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Lodging Concentration for HTM program PRIOR to Fall 2009

The lodging courses prepare students for job opportunities in lodging, resort, and time-sharing management. Graduates may expect to find employment as managers, assistant managers, or department heads in the rooms (front desk), housekeeping, convention sales, and human resources departments.

Course Requirements (12 Credit Hours)
  • (3) HTM 32200 Hospitality Facilities Management
  • (3) HTM 33100 Hospitality and Tourism Sales and Service
  • (3) HTM 38200 Lodging Service Management
  • (3) HTM 38300 Resort, Cruise, and Entertainment Operations

Curriculum Objectives

  • Summarize the design and development, marketing, and operations of a lodging concept in any segment of the lodging industry.
  • Evaluate the service and product quality of a lodging operation in any segment of the lodging industry.
  • Judge the organizational structure, culture, and human resources management infrastructure of a lodging operation in any segment of the lodging industry.
  • Justify the current market condition of the lodging industry and trends that will be apparent over the next five years.
  • Analyze the financial performance of operations in any segment of the lodging industry.
  • Compare and contrast the various segments of the lodging industry in terms of potential for growth, obstacles for growth, and current operational trends.
  • Develop management competencies, team, communication, and leadership skills that are necessary to become a manager in the lodging industry.