Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management - Bachelor of Science (Online)

Core Courses

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
Choose one from the following:4
Composition I4
Composition I4
Composition I4
English Composition - Level 2
Choose one from the following:3
Professional & Technical Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science3
Professional and Technical Communication Honors3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Oral Communication
Choose one from the following:3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agriculture3
Introduction to Communication3
Public Speaking3
Introduction to Communication Honors3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 1350GIntroduction to Statistics 13
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences 10-11
Survey of Economics3
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Course (4 credits) 2
Either an Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences Course or Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (4 or 3 credits) 2
Area V: Humanities 23
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 23
General Education Elective 23-4
Any "G" course, excluding Area I and crosslisted courses
Viewing A Wider World 36
Departmental/College Requirements
HRTM 1120Introduction to Tourism3
HRTM 1130Introduction to Hospitality Management3
HRTM 2110Safety, Sanitation and Health in the Hospitality Industry1
HRTM 2120Food Production and Service Fundamentals3
HRTM 2130Hotel Operations I3
HRTM 301Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Marketing3
HRTM 302Hospitality Management Accounting3
HRTM 304Hospitality and Travel Law3
HRTM 307Professional Development1
HRTM 311Hospitality Leadership Management3
HRTM 363Quantity Food Production and Service4
HRTM 408Hospitality Internship1
HRTM 409HRTM Internship Seminar1
HRTM 410Hospitality Cost Control3
HRTM 430Hospitality Facilities Management3
HRTM 434Senior Capstone Experience 43
Departmental Electives9
Select 9 credits of Professional Departmental Electives in consultation with your HRTM Faculty Mentor 5
Non- Departmental Requirements (in addition to Gen.Ed/VWW)
ACES 1120Freshman Orientation1
ACCT 2110Principles of Accounting I3
Any MKTG #300 and above3
BFIN 341Financial Analysis and Markets3
MGMT 309Human Behavior in Organizations3
MGMT 332Human Resources Management3
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120 616
Total Credits120-122

A Suggested Plan of Study for Students

This roadmap assumes student  placement in ENGL 1110G Composition I. The contents and order of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. It is only a suggested plan of study for students and is not intended as a contract. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
HRTM 1130 Introduction to Hospitality Management 3
HRTM 2110 Safety, Sanitation and Health in the Hospitality Industry 1
ACES 1120 Freshman Orientation 1
MATH 1215 Intermediate Algebra 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agriculture  
Introduction to Communication  
Public Speaking  
Choose any General Education course from Area V or VI 2, 3 3
HRTM 1120 Introduction to Tourism 3
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
ECON 1110G Survey of Economics 3
Any General Education from Area V or Area VI 2, 3 3
Second Year
HRTM 2130 Hotel Operations I 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Professional & Technical Communication  
Professional and Technical Communication Honors  
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science  
MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics 3
General Education Elective 2 3
Any "G" course excluding Area I and crosslisted courses
Elective Course 4 3
HRTM 2120 Food Production and Service Fundamentals 3
HRTM 311 Hospitality Leadership Management 3
Any Area III- Laboratory Science Course 2 4
ACCT 2110 Principles of Accounting I 3
Any 300-level Marketing Course 3
Third Year
HRTM 302 Hospitality Management Accounting 3
HRTM 363 Quantity Food Production and Service 4
MGMT 309 Human Behavior in Organizations 3
Any Viewing a Wider World course 5 3
Elective Course 4 3
HRTM 301 Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Marketing 3
HRTM 304 Hospitality and Travel Law 3
HRTM 307 Professional Development 1
MGMT 332 Human Resources Management 3
Any Viewing a Wider World course 5 3
Any General Education course from Area III or Area IV 2 3-4
HRTM 408 Hospitality Internship 1
Fourth Year
HRTM 409 HRTM Internship Seminar 1
HRTM 410 Hospitality Cost Control 3
BFIN 341 Financial Analysis and Markets 3
HRTM Departmental Elective 6 3
Elective Courses 4 6
HRTM 430 Hospitality Facilities Management 3
HRTM 434 Senior Capstone Experience 3
Departmental Elective Courses 6 6
Elective Course (if needed to reach 120 credits) 1
 Total Credits120