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(HTM 150) Economics of Global Tourism

Introduction to the fundamental concepts and methods of micro- and macro-economic analysis and their application in addressing contemporary issues of global sustainable tourism. Emphasis is on the trends, policies, impacts and challenges in planning for and managing tourism and hospitality organizations. Not available to BUSM students.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites HTM 133
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs Hospitality and Tourism Management (BS)

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply general business principles and practices to the unique nature and needs of hospitality and tourism.
  2. Effectively solve business problems by applying critical thinking and utilizing qualitative and quantitative data.
  3. Develop a mastery of relevant economic principles and their application toward organizational productivity.
  4. Demonstrate flexibility and creativity in the context of a rapidly evolving hospitality and tourism industry.
  5. Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism in work habits, communications, appearance, and interactions with colleagues.
  6. Compete successfully for career opportunities and internal advancement within the hospitality and tourism.
  7. Integrate a hospitality and tourism career into a well-rounded, moral, productive, and satisfying career.