Welcome to our website! We hope you find the information you need to answer your specific questions about Tourism and Hospitality Studies at CCSU. For more information about our program, please contact Dr. Jeffery Kreeger, Director at 860.832.2787 or call the Geography department main number at 860.832.2785. You can also email us at GeogInfo@ccsu.edu.
Highlighted Course Offerings:
Intro to Hospitality & Tourism
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.
Hotels & Lodging Practicum
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.
Convention, Event & Meeting Planning
Introduces operational issues associated with planning and managing conventions, meetings, and events. Issues may include facility management, identifying and selecting venues, negotiating with vendors, developing event budgets, and organizing employees.
What Recent Graduates Say About THS
I just wanted to thank you for the education you provided me since it played a huge part in me landing this amazing position in a beautiful hotel I am proud to say I helped open. What you taught me has really put me up to par with my colleagues that have years of experience.
I am confident that with my THS diploma, I’ll always have a job.
Our students are highly qualified as our program and the university requires them to take standard business classes (management, marketing, accounting, finance, law, economics, languages, etc.) along with hospitality, tourism, and geography courses.
If you have any open position announcements, please send them to Dr. Jeffery Kreeger at email@example.com. Job alerts are sent to our ever-growing listserv, which reaches not only current students but also graduates working in the industry. Thus, both entry and mid level positions are more than appropriate.