Oct 21, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University Catalog

Hospitality and Tourism Management, BS


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About the Program

In Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) students gain experience and knowledge in food production and service skills in the Boiler Bistro and John Purdue Room, and from internships (in the United States and abroad) at convention and visitor bureaus, resorts, sports facilities, restaurants, and hotels. Students develop critical thinking ability and a broad perspective in human resource management, hospitality law, accounting, finance, marketing, information systems, international relations, senior living, and transportation. Students can choose concentrations in the following areas: Environment Sustainability, Human Resources, Layout and Design, Marketing/Sales.

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (33-41 credits)


Electives (21-30 credits)


  • Electives - Credit Hours: 21.00-30.00

University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

Program Requirements


14-15 Credits


15-16 Credits


15-16 Credits


15-16 Credits


1 credit


Fall 3rd Year


15 Credits


14-15 Credits


1- 2 credits


13-15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


15-16 Credits


Notes


  • 2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.
  • 32 credits of Purdue coursework at the 30000 level or above are required for graduation.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program. 

For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical.

In alignment with the Degree Map Guidance for Indiana’s Public Colleges and Universities, published by the Commission for Higher Education (pursuant to HEA 1348-2013), a Critical Course is identified as “one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.  Students who want to be nurses, for example, should know that they are expected to be proficient in courses like biology in order to be successful.  These would be identified by the institutions for each degree program”. 

Disclaimer


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