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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

Florian Zach, Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs in Tourism & Hospitality Management

215-204-2551

fzach@temple.edu

Jarvis Bailey, Student Services/Undergraduate Academic Advisor/Counselor II

215-204-1754

Jarvis.Bailey@temple.edu

 

University Requirements

All new students starting in the 2011-2012 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 STHM curriculum.

 

Subject Course # Course Title
Hours
Attribute
STHM 1113 Foundations of Leisure 4  
STHM 2114 Leisure and Tourism for a Diverse Society 3  
STHM 3185 Internship I (180 Hours)
(Prerequisite: Completion of all STHM 1000- and 2000-level courses)
3  
STHM 4112 Senior Professional Development Seminar
(Prerequisite: Senior standing; Co-requisite: Capstone course)
3  
STHM 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
STHM 3396 Marketing in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisites: ECON 1101 and MKTG 2101)
3 WI
Choose one:
STHM 4396 Hospitality Management Systems
(Prerequisites: Senior level academic standing -- minimum 90 credits; Co-requisite: STHM 4112)
3 WI
STHM 4397 Designing Tourism Experiences
(Prerequisites: Senior level academic standing -- minimum 90 credits; Co-requisite: STHM 4112)
3 WI
STHM 4398 Strategic Management and Innovation in Tourism and Hospitality
(Prerequisite: STHM 3311; Co-requisite: STHM 4112)
3 WI
Total 6  

 

Major Requirements 

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
STHM 1311 The Business of Tourism & Hospitality 3  
STHM 2311 Global Issues in Tourism & Hospitality Management 3  
STHM 3311 Managing Organizations in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisite: HRM 1101)
3  
STHM 3312 Strategic Decision Making in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisite: ECON 1101)
3  
STHM 3313 Financial Issues in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisite: ACCT 2101 & ECON 1101)
3  
STHM 3315 Tourism and Hospitality Sales 3  
STHM 3396 Marketing in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisites: ECON 1101 and MKTG 2101)
3 WI
STHM 4312 Legal Issues in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
Choose one Capstone course depending on Concentration:    
STHM 4396 Hospitality Management Systems
(Prerequisites:  Senior level academic standing -- minimum 90 credits; Co-requisite: STHM 4112)
3 WI
STHM 4397 Designing Tourism Experiences 3 WI
STHM 4398 Strategic Management and Innovation in Tourism & Hospitality
(Prerequisite:  STHM 3311; Co-requisite: STHM 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  
STHM 3320 Special Topics in Hospitality Management 3  
STHM 3324 Hospitality Operations 3  
STHM 3325 Food and Beverage Management 3  
STHM 3328 Gaming and Casino Management 3  
STHM 3329 Revenue Management in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
STHM 3425 Sustainable Event Management 3  

 

Destination Management Concentration Requirements  

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Select three for Concentration: 9  
STHM 3321 Tourism Planning and Development 3  
STHM 3322 Destination Management Organizations
(Prerequisite: STHM 3311)
3  
STHM 3327 Advanced Destination Marketing Systems
(Prerequisite: STHM 3396)
3  
STHM 3330 Special Topics in Destination & Event Management 3  

 

Event Leadership Concentration Requirements

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Select three for Concentration: 9  
STHM 3411 Program and Special Event Planning 3  
STHM 3415 Space Design and Facility Management 3  
STHM 3425 Sustainable Event Management 3  
STHM 3428 Event Marketing and Sponsorship
(Prerequisite: STHM 3396)
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: ECON 1101) 3  
Human Resource Management 1101 Leadership and 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 STHM 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 Office of Student Services for additional information.)

 

Suggested Semester by Semester Plan

 

Year 1 - Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
STHM 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
STHM 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
HRM 1101 Leadership and Organizational Management 3  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 2 - Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
STHM 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
ECON 1101 Macroeconomic Principles 3  
Subtotal     15-16  
 
Year 2 – Spring Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
STHM 2311 Global Issues in Tourism & Hospitality Management 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology I 3 GS
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Global/World Society 3 GG
ACCT 2101 Financial Accounting 3  
MKTG 2101 Marketing Management 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 3 – Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
STHM 3185 Internship I 3  
STHM 3311 Managing Organizations in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
STHM 3312 Strategic Decision Making in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
STHM 3315 Tourism and Hospitality Sales 3  
Free Elective   Free Elective 2 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 3 – Spring Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
STHM 3313 Financial Issues in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
STHM 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
STHM 4112 Senior Professional Development Seminar 3  
STHM 4312 Legal Issues in Tourism & Hospitality 3  
STHM 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
STHM 4185 Internship II 12  
Free Elective   Free Elective 4 3  
Subtotal     15  
         
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)

 

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