2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Tourism & Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Science – On Campus & Online

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Business Core 21
Business Electives 3
Major Requirements 54
Other Requirements 3
Total Credit Hours 121

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
BUS 175 Introduction to Business & Entrepreneurship 3
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
THM 100 Professional Careers in Hospitality Industry 3
THM 115 Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality 3
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education 3
BIO 100 Biological Science 3
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
Select one Science Lab Elective (Note A) 1
 Credits30
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
ECN 200 Basic Principles of Economics 3
BUS 284 Advanced Microcomputing 3
THM 212 Fundamentals of Nutrition for Food Service 3
THM 205 Sanitation Principles 3
Select one Tourism and Hospitality Management Elective (Note P) 3
ACC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACC 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
PSY 210 Introduction to Psychology 3
MTH 105 Intermediate Algebra 3
 Credits31
Third Year
BUS 281 Legal Environment for Business 3
BUS 330 Business Communication 3
THM 200 Computers in Hospitality 3
THM 250 Hotel Operations Management 3
THM 320 Cases in Hospitality Management 3
BUS 360 Corporate Finance 3
BUS 365 Organizational Behavior & Theory 3
BUS 366 Principles of Marketing 3
Select one Global/Cultural and Language Elective (Note B) 3
Select one Tourism and Hospitality Management Elective (Note P) 3
 Credits30
Fourth Year
THM 280 Dining Rm & Beverage Management Operations 3
THM 440 Hospitality Sales and Advertising 3
THM 331/MTH 105 Food, Beverage & Labor Cost Control 3
THM 300 Purchasing for the Hospitality Industry 3
THM 490 Sr Project 3
THM 462 Hospitality Human Resource Management 3
Select one Hospitality Franchising Elective (Note Q) 3
Select one Work Experience Elective (Note R) 3
Select one Information Systems/International Course Elective (Note S) 3
Select one Global/Cultural and Language Elective (Note B) 3
 Credits30
 Total Credits121

List of Notes for Business Degree Programs

Note A

A student needs to take one (1) of the following laboratory courses:

BIO 100LBiological Science Lab1
SCI 101LPhysical Science Laboratory1

Note B

Global/Cultural and Language Electives (6 hours)

A student will choose two (2) courses from the list below. At least one of these must be a non-language course.

ENG 207Introduction to World Literature3
ENG 383African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT3
FIA 201Basic Art Appreciation3
GEO 141World Regional Geography3
GEO 336Political Geography3
GEO 337Geography of Africa3
HIS 335African-American History3
HIS 336African-American History Since 18653
HIS 360Latin America: Readings in Latin-American History3
HIS 361Latin America: Readings in Latin-American History3
HIS 365Latin Amer Caribb,Caribbean History3
HIS 370Early African History and Cultures, From the Beginning of Humankind to 16003
HIS 371Modern African History & Cultures 1600-PRESENT3
HIS 446Colonial Latin American3
HIS 448Slavery in the Alantic Basin3
HUM 210Humanties3
HUM 211Humanities3
MUS 301Music Appreciation3
MUS 234African-American Music3
POS 315African American Politics3
POS 323Compartative Government3
POS 360International Politics3
POS 442International Law3
POS 463Politics of African Nations3
POS 468A Survey of Contemporary Governments of Asia3
PSY 340Psychology of the African-American3
SOC 101Introduction to the Social Sciences3
SOC 237Racial & Ethnic Minorities3
SOC 242Introduction to Anthropology3
FRN 111/112Elementary French I3
GRM 111/112Elementary German I3
JPN 111/112Elementary Japanese I3
SPN 111/112Elementary Spanish3
SWA 111/112Elementary Swahili3

Note C

A student in the Accountancy major needs to take two (6 credit hours) of the following as Business Elective course.

ACC 316Federal Income Tax II3
ACC 420Selected Topics in Accounting3
BUS 300Internship3
BUS 400Independent Study3
BUS 417International Business3
BUS 493Special Topics in Business3
BUS 469Entrepreneurship-In-Residence3
BUS 477Franchising3
BUS 362Investments3
BUS 474Intermediate Financial Management3
BUS 420Organizational Change & Development3
BUS 417International Business3
BUS 367Consumer Behavior3

Note D

A student in the Entrepreneurship concentration needs to take four (12 credit hours) of the following as Business Elective courses.

