A flexible path to explore

A minor in recreation, tourism & nonprofit leadership (RTNL) provides you with a concentration of coursework that can apply to various community, health and human services and nonprofit settings. Explore your interests in outdoor activities. Gain a glimpse into the world of event and tourism planning and marketing. Learn the basics of working and making an impact in the nonprofit sector. This is a flexible minor with loads of options for you to explore and find your passion. 

Interested in a Recreation, Tourism & Nonprofit Leadership Minor?

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Contact us directly at:

Department of Health, Recreation & Community Services
WRC 203
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0200

Phone: (319) 273-6316
Email: rtnl@uni.edu 

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Choose classes that excite you. Our program focuses on giving students flexibility. This means that as you work to complete the 18 semester hours of coursework required, you’ll have a ton of electives to choose from.

Here are some of the courses you can choose to take in this minor:

  • Foundations of Tourism
  • Foundations of the Nonprofit Sector
  • Foundations of Outdoor Recreation
  • Programming for Recreation, Tourism and Nonprofit Leadership
  • Marketing in Recreation, Tourism and Nonprofit Leadership    
  • Special Events Management
  • Community Based Tourism
  • History of Outdoor Recreation
  • Assessment, Programming and Evaluation in Therapeutic Recreation