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Hospitality and Tourism Management (BS)

Hours - 59-70 Credit Hours
Effective Apr.2020
Last Revision 8/27/2021
Holokai Category: Professional Studies

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Program

The Discipline

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Program Requirements


Business Foundation — 13 Credits

All business foundation courses must be completed with a C-or better.

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
MATH 107 Quantitative Reasoning F, W, S 3.0
BUSM 180 Introduction to Business F, W, S 3.0
ACCT 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting F, W, S 3.0
BUSM 230 Business Spreadsheets and Modeling F, W, S 1.0
BUSM 320 Business Communication F, W, S 3.0 BUSM 180 w/C- or better; ENGL 101


HTM Core — 37-48 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
HTM 133 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management F, W, S 3.0
HTM 150 Economics of Global Tourism F, W, S 3.0 HTM 133;BUSM 180; MATH 107 w/C- or better
HTM 200 Hospitality and Tourism Practicum F, W, S 3.0 HTM 133; BUSM 180 w/C- or better
HTM 230 Tourism Geography and Travel F, W, S 1.0 HTM 133
HTM 255 Property Management and the Guest Experience F, W 3.0 HTM 133; BUSM 180 w/C- or better
HTM 270 Destination Management and Marketing F, W, S 3.0 HTM 133, HTM 230; BUSM 180 w/C- or Better
HTM 285 Leadership and Talent Development F, W, S 3.0 HTM 133, HTM 200, HTM 230, BUSM 180 w/C- or better
HTM 301 Financial Decision Management F, W 3.0 HTM 285, ACCT 201, HTM 150 or ECON 200, BUSM 230, and MATH 107
HTM 304 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing F, W, S 3.0 HTM 285, BUSM 320, HTM 150 or ECON 200
HTM 342 Hospitality and Tourism Law and Ethics F, W 3.0 HTM 285, ENGL 101
HTM 351 Food and Beverage Management F, W 3.0 HTM 285, BUSM 230, ACCT 201, HTM 150 or ECON 200, and MATH 107
HTM 375 Lodging Operations F, W 3.0 HTM 285, BUSM 230, ACCT 201, HTM 150 or ECON 200, and MATH 107
HTM 399R Management Internship in Hospitality and Tourism F, W, S 3.0 - 14.0 HTM 285, Jr status (60+ total credits)


HTM Electives — 6 Credits

At least on HTM course plus any other course.

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
HTM 290 Customer Experience Optimization F, W 3.0 HTM 133, BUSM 180
HTM 370 Meetings and Convention Management F, W 3.0 HTM 285, 304
BUSM 310 Leadership and Management F, W, S 3.0 BUSM 180
BUSM 327 Human Resource Management F, W 3.0 BUSM 310 w/B- or better
BUSM 361 Business Analytics and Operations F, W, S 3.0 BUSM 180, BUSM 230, MATH 107 all w/C- or better
BUSM 421 Integrated Marketing Communications W, S 3.0 Either BUSM 304 or HTM 304 w/B- or better
CIS 200 Fundamentals of Information System and Technology F, W, S 3.0
ENTR 285 Introduction to Digital Marketing F, W, S 3.0
EXS 350 Medical and Wellness Tourism F, S 3.0
POSC 331 or Public Policy or F 3.0
PMGT 300 Public Policy F 3.0


    Advanced HTM Capstone Course — 3 Credits

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
    HTM 485 Hospitality and Tourism Senior Seminar F, W 3.0 HTM 285, 301, 304, 351, 375


      Additional Program Requirements

      1. No more than one “D” grade may be applied towards the major. All business foundation courses must be C-or better.
      2. One retake is allowed per class, for up to two major classes.
      3. In order to receive credit for an internship, prior arrangements and approval must be made through Career Services.

      Program Learning Outcomes


      Upon graduation, a hospitality and tourism management major will be able to:

      1. Apply acquired knowledge of key principles and best practices in the unique and dynamic environment of the hospitality and tourism industry to deliver a high level of organizational productivity and innovation.
      2. Demonstrate true servant-leadership, notable integrity and strong communication skills to guide team members toward the successful accomplishment of tasks, projects, and organizational priorities.
      3. Effectively solve business problems and pursue new opportunities by mastering relevant technologies and employing the critical thinking skills of inquiry, analysis and creativity.
      4. Understand the essential nature of superb service to customers and colleagues in diverse industry settings and be viewed as an exemplar of sincere hospitality, impeccable professionalism and purposeful stewardship.
      5. Integrate a fulfilling hospitality and tourism career into a well-rounded, ethical, faithful and productive life while successfully pursuing professional advancement opportunities.

      The Discipline

      The Hospitality & Tourism Management Program prepares students for collectively the largest industry in the world economy and the primary industry in most of the Pacific basin. There is a continuing and growing demand in this industry for persons with a broad range of academic and professional skills.


      Career Opportunities

      Hospitality & Tourism Management Program graduates are prepared for positions of responsibility in hotels, resorts, food service operations, cruise ships, clubs, cultural, recreational businesses, convention and visitor bureaus, and tourism development agencies.