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HTSM 111. Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: World of tourism and hospitality, with a special emphasis on its industries, systems, sectors, and career opportunities.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


HTSM 215. Geography of Tourism

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Geographic regions around the world with emphasis on the cultural and physical diversity of place. Examines how geographic diversity influences and affects global tourism patterns, business and activities.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


HTSM 294. Hospitality Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Survey of the major elements of Hospitality and its operations, including hotel management, restaurant operations, convention and event planning and attraction operations.
Prerequisites: Completion of HTSM 111 with a "C" grade or better.
Semester Offered:
  • Spring
  • DEMAND


HTSM 297. Travel Automation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles and practice of automated reservation systems.
Semester Offered: Spring


HTSM 360. Transportation Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Organization, structure and importance of passenger transportation systems.
Semester Offered: Spring


HTSM 362. Introduction to the Cruise Line Industry

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The operations and management of the cruise line industry. Shipboard organization and delivery of the cruise product
Prerequisites: HTSM 111 and HTSM 215
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HTSM 364. Tour Operations

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Directing domestic/international tours.
Prerequisites: HTSM 111
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HTSM 368. Event and Convention Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A systematic analysis of the meeting, exposition, event, and convention (MEEC) industry.
Prerequisites: Completion of HTSM 111 with a "C" grade or better.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HTSM 370. Introduction to Travel Writing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The art and practice of travel writing.
Prerequisites: HTSM 111 and HTSM 215
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HTSM 372. Food Tourism

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Explore the relationship between food and tourism around the world.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HTSM 395. Hospitality and Tourism Marketing

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Description: An applied course designed to explore how the tourism product is distributed to the consumer. Will develop the student's awareness of the tourism industry's channels of distribution, their inter-relationships and means for effective utilization by both distributors and consumer.
Semester Offered: Spring


HTSM 396. Tourism Development

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced study of tourism: analyzing and planning tourism resources.
Prerequisites: GEOG 290 or HTSM 111.
Semester Offered: Fall


HTSM 415. Ethics in Hospitality and Tourism

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis of trends in Hospitality and Tourism toward ethical and sustainable management practices, including the formation and implementation of policy within the framework of ethical theory.
Prerequisites: Completion of HTSM 111 with a "C" grade or better.
Semester Offered: Spring


HTSM 425. Methods in Hospitality and Tourism Research

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Foundations of research, research design, hypothesis testing, analysis of findings, reporting and ethical issues in tourism
Prerequisites: Completion of HTSM 111 with a "C" grade or better.
Semester Offered: Fall


HTSM 434. Travel/Tourism Seminar

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Application of selected travel/tourism concepts. Capstone course. Satisfies Upper Division Writing Requirement in Travel-Tourism B.A.
Prerequisites: Completion of travel/tourism core courses and consent of instructor.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


HTSM 444. Internship

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Practical learning experiences (300 hours) in a hospitality and tourism services setting involving leadership, planning, management or operational experiences.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of 15 credits within the HTSM major. Permission of field experience supervisor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HTSM 495. Temporary Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Specific subjects selected to meet special educational needs, offered in a format different from the typical scheduled course. Exact nature of the course will be defined by the department. 1-3 Cr., ALT.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Summer


HTSM 496. Tourism and the Environment

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Tourism and its relationship to the physical and cultural character of place. Sustainable development, particularly when expressed as eco-tourism.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HTSM 497. Tourism Policy and Planning

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced planning principles and policy formulation frameworks/strategies applicable to tourism development at different scales--site, destination and regional. Case studies of applied tourism planning and policies in different countries.
Prerequisites: GEOG 290 or HTSM 111
Semester Offered: Spring


HTSM 515. Ethics in Hospitality and Tourism

Credits: View Details
Description: Analysis of trends in Hospitality and Tourism toward ethical and sustainable management practices, including the formation and implementation of policy within the framework of ethical theory.
Semester Offered:


HTSM 525. Methods in Hospitality and Tourism Research

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Foundations of research, research design, hypothesis testing, analysis of findings, reporting and ethical issues in Hospitality and Tourism.
Prerequisites: Completion of HTSM 111 with a "C" grade or better.
Semester Offered: Fall


HTSM 595. Temporary Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are intended to support established degree programs and may be included on a student's approved program within the workshop limitations established for each program option.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Summer


HTSM 596. Tourism and the Environment

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Tourism and its relationship to the physical and cultural character of place. Sustainable development, particularly when expressed as eco-tourism.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HTSM 597. Tourism Policy and Planning

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced planning principles and policy formulation frameworks/strategies applicable to tourism development at different scales--site, destination and regional. Case studies of applied tourism planning and policies in different countries.
Prerequisites: GEOG 290 or HTSM 111
Semester Offered: Spring






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