Hospitality and Tourism Management {SF State Bulletin 2013 - 2014}

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Hospitality and Tourism Management

 

College of Business

Dean: Linda Oubre

 

Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

BUS 306
415-338-6087
E-mail: hmp@sfsu.edu
Chair: Janet Sim
Undergraduate Advisors: Ergul, Ferns, Johnson, Roe, Sim, Walls, Yang

 

Programs

B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management

 


 

Program Scope

The mission of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management program is to provide excellence in instruction and an academic environment to develop professional managers and leaders in the rapidly growing diversified hospitality/tourism industry. The program was developed to provide students with a core of business foundation and professional hospitality management courses, as well as a choice of interdisciplinary elective emphases: hotel operation management; restaurant and catering management; conventions, meetings and event management; international tourism management; hospitality entrepreneurship management; hospitality labor relations management or a specialized hospitality management area. The department is committed to maximize student exposure to hospitality industry leaders, career opportunities and student events involving reputable industry companies. The on campus Vista Room which is managed and operated by students is acclaimed for its exquisite cuisine and service.

 

Career Outlook

The curriculum combines strengths in management with hands-on hospitality experience and internship opportunities in the hospitality industry. Completion of the core and elective courses provides students with theoretical business background and professional knowledge for attainment of top-level management positions in the hospitality/tourism industry.

 

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management

 

  • In addition to the core course program required of all hospitality and tourism management majors, DS 110 (or MATH 110 or equivalent), ECON 101, ECON 102, ISYS 263, and ENG 214 must be completed before enrollment in certain core courses. Students who wish to enroll in DS 110 must pass the ELM examination, or other approved examinations, or take an appropriate course such as MATH 70. Students not attaining a satisfactory score will be directed to take an appropriate preparatory course.
    (Note: DS 110 or MATH 110, ECON 101, and ECON 102 are currently acceptable for General Education.)
  • Except in cases of credit by examination, no more than 6 units of the core requirements may be taken on a CR/NC basis.
  • Students must take an information systems proficiency exam. Those who do not pass the exam will be required to take ISYS 263.

 

On-line course descriptions are available.

 

Core Courses

Course Title Units
HTM 110 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management 3
ACCT 100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 101 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
HTM 120 Legal Aspects of Hospitality and Tourism Management 3
DS 212 Business Statistics I 3
FIN 350 Business Finance 3
CFS 352/
DFM 352/
HTM 352 *
Foods, Production, and Service 3
HTM 364 Hospitality and Tourism Management Information Systems 3
HTM 390/
RPT 390
Leisure Travel and Tourism 3
MGMT 405 Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior 3
MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing 3
HTM 458 Hospitality and Tourism Management Revenue and Cost Control 3
HTM 515 Hospitality and Tourism Management Internship 3
HTM 531 GW Hospitality Services Management - GWAR 3
HTM 557 Restaurant and Catering Management 3
HTM 560 Hospitality Human Resource Management 3
HTM 561 Hotel Operation Management 3
HTM 590 Integrated Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism Management 3

Total for core: 54

 

Choose three courses from one emphasis area, or choose two courses from one emphasis and one course from a different emphasis. An elective HTM professional course may be used with the approval of an advisor. (9 units)

Hotel Operation Management

Course Title Units
HTM 595 Selected Topics in Hotel Administration 3
HTM 576 Hotel Convention Service Management 3
HTM 578 Hospitality and Tourism Management Sales and Marketing 3

 

Restaurant and Catering Management

Course Title Units
CFS 355* Nutrition for Wellness 3
HTM 421* Food, Wine and Culture in California 3
HTM 448/
DFM 458
Management of Quantity Food Purchasing and Production 3

 

Conventions, Meetings and Event Management

Course Title Units
RPT 340 Conference, Event Planning, and Management 3
HTM 576 Hotel Convention Service Management 3
HTM 670/
RPT 670
Advanced Conference, Event Planning, and Management 3

 

International Tourism Management

Course Title Units
HTM 425 * The Business of International Tourism 3
RPT 460 Recreation Destination Resorts 3
RPT 605 * Ecotourism Principles and Practices 3

 

Hospitality Entrepreneurship Management

Course Title Units
MGMT 354 Starting a Small Business 3
HTM 448/
DFM 458
Management of Quantity Food Purchasing and Production 3
RPT 540 Start-Up and Sustainable Operations of Tourism, Event and Recreation Enterprises 3

 

Hospitality Labor Relation Management

Course Title Units
LABR 250 Introduction to the Study of Labor 3
HTM 595 Selected Topics in Hotel Administration 3
LABR 400
    or
LABR 511
Union Structure and Administration

Collective Bargaining
3

 

Special Hospitality Management Emphasis – must be pre-determined and approved by an advisor

 

* GE Segment III courses

 

Notes: To maximize double counting, choose “Food, Cuisine, and Culture” or “Business, Tourism and Technology in a Global Society” as your Segment III Cluster. To earn a Minor in Business Administration, take IBUS 330.

 

Minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management

The hospitality and tourism management minor is designed to provide undergraduates with a focused exposure to hospitality management. The program can provide non-hospitality management majors with the professional and technical skills in hospitality management needed for entry into employment or serve as an alternative to a double major for business majors wishing expertise in a second field.

 

On-line course descriptions are available.

 

Program

Course Title Units
ACCT 300 Accounting and Finance Reporting (ACCT 100 and 101 may be substituted for ACCT 300.) 3
MGMT 405 Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior 3
MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing 3
HTM 352 Foods, Production, and Service 3
HTM 560 Hospitality Human Resource Management 3
HTM 561 Hotel Operation Management 3

Total: 18

Elective Courses : 6
Two HTM courses from the core or emphasis areas, with the approval of a hospitality and tourism management advisor.

Total for minor: 24

 

Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management

For more information, visit www.cel.sfsu.edu/hospitality or contact the program director in the College of Extended Learning.

 

Award of the Certificate

Upon completion of the program, the College of Extended Learning is responsible for authorizing the issuance of the certificate on behalf of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management and in the name of San Francisco State University.

 

 

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