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Curriculum, Master's Degree in Hospitality & Tourism

The Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourismprogram requires the completion of 33 credits of coursework. Students can choose either the practical track or theoretical track.

Required Courses – Core Curriculum

(credits are in parentheses)

  • HT 501 Hospitality Operation Management (3)
  • HT 540 Managerial Accounting and Financial Management in Hospitality Operations (3)
  • HT 568 Tourism Systems (3)
  • HT 603 Contemporary Principles of Management and Leadership in a Service Culture (3)
  • HT 604 Strategic Human Resources in Hospitality Management (3)
  • HT 606 Strategic Marketing in the Hospitality Management (3)
  • HT 645 Issues and Trends in Hospitality and Tourism Management (3)

 

Practical Track 

  • HT 640 Hospitality Analytics (3)
  • HT 650 Strategic Management in Global Hospitality Industry (3)
  • HT Elective One (3)
  • HT Elective Two (3)

Theoretical Track

  • HT 555 Statistics (3)
  • HT 631 Research Methodology (3)
  • HT 698 Thesis I (3)
  • HT 699 Thesis II (3)

Hospitality Elective Courses

  • HT 502 Advanced Lodging Management (3)
  • HT 507 Applied Food Production Management (3)
  • HT 550 Beverage Management (3)
  • HT 551 Hospitality Labor Relations (3)
  • HT 556 International Tourism Management (3)
  • HT 564 Casino Management (3)
  • HT 624 Hospitality Industry Training Systems (3)
  • HT 654 Club Management (3)
  • HT 661 Managed Services (3)
  • HT 663 Special Events Management (3) 

See the catalog for more information about the courses and the requirements for a master’s degree in hospitality and tourism.