HRTM171
Career Exploration in Hospitality Management

Description: Overview of industry segments and career opportunities in Hospitality Management. Emphasizes internship experiences and career placement.

This course is a prerequisite for: HRTM 274; HRTM 280; HRTM 285; HRTM 289

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HRTM172
Field Experience in Hospitality Management I

Prerequisites: HRTM major

Description: Supervised individual professional experience with a qualified cooperating practicing professional in hospitality management.

This course is a prerequisite for: HRTM 397

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HRTM173
Field Experience in Culinology

Prerequisites: Culinology major

Description: Supervised work experience under the direction of an Executive or sous Chef in a restaurant.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1

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HRTM274
Introduction to Food and Beverage in the Hospitality Industry

Prerequisites: HRTM 171 and HRTM major/minor or PGM major

Description: Principles of food and beverage management focused on menu planning; procurement; quality; regulation; performance and food service operations.

This course is a prerequisite for: HRTM 373; HRTM 377

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM280
Introduction to Tourism

Prerequisites: HRTM 171

Requires field trips. Letter Grade Only.

Description: Historical, behavioral, societal, and business aspects of travel and tourism industry with emphasis on nature-based tourism and agri-tourism.

This course is a prerequisite for: HRTM 374

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM285
Introduction to the Lodging Industry

Prerequisites: HRTM 171

Description: Fundamentals of the lodging industry. Characteristics and management of hotel, motel, or resort properties. Basic accounting, housekeeping, engineering, front desk, and guest services.

This course is a prerequisite for: HRTM 374

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM289
Introduction to the Event Industry

Prerequisites: HRTM 171

Description: Fundamentals of meetings, events, expositions, and conventions (MEEC). Roles of organizations and people in businesses that comprise the MEEC industry.

This course is a prerequisite for: HRTM 374

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM291
Special Topics in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management

Letter grade only. Requirements as announced by the HRTM Department.

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

HRTM296
Independent Study in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management

Prerequisites: 6 hrs HRTM; Requires a contract with an individual Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management faculty member

Description: Individual projects in research, literature review, and/or creative activity.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

HRTM310
Hospitality Managerial Accounting

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ACCT 200 or 201

Description: Analysis techniques for managerial and operational decision-making within hospitality organizations based on fundamental concepts of managerial accounting..

This course is a prerequisite for: HRTM 479

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM360
Hospitality and Tourism Marketing

Prerequisites: HRTM Major or Minor; Junior standing

Letter grade only.

Description: Introduces basic hospitality and tourism marketing principles and concepts for the hospitality professional.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM373
Catering Management

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; HRTM major; HRTM 274

Requires field trips. Letter Grade only.

Description: Concepts in catering organization and service. Menu development, event ambience, cost control, and client satisfaction.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM374
Guest Services Management

Prerequisites: HRTM 280 or 285 or 289 or PGAM major

Description: Principles of guest service management in hospitality and tourism organizations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM377
Hospitality Franchising Management

Prerequisites: HRTM 274

Description: Designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the principles and procedures of franchising management. Focuses on the study of multi-unit and franchise operations within the hospitality industry. The major focus will be on the understanding of the concepts, functioning, and critical reviews of franchising operations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM391
Special Topics in Hospitality, Restaurant, and Tourism Management

Letter grade only. Requirements as announced by the HRTM Department.

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

HRTM396
Independent Study in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management

Prerequisites: 6 hrs HRTM

Requires a contract with an individual Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management faculty member. HRTM 396 is 'Letter grade only'.

Description: Individual projects in research, literature review, and/or creative activity.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

HRTM397
Internship in Hospitality Management Supervision

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; HRTM major; HRTM 172

Description: Entry level supervisory experience with a practicing professional in catering, restaurants, tourism, event planning, and lodging.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HRTM471
Vines, Wines and YouCrosslisted with HORT 471, HORT 871, NUTR 471, NUTR 871, HRTM 871

Prerequisites: 6 hrs science or equivalent experience; 21 years of age or older

Proof of age is required.

