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Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Recommended Schedules

Below are typical course schedules for students. Please select the academic year of your initial admission to the University to view a recommended schedule.

Semester assignment is arbitrary — the year is more important.

Key:
● Denotes classes you must successfully complete and obtain a minimum overall USC GPA of 2.0 to move to professional division courses
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Restricted to professional division status
* C or better required

Notes:

  • Overlay courses will be required if not met in free electives. See bulletin for approved courses.
  • Foreign Language, if required, will be counted as a free elective.

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Hospitality Management, B.S. Curriculum
127 Credit Hours Required

*Semester assignment is arbitrary—the year is more important

FRESHMAN YEAR:

1st Semester

CMW ENGL 101 – Critical Reading and Composition *
Free Elective (UNIV 101 – The Student in the University)
HRTM 110 – Introduction to the Hospitality Industry *
ARP Math Requirement (See Carolina Core)
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective

2nd Semester

CMW ENGL 102 – Rhetoric and Composition *
HRTM 260 – Hotel Management *
ARP Math Requirement (See bulletin)
CMS SPCH 140 – Public Communication
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective


SUMMER:

HRTM 290 – Practicum and Seminar *●


SOPHOMORE YEAR:

1st Semester

ITEC 242 – Business Communication
ECON 224 – Introduction to Economics
HRTM 270 – Quantity Food Production *
RETL 261 – Functional Accounting I *
SCI 4 credit Lab Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)

2nd Semester
GHS History Requirement (See Carolina Core)
HRTM 280 – Foundations of Tourism *
RETL 262 – Functional Accounting II *
ITEC 264 – Computer Applications in Business
GSS Social Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)


SUMMER:

Study Abroad in Maymester course (would be used to fill 1 Professional Elective course in place of 1 above or below)


JUNIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

AIU Literature or Fine Arts Requirement (See Carolina Core)
HRTM 285 – Club Management *
MGMT 371 – Principles of Management HRTM Elective *
HRTM Elective *
SCI 3 credit Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)

2nd Semester

HRSM 301 –Professional Development Seminar °
MKTG 350 – Principles of Marketing
HRTM 344 – Personnel Organization and Supervision
HRTM Elective *
Free Elective


SENIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

HRTM 421 – Hospitality Financial Management *°
HRTM 370 – Restaurant Food Production Management *°
SPTE 240 – Business Law Professional Elective *
Professional Elective *

2nd Semester
HRTM 450 – Hospitality and Tourism Marketing *°

HRTM 490 – Hospitality Management Strategies *°

Professional Elective *
Free Elective

Download a PDF of this schedule.

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Tourism Management, B.S. Curriculum
127 Credit Hours Required

*Semester assignment is arbitrary—the year is more important

FRESHMAN YEAR:

1st Semester

CMW ENGL 101 – Critical Reading and Composition *
Free Elective (UNIV 101 – The Student in the University)
HRTM 280 – Foundations of Tourism *
Free Elective
ARP Math Requirement (See Carolina Core)

2nd Semester

CMW ENGL 102 – Rhetoric and Composition *
GHS History Requirement (See Carolina Core)
CMS SPCH 140 – Public Communication
SCI 3 credit Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
ARP Math Requirement (See Carolina Core)


SUMMER:

HRTM 290 – Practicum and Seminar *


SOPHOMORE YEAR:

1st Semester

ITEC 242 – Business Communication
ECON 224 – Introduction to Economics
HRTM 364 – Conference and Meeting Planning *
RETL 261 – Functional Accounting I *
SCI 4 credit Lab Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)

2nd Semester

ITEC 264 – Computer Applications in Business
SPTE 240 – Business Law
AIU Literature or Fine Arts Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 262 – Functional Accounting II *
HRTM 381 – Travel and Destination Management * (Spring ONLY)


SUMMER:

Study Abroad in Maymester course (would be used to fill 1 Professional Elective course in place of 1 above or below)


JUNIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

MGMT 371 – Principles of Management
GSS Social Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
HRTM 386 – Tourism Festival Planning and Management * (Fall ONLY)
Professional Elective *
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective

2nd Semester

MKTG 350 – Principles of Marketing
HRTM 344 – Personnel Organization and Supervision
HRTM 388 – Resort Development and Management * (Spring ONLY)
Professional Elective *
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective


SUMMER:

HRTM 495 – Hospitality and Tourism Internship *


SENIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

HRSM 301 –Professional Development Seminar °

HRTM 482 – Sustainable Tourism Panning and Policy * (Fall ONLY)
HRTM Elective *
HRTM Elective *

2nd Semester

HRTM 450 – Hospitality and Tourism Marketing *°

HRTM 481 – Analytical Techniques in Tourism and Hospitality * (Spring ONLY)
HRTM 584 – Tourism Information Technology Issues * (Spring ONLY)
HRTM Elective *
Free Elective

Download a PDF of this schedule.

2016 Hospitality Management, B.S. Curriculum
120 Credit Hours Required

*Semester assignment is arbitrary—the year is more important

FRESHMAN YEAR:

1st Semester

CMW ENGL 101 – Critical Reading and Composition *
HRTM 110 - Introduction to the Hospitality Industry *
ARP Math Requirement (See Academic Bulletin)
Free Elective (UNIV 101 – The Student in the University)
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective

2nd Semester

CMW ENGL 102 – Rhetoric and Composition *
HRTM 260 – Hotel Management*
ARP Math Requirement (See Academic Bulletin)
GHS History Requirement (See Carolina Core)
CMS SPCH 140 – Public Communication
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective


SUMMER:

HRTM 290 – Practicum and Seminar *


SOPHOMORE YEAR:

1st Semester

ITEC 242 – Business Communication
ECON 224 – Introduction to Economics
HRTM 270 – Quantity Food Production *
RETL 261 – Functional Accounting I *
SCI 4 credit Lab Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)

2nd Semester

GHS History Requirement (See Carolina Core)
HRTM 280 –Foundations of Tourism *
RETL 262 – Functional Accounting II *
ITEC 264 – Computer Applications in Business
SPTE 240 – Business Law
GSS Social Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)


SUMMER:

Study Abroad in Maymester course (would be used to fill 1 Professional Elective course in place of 1 below)


JUNIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

AIU Literature of Fine Arts Requirement (See Carolina Core)
HRTM 285 – Club Management *
MGMT 371 – Principles of Management
SCI 3 Credit Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)

2nd Semester

MKTG 350 – Principles of Marketing
RETL 344 – Personnel Organization and Supervision
HRTM 388 – Resort Development and Management * (Spring ONLY)
Professional Elective *
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective


SUMMER:

HRTM 495 – Hospitality and Tourism Internship *°


SENIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

HRTM 370 – Restaurant Food Service Production Management
HRTM 421 – Hospitality Financial Management *
SPTE 240 – Business Law
Professional Elective *

2nd Semester

HRTM 450 – Hospitality and Tourism Marketing *°
HRTM 490 – Hospitality Management Strategies *°
Professional Elective *
HRTM PRofessional Elective *

Download a PDF of this schedule.

2016 Tourism Management, B.S. Curriculum
120 Credit Hours Required

*Semester assignment is arbitrary—the year is more important

FRESHMAN YEAR:

1st Semester

CMW ENGL 101 – Critical Reading and Composition *
Free Elective (UNIV 101 – The Student in the University)
HRTM 280 – Foundations of Tourism *
HRTM 110 – Introduction to the Hospitality Industry*
ARP Math Requirement (See Academic Bulletin)

2nd Semester

CMW ENGL 102 – Rhetoric and Composition *
GHS History Requirement (See Carolina Core)
CMS SPCH 140 – Public Communication
SCI 3 credit Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
ARP Math Requirement (See Academic Bulletin)


SUMMER:

HRTM 290 – Practicum and Seminar *


SOPHOMORE YEAR:

