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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

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Summer Courses

Make the most of your summer by taking online classes with the University of South Carolina's College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management.

Study from wherever you are and around your schedule!

Graduate faster: Graduate on time by earning credits all year, not just in the fall and spring.

Earn a minor: Summer classes allow you to efficiently add a minor and access courses that normally fill up quickly.

Knock out a challenging course: Summer courses help students successfully complete tougher classes by providing a focused, accelerated format. Some classes can be completed in just three weeks!

HRSM 2020 Summer Online Courses

Open to all UofSC students! Courses may be used for major, minor, cognate or elective credits. More information about HRSM’s summer courses can be found at the College of HRSM bulletin.

Interested in registering for one of the courses below? Please visit HRSM Advisement and Student Services.

For an explanation of session dates, please visit the University Registrar's summer schedule page.

CBN Course Credits Title Description Session Primary Instructor Keywords
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70835 RETL 115 3 Fashion History: A Global View Examination of influences on fashion throughout history both domestically and globally. 3S4 Bickle, Marianne C.  
70838 RETL 237 3 The Changing Consumer Marketplace The economic problems of everyday life presented within a business framework, promoting the student’s well-being as a consumer. Consideration is given to the economics of consumption, real income, consumer buying, consumer protection, operations leading to family prosperity, security, and estate planning. 3S3 Watts, Donna H.  
71816 RETL 242 3 HRSM Professional Comm Theory, processes, and applications of professional communications. 3S1 Watson, Michael R.  
71817 RETL 242 3 HRSM Professional Comm Theory, processes, and applications of professional communications. 3S2 Watson, Michael R.  
71818 RETL 242 3 HRSM Professional Comm Theory, processes, and applications of professional communications. 3S3 Watts, Donna H.  
74130 RETL 250 3 Sustainability in Fashion Examination of concepts, practices, and opportunities of fashion sustainability (such as social and environmental responsibility) available to designers, developers and consumers.  3S3 Watts, Donna H.  
70839 RETL 261 3 Principles of Accounting I A study of the accounting cycle with emphasis on preparation and analysis of financial statements. 3S1 Reeves, Susan M.  
71467 RETL 261 3 Principles of Accounting I A study of the accounting cycle with emphasis on preparation and analysis of financial statements. 3S2 Williams, Daniel J.  
70840 RETL 262 3 Principles of Accounting II A study of the preparation and interpretation of corporate financial statements with an emphasis on analysis and decision making techniques. 3S2 Reeves, Susan M.  
71468 RETL 262 3 Principles of Accounting II A study of the preparation and interpretation of corporate financial statements with an emphasis on analysis and decision making techniques. 3S1 Williams, Daniel J.  
71469 RETL 265 3 Principles of Retailing Management methods, location analysis, store organization, personnel, planning, buying and pricing techniques, and customer service policies for retail firms. 3S3 Moody, Michael B.  
70841 RETL 268 3 Principles of Fashion Mercandising The place of fashion in buying, selling, and promoting merchandise. Meets the needs of individuals in retail organizations from entry level to buyer. 3S1 Jankovska, Daniela  
70713 RETL 295 1-6 Retailing Practicum Supervised work experience in an area of the retail industry, selected by the student and approved by the instructor. May be repeated up to a maximum of 6 hours. Restricted to Retailing Majors. 3S0 Harrison, Reenea R.  
72966 RETL 295 1-6 Retailing Practicum Supervised work experience in an area of the retail industry, selected by the student and approved by the instructor. May be repeated up to a maximum of 6 hours. Restricted to Retailing Majors. 3S6 Richardson, Ashley G.  
74852 RETL 310 3 Digital Retailing Development of a comprehensive plan for implementing a retailing business online via digital technology.  3S4 Park, Joohyung  