ACC 330Accounting Systems3
BUS 300Internship3
BUS 400Independent Study3
BUS 493Special Topics in Business3
BUS 484Creativity Innovation and Change Management3
BUS 362Investments3
BUS 363Financial Institutions3
BUS 368Human Resources Management3
BUS 420Organizational Change & Development3
BUS 367Consumer Behavior3
BUS 413Principles of Retailing3
BUS 390Business Database Management3

Note E

A student in the Finance concentration needs to take four (12 credit hours) of the following as Business Elective courses.

ACC 301Intermediate Accounting I3
ACC 315Federal Income Tax I3
ACC 330Accounting Systems3
BUS 300Internship3
BUS 400Independent Study3
BUS 493Special Topics in Business3
BUS 417International Business3
BUS 469Entrepreneurship-In-Residence3
BUS 476Operations Management3
BUS 310Risk Management3
BUS 395Intro to Personal Financial Planning3
BUS 368Human Resources Management3
BUS 390Business Database Management3
BUS 497Marketing Research3

Note F

A student in the Management concentration needs to take four (12 credit hours) of the following as Business Elective courses.

BUS 300Internship3
BUS 400Independent Study3
BUS 493Special Topics in Business3
BUS 465Small Business Management3
BUS 469Entrepreneurship-In-Residence3
BUS 477Franchising3
BUS 370Total Quality Management3
BUS 435Compensation3
BUS 390Business Database Management3
BUS 421Web Application Development for E-Business3
BUS 423Decision Support & Expert Systems3
BUS 412Marketing Management3
BUS 413Principles of Retailing3
BUS 497Marketing Research3

Note G

A student in the Management Information Systems concentration needs to take four (12 credit hours) of the following as Business Elective courses.

ACC 301Intermediate Accounting I3
ACC 302Intermediate Accounting II3
ACC 330Accounting Systems3
BUS 300Internship3
BUS 400Independent Study3
BUS 493Special Topics in Business3
BUS 465Small Business Management3
BUS 469Entrepreneurship-In-Residence3
BUS 362Investments3
BUS 368Human Resources Management3
BUS 415International Management3
BUS 374Programming in Visual Basic3
BUS 385Web 2 Applications3
BUS 387Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
BUS 497Marketing Research3

Note H

A student in the Marketing concentration needs to take four (12 credit hours) of the following as Business Elective courses.

BUS 300Internship3
BUS 400Independent Study3
BUS 493Special Topics in Business3
BUS 465Small Business Management3
BUS 469Entrepreneurship-In-Residence3
BUS 477Franchising3
BUS 362Investments3
BUS 363Financial Institutions3
BUS 368Human Resources Management3
BUS 410Leadership & Diversity in Management3
BUS 390Business Database Management3
BUS 411Salesmanship3
BUS 414Advertising3
BUS 418Internet Marketing3

Note P

A student needs to take two of the following courses toward Tourism and Hospitality Management Electives (6 credits).

THM 381Facilities Layout & Design3
THM 401Club and Resort Management3
THM 481Hospitality Property Management3
THM 351Event Planning and Management3
THM 402Management by Menu3

Note Q

A student needs to take one of the following courses towards Hospitality Franchising Elective (3 credits).

BUS 387Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
BUS 465Small Business Management3
BUS 477Franchising3
THM 441Restaurant Ownership and Operation3
THM 494Restaurant Franchising3

Note R

A student needs to take one of the following courses towards a work experience elective in the Hospitality Industry (3 credit hours).

THM 391Intenship in Hospitality3
BUS 300Internship3
BUS 400Independent Study3
BUS 413Principles of Retailing3
BUS 412Marketing Management3
BUS 367Consumer Behavior3

Note S

BUS 417International Business3
BUS 415International Management3
BUS 416International Marketing3
SOC 325Sociology of Business & Internationalism3
BUS 390Business Database Management3
BUS 375Management Information Systems & E-Commerce3