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Hospitality Management Suggested Electives

Each Hospitality Management student must complete 9-12 hospitality professional electives. The purpose of these professional electives is to enable students to specialize in areas of particular interest such as 

  • Meeting/events (HM 33040, HM 43043, HM 43192, HM 33031, & HM 33070).  Alternatively, you can also obtain a minor in Event Planning.
  • Hotel management (HM 33040 & HM 43040)
  • Restaurant and food management (HM 23021, HM 33031, HM 33070, & HM 33145)
  • Tourism (RPTM courses)
PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVES  HRs
HM 23021 Food Study 3
HM 33031 Food, Wine, and Beverage Pairing 3
HM 33035 Hospitality Service Quality Management 3
HM 33036 Club Management 3
HM 33040 Hotel Convention Group Sales and Service 3
HM 33070 International Cuisine 3
HM 33145 Baking & Pastry Fundamentals 3
HM 37777 Casino Management & Gaming Operations 3
HM 41095 Special Topics in Hospitality Management 1-4
HM 43029 Hospitality Financial Policy 3
HM 43040 Strategic Lodging Management 3
HM 43043 Hospitality Meetings Management 3
HM 43192 Hospitality Meetings Management Practicum 2
FIN 36053 Business Finance 3
RPTM 26060 Introduction to Global Tourism 3
RPTM 36060 Commercial Recreation and Tourism 3
RPTM 46000 Tourism Development and Recreational Travel 3


In addition, students may select the following recommended courses for their general electives, or other courses depending on their individual interests.  Students are encouraged to consider using their general electives to complete an Event Planning Minor, Tourism Minor, Business Minor, or Management Minor.  Any one of these minors may be completed within the 121 credits needed to graduate with careful planning.

GENERAL ELECTIVES  HRs
ACCT 23021 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
MATH 10041 Elementary Probability & Statistics 3
M&IS 24055 Principles of Business Statistics 3
M&IS 34123 Entrepreneurship in the United States Economy 3
M&IS 34165 Dynamics of Leadership 3
M&IS 44150 Total Quality Management 3
PSYC 21261 Quantitative Methods in Psychology I 3
SOC 32220 Data Analysis 3


Note

Some elective courses need to be at the upper division level to fulfill the 39-hour upper division course requirement.