Minors

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 ability 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

Coaching Minor

The minor in coaching prepares students interested in pursuing a career in coaching.  The minor includes study of the physical, social, medical, and strategies of coaching individual and team sports and the application of these principles in an actual coaching setting through a practicum experience.  The minor fulfills the state of Maine coaching endorsement requirements.

Students who complete a coaching minor will be able to:

1.) apply behaviorism, sociology and psychology to coaching setting;

2.) plan and implement developmentally-appropriate practice plans for athletes;

3.) implement appropriate pedagogical techniques in coaching settings;

4.) apply ethical behavior in coaching settings;

5.) develop a personal philosophy of sport;

6.) apply proper emergency care when necessary.

SM 203Sport in Society3
SM 300Principles & Qualities of Coaching3
SM 304Principles of Sports Medicine3
SM 407Psychology of Sport3
SM 496Sports Management Internship3
Sport Management Elective3
Total Hours18