Tourism & Sustainable Practices

The history, growth, and expansion of the tourism industry will be discussed as it relates to the evolution of more responsible and sustainable tourism. Students will become familiar with local, […]

Tour & Cruise Operations

This course will introduce students to tour and cruise operations. Cruise lines, products, ports, and amenities will be examined. In addition, students will become familiar with the various types of […]

Educational Travel Experience

This course focuses on developing and executing a student designed educational travel experience to a select destination. In addition to planning trip sightseeing and events, students will also research several […]

Sports Tourism & Events

This course explores the role of sports tourism as one of the fastest growing niche markets in the global tourism industry. Sports tourism simply combines sports, recreation, leisure, and fitness […]

Catering Sales & Event Management

This course is designed to introduce students to the world of on-premise catering by delving into the different aspects of catering sales and event management from the venue’s perspective. Students […]

Food and Beverage Operations

This course is designed to introduce the student to managing front-of-the-house operations with a focus on providing superior service. Management topics include food and beverage product knowledge, sales forecasting, cost […]

Introduction to the Spa Industry

This course will examine the growing segment of spas and spa services. The evolution of the spa industry will be detailed from ancient civilizations to today with an emphasis on […]

Event Planning

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the principles of event management. The student will examine event planning models and focus on the details required to plan special […]

Professional Development

Regardless of the career path a student chooses, developing career goals, demonstrating professional practices, and managing effective workplace relationships will all play an integral role in career success. Some key […]

Introduction to Hospitality Management

This course will introduce students to the specialty area of business called hospitality management. Students will learn about basic operations, industry challenges, and current trends in tourism, recreation, restaurants, food […]

Hospitality Industry Internship

This course is designed to enrich the student’s academic learning experience by integrating classroom theory and on-the-job experience in the hospitality industry. With coordinator assistance, the student will self-place into […]

Hotel Operations

This course focuses on the roles and duties of the general manager and front office manager of a full-service hotel. With an emphasis on front office operations, this course will […]