BS Geography - Travel & Tourism

The tourism education program at Salem State has recently been certified by the United Nations - World Tourism Organization, an award granted to only eight other colleges in North America. This program will open your eyes to new ideas and open the employment door to new career path opportunities. Students examine current trends in travel and tourism, and delve into exploring the social, cultural and environmental issues surrounding tourism.  Courses cover topical areas such as:

  • Using tourism for economic development
  • Marketing tourism
  • International perspectives on tourism
  • Impacts of travel
  • Understanding local tourism initiatives
  • Special events
  • Ecotourism
  • Recreation