Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences

The park, recreation, and tourism industry provides a wealth of exciting career options, and our faculty and staff stand ready to help you get started or help you advance.  Our former students are managers, marketing professionals, direct service providers and entrepreneurs in an enormous range of exciting recreation and tourism careers.  You can find them working at resorts and hotels, on cruise ships, in the airline industry, in national and state parks and forests, at performing arts facilities and museums, in camps and youth-serving organizations, and in a myriad of recreation businesses and park and recreation agencies that are part of local, state, and national governments.  We are proud of our graduates.  These Aggies make a difference in people’s lives.

Quality experiences, lives, and communities are our business.

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600 John Kimbrough Blvd
College Station, TX 77843-2261

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    May 24AgriLife Extension, NFPA offer tips on grilling safety

    COLLEGE STATION – The Memorial Day weekend is often considered the unofficial beginning of grilling season, and a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert and a fire protection organization have some advice on outdoor grilling safety. “While grilling is an enjoyable seasonal outdoor activity, people need to be aware of its potential dangers,” said Joyce […] The post AgriLife Extension, NFPA offer tips on grilling safety appeared first on AgriLife Today.