Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Tourism & Hospitality Studies


THS 300     The Hospitality Industry      3

Prereq.:  AC 211 and 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.

 

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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