Undergraduate Academic Programs


Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management


Students wanting to declare this minor may do so in one of two ways:

Students are responsible for checking with their degree-granting schools/units to determine whether or not this minor may be officially recorded on their transcripts.

Students considering this minor may schedule an appointment with an SPH-B academic advisor.

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This undergraduate minor program is intended for students in degree programs other than those with a tourism, hospitality, and event management major. This minor requires:

  • successful completion of 15 credit hours prescribed below.
  • a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0.
  • a minimum grade of C- is required in each course used in this minor.

Note: No course in this minor may be taken under the Pass/Fail Option.

Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management Core Courses (6 cr.)
Complete each of the following courses:

  • SPH-T 201 Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality, & Event Management Industries (3 cr.)
  • SPH-T 203 Principles of Lodging Management (3 cr.) or SPH-T 211 International Tourism (3 cr.)

Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management Elective Courses (9 cr.)
Complete one course from EACH of the following areas:

Event Management (Choose one of the following:)

  • SPH-T 311 Convention & Meeting Planning (3 cr.)
  • SPH-T 323 Festival and Event Management (3 cr.)
  • SPH-T 345 Special Event Production (3 cr.)

Hospitality Services (Choose one of the following:)

  • SPH-T 302 Management of Food and Beverage Operations (3 cr.)
  • SPH-T 321 Resort Management (3 cr.)
  • SPH-T 336 Systems Integration (3 cr.) 
  • SPH-T 431 Green Operations in Hospitality Services (3 cr.)

Global Tourism (Choose one of the following:)

  • SPH-R 375 Winery & Food Tourism (3 cr.)
  • SPH-R 250 Health & Wellness Tourism (3 cr.)
  • SPH-T 301 Sustainable Tourism (3 cr.)
  • SPH-T 389 Global Destination Management (3 cr.)
  • SPH-T 418 Public Health in Global Travel & Tourism (3 cr.)

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