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Certificate in the Geography of Sport, Recreation, & Tourism Planning

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  Academic Programs / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality Management

Ira G. Shapiro, Department Chair
215-204-6295

Jeffrey W. Montague, Undergraduate Contact
Assistant Dean
1700 N. Broad St.
Suite 412 (062-62)
215-204-8701
jeffrey.montague@temple.edu


School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Foundation Requirements  

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 0100 Career Orientation in Sport, Recreation, Tourism, & Hospitality 3  
THM 0200 Program & Special Event Planning 3  
THM 0230 Leisure & Tourism for a Diverse Society 3  
THM 0253 Computer Applications 3  
THM 0280 Internship I (Junior Internship 150 hours)
(Prerequisite: Completion of all 0100-0200 level courses)
3  
THM W312 Research Methodology
(Prerequisite: Stat 0021 or approval from the STHM advisor)
3 WI
THM 0370 Senior Seminar
(Prerequisite: Public Speaking 0065 and senior standing-see advisor)
3  
THM 0380 Internship II (Senior Internship 600 hours)
(Prerequisite: Completion of all 0300 level courses)
12  
THM 0381 Senior Project
(Prerequisite: Completion of all 0300 level courses)
3  
Total      36  

Major Requirements 

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 0102 Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality 3  
THM 0321 Management in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
THM 0322 Legal Issues in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
THM 0323 Financial Management in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisite: Econ C050, C051, or C052)
3  
THM 0324 Marketing & Sales in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisite: Econ C050, C051, or C052)
3  
Total      15  

Major Electives

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Select three of the following courses:   9  
THM 0331 e-Commerce Business Models & Strategy  3  
THM 0362 Tourism Planning & Development  3  
THM 0363 Special Interest Tourism  3  
THM 0364 International Tourism   3  
THM 0365 Meeting, Conference, & Event Management   3  
THM 0366 Hotel & Lodging Operations Management   3  
THM 0367 Entrepreneurship in Sport, Recreation, Tourism, & Hospitality   3  
THM 0368 Food & Beverage Management   3  
THM 0369 Sport, Recreation, & Travel for Senior Populations  3  

Requirements External to the Department

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
STOC 0065 Public Speaking 3  
Select one of the following:   3  
Economics

Economics

Economics
C050

C051

C052
Introduction to the Economy
     or
Macroeconomic Principles
     or
Microeconomic Principles
  IN

IN

IN
Select one of the following:   3  
Statistics

Statistics

Statistics
C011

C012

C021
Basic Quantitative Foundations for Business & Economics I
     or
Basic Quantitative Foundations for Business & Economics II
     or
Statistical Methods & Concepts
(statistics course required of all transfer students)
  QA

QB

QB
First Aid Certification      0  
CPR Certification   Community level or better 0  
Industry-Related Experience    Minimum 250 hours of participation required prior to Senior Seminar (THM 0370) 0  
Total    6 credits if Statistics has been taken, 9 credits if not taken at Transfer Institution 6 or 9  

Related Electives

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Select four from the following approved list: 12  
Accounting 0001 Principles of Accounting I  3  
Accounting 0002 Principles of Accounting II
(Prerequisite: Act 0001)
3  
American Studies 0103 American Places: Home, City, & Region   3  
American Studies 0104 The Arts in America   3  
Economics C051 Macroeconomic Principles  3 IN
Economics C052 Microeconomic Principles  3 IN
English W104 Writing for Business & Industry   3 WI
GUS 0229 Geography of Travel & Tourism   3  
GUS 0262 Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems 3  
GUS 0274 American Place  3  
History 0167 History of Philadelphia  3  
HRM 0083 Organization & Management
(Prerequisite: Engl C050)
3  
HRM 0200 Introduction to Human Resource Management
(Prerequisite: HRM 0083)
3  
STOC 0221 Introduction to Public Relations 3  
Advertising 0055 Introduction to Advertising 3  
Law & Business C001 Law in Society  3 IN
Law & Business R050 Racial Discrimination Under the Law  3 AC/R
Marketing 0081 Introduction to Marketing
(Prerequisite: Econ C051 or C052)
3  
Marketing 0245 Strategic Applications of Technology in Marketing
(Prerequisite: Marketing 0081)
3  
Marketing 0250 International Marketing
(Prerequisite: Marketing 0081)
3  
Political Science 0135 Urban Politics & Problems   3 WR
Political Science 0145 American State & Local Politics  3  
Risk Management
& Insurance
0001 Introduction to Risk Management
(Prerequisite: Completion of either Econ C051 or C052, and sophomore standing) 
3  
See additional Related Electives under the Sport and Recreation Management Curriculum.
Open Electives     7-14  
         
Total number of semester hours needed to graduate: 128  
 

Business Minor

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Accounting 0001 Principles of Accounting I 3  
Accounting 0002 Principles of Accounting II
(Prerequisite: Act 0001)
3  
Economics C051 Macroeconomic Principles 3 IN
Economics C052 Microeconomic Principles 3 IN
HRM 0083 Organization and Management (Prerequisite: Engl C050) 3  
Marketing 0081 Introduction to Marketing
(Prerequisite: Econ C051 or C052 is a co-requisite or prerequisite)
3  
Risk Management & Insurance 0001 Introduction to Risk Management
(Prerequisite: Completion of either Econ C051 or C052, and sophomore standing)
3  
Statistics C021 Statistical Methods and Concepts
(Prerequisite: C- or higher in Stat C011 or H091, or in Math C055, C075, or C085)
3 QB
Total      24  

e-Business Certificate in Tourism, Hospitality, Sport and Recreation

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 0253 Computer Applications
(Prerequisite: CIS C055 or demonstration of computer competency)
3  
THM 0331 e-Commerce Business Models & Strategy
(Prerequisite: THM 0253, THM 0332)
3  
THM 0332 Management Information Technology Systems in the Industry
(Prerequisite: THM 0253)
3  
THM 0333 Case Studies in e-Commerce
(Prerequisite: THM 0253, THM 0331, and THM 0332)
3  
Total      12  

Certificate of specialization, Geography of Tourism

See Advisor

Certificate in The Geography Of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Planning

See Advisor

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