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
Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): Minimum grade of C required for all HTM courses; 2.0 GPA
Experiential Learning (EL): One EL course required. EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.
General Education Core: General Education notations can be found within the course description. Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.
Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study.
Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.
Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.
Additional Information and Guidelines
Note 1: MA / SCI Elective – Any Math, Statistics, or Natural Science course.
Note 2: For elective options see “Other Required Courses” section above.
All HTM Core Courses and HTM Elective Courses must be completed with a grade of C or better (Not C-)