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  Academic Programs / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism & Hospitality Management

 

Jeffrey W. Montague, Assistant Dean
215-204-8701
jeffrey.montague@temple.edu

R. Aubrey Kent, Chairperson
215-204-3810

aubkent@temple.edu

Ceridwyn King, Assistant Professor and Director of Programs in Tourism & Hospitality Management

215-204-8730

ceridwyn.king@temple.edu

 

University Requirements

All new students starting in the 2013-2014 academic year and beyond are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum (35-36 credits).

 

School of Tourism & Hospitality Management Foundation Requirements

All students must earn a C- or higher in all courses required in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) curriculum.

 

Subject Course # Course Title
Hours
Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 1113 Foundations of Leisure 4  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 2114 Leisure & Tourism for a Diverse Society 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3185 Internship I (180 Hours)
(Prerequisite: Completion of all STHM 1000- and
2000-level courses)
3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4112 Senior Professional Development Seminar
(Prerequisite: Senior standing; Co-requisite: Capstone course)
3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4185 Internship II (600 Hours)
(Prerequisite: Completion of all coursework)
12  
Total      25  

 


Designated Writing Intensive Courses

All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses. The specific writing-intensive courses required for this major are as follows:

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3396 Marketing in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisites: Economics 1101 and Marketing 2101)
3 WI
Choose one:
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4396 Hospitality Management Systems
(Prerequisites: Senior level academic standing -- minimum 90 credits;
Co-requisite: Tourism & Hospitality Management 4112)
3 WI
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4397 Designing Tourism Experiences
(Prerequisites: Senior level academic standing -- minimum 90 credits;
Co-requisite: Tourism & Hospitality Management 4112)
3 WI
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4398 Strategic Management & Innovation in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisite: Tourism & Hospitality Management 3311;
Co-requisite: Tourism & Hospitality Management 4112)
3 WI
Total 6  

 

Major Requirements 

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 1311 The Business of Tourism & Hospitality 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 2311 Global Issues in Tourism & Hospitality Management 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3311 Organization Management in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisite: Human Resource Management 1101)
3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3312 Strategic Decision Making in Tourism & Hospitality Management
(Prerequisite: Economics 1101)
3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3313 Financial Issues in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisite: Accounting 2101 & Economics 1101)
3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3315 Tourism & Hospitality Sales 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3396 Marketing in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisites: Economics 1101 and Marketing 2101)
3 WI
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4312 Legal Issues in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
Choose one Capstone course depending on Concentration:    
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4396 Hospitality Management Systems
(Prerequisites: Senior level academic standing -- minimum 90 credits;
Co-requisite: Tourism & Hospitality Management 4112)
3 WI
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4397 Designing Tourism Experiences
(Prerequisites: Senior level academic standing -- minimum 90 credits;
Co-requisite: Tourism & Hospitality Management 4112)
3 WI
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4398 Strategic Management & Innovation in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisite: Tourism & Hospitality Management 3311;
Co-requisite: Tourism & Hospitality Management 4112)
3 WI
Total    The Total includes the two required Designated Writing Intensive Courses listed above. 27  

 

Major Electives (12 Credits Required) 

Students are required to take 12 Major Elective credits.  They may take any 12 credits from the Concentration Requirement courses listed below.  If students wish to have a "Concentration" designation on their transcripts, they must take 9 credits from one of the three categories listed below, and "declare" the Concentration.  They must then take one additional course to fulfill the 12-credit Major Elective requirement.

