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Hospitality and Tourism Management (BS)

Hours - 59-70 Credit Hours
Effective Apr.2020
Last Revision 6/26/2020

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
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


HTM Core — 37-48 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
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 200 Hospitality and Tourism Practicum F, W, S 3.0
HTM 230 Tourism Geography and Travel F, W, S 1.0
HTM 255 Property Management and the Guest Experience F, W 3.0
HTM 270 Destination Management and Marketing F, W, S 3.0
HTM 285 Leadership and Talent Development F, W, S 3.0
HTM 301 Financial Decision Management F, W 3.0
HTM 304 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing F, W, S 3.0
HTM 342 Hospitality and Tourism Law and Ethics W, S 3.0
HTM 351 Food and Beverage Management F, W 3.0
HTM 375 Accommodations Operations F, W 3.0
HTM 399R Management Internship in Hospitality and Tourism F, W, S 3.0 - 14.0


HTM Electives — 6 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
HTM 290 Customer Experience Optimization F, W 3.0
HTM 370 Meetings and Conventions Management F, W 3.0
BUSM 310 Leadership and Management F, W, S 3.0
BUSM 327 Human Resource Management F, W 3.0
BUSM 361 Business Analytics and Operations F, W, S 3.0
BUSM 421 Integrated Marketing Communications W, S 3.0
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 3.0
POSC 331/ PMGT 300 Public Policy W 3.0


    Advanced HTM Capstone Course — 3 Credits

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    HTM 485 Hospitality and Tourism Senior Seminar F, W 3.0


      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.
      4. MUST take a knowledge assessment test during the HTM 485 capstone course (oral presentation to faculty group on an assigned topic).

      Program Outcomes


      Upon completing a major in Hospitality and Tourism Management, students will:

      • Apply general business principles to the unique characteristics and demands of the hospitality industry
      • Lead others toward the successful accomplishment of a task or project.
      • Demonstrate an understanding of the means of producing a high level of service quality in a hospitality setting.
      • Solve business problems using qualitative and quantitative tools.
      • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism in work habits and communication skills.
      • Compete successfully for jobs and promotion within the hospitality industry.
      • Adjust creatively to changes in the business environment.
      • Integrate a hospitality career into a well-rounded, moral, productive and satisfying life.