Hospitality and Tourism Management Minor

Adding a minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management to majors such as Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice and Sport Management will greatly enhance the student's customer service skill set as well as improve their marketability to perform related functions of the Hospitality and Tourism industry in their chosen major field of study.

HA 101Intro to Hospitality Mgmnt3
HA 201Food & Beverage Control Systems3
HA 202Facilities & Guest Services3
HA 301Supervision in Hospitality Management3
HA 302Hotel Operations3
HA 402Leadership in Hospitality Management3
Total Hours18

All students seeking a minor within the School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management must achieve a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in the courses relied upon for earning the designation.

Tourism and Recreation Minor

The minor in Tourism and Recreation Management prepares students to pursue career options in the tourism and outdoor recreation field.  The minor provides basic knowledge of recreation, tourism and park services, and an understanding of the benefits of leisure and recreation in our society. To complete the minor, students must take 18 hours of required courses which will provide undergraduates with the opportunity to explore recreation, parks, and leisure services.

HA 200Tourism and Travel3
HA 211Economics of Tourism *3
HA 412Sustainable Tourism **3
SM 202Hospitality and Sport Facility Design and Management **3
SM 341Recreational Programing and Event Management **3
SM 441Outdoor Recreation Programming *3
Total Hours18

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. develop an understanding of the competencies required to develop outdoor program in a variety of settings;

  2. understand and apply basic outdoor programming terminology and the theories of outdoor and adventure-based programming;

  3. recognize the philosophical basis and values of outdoor and adventure-based programming to the individual;

  4. to increase understanding of natural resource management, ecosystem management, outdoor recreation, tourism, visitor management, and the relationships among them;

  5. describe the management focus of the federal agencies responsible for managing wilderness and back-country recreation lands;

  6. develop an understanding of theories and practical programming methods that are relevant to the delivery of quality outdoor and adventure-based programming within any agency; and

  7. propose, plan, execute, and evaluate an outdoor and adventure-based program and/or special events