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Contact

  • Center for Experience Management in Tourism and Hospitality

    • Academic Center North
    • Tel: 610-499-1101
  • Jeffrey C. Lolli, Ed.D, CHE, CHIA

Courses and Requirements, Tourism and Hospitality Major

The undergraduate tourism and hospitality program coursework and requirements ensure that all graduates are well prepared for successful, entry-level management careers upon graduation. When you graduate, you won't just start your career—you'll continue the work you've been doing all along.

Requirements

  • Academic Coursework: 127 academic credits, including: 72 credits in tourism and hospitality management, 10 credits in business management, and 45 credits in general education and free elective courses
  • Summer Field Experiences: Two, 400-hour paid summer field experiences
  • Co-op & Leadership Seminars: 600-hour co-op, in addition to a leadership seminar
    • Document a 37.5 to 50-hour work week for 16 consecutive weeks (must work for one employer for 16 weeks)
    • Attend class one designated day per week (6 hours)
    • Complete all required homework assignments, readings, and projects
       

Course Highlights

HM 210 Managing the Service Experience
Explore ways to manage the service process to deliver memorable guest experiences in the tourism and hospitality industry.

HM 310 Applied Technology in the Tourism Industry
Technology is key. Familiarize yourself with ever-changing technologies that support the service experience in the tourism and hospitality industry.

HM 315 Data Analytics
Get strategic with data to help facilitate problem solving and decision making as well as support the service experience in the tourism and hospitality industry. Topics cover everything from social media and mobile apps to marketing and revenue management.

For more information about the requirements for tourism and hospitality management, see the course catalog.