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  Academic Programs / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality Management

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

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

ira.shapiro@temple.edu

Jennifer J. Thiel (Undergraduate Contact)

Assistant Director of Student Services

1700 N. Broad Street

Suite 316 (062-62)

Philadelphia, PA 19122

215-204-8712

jennifer.thiel@temple.edu

The information below is for new freshmen and transfer students admitted Fall 2007.  For information prior to this time, refer to the catalog year for your matriculation semester and year.

 


School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Foundation Requirements  

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 1112 Career Seminar 1  
THM 1113 Foundation of Leisure 3  
THM 1114 Leadership in Tourism, Hospitality, Sport, & Recreation 3  
THM 2112 Sophomore Research Seminar 2  
THM 2114 Leisure & Tourism in a Diverse Society 3  
THM 3111 Program & Special Event Planning 3  
THM 3196 Research Methodology  (Prerequisite: THM 2112 and successful completion of Core QA and QB requirements) 3 WI
THM 4112 Senior Professional Development Seminar (Prerequisite: Successful completion of THM 3185 and THM 3196, and senior standing) (Strongly Recommended: STOC 1111 [Public Speaking]) 3  
Total      21  

School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Internship and Project Requirements  

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 3185 Junior Internship (180 Hours) (Prerequisite: C- or better in all STHM 1000 and 2000 level courses) 3  
THM 4185 Senior Internship (600 Hours) (Prerequisite: C- or better in all STHM courses) (Co-requisite: THM 4191) 10-12  
THM 4191 Senior Project (Prerequisite: C- or better in all STHM courses) (Co-requisite: THM 4185) 3  
Total      16  

Major Requirements 

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 1311 Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality 3  
THM 3311 Organization Management in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
THM 3313 Financial Issues in Tourism & Hospitality (Prerequisite: ACCT 2101 and ECON 1101) 3  
THM 3323 International Tourism 3  
THM 4312 Legal Issues in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
Select one of the following based on your selected Concentration: 3  
Hospitality Management Concentration Capstone Course    
THM 4321 Hospitality Management Systems
(Co-requisite: THM 4112)
   
         or    
Destination & Event Management Concentration Capstone Course    
THM 4322 Designing Tourism Experiences
(Co-requisite: THM 4112)
   
Total      18  

 

Electives (6 Credits Required) or Choose one of the Concentrations 

 

Hospitality Management Concentration Requirements  

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Select two: 6  
THM 3320 Special Topics in Hospitality Management 3  
THM 3324 Hospitality Operations 3  
THM 3328 Gaming & Casino Management 3  
THM 3425 Event Management: History, Theory, & Best Practices 3  

 

Destination and Event Management Concentration Requirements  

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Select two: 6  
THM 3321 Tourism Planning & Development 3  
THM 3327 Advanced Destination Marketing Systems 3  
THM 3330 Special Topics in Destination & Event Management 3  
THM 3425 Event Management: History, Theory, & Best Practices 3  

 

Fox School of Business and Management Requirements

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Accounting 2101 Principles of Accounting I 3  
Economics 1101 Macroeconomic Principles (Prerequisite:
Knowledge of elementary algebra)
3 IN
Marketing 2101 Introduction to Marketing (Prerequisite:
ECON 1101/1102 is highly recommended)
3  
Highly Recommended:    
Human Resource Management 1101 Organization & Management (Prerequisite:
English 1002 or 1022)
3  
These four classes complete the required lower division courses of the Business Minor.    
Total 9  

 

Free Electives (18 Credits Required)

 

School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Non-Credit Requirements

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
First Aid Certification      0  
CPR Certification   Community level or better 0  
Industry-Related Experience    Minimum 250 hours of participation required prior to THM 4112 (Senior Professional Development Seminar) 0  

 

OPTIONS

 

Business Minor

See Advisor.  (http://sbm.temple.edu/advising/minor.html#business)

General Business Studies Minor

See Advisor.  (http://sbm.temple.edu/advising/minor.html)

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

See Advisor.  (http://www.temple.edu/gus/undergrad_minor.html)

Certificate of specialization, Geography of Tourism

See Advisor.  (http://www.temple.edu/gus/undergrad_minor.html)

Management Information Systems (MIS) Certificate

See Advisor.  (http://mis.temple.edu)

 

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