Tourism, Event and Recreation Management Transfer Admission

The Bachelor of Science in Tourism, Event and Recreation Management (BS-TERM) program offers 2 different specializations.  Depending on their academic interests, career goals and academic capabilities, BS-TERM students select one of the following specializations

    1. Tourism & Hospitality Management
    2. Event Management

Required Prerequisite Courses & GPA

Transfer students must complete specific prerequisite courses prior to their enrollment at UF. The BS-TERM program requires a minimum 2.0 prerequisite GPA and a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. Transfer admission is competitive. Applicants should have a 3.4 cumulative GPA and a 3.4 pre-requisite GPA to be a competitive applicant.


Tourism, Event and Recreation Management Prerequisites (or State of Florida Common Course Prerequisites)

Course Number


  • SYG 2000
  • PSY 2012
  • ECO 2013 or ECO 2023
  • DEP 2004
  • SPC 2608

Core Courses (Course Name)


  • Principles of Sociology
  • General Psychology*
  • Microeconomics or Macroeconomics
  • Developmental Psychology**
  • Public Speaking
** For a list of acceptable alternatives, please consult the Common Course Prerequisite Manual on the FACTS.org website.

ALL PRE-REQUISITE COURSES MUST BE COMPLETED OR IN-PROGRESS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.
PRE-REQUISITE COURSES CANNOT BE TAKEN AT UF.


Recommended Lower Division Courses

When preparing for admission to our college, applicants should also consider taking lower division courses that will aid in your transition into upper division coursework if admitted to the Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management. These recommended courses are requirements for graduation from the B.S. degree in Tourism, Event and Recreation Management, but are not pre-requisites for admission. The department recommends the following coursework:

Course Number


  • ACG 2021
  • STA 2023

Core Courses (Course Name)


  • Intro to Financial Accounting
  • Intro to Statistics

Additional Information

For answers to questions related to the Tourism, Event and Recreation Management undergraduate program please contact the undergraduate advisor. For advising appointments, please call 352.392.4042. For general transfer admission information, deadlines and application, please visit the UF Office of Admissions website.