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Sports Tourism Development Certificate (IU)
The Sports Tourism Development Certificate offered in the Department of Tourism, Conventions and Event Management (TCEM) attracts students pursuing careers in sport commissions, sport organizations, destination marketing organizations, and other sport tourist leisure services.  In addition to courses offered through TCEM, students can select from a number of related specialty courses from the School of Journalism (JOUR) and the Department of Kinesiology (HPER) to explore the many different aspects of sports tourism development.

The Sports Tourism Development Certificate may be pursued as a stand-alone degree or combined with an associate's or bachelor's degree*.  This certificate is open to all IUPUI students, regardless of major.  The Sports Tourism Development Certificate will be awarded upon completion of the courses listed below with a passing grade and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

*If you are a current IUPUI student who wants to pursue the Sports Tourism Development Certificate, please complete the TCEM Admission Application at http://petm.iupui.edu/join_us.  If you are not a current IUPUI student, please visit http://enroll.iupui.edu to find out how to apply to the Sports Tourism Development Certificate program.

Required Courses (10 credit hours)

  • TCEM-T 107 Tourism Planning and Development (3 cr.)
  • TCEM-E 219 Management of Sports Events (3 cr.)
  • TCEM-T 319 Sport Tourism Development (3 cr.)
  • TCEM-C 387* Industry Internship (1 cr.)

*100 hours.  Must attend pre-internship info meeting and submit/obtain TCEM approval of internship proposal before starting internship.  Internship meeting dates will be emailed out via the TCEM listserv.  To subscribe to the TCEM listserv, send a request to tcemdept@iupui.edu.

Elective Courses - Select 3 (9 credit hours)

  • TCEM-G 299 Special Topic in Tourism (if applicable) (3 cr.)
  • HPER-P 333 Sport in America (3 cr.)
  • JOUR-J 150 Introduction to Sport Journalism (3 cr.)
  • HPER-R 423 Visitor Behavior (3 cr.)
  • HPER-P 392 Sport in American Society OR JOUR-J 152 Introduction to Sports in Society (3 cr.)
  • HPER-P 418 Sport Marketing OR TCEM-T 329 Tourism Sports Marketing (3 cr.)
  • HPER-P 331 Planning and Operation of Sport Facilities (3 cr.)

Total:  19 credit hours