HISTORIC TOURISM CONCENTRATION


 

The Historic Tourism concentration is designed to prepare students for a career in the commercial, non-profit, and public-sector segment of the recreation and tourism industry that specifically promotes historical learning and content.

The program contains 3 subject areas, each cultivating a critical skill-set for future graduates:

  • History:¬†historical content and analysis skills
  • Museum Studies:¬†teach the skills of interpreting and presenting history to a public audience
  • Business:¬†introduce students to the business and economic fundamentals of the recreation and tourism sector of the economy

The Historic Tourism concentration consists of 120 semester hours, as follows:

  • History coursework: 30 hours
  • Museum Studies coursework: 22 hours
  • Business coursework: 15 hours
  • General Education coursework: 36 hours
  • Elective coursework: 17 hours