Global Leadership Concentration

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the U.S. economy to add 8.3 million jobs from 2021 to 2031. Of those, 1.9 million jobs—23.1 percent of all new jobs projected—are expected to be in leisure and hospitality. The Global Leadership concentration equips students with the skills needed to meet the employment outlook in the hospitality and tourism industry. Potential employment opportunities include: operations and service management, leadership and strategic management, financial and human resource management, global leadership, and personal and professional career development.  Students also build problem-solving, communication, critical thinking, analytical, and research skills.


Program of Study Credit Hours
General Education  41
Hospitality and Tourism Management Major Core 55
Global Leadership Concentration 24
Total Credit Hours 120
Hospitality and Tourism Management Major Core (49 Hrs) Credit Hours
HTM 200 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry 3
HTM 210 Food and Beverage Services Management  3
HTM 212 Food Sanitation and Safety 3
HTM 216 Fundamentals of Hospitality Financial Management 3
HTM 220 Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Events (MICE I) 3
HTM 310 Global Leadership for HTM Professions 3
HTM 315 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing 3
HTM 318 Hospitality Industry Managerial Accounting 3
HTM 350 Introduction to Hospitality Human Resource Management 3
HTM 362 Hospitality Information Systems 3
HTM 382 Digital Marketing in Hospitality and Tourism 3
HTM 396 HTM Professional Conduct and Career Planning 3
HTM 400 Legal Issues in Hospitality and Tourism 3
HTM 410 Sustainable and Eco-tourism 4
HTM 435 Quality Service Management 3
HTM 440 Lodging Management 3
HTM 496 Internship in HTM I 3
HTM 498 Internship in HTM II 3
Electives 100-499 6
Global Leadership Concentration (24 Hrs) Credit Hours
*HTM 320 Destination Management &; Marketing 3
*HTM 330 Cruise Operations Management 3
SM 300 Global Tourism 3
*OL 300 Introduction to Organizational Leadership 3
*SM 391 Leadership in Sports Management and Recreation Studies 3
*IST 495 Professional Leadership and Teamwork 3
Electives 100-499 (Recommended: HTM, IST, OL, SM) 6