75099 RETL 330 3 Asset Protection for Retailers Examination of asset protection and risk management issues which affect the retailing industry, such as retail risk assessment and response, loss prevention, employee-related risks, facility security, crisis management, and intellectual property protection. 3S1 Edwards, Karen E.  
71470 RETL 350 3 Sales Strategies Theories, principles, and techniques of personal selling with application to different buyer-seller situations. 3S4 Moody, Michael B.  
72775 RETL 351 3 Retail Entrepreneurship Essentials of creating and operating a new retail venture in physical and virtual environments.  3S3 Moody, Michael B.  
70842 RETL 365 3 Visual Merchandising Displays and visual merchandising strategies. 3S1 Jankovska, Daniela  
70993 RETL 366 3 Retail Buying Planning, purchasing, and controlling inventories. 3S1 Watson, Michael R.  
75100 RETL 369 3 Retail Promotion Planning and executing retail promotion strategies. 3S4 Byun, Sang-Eun  
72774 RETL 425 3 Retail Shopper Analysis Analysis of in-store retail shopper behavior to impact retailer performance. 3S4 Kim, Jiyeon  
70843 RETL 485 3 Multi-National Retailing Retail operations within foreign environments. 3S5 Brosdahl, Deborah J.  
74853 RETL 487 3 Retail Management Strategies Application of strategic management principles and models to competitive behavior in retailing. 3S1 Campbell, Jeffrey M.  
70715 RETL 495 6 Retailing Internship Supervised work experience within the retail industry that links classroom learning and student interest with the acquisition of knowledge in an applied work setting.  3S0 Harrison, Reenea R.  
75101 RETL 495 6 Retailing Internship Supervised work experience within the retail industry that links classroom learning and student interest with the acquisition of knowledge in an applied work setting.  3S6 Todd, Samuel Y.  
75102 RETL 525 3 Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship/Ecommerce Examination of domestic and international laws affecting retail entrepreneurship and online commerce, such as data privacy and breach response, intellectual property protection, sales tax, advertising and unfair trade practices, consumer protection laws, employment laws, and legal obligations involving physical locations 3S1 Edwards, Karen E.  
70717 RETL 592 3 Retl/Fashion Merchandising Field Study Study of international/domestic fashion manufacturers, retailers, ancillary businesses, and selected resident buying offices. May be repeated once for credit. 3S3 Edwards, Karen E.  
70717 RETL 592-01 3 Luxury Management in Italy: A virtual travel experience Delivered 100% online from May 11–28, 2020, this course enables you to explore Italy and its famed luxury brands without leaving home. Gain an insider's view of Italy’s iconic luxury business culture with virtual reality tours, international guest lecturers and expert insight from two seasoned global classroom instructors. 3S3 Edwards, Karen E. and Strick, Sandy   
70682 SPTE 110 3 Sport and Entertainment in American Life The American sport and entertainment enterprise: background, influences, and trends; collegiate and professional sport organizations; ownership and unionization; media portrayals. 3S1 Mercado, Haylee U.  
70683 SPTE 110 3 Sport and Entertainment in American Life The American sport and entertainment enterprise: background, influences, and trends; collegiate and professional sport organizations; ownership and unionization; media portrayals. 3S2  Southall, Deborah J.  
71966 SPTE 201 3 Introduction to Sport Management Introduction to sport management industry career fields. 3S1  Todd, Samuel Y.   
71967 SPTE 201 3 Introduction to Sport Management Introduction to sport management industry career fields. 3S2  Ballouli, Khalid W.  
70684 SPTE 202 3 Introduction to Live Entertainment Management The study of underlying themes in entertainment management and its application to music, family shows, and other live entertainment business venues. 3S1  Shaomian, Armen  
70685 SPTE 202 3 Introduction to Live Entertainment Management The study of underlying themes in entertainment management and its application to music, family shows, and other live entertainment business venues. 3S2  Graham , Paul T.  
