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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 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 2021 Summer 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

*J and Q1A courses are taught 100% online.

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

 

CRN Course Section Title Description Session Primary Instructor Keywords
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72698 HRSM 788 J50 Business Analytics in Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management The course is structured to help students apply concepts of scientific inquiry in practical business problems in the field of hospitality/tourism, retail, and sport management.  Prerequisites: STAT 515. 3S2 Ballouli, Khalid W.  
74617 SPTE 101 001 The Student Athlete Experience Examination of the functions and resources the university provides for students transitioning to college and problems common to the first-year student-athlete experience. 352 TBA  
70389 HRSM 795 001 Field Project in Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management Work experience and participation in management decision-making in a hospitality/tourism, retail, or sport/entertainment business environment. Positions assigned on an individual basis with emphasis on oral and written communication skills, planning, and problem solving. 3S0 Shapiro, Stephen L.  
70592 SPTE 110 J10 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 Yan, Cheng  
70593 SPTE 110 J11 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.  
71620 SPTE 201 J10 Introduction to Sport Management Introduction to sport management industry career fields. 3S1 Southall, Richard M.  
71621 SPTE 201 J11 Introduction to Sport Management Introduction to sport management industry career fields. 3S2 Gillentine, John A.  
70594 SPTE 202 J10 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 Graham, Paul T.  
70595 SPTE 202 J11 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 Dunn, Matthew  
71864 SPTE 203 J10 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 Swanson, Cheryl A.  
71865 SPTE 203 J11 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 S.  
70390 SPTE 240 J10 Business Law Formation of contracts and their operation as they apply to business; promissory notes and checks; agency and employment. 3S1 Koesters, Todd C.  
70869 SPTE 274 J10 Computer Applications in Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management Administrative tasks for computer usage, including software and hardware selection, applications and solutions. 3S1 Crews, Tena B.  
70870 SPTE 274 J11 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.  
73245 SPTE 310 J10 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. 3S1 Southall, Richard M.  
70596 SPTE 320 J10 Sport and the Law Laws and regulatory bodies affecting the management of sport personnel, facilities, and events. Prerequisites: SPTE 240 or equivalent. Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research 3S4 Grady, John M.  
75449 SPTE 330 J10 The Summer Olympic Games Examination of the Summer Olympic Games and its impact on sport, entertainment, hospitality, tourism and the host community. 3S1 Mihalik, Brian J.  
71622 SPTE 380 J10 Sport and Entertainment Marketing Marketing theory and practice and how it relates and applies to sport and entertainment. Prerequisites: MKTG 350. 3S1 Shapiro, Stephen L.  
73244 SPTE 380 J11 Sport and Entertainment Marketing Marketing theory and practice and how it relates and applies to sport and entertainment. Prerequisites: MKTG 350. 3S2 Stoltzfus, Megan M.  
71623 SPTE 385 J10 Ethics in Sport and Entertainment Business The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the ethical issues that exist in the business of sport and entertainment. Ethical theories and philosophies will be discussed. Carolina Core: VSR. Graduation with Leadership Distinction:
GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences
3S1 Yan, Cheng  
71624 SPTE 385 J11 Ethics in Sport and Entertainment Business The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the ethical issues that exist in the business of sport and entertainment. Ethical theories and philosophies will be discussed. Carolina Core: VSR. Graduation with Leadership Distinction:
GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences
3S2 Gillentine, John A.  
70394 SPTE 399 001 Independent Study Individual students will identify an area of study related to sport and entertainment management and complete a research paper on this topic under the guidance of the instructor. Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research 3S0    
70597 SPTE 410 J10 Sport and Entertainment in Popular Culture Investigation of sport and entertainment as critical facets of American society. 3S1 Shaomian, Armen  
