Tourism and Hospitality Studies

Tourism and Hospitality Studies



Welcome to our website! We hope you find the information you need to answer your specific questions about THS @ 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

Highlighted Course Offerings:

Spring 2021

Intro to Hospitality & Tourism

THS 300


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

THS 460


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

THS 465


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

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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.


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I am confident that with my THS diploma, I’ll always have a job.


Attention Employers!

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 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.

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