72276 SPTE 203 3 Introduction to Event and Venue Management An overview of the history, impact, types, and trends of events and venues, the principles of event planning, the role of venues, and career options in each field. 3S1  Jeralds, Adonis Sporty   
72277 SPTE 203 3 Introduction to Event and Venue Management An overview of the history, impact, types, and trends of events and venues, the principles of event planning, the role of venues, and career options in each field. 3S2  Gillentine, J. Andrew  
70432 SPTE 240 3 Business Law Formation of contracts and their operation as they apply to business; promissory notes and checks; agency and employment. 3S1  Koesters, Todd C.   
71028 SPTE 274 3 Computer Applications in Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management Administrative tasks for computer usage, including software and hardware selection, applications, and solutions. 3S1  Haynes, Aisha S.  
71029 SPTE 274 3 Computer Applications in Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management Administrative tasks for computer usage, including software and hardware selection, applications, and solutions. 3S2  Sands, Yvette N.  
70433 SPTE 295 6 Practicum Supervised work experience in a sport or entertainment management area selected by the student with approval of advisor. Contract approved by advisor or department chair is required for undergraduate students. 3S0  Dunn, Matthew   
70434 SPTE 295 6 Practicum Supervised work experience in a sport or entertainment management area selected by the student with approval of advisor. Contract approved by advisor or department chair is required for undergraduate students. 3S0  Taylor, Steven E.  
70435 SPTE 295 6 Practicum Supervised work experience in a sport or entertainment management area selected by the student with approval of advisor. Contract approved by advisor or department chair is required for undergraduate students. 3S0 Dunn, Matthew   
72841 SPTE 295 6 Practicum Supervised work experience in a sport or entertainment management area selected by the student with approval of advisor. Contract approved by advisor or department chair is required for undergraduate students. 3S0  Taylor, Steven E.  
72841 SPTE 295 6 Practicum Supervised work experience in a sport or entertainment management area selected by the student with approval of advisor. Contract approved by advisor or department chair is required for undergraduate students. 3S0  Dunn, Matthew   
72841 SPTE 295 6 Practicum Supervised work experience in a sport or entertainment management area selected by the student with approval of advisor. Contract approved by advisor or department chair is required for undergraduate students. 3S0  Taylor, Steven E.  
75121 SPTE 310 3 Collegiate Athletics  Students are provided with an overview of college athletics. Though the course will cover the NJCAA and NAIA, it will particularly focus upon the NCAA, and more specifically, upon the business of “Big-Time” intercollegiate athletics. 3S2 Eigenbrot, Steve   
70686 SPTE 320 3 Sport and the Law Laws and regulatory bodies affecting the management of sport personnel, facilities, and events. 3S1  Southall, Richard M.   
73758 SPTE 320 3 Sport and the Law Laws and regulatory bodies affecting the management of sport personnel, facilities, and events. 3S2 Nagel, Mark S.   
71968 SPTE 380 3 Sport and Entertainment Marketing Marketing theory and practice and how it relates and applies to sport and entertainment. 3S1  Shapiro, Stephen L.  
71969 SPTE 385 3 Ethics in Sport and Entertainment Business The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the ethical issues that exist in sport and entertainment business. Students will learn various theories of ethics and how they relate to issues faced by managers in the sport and entertainment industry. 3S1 Yan, Cheng   
71970 SPTE 385 3 Ethics in Sport and Entertainment Business The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the ethical issues that exist in sport and entertainment business. Students will learn various theories of ethics and how they relate to issues faced by managers in the sport and entertainment industry. 3S2  Gillentine, J. Andrew  
70687 SPTE 410 3 Sport and Entertainment in Popular Culture Investigation of sport and entertainment as critical facets of American society. 3S1  Shaomian, Armen  
70688 SPTE 410 3 Sport and Entertainment in Popular Culture Investigation of sport and entertainment as critical facets of American society. 3S2  Nagel, Mark    
