Tourism & Hospitality Studies

300s

THS 300 The Hospitality Industry 3
Prereq.: GEOG 290. Examines the nature of various segments of the tourism-hospitality industry including lodging, restaurants, meetings, conventions, and entertainment. Emphasis on issues and trends facing this industry.

400s

400-LEVEL CLASSES ARE FOR UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT ONLY, EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH "[GR]"

THS 410 Tourism & Hospitality Operations 3
Prereq.: THS 300. Examination of the operational dimensions of the spectrum of tourism and hospitality-oriented attractions and services. This may include topics such as gaming operations, occupancy analysis, Star reports, and tour operations. Spring.

THS 430 Internship in Tourism and Hospitality 3
Prereq.: Permission of program director. Students will work in an environment directly related to their specific interest under the guidance of a faculty member. Written reports and a supervisor evaluation are required. On demand.

THS 435 Independent Study in Tourism and Hospitality 3
Prereq.: Permission of program director. Examines individually planned specific topics within the tourism/hospitality industry. Results can include detailed research paper or project paper. On demand.

THS 450 Hotel and Lodging Practicum 3
Prereq.: THS 300. Combines detailed analysis of issues and trends affecting this sector of the industry with a real-world project supervised by the instructor and the host organization. Irregular.

THS 455 Conventions and Meeting Planning Practicum 3
Prereq.: THS 300. Combines detailed analysis of issues and trends affecting this sector of the industry with a real-world project supervised by the instructor and the host organization. Irregular.

THS 490 Current Topics in Tourism & Hospitality 3
Prereq.: THS 300. Analysis and evaluation of current topics and issues that confront the tourism/hospitality industry. Course may include on-site facility visits and guest lectures from industry professionals. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. Spring.

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