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Hospitality and Tourism Management


The hospitality and tourism management major prepares you for work in entry, mid-level, and upper-level management positions at a hotel, resort, restaurant, meeting- or event-planning company, convention center, or country club.

Your job could be anywhere in the world, as these companies are in virtually every city and vacation area. You could start in a wide variety of positions, including front office, culinary, marketing, sales, or meeting services. Later you may move to human resources or food and beverage management. Perhaps you will be a club manager, help run a resort complex, or oversee multiple hotels or restaurants as part of a management company. You have many career and professional options in this major that can provide good starting salaries and rapid advancement.

HTM courses

HTM 492 packet

Progression Coursework Form

Progression Work Experience Form

Read testimonials from HTM graduates.

Minor in Restaurant and Foodservice Management

Required Courses

Hospitality and Tourism Management (16 hours credit)

  • HRT 101 Food Quality Principles
  • HRT 210 Foodservice Operations Management
  • HRT 311 Developing a Diverse Service Workforce
  • HRT 326 Food and Lodging Cost Control
  • HRT 341 Food Safety and Sanitation for the Food Service Industry; Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
  • HRT 445 Advanced Food Production and Service Management

Total: 16 hours credit


Minor in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Required Courses

Hospitality and Tourism Management (9 hours credit)

  • HRT 210 Foodservice Operations Management
  • HRT 211 Hotel Operation
  • HRT 224 Tourism Management

Select two of the following:
Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism (6 hours credit)

  • HRT 311 Developing a Diverse Service Workforce
  • HRT 423 Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism
  • HRT 435 Conventions and Meetings: Pursuit and Attainment
  • HRT 450 Advanced Lodging Management

Total: 15 hours credit