73937 SPTE 440 3 Sport and Entertainment Business and Finance Economic and finance theories applied to the management of sport and entertainment organizations. 3TC  Regan, Thomas H.  
71406 SPTE 440 3 Sport and Entertainment Business and Finance Economic and finance theories applied to the management of sport and entertainment organizations. 3S2  Watanabe, Nicholas M.   
71406 SPTE 440 3 Sport and Entertainment Business and Finance Economic and finance theories applied to the management of sport and entertainment organizations. 3S1  Regan, Thomas H.  
70437 SPTE 444 3 Sports and Entertainment Event Management Application of management principles to sports and entertainment events. 3S3  Mercado, Haylee U.  
72125 SPTE 444 3 Sports and Entertainment Event Management Application of management principles to sports and entertainment events. 3S3  Southall, Deborah J.  
70438 SPTE 490 3 Topic: The Student Athlete Experience Current topics and trends in sport, live entertainment, and venue management. Content varies by suffix and title. May be repeated once. 3S4  Jeralds, Adonis Sporty   
70439 SPTE 490 3 Topic: The Student Athlete Experience Current topics and trends in sport, live entertainment, and venue management. Content varies by suffix and title. May be repeated once. 3S2  Regan, Thomas H.  
70440 SPTE 495 6 Internship in Sport and Entertainment Management Placement with a sport or entertainment organization for a supervised learning experience in the student’s career specialization area. 3S0  Grady, John  
70441 SPTE 495 6 Internship in Sport and Entertainment Management Placement with a sport or entertainment organization for a supervised learning experience in the student’s career specialization area. 3S0  Brown, Matthew T.  
71264 SPTE 495 6 Internship in Sport and Entertainment Management Placement with a sport or entertainment organization for a supervised learning experience in the student’s career specialization area. 3S0 Graham, Paul T.  
71891 SPTE 655 3 Social Media in Live Entertainment and Sport In-depth investigation of social networks, digital platforms, and online marketing for the live entertainment and sport industries. 3S1  Richard Michael Southall   
71892 SPTE 655 3 Social Media in Live Entertainment and Sport In-depth investigation of social networks, digital platforms, and online marketing for the live entertainment and sport industries. 3S2  Ballouli, Khalid W.  
70442 SPTE 701 3 Management in the Sport and Entertainment Industry Management principles in the sport and entertainment industry. 3S1  Koesters, Todd C.  
73684 SPTE 730 3 Advanced Sport and the Law Advanced knowledge of the legal issues that frequently arise in the context of sport will be covered. The focus of the course is law as it applies to sport as well as how the law affects participants, spectators, sport organizations, and facility managers, among others 3S0  O'Malley, Susan N.   
73685 SPTE 760 3 Principles of Sport and Entertainment Marketing This course is designed to provide a foundation in the principles of sport and entertainment marketing 3S1  Shapiro, Stephen L.  
73686 SPTE 790 3 Sport and Entertainment Finance This course examines financial information necessary to perform the usual duties and responsibilities associated with sport facilities, programs and organizations. 3S2  Watanabe, Nicholas M.   
70823 HRTM 110 3 Intro to the Hospitality Industry History, growth, developments, and future opportunities in the hospitality industry. 3S1 Ayres, Kevin  
73793 HRTM 169 1 ServSafe Sanitation Food safety and sanitation in a commercial kitchen operation. 3S3 Lybrand, Robert T.  
70824 HRTM 228 3 Purchasing and Controls A study of the major foods, beverages, and supplies that are purchased in hotels, motels, and food-service establishments as well as techniques on how to control their distribution within the operation. 3S3 Knapp, William R.  
70997 HRTM 260 3 Hotel Management Management of the lodging phase of the hospitality industry to include front desk, housekeeping, and maintenance areas. 3S4 Kubickova, Marketa  
70461 HRTM 270 3 Quantity Food Production The basics of food production from storeroom to consumer. Various techniques of storage, preparation, merchandising, and menu-planning, as well as the many aspects of service 3S5 Lybrand, Robert T.  
