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  Academic Programs / Tourism & Hospitality

Sport & Recreation Management

 

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

Ira G. Shapiro, Chairperson

215-204-6295

ira.shapiro@temple.edu

Janet Distel, Director of Undergraduate Affairs

215-204-9015

janet.distel@temple.edu

Jarvis Bailey, Academic Advisor

215-204-1754

Jarvis.Bailey@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 2009-2010 academic year are required to complete the GenEd curriculum.
  • New transfer students starting in the 2009-2010 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 for 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 1211 Introduction to Sport & Recreation 3  
THM 3211 Management in Sport & Recreation 3  
THM 3213 Budget & Finance Systems in Sport & Recreation
(Prerequisite: ACCT 2101)
3  
THM 3214 Marketing Management in Sport & Recreation
(Prerequisite: ECON 1101 and MKTG 2101)
3  
THM 4212 Law & Ethics in Sport & Recreation 3  
Select one of the following based on your selected Concentration: 3  
Leisure Management Concentration Capstone Course    
THM 4221 Current & Ethical Issues in Recreation & Leisure
(Co-requisite: THM 4112)
   
         or    
Sport Management Concentration Capstone Course    
THM 4222 Current & Ethical Issues in Sport Management
(Co-requisite: THM 4112)
   
Total      18  

 

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

 

Leisure Management Concentration Requirements

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Select two: 6  
THM 3215 Stadium/Arena Design & Management 3  
THM 3328 Gaming & Casino Management 3  
THM 3425 Event Management: History, Theory, & Best Practices 3  
THM 3427 Leisure & the Aging Population 3  

 

Sport Management Concentration Requirements

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Select two: 6  
THM 3215 Stadium/Arena Design & Management 3  
THM 3224 Sports Information & Media Relations 3  
THM 3227 Advanced Sport Marketing Systems 3  
THM 3425 Event Management: History, Theory, & Best Practices 3  

 

Fox School of Business & Management Requirements

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Accounting 2101/2901 Financial Accounting 3  
Economics
1101/1901 Macroeconomic Principles (Prerequisite: Knowledge of elementary algebra) 3 IN
Marketing
2101/2901 Marketing Management (Prerequisite: ECON 1101/1102 is highly recommended) 3
Highly Recommended:    
Human Resource Management 1101 Organization & Management (Prerequisite: English 0802, 0812 or 0902) 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  

 

Suggested Semester by Semester Plans

Requirements for new Freshman Students starting in the 2009-2010 Academic Year:

Year 1 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 1112 Career Seminar 1  
THM 1113 Foundation of Leisure 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx   12  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 1 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 1114 Leadership in Tourism, Hospitality, Sport, & Recreation 3  
THM 1211 Introduction to Sport & Recreation 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx   9  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 2 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
FSBM   FSBM Requirement (*See List Above) 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx   9  
Elective   Free Elective 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 2 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 2112 Sophomore Research Seminar 2  
THM 2114 Leisure & Tourism for a Diverse Society 3  
FSBM   FSBM Requirement (*See List Above) 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx   6  
Elective   Free Elective 3  
Subtotal     17  
 
Year 3 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 3111 Program & Special Event Planning 3  
THM 3185 Internship I 3  
THM 3211 Management in Sport & Recreation 3  
THM 3xxx Concentration 3  
FSBM   FSBM Requirement (*See List Above) 3  
Elective   Free Elective 3  
Subtotal     18  
 
Year 3 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 3196 Research Methodology 3 WI
THM 3213 Budget & Finance Systems in Sport & Recreation 3  
THM 3214 Marketing Management in Sport & Recreation 3  
Elective   Free Elective 6  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 4 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 4112 Senior Professional Development Seminar 3  
THM 4212 Law & Ethics in Sport & Recreation 3  
THM 42xx Capstone 3  
THM 3xxx Concentration 3  
Elective   Free Elective 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 4 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 4185 Internship II 10  
THM 4191 Senior Project 3  
Subtotal     13  
         
Degree Total 124  

Requirements for new Transfer Students starting in the 2009-2010 Academic Year:

Year 1 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 1112 Career Seminar 1  
THM 1113 Foundation of Leisure 3  
CORE     12  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 1 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 1114 Leadership in Tourism, Hospitality, Sport, & Recreation 3  
THM 1211 Introduction to Sport & Recreation 3  
CORE     9  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 2 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
FSBM   FSBM Requirement (*See List Above) 3  
CORE     9  
Elective   General Elective 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 2 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 2112 Sophomore Research Seminar 2  
THM 2114 Leisure & Tourism for a Diverse Society 3  
FSBM   FSBM Requirement (*See List Above) 3  
CORE     6  
STOC 1111 Public Speaking 3  
Subtotal     17  
 
Year 3 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 3111 Program & Special Event Planning 3  
THM 3185 Internship I 3  
THM 3211 Management in Sport & Recreation 3  
THM   Elective 3  
ECON 1001
  or
1101/1901
  or
1102/1902
Introduction to the Economy
     or
Macroeconomic Principles
    or
Microeconomic Principles
3 IN

IN

IN
Elective   General Elective 3  
Subtotal     18  
 
Year 3 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 3196 Research Methodology 3 WI
THM 3213 Budget & Finance Systems in Sport & Recreation 3  
THM 3214 Marketing Management in Sport & Recreation 3  
Elective   General Elective 6  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 4 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 4112 Senior Professional Development Seminar 3  
THM 4212 Law & Ethics in Sport & Recreation 3  
THM 42xx Capstone 3  
THM   Elective 3  
Elective   Elective 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 4 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
THM 4185 Internship II 10  
THM 4191 Senior Project 3  
Subtotal     13  
         
Degree Total 124  

 

OPTIONS

 

Business Minor

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

 

General Business Studies Minor

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

 

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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