Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management, B.S. - Hospitality

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall and 2.25 cumulative GPA required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/recreation-tourism-sport-management/programs 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: https://catalog.southernct.edu/undergraduate/general-information/lep.html

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (60 Credits)

Major GPA of 2.25 Required

Core Courses (33 Credits)
REC 100 – Introduction to Recreation and Leisure
REC 120 – Leadership Development (T2MB)*
REC 220 – Inclusive Recreation (T2CD)*
THE 260 - Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management
THE 323 – Travel and Tourism: Principles and Practices
REC 363 – Event Management
THE 330 - Hospitality Service Management
THE 365 - Event Planning and Production
THE 368 - Risk Management in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management
THE 381 – Leisure in Contemporary Society (T3)*
THE 433 - Professional Development in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management

Research Methods (3 Credits)
REC 470 – Senior Research Methods

Internship (9 Credits)
To be completed in the Summer after junior and senior years.
REC 301 – Internship I (3 credits)
REC 400 – Internship II (6 credits)

Hospitality Concentration Requirements (15 Credits)
THE 331 - Hotel Management
THE 332 - Food and Beverage
THE 333 - Wedding Planning
6 additional credits of THE