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This webpage contains helpful program information and downloads for our students and may be of use to prospective students as well. Existing students should look over this site carefully and download or print those documents that apply to their situation. Each semester students must register for courses for the following semester and they are required to meet with their advisor during the specified advising periods. Students cannot register without their individual pin number which can only be given to them by their advisor. Registration and advising periods will be posted each semester; students should check with their advisor for scheduling their appointment as soon as possible. Check back often for new forms/documents and/or updates.

 
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  • THS Program Advising Notes (PDF) - This is an essential document for all of our students and all students should refer to this document prior to advising and registration. This document should address many questions students have regarding course selection and registration.  

  • THS Track Electives

  • General Education Courses - A total of 44-46 credits of general education studies, not including the foreign language requirement, must be completed as part of all baccalaureate degrees. Nine credits must be taken in Study Area I, 9 credits in Study Area II, 6 credits in Study Area III, 6-7 credits in Study Area IV, 6 credits in Skill Area I, 6 credits in Skill Area II, up to 6 credits in Skill Area III, and 2-3 credits in Skill Area IV. A maximum of 8 credits in the study area portion and a maximum of 8 credits in the skill area portion of the general education program may be fulfilled by major and/or minor courses that are designated as applicable to general education, with no more than 8 credits total from any one field of study. Credits must be taken in each of four study areas and four skill areas as follows. Requirements & Course list

    • Internship Requirements and Expectations (PDF) - This document outlines the purpose and mechanics of the internship experience. While the faculty have many contacts and internship opportunities, students are expected participate fully in the development of their internship experience. Internships should assist the student find permanent employment and many employers have hired our students after their internship experience was completed. The internship should normally be completed during the last semester of the student's program, further enhancing the student's chances for permanent employment.

    • Internship Evaluation Form

     

    THS Academic Map

    Below table has a total of 120 credit hours. 122 or higher credit hours is required to graduate. Take additional 2 or more credits to graduate along the way.

    8th Senior Spring
    Dept. ID Course Title Area Credits
    GEOG 450 Tourism Planning Core 3
    GEOG 454 Tourism Marketing Core 3
    THS 430 Internship Track Elective 3
    THS 455 Convention MGMT & Practicum Track Elective 3
    THS 490 Topics Course Track Elective 3
            Sub-Total 15
    7th Senior Fall
    Dept. ID Course Title Area Credits
    THS 410 Hospitality Operations Core 3
    THS 450 Lodging Practicum Track Elective 3
    THS 490 Human Resources Track Elective 3
    THS 490 Topics Course Track Elective 3
    Elective   Your choice Free Elective 3
            Sub-Total 15
    6th Junior Spring
    Dept. ID Course Title   Credits
    THS 300 Hospitality Industries Core 3
    AC 211 Financial Accounting Foundation 3
    MGT 295 Management Foundation 3
    Elective   Your choice Free Elective 3
    Elective   Your choice Free Elective 3
            Sub-Total 15
    5th Junior Fall
    Dept. ID Course Title   Credits
    GEOG 290 GEOG of Tourism Foundation 3
    FIN or LAW 200 Finance or Business Law Foundation 3
    MKT 295 Marketing Foundation 3
    Elective   Your choice Free Elective 3
    Elective   Your choice Free Elective 3
            Sub-Total 15
    4th Sophomore Spring      
    Dept. ID Course Title   Credits
    GEOG 120 World Regional GEOG Foundation 3
    MIS 201 MIS Foundation 3
    ECON 201 Economics II Study II 3
    STAT 200 Business Statistics Skill II 3
    Second
    Language
    112 Your choice Skill III 3
            Sub-Total 15
    3rd Sophomore Fall      
    Dept. ID Course Title Area Credits
    ESCI 101 Search in Earth Science Study IV 4
    MATH 105 Survey of Math Skill II 3
    ECON 200 Economics I Study II 3
    Second
    Language
    111 Your choice Skill III 3
    Elective   Your choice Elective 3
            Sub-Total 16
    2nd Freshman Spring
    Dept. ID Course Title Area Credits
    ENG 2XX Literature Study I 3
    PHIL 112 Introduction to Philosophy Study I 3
    HIS 100 Your choice Study II 3
    BIO 120 Plants of Connecticut Study IV 3
    COMM 115 Fundamentals of Comm Skill I 3
            Sub-Total 15
    1st Freshman Fall
    Dept. ID Course Title Area Credits
    ENG 110 Freshman Composition Skill I 3
    PSY 112 General Psychology I Study III 3
    MUS 110 Listening to Classical Music I Study I 3
    SOC 110 Introductory Sociology Study III 3
    PE 144 Fitness/Wellness Skill IV 2
            Sub-Total 14
          Total Credit   120


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