The recreation, tourism & events program at FSU Panama City provides the tools you need to create an experience of a lifetime. Learn to manage facilities, programs and services that enrich people’s lives through high-quality and memorable leisure time experiences. Required coursework provides an overview of event planning, research, facility maintenance and leadership. Field work experience and a one-semester internship put your organization skills, initiative and energy to use, allowing you to work with people from diverse backgrounds to plan events or manage activities for tourism destinations or recreation facilities.
Leisure activities are an integral part of people’s lifestyles, and billions of dollars are spent annually on recreation programs and facilities in public, private and nonprofit recreation agencies.