70598 SPTE 410 J11 Sport and Entertainment in Popular Culture Investigation of sport and entertainment as critical facets of American society. 3S2 Nagel, Mark S.  
74618 SPTE 440 J10 Sport and Entertaiment Business and Finance Economic and finance theories applied to the management of sport and entertainment organizations. Prerequisites: FINA 363 or FINA 333. 3T1 Regan, Thomas H.  
71191 SPTE 440 J11 Sport and Entertainment Business and Finance Economic and finance theories applied to the management of sport and entertainment organizations. Prerequisites: FINA 363 or FINA 333. 3S2 Watanabe, Nicholas M.  
70395 SPTE 444 J10 Sports and Entertainment Event Management Application of management principles to sports and entertainment events. Prerequisites: SPTE 380, SPTE 440. 3S3 Mercado, Haylee U.  
71749 SPTE 444 002 Sports and Entertainment Event Management Application of management principles to sports and entertainment events. Prerequisites: SPTE 380, SPTE 440. 3S3 Southall, Deborah J.  
73253 SPTE 450 J10 Sales in Sport and Entertainment Business Students will be provided with an overview of the sales process and learn how the sales process applies to sport and entertainment. Hands-on exercises perpetuate the understanding of the importance of sales. Prerequisites: MKTG 350. 3S2 Todd, Samuel Y.  
74629 SPTE 590 001 Special Topics in Live Entertainment and Sport Travel Course. Fee Required 3S3 Grady, John M.  
71571 SPTE 655 J56 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.  
70398 SPTE 701 J50 Management in the Sport and Entertainment Industry Management principles in the sport and entertainment industry. 3S3 Koesters, Todd C.  
72703 SPTE 760 J50 Principles of Sport and Entertainment Marketing This course is designed to provide a foundation in the principles of sport and entertainment marketing. Prerequisites: Undergraduate marketing class or equivalent. 3S1 Shapiro, Stephen L.  
75141 SPTE 770 J50 Public Assembly Facility Management Programming and Sales Concepts, knowledge, and sales skills involved in programming public assembly facilities. 3S1 Jeralds, Adonis S.  
72704 SPTE 790 J50 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.  
70399 SPTE 798 J50 Directed Study in Sport and Entertainment Management Independent study for advanced students under faculty supervision. May be taken twice for degree credit. 3S0 Shapiro, Stephen L.  
71044 SPTE 798 J51 Directed Study in Sport and Entertainment Management Independent study for advanced students under faculty supervision. May be taken twice for degree credit. 3S0    
71131 SPTE 798 J52 Directed Study in Sport and Entertainment Management Independent study for advanced students under faculty supervision. May be taken twice for degree credit. 3S0    
71691 SPTE 799 J50 Thesis Preparation Thesis preparation in sport and entertainment management. 3S0    
71045 SPTE 899 001 Dissertation Preparation Assists students through the proposal and dissertation writing process. 3S0    
71128 SPTE 899 002 Dissertation Preparation Assists students through the proposal and dissertation writing process. 3S0    
72271 SPTE 899 003 Dissertation Preparation Assists students through the proposal and dissertation writing process. 3S0    
75151 HRSM 401 J10 HRSM Leadership Examines the theories and practices of leadership and managerial effectiveness in hospitality organizations. Topics include identifying shared values, visioning, continuous improvement processes, empowerment, and reward and recognition programs.  3S2 Partlow, Charles G.  
70681 HRTM 110 J10 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry History, growth, developments, and future opportunities in the hospitality industry. 3S1 Hendry, George M.  
70682 HRTM 228 J10 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. 3S4 Lybrand, Robert T.  
70844 HRTM 260 J10 Hotel Management Management of the lodging phase of the hospitality industry to include front desk, housekeeping, and maintenance areas. 3S5 Kubickova, Marketa  
70683 HRTM 280 J10 Foundations of Tourism Basic introduction to the social science of tourism in the U.S. 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. 3S3 Turk, Ercan A.  
70684 HRTM 340 J10 Nutrition The utilization of food by the body: Menu planning and food production for institutions in relation to regular and modified diets. 3S5 Knapp, William R.  
71513 HRTM 344 J10 Personnel Organization and Supervision Recruitment, selection, utilization, and development of human resources; role of supervisors in management and personnel administration. 3S4 Kim, Kawon  
73269 HRTM 364 J10 Conference and Meeting Planning Planning and managing conferences and meetings in the tourism industry. 3S1 Jeong, Miyoung  
73195 HRTM 375 J10 Wine, Beverage and Culture A broad base of knowledge, covering all commercially relevant beverages including origins, tradition and culture. 3S2 Strick, Sandy  