Description: Origin, botany, historical and cultural significance of the grapevine and related species. Principles and practices of vineyard establishment, management and processing of grape products, importance and/or scope of grape and wine industry; global and local significance. Culinary applications, health, environmental and safety-related issues, business and industry relations and experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM474
Food and Beverage ManagementCrosslisted with HRTM 874

Prerequisites: HRTM 274

Letter Grade only

Description: Functioning and operation of food-service units. Principles of food and beverage management.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM475
Club ManagementCrosslisted with HRTM 875

Prerequisites: HRTM 171 or PGAM Major

Description: The operation and management of private and public clubs. Topics include: the general manager concept, organizational structure of clubs, board of directors, membership requirements, equity and non-equity clubs, tax-exempt clubs and non-tax-exempt clubs, duties and responsibilities of department heads in clubs, governmental regulations, the future of clubs, and their relationship to the hospitality industry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM476
Internship in Hospitality ManagementCrosslisted with HRTM 876

Prerequisites: HRTM 397 and permission of the Hospitality Management Committee

Requires a total of 400 hours of full-time experience. Letter Grade only.

Description: Approved professional experience as an entry-level manager in the hospitality industry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM479
Senior Seminar in Hospitality Management

Prerequisites: C or Better in HRTM 310 or C or Better in ACCT 202 and senior standing

Letter grade only

Description: Integration of hospitality core and content courses into managerial and leadership practice within the hospitality, restaurant and tourism industry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

HRTM480
Advanced TourismCrosslisted with HRTM 880

Prerequisites: HRTM 280

Description: Introduction to the integrated and sustainable development approach in tourism. Explore the background of and approaches to tourism planning, historical and contemporary development of tourism, as well as the concepts and components of the planning process.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM481
Legal Environment in Hospitality ManagementCrosslisted with HRTM 881

Prerequisites: Senior standing; HRTM major or minor

Letter grade only.

Description: Laws and regulations affecting the hospitality industry. Recognition of potential legal hazards, correcting hazardous situations, and reacting in unforeseen circumstances.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM483
Hospitality FinanceCrosslisted with HRTM 883

Prerequisites: Senior standing; Major or minor in HRTM; HRTM 310

Letter grade only.

Description: Introduction to basic skills of financial management in a hospitality industry setting.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM484
Human Resources Management in the Hospitality IndustryCrosslisted with HRTM 884

Prerequisites: HRTM Major or Minor and Junior Standing

Description: Study of management and human resource systems common in the hospitality industry. Case studies, role plays, and simulations are used to examine management and human resource problems unique to the hospitality industry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM485
Advanced Lodging OperationsCrosslisted with HRTM 885

Prerequisites: HRTM 285

Requires field trips to local lodging facilities. Letter Grade only.

Description: Senior management techniques required to operate a lodging facility applying strategic and critical thinking with case study analysis to solve problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM489
Advanced Event OperationsCrosslisted with HRTM 889

Prerequisites: HRTM 289

Requires field trips to local conference and meeting centers. Letter Grade only.

Description: The management and operation of events. Design, marketing, and promotion efforts. Identifying sponsors. Marketing to attendees, exhibitors, and other participants.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HRTM495
Hospitality Management Study TourCrosslisted with HRTM 895

Prerequisites: AEDU, AJRN, HRTM or NUTR major

Number of credits hours earned is determined by tour length, assignments, and sites visited. Requires off-campus travel.

Description: Broadening perspective and developing an understanding of the hospitality industry through visits. Tours to hospitality facilities, national food and equipment shows; food processors; equipment manufacturers; and trade exchanges.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

HRTM496
Independent StudyCrosslisted with HRTM 896

Prerequisites: 12 hrs HRTM

Requires a contract with an individual HRTM faculty member in HRTM. Letter grade only.

Description: Individual projects in research, literature review, and/or creative activity.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE: