Eight-Semester Plan for Hospitality Tourism Management, B.S.

Major Program Guide For: B.S. in Hospitality Tourism Management 
Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
First Year Seminar
    3 ENGL (C1)
101 Writing/Rhetoric 3
P1 Perspectives   Social Sciences 3 C3   Oral Communications 3
C4   Wellness 3 MATH (C2) 170*   3
C5   Physical/Biological Science 3 C5   Physical/Biological Science 3
ACCT 251
  Financial Accounting 3 ECON (P1)
231 Microeconomics 3
    Total: 15     Total: 15
 
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
HT 130 Intro to Hosp. and Tourism 3 CIS 251 Computer Information Systems 3
P3 Perspectives   History 3 LAW 230 Business Law 3
MKT 201 Marketing 3 Elective     3
ENGL (C1) 202 Writing/Inquiry 3 Elective     3
Elective     3 Elective     3
    Total: 15     Total: 15
 
Junior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
P4 Perspectives
  Humanities 3 P5   Fine & Performing Arts 3
HT Elective
    3 HT Elective     3
HT 334 Restaurant Management 3 HT 335 Lodging and Resort Management 3
FIN 305 Financial Management 3 HT 483** Internship 3
MGT 300 Intro to Management 3 Elective     3
    Total: 15     Total: 15
 
Senior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
HT 432 Hospitality Supervision 3 HT 436 Tourism Planning and Dev. 3
HT 438 Strategic Management 3 Upper Level Perspective***     3
P6   World Cultures 3 HT Elective     3
Elective     3 Elective     3
Elective     3 Elective      
    Total: 15     Total: 12

 Notes:

  • *If a MATH other than 170 is taken to satisfy Liberal Studies, then QA 235 is required and would replace a general elective.
  • **HT 483 may be completed during any summer or during any other semester of the junior or senior year.
  • ***The Upper Level Perspective may be satisfied in any Perspectives category.
  • A minimum of 30 hours must be earned at WCU in jr/sr level course; 50% of the credits earned must be at the jr/sr level.
  • At least 45 hours are required for enrollment in all business courses numbered 300 or above.

 

 

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