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Hospitality and Tourism Management (BS)

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General Education Requirements (41 Hours)

Area I - Written Composition (2 Courses, 6 Hours)

  1. 3 hours:  EH 101

  2. 3 hours:  EH 102

Area II - Humanities & Fine Arts (4 Courses, 12 Hours)

  1. 3 hours:  CA 110

  2. 3 hours from:  EH 215, EH 216, EH 225, EH 226, EH 235, EH 236

  3. 3 hours from:  ARH 100, ARH 103, ARH 123, ARS 101, DRA 110, MUL 101

  4. 3 hours from:  AFR 101, ARH 100, ARH 103, ARH 123, ARH 203, ARS 101, CLA 110, DRA 110, EH 215, EH 216, EH 225, EH 226, EH 235, EH 236, LG 101, LG 102, LG 111, LG 112, LG 121, LG 122, LG 131, LG 132, LG 141, LG 142, LG 151, LG 152, LG 153, LG 171, LG 172, LG 173, LG 201, LG 202, LG 211, LG 212, LG 213, LG 221, LG 222, LG 231, LG 232, LG 234, LG 241, LG 242, 251, LG 252, LG 271, LG 272, LG 273, LGS 101, LGS 102, LGS 106, LGS 107, LGS 110, LGS 111, LGS 131, LGS 141, LGS 142, LGS 161, LGS 162, LGS 171, LGS 172, LGS 181, LGS 182, LGS 201, LGS 202, LGS 206, LGS 207, LGS 210, LGS 211, LGS 241, LGS 242, LGS 261, LGS 262, LGS 281, LGS 282, MUL 101, PHL 110, PHL 120, PHL 121, PHL 131, PHL 231, PHL 240, REL 100, REL 200, REL 201

Area III – Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3 Courses & Labs, 11-14 Hours)

  1. 3-4 hours from:  MA 110, MA 112, MA 113, MA 115, MA 120, MA 125, MA 126, MA 227, MA 237, MA 238

  2. 8-10 hours from:  AN 121 & AN 121L, BLY 101 & BLY 101L or BLY 121 & BLY 121L, BLY 102 & BLY 102L or BLY 122 & BLY 122L, CH 101 & CH 101L, CH 103 & CH 103L, CH 131 & CH 131L, CH 132 & CH 132L, GEO 101 & GEO 101L, GEO 102 & GEO 102L, GY 111 & GY 111L, GY 112 & GY 112L, MAS 134 & MAS 134L, PH 101 & PH 101L, PH 104 & PH 104L, PH 114 & PH 114L, PH 115 & PH 115L, PH 201 & PH 201L, PH 202 & PH 202L

Area IV – History, Social & Behavioral Sciences (4 Courses, 12 Hours)

  1. 3 hours from:  HY 101, HY 102, HY 135, HY 136

  2. 6 hours from:  AN 100, AN 101, CA 100, CA 211, CJ 105, GEO 114, GEO 115, GS 101, HY 101, HY 102, HY 135, HY 136, IS 100, IST 201, NAS 101, PSC 130, PSY 120, PSY 250, SY 109, SY 112

  3. 3 hours from:  ECO 215, ECO 216

Area V (0-23 Hours)

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Students must complete a 6 credit hour sequence either in literature (Area II – EH 215 & EH 216, EH 225 & EH 226, or EH 235 & EH 236) or history (Area IV – HY 101 & HY 102 or HY 135 & HY 136

Major Requirements (79 Hours)

Hospitality and Tourism Management Major Core (14 Courses, 43 Hours)

  1. 40 hours: HTM 200, HTM 210, HTM 220, HTM 310, HTM 315, HTM 350, HTM 396, HTM 400, HTM 410 (4 hrs), HTM 435, HTM 440, LS 292, LS 300

  2. 3 hours from: ACC 211, HTM 445

Captstone (2 Courses, 6 Hours)

  1. 6 hours: HTM 496, HTM 498 

Electives (10 Courses, 30 hours)

  1. Electives 100-499 or minor option

Minor Requirements (0 Hours)

A minor is not required for this degree program


Notes:

* Recommended Course

 


Additional Information

 

  

Hospitality and Tourism Management (BS) :  (120 Total Hours)

First Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
EH 101 English Composition I 3
Fine Art **Area II, C 3
Math **Area III, A 3
Science **Area III, B 3
Science Lab **Area III, B 1
HTM 200  Intro to Hospitality and Tourism Management 3
     
      Total Hours  16

First Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
 EH 102 English Composition II 3
CA 110 Public Speaking 3
Science **Area III, B 3
Science Lab **Area III, B 1
ECO 215 or ECO 216 **Area IV, C 3
HTM 210 Food and Beverage Management 3
     
      Total Hours 16 

Second Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
Literature **Area II, B 3
ACC 211, HTM 445 Principles of Accounting, Financial Reporting 3
HTM 220  Meetings, Incentives, Conventions & Events 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences **Area IV, B 3
History **Area IV, A 3
     
      Total Hours 15 

Second Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
Social & Behavioral Sciences **Area IV, B 3
Humanities & Fine Arts **Area II, D 3
LS 292 Outdoor Rec and Adventure 3
LS 300 Global Tourism 3
Elective *HTM 212 Food Sanitation and Safety 3
     
      Total Hours 15 

Third Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
HTM 310 Global Leadership for HTM 3
HTM 315 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing (C) 3
Elective   3
Elective   3
Elective   3
     
      Total Hours 15 

Third Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
HTM 410  Sustainable and Ecotourism 4
HTM 435 Quality Service Management (W) 3
HTM 440 Lodging Management 3
HTM 396 HTM Career Planning 3
Elective   3
     
      Total Hours  16

Fourth Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
HTM 350 Hospitality HR Management 3
HTM 400 Legal Issues in HTM 3
Elective   3
Elective   3
Elective   3
     
      Total Hours  15

Fourth Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
HTM 496 HTM Internship I (W) 3
HTM 498 HTM Internship II 3
Elective   3
Elective   3
     
     
      Total Hours 12 
Notes
*Recommended Course
**See Degree Requirements
HTM 200 is the prerequisite for all HTM core courses.
(W) Courses that satify USA writing requirement.
Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management Staff (251) 461-1902
Chair and Faculty  Dr. Robert Thompson  
Director of HTWIA and Faculty Dr. Evelyn Kwan Green
Faculty Ms. Amanda Donaldson
Academic Advising/Recruitment  Ms. Diane Harvey
Secretary Robin Hamilton

Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management website
http://www.htm@southalabama.edu

Vision

Improve the well-being of people along the Gulf Coast by producing hospitality, tourism and ecotourism professionals who possess fiscal, social, environmental and professional competencies through education and training, job placement and partnerships.

Mission

To advance the people of the Gulf Coast, and the global community through the creation and dissemination of knowledge and experience anchored in sustainable and best practices in the hospitality, tourism and ecotourism sectors.

Goal

Provide graduates with career and life competencies for sustainable employment, local and global leadership, engaged citizenry and research opportunities.

Program Educational Objectives

Develop learner-focused pedagogies that:

  • Prepare students for global hospitality, tourism and ecotourism careers from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Provide students with observational, situational, experiential learning and research opportunities.
  • Apply and infuse sustainable and best hospitality, tourism and ecotourism practices.