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 and Supplemental Information
The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Hospitality and Tourism Management include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.
Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.
Major Requirements (57-58 credits)
Students must earn a “C-“or better in all HTM courses
Required Courses in Other Departments (36-38 credits)
Electives (24-27 credits)
120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree
At least 32 credits of coursework required at 30000 level or higher to meet graduation requirements
*Satisfies a University Core Requirement
**Satisfies a Non-departmental Major Course Requirement
Students must earn a “C-” or better in all required HTM courses.
120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.
2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.
The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.
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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
The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.