Undergraduate Students

Courses that consider issues of diversity, equity and inclusion

  • HTM 21200 Management and Leadership in Hospitality and Tourism – This course addresses the basic principles of management and leadership. Topics examined in this course include diversity in the workplace; managing in a global environment; ethical behavior; individual’s personalities; and stereotyping, biases, and prejudice.
  • HTM 31200 Human Resources Management For The Service Industries – This course considers diversity, equity, and inclusion topics from the employment stand point.
  • HTM 36200 Event and Meeting Management – The principles and practices of event and meeting planning are covered in this course. While gaining hands-on experience of planning, directing, and organizing a hypothetical business event as a group, students learn about the importance of working with a diverse group of individuals and understanding various demographics of target market in creating a truly engaging and successful event.  
  • HTM 37000 Sustainable Tourism and Responsible Travel – The course examines issues associated with sustainability in the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • HTM 37200 Global Tourism Geography – Introduction and analysis of specific world travel destinations, including the exploration of geographic features, customs and traditions, population centers, visitor attractions, political, religious, language and other cultural differences as these relate to the hospitality and travel industry. The course is designed to teach students specific geographic knowledge, and develop a deeper understanding and empathy for cultural values and traditions that exist outside their own culture.
  • HTM 41100 - Hospitality and Tourism Law – The course deals with legal and ethical issue related to access and employment.
  • HTM 49201 Hospitality Operation Management and Leadership – A paired lab and lecture class addressing the topics of foodservice management and leadership. Topics address the role and importance of Diversity and Inclusion in HTM through discussion boards, lectures, and a case study examining interpersonal and working relationship issues through the prisms of Culture, Gender, and Generations.
  • CSR 34400 Fundamentals of Negotiations – In this course, we relate concepts and principles of negotiation and conflict resolution to service-learning. By partnering with members and stakeholders in the community, students gain an understanding of how the skills they learn in conflict resolution can address issues of social and racial justice.
  • CSR 48100 Ethics and Compliance - Diversity, equity, and inclusion topics are discussed in the context of financial planning.


The Charles Schwab Corporation Endowed Scholarship Program provides financial assistance and career opportunities to students from underrepresented communities in the FCPL major.  

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