Courses

HOSP 5643. Meetings and Convention Management. 3 Hours.

Focuses on the planning and management of meetings and conventions in the hospitality industry. (Typically offered: Fall)

HOSP 5653. Global Travel and Tourism Management. 3 Hours.

The course recounts the history of travel, explores the future, and discusses the components of tourism from a global perspective. (Typically offered: Spring)

HOSP 5663. Critical Issues and Trends in Hospitality and Tourism. 3 Hours.

The hospitality industry is arguably one of the most important sources of income and foreign exchange and is growing rapidly. However, national and international crises have huge negative economic consequences. This course explores change in the world and applies this to forecasting change in the hospitality and tourism industries. This course examines the current state of the industry and makes educated predictions to the future of the lodging, cruise, restaurant, technology, and travel and tourism industries. (Typically offered: Spring)

HOSP 5673. Destination Marketing and Operations. 3 Hours.

This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the tasks and processes involved in running a successful destination of management organization (DMO). This course places heavy emphasis on destination marketing. Prerequisite: HOSP 1603. (Typically offered: Spring)

HOSP 5693. Hospitality Management Internship. 3 Hours.

Supervised experience in an instructor approved work /learning situation relating to the hospitality industry in multiple aspects of a hospitality organization. Emphasis on application of knowledge and skills to actual job roles and responsibilities. Requires employment in a hospitality setting for a minimum of 250 clock hours. Prerequisite: Instructor consent. (Typically offered: Fall, Spring and Summer)