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Tourism and Hospitality Studies

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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 - 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 Curriculum Sheet - Students can download curriculum sheet for either the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism degree (.xls). Students are expected to bring an updated sheet to their advising/registration meeting with their advisor.

  • 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.

  • Internship Requirements and Expectations - 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

 

Curriculum Matrix - THS

Program Outcomes - Tourism & Hospitality Studies

Required THS Foundation, Core, and Elective Track Courses

 

KEY:

I = Introduce

R = Reinforce

E = Emphasize

Team Building - Work with a group of people committed to a common purpose and approach for which they hold themselves accountable and, as a result, improve their collective performance

Unique Characteristics of Service - Comprehend, synthesize, and evaluate elements of professional service management

 

Guest Encounter Skills - Demonstrate the skills and behaviors required during customer involvement to analyze, judge, and act in ways that contribute to customer satisfaction

Technology - Retrieve, create, organize, analyze, and communicate information using technology and apply relevant technologies in ways that enhance organizational performance

Critical Thinking - Use purposeful and reflective judgment to formulate rational solutions to organizational problems and to make cogent business decisions

Ethics - Apply the general business tenets of right, good and fair to organizational transactions, activities, and pursuits

 

Leadership - Demonstrate the knowledge of fundamental principles of leadership and model the behavior of effective leaders

 

THS 300 Hospitality Industry

 

I

I

I

I

I

 

ECON 200 & 201 Economics

 

 

 

 

I

I

 

AC 211 Financial Accounting

 

 

 

I

I

I

 

LAW 250 Business Law

 

I

 

 

I

I

 

THS 490 F&B Cost Control

I, R

 

 

R

R

R

 

MGT 295 Intro to Marketing

 

 

R

R

R

R

 

MKT 295 Intro to Management

 

R

R

 

R

R

I

GEOG 454 Tourism Marketing

R

R

R

R

R

R

 

MIS 201 MIS

 

R

 

R

R

 

 

THS 430 Internship

 

R

 

R

R

R

R

THS 490 Human Resources

R

R

R

 

R

R

R

THS 490 F&B Management

R

R

R

R

R

 

R

THS 450 Lodging Practicum

R, E

R, E

R, E

R

R

 

R

THS 410 Operational Analysis

E

E

E

E

E

E

E

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