Jump to other news and events
Purdue signature
 

Electives (Suggested)

For information on any of the courses listed, visit the course catalog on myPurdue.

View the required general education requirements in HTM program PRIOR to Fall 2009.

Below are some suggested free electives in interdisciplinary focus areas:

HUMAN RESOURCE COURSES

(Required HTM courses in this area are HTM 21200 and HTM 31200) 

  • Com 32400 Introduction to Organizational Communication (prerequisite: COM 11400)
  • COM 32500 Interviewing: Principles and Practices (prerequisite: COM 11400)
  • OBHR 30000 Management of Human Resources
  • OLS 25200 Human Behavior in Organizations
  • OLS 27400 Applied Leadership
  • OLS 28400 Leadership Principles
  • PSY 27200 Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology

MARKETING/SALES

(Required HTM courses in this area are HTM 23100 and HTM 33100)

  • AGEC 33100 Principles of Selling Agricultural Business
  • AGEC 42600 Marketing Management of Agricultural Business (prerequisite: AGEC 31100 or MGMT 20000 and AGEC 33000 or ENTR 20000)
  • COM 25300 Introduction to Public Relations
  • COM 25600 Introduction to Advertising
  • CSR 33100 Consumer Behavior (Spring only) (Prerequisite: SOC 10000 and PSY 12000)
  • CSR 33200 Cross-Cultural Marketing adn International Retailing (prerequisite: HTM 23100 or MGMT 32300 or 32400)
  • HTM 35100 E-Business for the Hospitality Sector (Fall only) (prerequisite: CS 11000, HTM 17300, HTM 18100, HTM 23100, pre or concurrent HTM 31200)
  • HTM 53100 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing II (Fall only) (prerequisite: HTM 21200, HTM 23100)
  • IT 23000 Industrial Supply Chain Management
  • MGMT 32300 Introduction to Marketing Analysis 

FINANCE (Business and Personal)

(Required HTM courses in accounting are HTM 14100, HTM 24100, and HTM 34100) 

  • CSR 34200 Personal Finance
  • HTM 44100 Financial Management for the Hospitality Industry (Fall only) (prerequisite: HTM 24100)

INFORMATION SYSTEMS

(Required computer course is CS 11000 or CNIT 13600) 

  • CNIT 23500 Managment Information Systems & Collaboration Technology
  • HTM 35100 E-Business for the Hospitality Sector (Fall only) (prerequisite: CS 11000, HTM 17300, HTM 18100, HTM 23100, pre or concurrent HTM 31200)
  • HTM 50200 Management Information Systems for the Hospitality Industry (Fall only) (prerequisite: HTM 14100 or HTM 34100)

LAYOUT AND DESIGN

(There are no required HTM courses in this area)

  • AD 12500 Introduction to Interior Design (Fall only)
  • BCM 10000 Introduction to Construction (2 credit hours)
  • BCM 13000 Structural Systems
  • BCM 23000 Mechanical & Electrical Systems
  • HTM 52200 Foodservice Equipment (Fall only) (prerequisite: HTM 32200)
  • HTM 52300 Hospitality Facility Design (prerequisite: HTM 29100, 29101, or HTM 32200)
  • LA 15000/15100/15200 Preservation Issues/Building Preservation/Community Preservation (Fall only)

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

(There are no required HTM courses in this area)

  • FNR 10300 Introduction to Environment Conservation
  • PHIL 29000 Environmental Ethics
  • POL 22300 Introduction to Environmental Policy
  • POL 32300 Comparative Environmental Policy
  • POL 32700 Global Green Politics
  • POL 42300 International Environmental Policy

 

Other possible free elective choices (in addition to courses listed in competency areas in the HTM program):

AGRONOMY (AGRY)

  • 21000 Fundamentals of Turfgrass Culture (Spring Only) 

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES (HDFS)

  • 20100 Introduction to Family Processes (Fall only)
  • 21000 Introduction to Human Development
  • 25500 Marriage and Family Relationships

COMMUNICATIONS (COM)

  • 25000 Mass Communication and Society

CONSUMER SCIENCE (CSR)

  • 28200 Customer Relations Management
  • 30900 Leadership Strategies (Spring only) 

EDUCATION AND PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL STUDIES (EDPS)

  • 20000 Life Career Planning
  • 30000 Student Leadership Development (Variable 1-3 credits, consent of instructor

ENGLISH

  • 20500 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • 28600 The Movies
  • 42000 Business Writing

ENTOMOLOGY (ENTM)

  • 11000 Spider Biology (1 credit) 
  • 11100 Insects in Prose and Poetry (1credit) 

ENTERPRENEUR (ENTR)

  • 20000 Introduction To Entrepreneurship and Innovation (no seniors)

NUTRITION SCIENCE (NUTR)

  • 40000 Executive in the Classroom (1 credit, fall only) 

FOOD SCIENCE (FS)

  • 47000 Wine Appreciation

GENERAL STUDIES (GS)

  • 11900 Introduction to Academic Programs at Purdue (1 credit)
  • 29000 Study Skills Seminar (2 or 3 credits, freshmen and sophomores only)
  • 29500 Effective Study Methods (1 credit, freshman or sophomore only)

HEALTH AND KINESIOLOGY (HK)

  • 20000 Healthy Lifestyles
  • 22500 Sexuality and Health
  • 22600 Contemporary Women's Health
  • 23100 Substance Abuse and Health
  • 23300 Stress and Human Health

HISTORY (HIST) 

  • 15100 American History to 1877
  • 15200 American History since 1877
  • 37100 Society, Culture, Rock/Roll

HORTICULTURE (HORT)

  • 36000 Flower Arrangement and Indoor Plant Management

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY (IT)

  • 21400 Introduction to Lean Manufacturing  

MANAGEMENT (MGMT)

  • 40100 Krannert Executive Forum (1credit, may be repeated for credit)
  • 45500 Legal Background for Business I

PHYSICAL EDUCATION SKILLS (PES, 1 credit)

Various activities, such as bowling, golf, horseback riding, exercise, tennis, swimming, weightlifting, etc. (Extra fee in some classes)

  • 11100 Lifetime Fitness (2 credits) 

PSYCHOLOGY (PSY)

  • 23500 Child Psychology (prerequisite: PSY 12000)
  • 24000 Introduction to Social Psychology (prerequisite: PSY 12000)
  • 24400 Human Sexual Behavior (prerequisite: PSY 12000)
  • 25100 Health Psychology (prerequisite: PSY 12000)
  • 28500 Consumer Behavior
  • 35000 Abnormal Behavior (prerequisite: PSY 12000 or PSY 10100)

SOCIOLOGY (SOC)

  • 22000 Social Problems  
  • 32400 Criminology (prerequisite: SOC 10000)
  • 34000 General Social Psychology
  • 35000 Social Psychology of Marriage
  • 42100 Juvenile Delinquency (prerequisite: SOC 10000)

OTHER CHOICES