 

Optional Tourism and Hospitality Management Concentrations (9 Credits Required)

 

Hospitality Operations Concentration Requirements  

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Select three for Concentration: 9  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3320 Special Topics in Hospitality Management 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3324 Hospitality Operations 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3325 Food & Beverage Management 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3328 Gaming & Casino Management 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3329 Revenue Management in Tourism & Hospitality Management 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3425 Sustainable Event Management 3  

 

Destination Management Concentration Requirements  

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Select three for Concentration: 9  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3321 Tourism Planning & Development 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3322 Destination Management Organizations 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3327 Advanced Destination Marketing Systems
(Prerequisite: Tourism & Hospitality Management 3396)
3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3330 Special Topics in Destination & Event Management 3  

 

Event Leadership Concentration Requirements

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Select three for Concentration: 9  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3411 Program & Special Event Planning 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3415 Space Design & Facility Management 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3425 Sustainable Event Management 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3428 Event Marketing & Sponsorship
(Prerequisite: Economics 1101 and Marketing 2101)
3  

 

 


 

Fox School of Business & Management Requirements

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Accounting 2101 Financial Accounting 3  
Economics 1101 Macroeconomic Principles 3  
Marketing 2101 Marketing Management (Prerequisite: Economics 1101) 3  
Human Resource Management 1101 Leadership & Organizational Management 3  
These four classes complete the required lower-division courses of the Business Minor.
Total 12  

 

 

School of Tourism & Hospitality Management Non-Credit Requirements

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
First Aid Certification    Community Level or better 0  
CPR Certification   Community-level or better 0  
Industry-Related Experience    Minimum 250 hours of participation required prior to Tourism & Hospitality Management 4112 (Senior Professional Development Seminar) 0  

 

Free Electives (12 Credits)

Students must take at least 12 credits of Free Electives.  In some cases, this number needs to be increased to meet the 124 credits required for graduation.  Students can use these Free Elective credits to take any courses at Temple University.  (Please contact the STHM Center for Student Services [CSS] for additional information.)

 

Suggested Semester by Semester Plan

 

Year 1 - Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 1113 Foundations of Leisure 4  
English 0802, 0812 or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 GW
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Race & Diversity 3 GD
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Human Behavior 3 GB
GenEd 08xx or 09xx U.S. Society 3 GU
Subtotal     17  
 
Year 1 - Spring Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 1311 The Business of Tourism & Hospitality 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Quantitative Literacy 4 GQ
GenEd 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 GY
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology I 3 GS
Human Resource Management 1101 Leadership & Organizational Management 3  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 2 - Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 2114 Leisure & Tourism for a Diverse Society 3  
Free Elective   Free Elective 1 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Arts 3-4 GA
GenEd 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 GZ
Economics 1101 Macroeconomic Principles 3  
Subtotal     15-16  
 
Year 2 – Spring Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 2311 Global Issues in Tourism & Hospitality Management 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology II 3 GS
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Global/World Society 3 GG
Accounting 2101 Financial Accounting 3  
Marketing 2101 Marketing Management 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 3 – Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3185 Internship I 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3311 Organization Management in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3312 Strategic Decision Making in Tourism & Hospitality Management 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3315 Tourism & Hospitality Sales 3  
Free Elective   Free Elective 2 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 3 – Spring Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3313 Financial Issues in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 3396 Marketing in Tourism & Hospitality 3 WI
STHM Major Elective   Major Elective 1 3  
STHM Major Elective   Major Elective 2 3  
Free Elective   Free Elective 3 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 4 – Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4112 Senior Professional Development Seminar 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4312 Legal Issues in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
Tourism & Hospitality Management 43xx Capstone Course 3 WI
STHM Major Elective   Major Elective 3 3  
STHM Major Elective   Major Elective 4 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 4 – Spring Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Tourism & Hospitality Management 4185 Internship II 12  
Free Elective   Free Elective 4 3  
Subtotal     15  
         
Degree Total 124  

 

 

OPTIONS

 

Business Minor

See Advisor.  (www.fox.temple.edu/cms_academics/dept/advising/minors/)

 

General Business Studies Minor

See Advisor. (www.fox.temple.edu/cms_academics/dept/advising/minors/)

 

Certificate of specialization, Geography of Tourism

See Advisor.  (www.temple.edu/gus/undergraduate/minors/index.htm)

 

Certificate of Specialization, Geography Of Sport, Recreation and Tourism Planning

See Advisor.  (www.temple.edu/gus/undergraduate/minors/index.htm)

 

 

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