The new program will prepare students for professional careers in the fast-paced and creative trillion-dollar global tourism and hospitality industry. These exciting worlds in business offer many career paths that include entertainment venues, resorts, casinos, hotels, restaurants, cruise lines, airlines, event planning companies, destination marketing organizations, and tourism boards. The skills learned in this program are also transferable to other industries, such as communications, entertainment, sports, and even healthcare. The Japanese market is a particularly attractive target for THM students. Japan has a thriving tourism industry, with millions of visitors each year, and a growing interest in sustainable tourism practices. The Japanese hospitality industry is known for its high standards of service and attention to detail, making it an excellent place for graduates of this program to launch their careers.
Students pursuing a B.S. in Tourism and Hospitality Management are required to complete the courses listed below.
24 credits of School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (THM) foundation courses
13 credits of Fox School of Business courses
27 credits of Tourism and Hospitality Management major courses
12 credits of Major electives
35-36 credits of General Education courses
12 credits of free electives to reach 124 total credits
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Hospitality Management are required to complete 24 credits of STHM foundation courses, 13 credits of Fox School of Business courses and 27 credits of Tourism and Hospitality Management major courses.
|STHM 1113||The Business of Leisure||3|
|STHM 2114||Leisure & Tourism in a Diverse Society||3|
|STHM 3185||Internship I||3|
|STHM 4112||Senior Professional Development Seminar||3|
|STHM 4185||Internship II||12|
Fox School of Business Requirements
|MKTG 2101||Marketing Management||3|
|HRM 1101||Leadership and Organizational Management||3|
|ACCT 2501||Survey of Accounting||3|
|ECON 1101||Macroeconomic Principles||3|
|BA 2104||Excel for Business Applications||1|
|THM 1311||The Business of Tourism & Hospitality||3|
|THM 2311||Global Issues in Travel||3|
|THM 3311||Managing Organizations in Tourism & Hospitality||3|
|THM 3312||Strategic Decision Making in Tourism & Hospitality||3|
|THM 2313||Financial Issues in Tourism & Hospitality||3|
|THM 2312||Tourism & Hospitality Sales||3|
|THM 3396||Marketing in Tourism & Hospitality||3|
|THM 3314||Legal Issues in Tourism & Hospitality||3|
|THM 4398||Contemporary Issues in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management||3|
Students are required to complete 12 credits of STHM/THM major management electives, in consultation with their advisor.
General Education Requirements
In addition to the required courses and major electives, students must complete the General Education curriculum, consisting of 11 courses in 9 different areas.