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Affiliated with the Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management
Founded 1998

Elizabeth H. Barber,
Academic Director
Web Page: http://www.temple.edu/STHM/

Jeffrey W. Montague
, Undergraduate Coordinator
(215) 204-8701

ACCREDITATION


The School of Tourism and Hospitality Management is fully accredited by both the National Recreation and Park Association and the North American Society for Sport Management.

STUDENT ASSOCIATION


The School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) Majors Club is designed to expose Sport and Recreation Management and Tourism and Hospitality Management majors to the professional realm through participation in career fairs, networking, and familiarity with available resources. The STHM Majors Club strives to create a learning environment which fosters collegiality and a sense of community. Membership is open to all undergraduate School of Tourism and Hospitality Management majors.

ADMISSION FOR NEW STUDENTS TO TEMPLE UNIVERSITY


If you are applying for admission to Temple University as a freshman or transfer student, and you wish to major in Sport and Recreation Management or Tourism and Hospitality Management, you should designate the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (Code 023) on your application. Then select your specific major -- either Sport and Recreation Management or Tourism and Hospitality Management.

PLANNING YOUR PROGRAM OF STUDY


The information in the following sections is designed to provide you with guidance in planning your program of study. The requirements, electives, and sequences are detailed. Courses are scheduled for students to follow the planned sequence. If you do not follow your program as designed, you may face conflicts that will necessitate taking an additional semester or two to complete your requirements. The information contained here should answer a number of your questions on procedures.

Ideally, you should enter the program as a freshman or a sophomore so your professional work can be spread over three to four years. It is possible, however, to enter the program as late as the beginning of your junior year, but this will result in a full and inflexible schedule and will require your enrolling in summer sessions and/or additional semesters. If you enter this program at the beginning of your junior year or later, you must understand that your degree requirements may not be met within the traditional eight semesters. When you first meet with your new academic advisor, you should plan how long it will take to complete your degree requirements.

The Undergraduate Academic Advisor is located in 103 Pearson Hall. Mr. Jeffrey W. Montague is the Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising (215-204-8706) or jmontagu@nimbus.temple.edu.
 
 
UNIVERSITY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

As in any degree program, students in both Sport and Recreation Management and Tourism and Hospitality Management must complete University requirements as well as major requirements. All new students should review the sections in the Temple University Undergraduate Bulletin pertaining to:

1. entrance requirements, found in the Undergraduate Admissions section;
2. placement tests, found in the Academic Policies and Regulations section;
3. University core requirements, found in the Core Curriculum section.
The School of Tourism and Hospitality Management offers two undergraduate major programs: (1) Sport and Recreation Management, and (2) Tourism and Hospitality Management.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN THE SCHOOL OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT


The undergraduate majors in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management are designed to prepare students for a variety of positions in the leisure-service field. The focus of the undergraduate programs is to provide a broad educational foundation and to prepare students for entry into the sport and recreation management, leisure service, or tourism and hospitality occupations at the professional level.

The Sport and Recreation Management program prepares students interested in sport and recreation careers in the private/commercial sector, public recreation and park agencies, voluntary agencies, campus services, armed forces, and corporate/industrial settings. The Tourism and Hospitality Management program prepares students for entry-level to mid-level positions in tourism, hospitality, and commercial recreation. The program prepares students to work in convention and visitors' bureaus, conference centers, resorts, casinos, hotels, theme parks, theaters, and clubs throughout the United States. Both programs consist of coursework in the University Core Curriculum, School major course requirements, supplemental electives from related disciplines, and two supervised field experiences.

University Core Curriculum

The Core course selections will be the studentís choice, with recommendations from the School. The student who has completed a Core course prior to declaring a major in Sport and Recreation Management or Tourism and Hospitality Management will not be required to complete the suggested Core.

School Requirements:

University Core Curriculum 36 - 43 s.h.
School Core Requirements 42 s.h.
Major Experiences 18 s.h.
Related Electives 12 s.h.
   
External Requirements 6 s.h.
   
General Electives 7 - 14 s.h.
   
Total 128 s.h.


Program Distribution:
Sport and Recreation Management Major


Sport and Recreation Management Core

THM 101 Leisure in Society 3 s.h.
THM 200 Program and Special Event Planning 3 s.h.
THM 230 Leisure and Tourism for a Diverse Society 3 s.h.
THM 251 Career Orientation I (Sport & Recreation Management) 3 s.h.
THM 252 Career Orientation II (Tourism & Hospitality Management) 3 s.h.
THM 253 Computer Applications 3 s.h.
THM 280 Internship I 3 s.h.
THM W312 Research Methodology 3 s.h.
THM 370 Senior Seminar 3 s.h.
THM 380 Internship II 12 s.h.
THM 381 Senior Project 3 s.h.
Total   42 s.h.
     
Major Requirements    
THM 201 Group Dynamics 3 s.h.
THM 350 Management in Sport and Recreation 3 s.h.
THM 352 Legal Issues in Sport and Recreation 3 s.h.
THM 353 Finance-Fund Raising in Sport and Recreation 3 s.h.
THM 355 Facility Management in Sport and Recreation 3 s.h.
THM 359 Marketing in Sport and Recreation 3 s.h.
Total   18 s.h.
     
External Requirements    
SP 065 Public Speaking 3 s.h.
ECON 050, 051, or 052   3 s.h.
CPR Certification Community level or higher 0 s.h.
First Aid Certification   0 s.h.
Total   6 s.h.
     
