Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management - Undergraduate Minor

A minor in the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management consists of 18 or more credit hours of approved course work of which at least 12 must be numbered 300 or higher: all completed with a grade of "C-" or higher.

Please see the HRTM Director or a HRTM Faculty Mentor to approve your plan for completing the minor and approval to take specific classes. Please declare the HRTM minor in MyNMSU as soon as possible so we can track your progress toward completion


Prefix Title Credits
Required Courses:
HRTM 1130Introduction to Hospitality Management3
HRTM 302Hospitality Management Accounting3
Choose one additional HRTM course (200-level):3
Introduction to Tourism3
Hotel Operations I3
Food Production and Service Fundamentals3
Choose nine credits of 300- or 400-level courses:9
Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Marketing3
Hospitality and Travel Law3
Professional Development1
Hospitality Leadership Management3
Quantity Food Production and Service4
Hospitality Internship1
HRTM Internship Seminar1
Hospitality Cost Control3
Beverage Management3
Restaurant Operations Management4
Wine Appreciation3
Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Industry Purchasing, Selection, and Procurement3
Club Management and Marketing3
Hospitality Facilities Management3
Hotel Operations II3
Hotel Revenue and Sales Management3
Resort Management3
Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry3
Meetings, Conventions and Special Events3
Entertainment Business and Venue Management3
Special Topics1-4
Special Problems1-4
Total Credits18

Please note that ACCT 2110 Principles of Accounting I is the prerequisite for HRTM 302 Hospitality Management Accounting but does not count toward the minor. HRTM 2110 Safety, Sanitation and Health in the Hospitality Industry or a ServSafe Food Safety Manager certificate is a prerequisite for HRTM 2120 Food Production and Service Fundamentals and HRTM 363 Quantity Food Production and Service but does not count toward the minor. Other courses have prerequisites that you may not have taken.

Students wishing to perform a HRTM internship as part of the minor must take the full sequence of internship courses: HRTM 307 Professional Development, HRTM 408 Hospitality Internship, and HRTM 409 HRTM Internship Seminar.