semester hours of course work (including ENGL 110C) with a grade point average of 2.00. Have a personal interview with a faculty member in the program.
Complete a background check to ensure eligibility for service learning experiences with youth.
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Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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