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TOUR 490: Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Management Internship

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 12


Provides 400 hours of advanced supervised professional experience in an approved tourism, events, or hospitality management setting for a minimum of 30 hours/week, and a maximum of 40 hours/week (summer term only). Provides a continuous and structured opportunity to apply principles and skills developed in the classroom to the solution of practical problems. Notes: Students must attend mandatory pre-experience orientation session before registering and must participate in the mandatory final presentations upon completion of internship. Can register for only one additional course for up to 3 credits. Offered by School of Sport/Rec/Tour Mgmt. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Capstone
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ((TOUR 241D, 241XS or 241XP) and (TOUR 470D, 470XS or 470XP)).
D Requires minimum grade of D.
XS Requires minimum grade of XS.
XP Requires minimum grade of XP.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Senior Plus or Senior.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Tourism and Events Management.

Schedule Type: Internship
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

Current Sections

  • Summer 2024, Section: 001, CRN 40074, Format: Online, Instructor: Tina Jones
  • Summer 2024, Section: SA1, CRN 43775, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Tina Jones

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2024, Section: 001, CRN 72208, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Tina Jones
Prior Sections (partial list)