About the Program
The White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) is designed to offer students a broad-based curriculum, combining a strong liberal arts education with a management focus It is an interdisciplinary degree that ensures a solid business foundation and a genuine grasp of all aspects of the hospitality industry including food & beverage management, gaming, recreation, private club administration, travel and tourism activities, event and conference planning, convention and visitors bureaus, and more.
With a curriculum designed to be both practical and insightful, Hospitality and Tourism Management students acquire the valuable skills that make for successful employees in multiple hospitality and tourism sectors. This foundation of knowledge is coupled with practical learning about how to organize, supervise and manage employees, which will serve you very well in an industry that requires experiential and practical learning integrated with classroom theories.
As the hospitality industry is the fastest growing business sector in the world and globalization has brought about an explosion in career opportunities, HTM offers both bachelor degree programs and certificate programs. The School offers courses in a variety of academic and experiential learning contexts Industry practicum experience is required in all HTM administered bachelor degree programs. This means prospects abound for internships and experiential learning opportunities
Civics Literacy Proficiency
The Civics Literacy Proficiency activities are designed to develop civic knowledge of Purdue Northwest students in an effort to graduate a more informed citizenry.
Students will complete the Proficiency by passing a test of civic knowledge, and completing one of three paths:
- Attending six approved civics-related events and completing an assessment for each; or
- Completing 12 podcasts created by the Purdue Center for C-SPAN Scholarship and Engagement that use C-SPAN material and completing an assessment for each; or
- Earning a passing grade for one of the approved courses (or transferring in approved AP or departmental credit in lieu of taking a course)
For more information visit the Civics Literacy Proficiency website.