Hospitality and Tourism Courses
TAT 121 (3-0-3)
Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
This course introduces students to the basic principles of the hospitality and tourism industry. The course explores economic, social, and cultural impact of the industry on the global marketplace. Emphasis is placed on the components of the hospitality and tourism industry and their interdependence.
TAT 140 (3-0-3)
This course explores the logistics involved in event planning. Scope and size of events
will be examined in detail. Topics include concept, design, feasibility, marketing,
financial management, risk management, staging,
staffing, leadership, ethics, safety and security, and careers in this area of the hospitality industry. Spring only
TAT 231 (0-9-3)
Hospitality & Tourism Management Internship
This course provides students with the opportunity for concentrated study, observation,
and work in the area of individual interest in the field of Hospitality and Tourism
Management. An instructor-approved internship is required. The internship allows students
to combine classroom theory and real-world industry experience, while exploring potential
career paths. The course requires completion of 135 hours of fieldwork. Grading is
on a pass/fail basis.
PR: Hospitality & Tourism Management major, completion of TAT 121, completion of 30 credit hours, minimum overall GPA 2.0, and permission of Division.