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Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management

Tourism and Event Management Concentration

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This emphasis area takes you places.

Learn about the scope and scale of the tourism and event management industries. Discover how it can be planned, promoted and managed to meet the needs of the consumer through high quality services and experiences while supporting sustainable community development locally and globally.

alumni spotlights

Starting a career in 2020: meet Aysia Cooper

When deciding which field to study, Aysia Cooper realized she needed more than just a hospitality degree. She needed a program that could fully develop all of her gifts and give her the opportunity to experience new things. Aysia found her home in the PRTM department.

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Photo of Clemson PRTM alumna Lacey Hennessey.

Clemson Alumni Lacey Hennessey Does It

Lacey Hennessey worked for a marketing firm after she graduated with an undergraduate degree from Clemson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. Although she loved her job, she wanted the freedom to explore new opportunities, leading her to open her own successful business.

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