School of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Management - George Mason University

Studying Tourism Management in Northern Virginia and the capital region affords ideal opportunities for unique fieldwork experiences, career networking, and outstanding guest instruction.

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Events Management with a concentration in Tourism Management, students must complete all Mason Core requirements (37 credits) and the courses listed below (71 credits).

Mason Core (37 credits)

  • Written communication (6)
  • Oral communication (3)
  • Information technology (3)
  • Quantitative reasoning (3) Must take STAT 250
  • Literature (3)
  • Arts (3)
  • Western civilization/World History (3)
  • Social and behavioral science (3) (TOUR 311 recommended)*
  • Global understanding (3) (TOUR 210 recommended)*
  • Natural science (7)
  • Synthesis/Capstone (met by completion of TOUR 490, a program requirement)

Professional Sequence (50 credits)

Tourism Management Concentration Required Courses (15 credits)

Select one of the following

Tourism Management Concentration Electives (9 credits)

Select nine credits from any TOUR courses.

Electives (9 credits)

Choose an additional 9 credits from the university catalog.

Total: 120 credits


  • *TOUR 210 and TOUR 311 may not be used to satisfy both degree and Mason Core requirements.
  • TOUR 499 must be approved by department.