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Academic Programs / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism & 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

 

University Requirements

All students are required to complete a set of university requirements:  General Education (GenEd) or Core.

New freshmen starting in the 2008-2009 academic year are required to complete the GenEd curriculum.

New transfer students starting in the 2008-2009 academic year are required to complete the Core curriculum.


School of Tourism & 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) 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  

 

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:

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 3196 Research Methodology (Prerequisite: THM 2112) 3 WI
THM   Writing Intensive Course 3 WI

 

School of Tourism & Hospitality Management Internship and Project Requirements  

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 3185 Internship I (180 Hours) (Prerequisite: C- or better in all THM 1000- and 2000-level courses) 3  
THM 4185 Internship II (600 Hours) (Prerequisite: C- or better in all THM courses) (Co-requisite: THM 4191) 10-12  
THM 4191 Senior Project (Prerequisite: C- or better in all THM courses) (Co-requisite: THM 4185) 3  
Total      16-18  

 

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 & 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 & Management Requirements

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Accounting 2101 Financial Accounting 3  
Economics 1101 Macroeconomic Principles (Prerequisite:
Knowledge of elementary algebra)
3  
Marketing 2101 Marketing Management (Prerequisite:
ECON 1101/1102 is highly recommended)
3  
Highly Recommended:    
Human Resource Management 1101 Organization & Management (Prerequisite:
English 0802, 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 & 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#general_business_studies)

 

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

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

 

Certificate of specialization, Geography of Tourism

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

 

Management Information Systems (MIS) Certificate

See Advisor.  (http://mis.temple.edu)

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