1st Semester

ITEC 242 – Business Communication
ECON 224 – Introduction to Economics
HRTM 364 – Conference and Meeting Planning *
RETL 261 – Functional Accounting I *
SCI 4 credit Lab Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)

2nd Semester

ITEC 264 – Computer Applications in Business
ITEC 240 – Business Law
AIU Literature or Fine Arts Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 262 – Functional Accounting II *
HRTM 381 – Travel and Destination Management * (Spring ONLY)


SUMMER:

Study Abroad in Maymester course (would be used to fill 1 Professional Elective course in place of 1 below)


JUNIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

MGMT 371 – Principles of Management
GSS Social Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
Professional Elective *
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective

2nd Semester

MKTG 350 – Principles of Marketing
HRTM 344 – Personnel Organization and Supervision
HRTM 388 – Resort Development and Management * (Spring ONLY)
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective


SUMMER:

HRTM 495 – Hospitality and Tourism Internship *


SENIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

HRSM 301 –Professional Development Seminar
HRTM 482 – Sustainable Tourism Panning and Policy * (Fall ONLY)
HRTM Professional Elective *
HRTM Professional Elective *

2nd Semester

HRTM 450 – Hospitality and Tourism Marketing *
HRTM 481 – Analytical Techniques in Tourism and Hospitality * (Spring ONLY)
HRTM 584 – Tourism Information Technology Issues * (Spring ONLY)
Free Elective

Download a PDF of this schedule.

HRTM Electives:

HRTM 164 – Intro to Healthy Mediteranean Cooking
HRTM 190 - Special Topics in Culinary Arts
HRTM 228 – Purchasing and Controls
HRTM 230 – Hospitality Management
HRTM 260 – Hotel Management
HRTM 285 – Club Management
HRTM 340 – Nutrition
HRTM 352 – Software Applications for the Hospitality Industry
HRTM 355 – Physical Plant Design
HRTM 357 – Hotel and Restaurant Law (Fall ONLY)
HRTM 362 – Wedding Planning and Management
HRTM 376 – Contract Foodservice Management
HRTM 382 – Travel and Tourism Law
HRTM 383 – Ecotourism
HRTM 384 – Cultural and Heritage Tourism
HRTM 386 – Tourism Festival Planning and Management (Fall ONLY)

HRTM 387 – Cruise Ship Industry
HRTM 389 – International Tourism Field Experience
HRTM 410 – HRTM Current Issues
HRTM 421 – Hospitality Financial Management
HRTM 428 – Sustainable Foodservice Systems
HRTM 440 – Services Management for Hospitality and Tourism
HRTM 455 – Hospitality Sales Management
HRTM 470 - Current Issues in Nutrition
HRTM 473 – Club Cuisine and Service
HRTM 475 – Wines and Spirits in Food Service Establishments
HRTM 476 – Craft Beer HRTM
483 – Tourism Economics
HRTM 485 – Sustainable Tourism
HRTM 518 – Training and Development in the Hospitality Industry (Spring ONLY)
HRTM 521 – Revenue Management
HRTM 537 – Multicultural Dimensions of the Hospitality Industry

HRTM 557 – Security Management of Hotels and Restaurants (Summer ONLY)
HRTM 560 – Advanced Lodging Management
HRTM 564 – Advanced meeting Management
HRTM 565 – International Lodging Management
HRTM 567 – Timeshare and Vacation Ownership Management
HRTM 570 – Managing Food Service Operations (Spring Only)
HRTM 575 – Advanced Topics in Wine (Spring ONLY)
HRTM 576 - Franchising w/in the Hospitality Industry
HRTM 580 – Adventure Travel Management
HRTM 585 – Advanced Club Management (Fall ONLY)
HRTM 590 – Special Topics in HRTM
HRTM 591 – Golf Tourism
HRTM 597 – Global Travel and Tourism

 

 • required to move to professional division courses ° Restricted to professional division status * C or better required