Minor in Nature and Heritage Tourism

Nature and Heritage Tourism is the most rapidly growing segment of the overall tourism industry. The minor in Nature and Heritage Tourism concentrates on planning, development and management of nature and heritage tourism activities that have a strong learning content. A minor in Nature and Heritage Tourism requires a minimum of 18 semester hours of coursework:

Core
NHT 4301Planning and Development of Nature and Heritage Tourism3
NHT 4302Internship in Nature and Heritage Tourism3
GEO 4322Interpretive Environmental Geography3
GEO 4326Parks and Protected Places3
Electives
Select six hours from the following (from at least two departments outside of the student's major department):6
Agricultural Business Management
Range Management
Agricultural Marketing and Sales
Soil Science I
Soil Science II
Agricultural Resource Economics
Introduction to Archaeology
Principles of Cultural Anthropology
World Prehistory
Latin American Cultures
Archaeology of the Southwest
Texas Archaeology
Mexican American Culture
Myths and Moundbuilders
Archaeology of Mexico
Archaeology of North America
Rise of Civilization
Archaeological Field School
Wildlife and Recreation: Impact, Policy, and Management
Nature Study
Field Biology of Plants
Ichthyology
General Ecology
Natural History of the Vertebrates
Ornithology
Mammalogy
Wildlife Management
Herpetology
Southwestern Studies I: Defining the Region
Southwestern Studies II: Consequences of Region
Literature of the Southwest
Introduction to Physical Geography
Geography of Europe
Latin America
United States and Canada
Natural Resource Use and Management
Geography of North Africa and the Middle East
Geography of Texas
Geography of South and Southeast Asia
Geography of China and Japan
Oceanography
Maps and Mapmaking
Geography of the Southwest
Environmental Management
River Basin Management
Landscape Biogeography
Geography of the Russian Realm
Independent Study
Field Methods
Physical Geology
Historical Geology
Sedimentation and Stratigraphy
Topics in Field Geology
The Greater Southwest
The Tools and Techniques of Historical Research and Writing
Texas History: A Survey
Mexican American History
Management of Organizations
Principles of Marketing
Canoeing
Beginning Scuba
Advanced Scuba Diving
Underwater Photography
Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Services
Leisure and Outdoor Recreation
Design and Maintenance of Recreational Facilities
Evaluation of Leisure Service Programming
Outdoor Recreation Programming
Sociology of Sport and Leisure
Total Hours18