70686 HRTM 440 J10 Services Management in Hospitality and Tourism Management issues pertinent to quality service delivery in hospitality and tourism organizations. 3S1 Martin, Drew G.  
71943 HRTM 450 J10 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Application of marketing principles and promotional techniques to the hospitality and travel industry. 3S4 Meng, Fang  
73272 HRTM 550 002 Theme Park and Attractions Management This course will explore the world of tourism through the lens of the award-winning HBO series Game of Thrones.  3S5 Smith, Scott J.  
75053 HRTM 590 J10 Special Topics in HRTM: Exploring Tourism through the Game of Thrones This course will explore the world of tourism through the lens of the award-winning HBO series Game of Thrones.  3S2 Hudson, Simon  
75054 HRTM 590 J11 Special Topics in HRTM: American Regional Cuisine To introduce students to basic concepts of food production throughout the United States, showing a concentration in the ingredients, preparation and techniques used in that particular region. 3S3 Lybrand, Robert T.  
75055 HRTM 590 J12 Special Topics in HRTM: Luxury Management in Italy: Global Learning Experience Study of international/domestic hospitality and tourism companies and services along with ancillary businesses. Must be in good standing with a 2.0 GPA or better; No pending or past judicial council infractions.   3S3 Strick, Sandy  
73332 HRTM 590 Q1A Special Topics in HRTM: American Regional Cuisine To introduce students to basic concepts of food production throughout the United States, showing a concentration in the ingredients, preparation and techniques used in that particular region. 3S3 Lybrand, Robert T.  
70692 RETL 115 J10 Fashion History: A Global View Examination of influences of fashion throughout history. 3S4 Bickle, Marianne  
75013 RETL 216 J10 History of Designers Survey of influential fashion designers since 1857. 3S4 Brosdahl, Deborah   
70693 RETL 237 J10 The Changing Consumer Marketplace The economic problems of everyday life presented within a business framework. 3S3 Watts, Donna   
71510 RETL 242 J10 HRSM Professional Communications Theory, processes and applications of professional communications. 3S1 TBD  
71511 RETL 242 J11 HRSM Professional Communications Theory, processes and applications of professional communications. 3S2 TBD  
71512 RETL 242 J12 HRSM Professional Communications Theory, processes and applications of professional communications. 3S3 Watts, Donna   
70694 RETL 261 J10 Principles of Accounting I Theory of debits and credits and the accounting cycle is covered. 3S1 Reeves, Susan  
71241 RETL 261 J11 Principles of Accounting I Theory of debits and credits and the accounting cycle is covered. 3S2 Williams, Daniel  
75014 RETL 261 J12 Principles of Accounting I Theory of debits and credits and the accounting cycle is covered. 3S6 Ellison, Kristy  
70695 RETL 262 J10 Principles of Accounting II Preparation and interpretation of corporate financial statements with an emphasis on analysis and decision making techniques. 3S1 Reeves, Susan  
71242 RETL 262 J12 Principles of Accounting II Preparation and interpretation of corporate financial statements with an emphasis on analysis and decision making techniques. 3S2 Williams, Daniel  
71243 RETL 265 001 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  
70696 RETL 268 002 Principles of Fashion Merchandising Provides a comprehensive overview of the fashion industry as a global economic power. 3S1 Jankovska,
Daniela
 
73154 RETL 310 J10 Digital Retailing Development of a comprehensive plan for implementing a retailing business online via digital technology. 3S3 Park, Joohyung   
73228 RETL 330 J10 Asset Protection for Retailers Examination of loss prevention and risk management issues which affect the retailing industry 3S5 Edwards, Karen  
71244 RETL 350 J10 Sales Strategies Theories, principles and techniques of personal selling with application to different buyer-seller situations. 3S4 Moody, Michael  
72177 RETL 351 J10 Retail Entrepreneurship Essentials of creating and operating a new retail venture in physical and virtual environments. 3S3 Park, Joohyung  
70697 RETL 365 J10 Visual Merchandising Fundamental elements of visual merchandising and store design. 3S1 Jankovska, Daniela  
70841 RETL 366 J10 Retail Buying Planning, purchasing and controlling inventories. 3S1 Watson, Michael  
75023 RETL 388 J10 Fashion Forecasting Forecasting fashion trends to impact retail merchandising performance. 3S4 Kim, Jung-Hwan  
72176 RETL 425 J10 Customer Experience Management Study of customer trends and experience management. 3S4 Kim, Jiyeon  
70698 RETL 485 J10 Multi-National Retailing Retail operations in international environments. 3S5 Brosdahl, Deborah  

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