Tourism Development and Management: Sustainable Tourism*

Description
As sustainability expands in popularity as a discipline, students are looking to find ways to better understand how they can apply the principles of sustainability to specific areas of interest. A concentration in sustainable tourism development will allow students to learn the basic concepts and theories of tourism development and management and help them identify ways in which tourism can contribute to sustainable development, locally and globally.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours of graded classroom coursework (no internship, no independent study including 12 credit hours of upper division courses.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00.
  • Students must be a junior to take 400-level courses.
  • * These courses are newly developed and are in the process of final approval. Topics were previously available as TDM 494 Special Topics classes. Consult with an advisor in the College of Public Programs for DARS applicability.
  • M - Course transfer equivalent available from Maricopa County Community College District, details are provided on the Transfer Information tab.

Core 12 Hours Required

TDM 205 Introduction to Travel and Tourism, G (3)

TDM 372 Tourism Planning, L (3) (Prerequisites: Minimum 2.50 GPA; Minimum 45 hours; TDM 205 or RTM 373 with C or better; MAT 142 or higher with C or better)

TDM 458 International Tourism, G (3)

TDM 480 Sustainable Tourism (3) (Prerequisites: PRM 120 or TDM 205 or 60 minimum hours)

Electives 6 hours required
Select in consultation with an advisor.
Choose elective courses from the following:

TDM 448 Heritage and Cultural Tourism (3) (Prerequisites: TDM 205 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only TDM 448 or CRD 598 Heritage and Cultural Tourism))

TDM 475 Entrepreneurial Recreation and Tourism (3) (Pre-requisite: Minimum 60 hours; Credit is allowed for only PRM or TDM 475)

TDM 481 Sustainable Food Management in Tourism (3)(Prerequisite: Junior standing; Minimum 60 hours) (offered spring only)

TDM 482 Sustainable Revenue Management (3)(Prerequisites: MAT 142 or higher; Minimum 72 hours) (offered spring only)

TDM 494 Special Topics (1-4)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

PPTDMSEMP

College/School

College/School

Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact