2018-19 Academic Catalog 
    
    Mar 25, 2019  
2018-19 Academic Catalog

Hospitality and Tourism Management, BS


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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

Degree Requirements


  • 129 Credit Hours
  • Minimum grade of C required for all HTM courses
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 required for graduation
  • Certain courses may only be available at one campus location

PNW General Education Core (31 Credits Minimum)


HTM Electives (12 Credits)


Select twelve credits from the coursework listed below:

Other Required Courses (27 Credits)


Total 129 Credits Required


Degree Map


Requirements


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.

Semester 4 (18 Credits)


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-)

Resources


The 8 semester plan of study is a recommended sequence of classes designed to show how this program can be completed within four years.

Visit the 15 to Finish website for information and resources.

For career information, check out “What Can I Do With this Major?”

For Financial Aid eligibility, click here. Annual FAFSA filing deadline is March 10. Financial Aid recipients are required to complete 30 credits per calendar year to stay eligible for the standard financial aid award.

Financial Guarantee: If you follow the degree map and find a course unavailable, you may be able to take the course for free in a future semester.  Certain exclusions apply. 

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