Related Electives   12 s.h.
Choose from the following approved list:    
ACT 001 Principals of Accounting I  
ACT 002 Principals of Accounting II  
AMS 103 American Places: Home, City, Region  
AMS 104 The Arts in America  
BAD 119 Business Writing and Reports  
BAD 305 Small Business Management  
ECON C051 Macroeconomics  
ECON C052 Microeconomics  
ENG W104 Writing for Business and Industry  
FIN 101 Money and Credit  
FIN 103 Managerial Finance  
GSM 221 Data Base Management  
GSM 261 Software Application to Business Problems  
GSM 301 Organization Planning and Control  
HRA 083 Organization and Management  
HRA 200 Introduction to Human Resource Administration  
JPRA 221 Public Relations Principals  
JPRA 226 Introduction to Advertising  
MKT 081 Introduction to Marketing  
MKT W160 Consumer Behavior  
MKT 210 Market Research  
MKT 221 Sales and Sales Management  
MKT 395 Event Marketing (Pre-Requisite Marketing 081)  
PSC 135 Urban Politics and Problems  
PSC 145 American State and Local Politics  
RSK MGT 0001 Introduction to Risk Management  
     
General Electives   7 - 14 s.h.



Program Distribution:
Tourism and Hospitality Management Major

Tourism and Hospitality Management Core
THM 101 Leisure in Society 3 s.h.
THM 200 Program and Special Event Planning 3 s.h.
THM 230 Leisure and Tourism for a Diverse Society 3 s.h.
THM 251 Career Orientation I (Sport & Recreation Management) 3 s.h.
THM 252 Career Orientation II (Tourism & Hospitality Management) 3 s.h.
THM 253 Computer Applications 3 s.h.
THM 280 Internship I 3 s.h.
THM W312 Research Methodology 3 s.h.
THM 370 Senior Seminar 3 s.h.
THM 380 Internship II 12 s.h.
THM 381 Senior Project 3 s.h.
Total   42 s.h.
     
Major Requirements    
THM 321 Management in Tourism and Hospitality 3 s.h.
THM 322 Legal Issues in Tourism and Hospitality 3 s.h.
THM 323 Financial Management in Tourism and Hospitality 3 s.h.
THM 324 Marketing and Sales in Tourism and Hospitality 3 s.h.
Total   12 s.h.
     
Tourism and Hospitality Electives   6 s.h.
THM 361 Tourism Economics  
THM 362 Tourism Planning and Development  
THM 363 Special Interest Tourism  
THM 364 International Tourism  
THM 365 Meeting and Conference Management  
THM 366 Hotel and Lodging Operations Management  
THM 367 Commercial Recreation Management  
THM 368 Food, Beverage, and Catering  
     
External Requirements    
SP 065 Public Speaking 3 s.h.
ECON 050, 051, or 052   3 s.h.
CPR Certification Community level or higher 0 s.h.
First Aid Certification   0 s.h.
Total   6 s.h.
     
Related Electives   12 s.h.
Choose from the following approved list:    
ACT 001 Principles of Accounting I  
ACT 002 Principles of Accounting II  
AMS 103 American Places: Home, City, Region  
AMS 104 The Arts in America  
BAD 119 Business Writing and Reports  
BAD 305 Small Business Management  
ECON C051 Macroeconomics  
ECON C052 Microeconomics  
ENG W104 Writing For Business Industry  
FIN 101 Money and Credit  
FIN 103 Managerial Finance  
GSM 221 Data Base Management  
GSM 261 Software Application to Business Problems  
GSM 301 Organization Planning and Control  
HRA 083 Organization and Management  
HRA 200 Introduction to Human Resource Administration  
JPRA 221 Public Relations Principles  
JPRA 226 Introduction to Advertising  
MKT 081 Introduction to Marketing  
MKT W160 Consumer Behavior  
MKT 210 Market Research  
MKT 221 Sales and Sales Management  
MKT 395 Event Marketing (Pre-Requisite Marketing 081)  
PSC 135 Urban Politics and Problems  
PSC 145 American State and Local Policies  
RSK MGT 0001 Introduction to Risk Management  
     
General Electives   7 - 14 s.h.

Total Number of semester hours needed to graduate: 128

Applied Field Experiences


The supervised field experience requirement consists of two separate assignments. The first, three semester hours scheduled during the junior year, is a face-to-face leadership assignment in an approved sport, recreation, travel, or hospitality setting. The second field experience, 15 semesters hours scheduled during the senior year, involves the students in all aspects of professional responsibility in an approved setting, based upon the studentís preference and professional goals. Prerequisite to the senior internship is completion of all other degree requirements, an overall GPA of 2.3, a School GPA of 2.5, CPR and First Aid certification, no grades of "I" or "NR" on the studentís transcript, plus a requirement that students verify at least 250 hours of paid or volunteer experience in a field-related setting. These hours are not supervised by the faculty, but must be verified by agency personnel.

Business Minor


With a few adjustments in course selection, the Sport and Recreation Management major and/or the Tourism and Hospitality Management major may earn a minor in Business from the Fox School of Business and Management. (See your adviser for details.)

Components of STHM.

FACULTY


Elizabeth H. Barber,
Academic Director, Ph.D., University of Iowa

Delores T. Andy,
Ed.M., Temple University
Michael Jackson, H.S.D., Indiana University
Jeffrey W. Montague, Ed.M., Temple University
Bonnie Parkhouse, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Ira G. Shapiro, Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Raymond E. Tedrick, Ph.D., University of Maryland

Emeritus Faculty

Richard G. Kraus