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Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Hospitality and Tourism Management Major

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Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) is a multibillion dollar industry. The HTM major will prepare students for a management career in the fast-paced hospitality and tourism industry. Graduates with this major will be prepared for entry level professional positions in guest services management, theme park and attraction management, tourism management, event planning and food services management, and have the foundation for more senior management positions as their careers advance. The Hospitality & Tourism Management major will consist of 65 hours of coursework, including a semester long internship. The major will prepare graduates with 35 hours of coursework created to give students exposure to the major areas of the hospitality and tourism discipline along with 12 hours in core areas of Business Administration, 8 hours in the study of one foreign language, 6 hours in selected Liberal Arts courses, and 4 hours in Sport Management. Within the 35 Hospitality & Tourism Management credit hours, students are to earn 2 credit hours by completing 120 hours of apprenticeship experience during their sophomore and junior years.

Core Business Courses (12 credit hours)

Language Requirement (8 credit hours)

Students in the Hospitality & Tourism major are required to complete 8 credit hours of study in one foreign language.

Liberal Arts Selections (6 credit hours)

Students in the Hospitality & Tourism major are to complete 6 credit hours of study from the following choices:

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