70825 HRTM 280 3 Foundations of Tourism Basic introduction to the social science of tourism in the US and the world, including definitional issues, motivations for travel, factors influencing demand-side and supply-side growth, the tourism product, market segmentation and marketing, socioeconomic, and ecological impacts, and destination life cycle dynamics. 3S2 Turk, Ercan A.  
70458 HRTM 290 6 Hospitalilty and Tourism Practices Supervised full-time work experience in an area of the hospitality and tourism industry, selected by the student and approved by the practicum coordinator. 400 hours required. 3S0 Chavis, Jessica P.  
70826 HRTM 340 3 Nutrition The utilization of food by the body; menu planning and food production for institutions in relation to regular and modified diets. 3S4 Knapp, William R.  
71819 HRTM 344 3 Personnel Organization and Supervision Recruitment, selection, utilization, and development of human resources; role of supervisors in management and personnel administration. 3S1 Chavis, Jessica P.  
75158 HRTM 364 3 Conference and Meeting Planning Planning and managing conferences and meetings in the tourism industry. 3S5 Jeong, Miyoung  
74965 HRTM 375 3 Wine, Beverage and Culture This course provides a broad base of knowledge, covering all commercially relevant beverages including origins, tradition and culture 3S2 Strick, Sandra K.  
75160 HRTM 388 3 Resort Development and Management Examines effective practices in the sustainable planning, development, and management of resorts and spas, including host community relations, social effects, design, marketing, operations, finance, and recreation programming. 3S5 So, Kam Fung  
70828 HRTM 440 3 Svcs Mgmt Hosptlty and Tourism Management issues pertinent to quality service delivery in hospitality and tourism organizations. 3S5 Martin, Drew G.  
72422 HRTM 450 3 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Application of marketing principles and promotional techniques to the hospitality and travel industry. 3S3 Meng, Fang  
75161 HRTM 485 3 Sustainable Tourism Principles and practices of environmental, economic, and sociocultural sustainability in tourism are described and analyzed. 3S4 Cardenas, David  
70460 HRTM 495 6 Hospitality and Tourism Intrnshp Structured industry practical experience in a hospitality or tourism company. 400 hours required. 3S0 Partlow, Charles G.  
75162 HRTM 550 3 Theme Park and Attractions Management This course will give students an overview of the theme park and attractions industry. We will explore each of the areas of this industry including: history, venues, resources, ride operations, merchandising, food service and design.  3S5 Smith, Scott  
73959 HRTM 590 3 Special Topics in HRTM: Virtual Study Abroad, Luxury Management in Italy Advanced concepts, issues, and trends in the hospitality and tourism industry. May be taken twice for degree credit. 3S3 Strick, Sandra K.  
72026 HRTM 590 3 Special Topics in HRTM: Game of Thrones Advanced concepts, issues, and trends in the hospitality and tourism industry. May be taken twice for degree credit. 3S1 Hudson, Simon  
73795 HRTM 590 3 Special Topics in HRTM: Hospitality Leadership Advanced concepts, issues, and trends in the hospitality and tourism industry. May be taken twice for degree credit. 3S3 Partlow, Charles G.  
70998 HRTM 590 3 Special Topics in HRTM: Film Tourism Advanced concepts, issues, and trends in the hospitality and tourism industry. May be taken twice for degree credit. 3S3 Harrill, Rich  
70996 HRSM 301 3 HRSM Professional Development  Strategies, tactics, and requisite skills for career success in the hospitality, retail, sport, entertainment, and technology industries. 3S4 Crick, Collin  
75165 HRSM 495 1-6 Internship The internship is a supervised work experience in the student’s major area of study. 3S2 Budd, Christina  
74570 HRSM 497 3 Senior Seminar Integration of prior academic work through the examination of problem inquiry, conduct of research, application of a solution development and the completion of a research paper. 3S1 Bickle, Marianne  
73677 HRSM 788 3 Business Analytics in Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management   3S2  Grady, John  
70431 HRSM 795 6 Field Project in Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management   3S0  Regan, Thomas H.  

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