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Health, Physical Education, and Tourism Management

Foods and Nutrition
  • FN 30300 Essentials of Nutrition (3 cr.) Basic nutrition and its application in meeting nutritional needs of all ages. Consideration is given to food selection, legislation, and community nutrition education programs. 
  • FN 31300 PRIN OF HLTHY MENU PLG & FD PR (3 cr.) Basic nutrition as applied to food intake patterns and modifications/preparation of recipes to provide a more healthful diet. 
  • FN 31500 Fundamentals of Nutrition (3 cr.) P: CHEM C101, BIOL N217 (all with a minimum grade of D-), or permission. Basic principles of nutrition and their application in meeting nutritional needs during the life cycle.
  • FN 33000 Diet Selection and Planning (3 cr.) Diet selection for health maintenance throughout the life cycle based on current dietary guidelines with the utilization of the computer for diet evaluation. 
Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
  • HPER-E 190 Yoga (1 cr.) Introduction to the basic principles and techniques of yoga. 
  • HPER-H 160 First Aid and Emergency Care (3 cr.) Lecture and demonstration of first-aid measures for wounds, hemorrhage, burns, exposure, sprains, dislocations, fractures, unconscious conditions, suffocation, drowning, and poisons, with skill training in all procedures. 
  • HPER-P 290 Movement Experiences for Preschool and Elementary School Children (3 cr.) Covers potential outcomes of preschool and elementary school motor development programs, how to implement such programs, and appropriate movement experiences for young children. 
  • HPER-R 110 Compass, GPA, & Search Applications (1 cr.) Provides an introduction to Global Positioning System (GPS) application skills including GPS setup, waypoint entry, and route setup. Class meets two dates in classroom on campus and off campus for field lab. Students must provide own transportation to lab and clothing/footwear appropriate for physically challenging outdoor activities. Optional primitive camping available at no charge; students must bring own camping equipment.
  • HPER-R 129 Night Map, Compass, & GPS (1 cr.) Experiential course involving mentally and physically challenging activities at night. Students will learn to read and use a topographic map, compass, and GPS device to determine locations and follow bearings in backcountry at night. Students will problem solve within a team and reflect on self-concept, connection to community, and place in the environment. Class meets on campus then travels off campus for coursework and field lab exercises. Primitive camping provided onsite at no charge. Students must provide own transportation, camping equipment, and clothing/footwear appropriate for physically challenging outdoor activities conducted at night. 
Tourism, Convention, and Event Management
  • TESM-E 104 Principles of Event Tourism (3 cr.) Provides an introductory approach to planning and organizing events.  Focus is on the operational principles of for-profit and non-profit event types,  including sporting, cultural, social, and business. 
  • TESM-E 377 Exhibit Marketing (3 cr.) Leads students through every phase of exhibit marketing, from the initial planning stage to implementation and post-show follow-up.
  • TESM-E 477 Non Profit Meeting Management (3 cr.) Focuses on basic aspects and skills involved in planning and managing non profit meeting and conventions. Examines sequences of events from the conceptual state of the first meeting plan through completion of the event.
  • TESM-G 100 Introduction to the Tourism Industry (3 cr.) Introduces the various components of the tourism, events, and hospitality industry.  Emphasis on exploring such areas as service, food and beverage operations, lodging, hospitality, events and attractions.  Students are exposed to different career opportunities available within the diverse scope of the industry.
  • TESM-H 105 Lodging Management and Operations (3 cr.) Explores he management and operations of lodging facilities.  Topics include type of property, revenue management, adn guest services focused on meeting guests' needs and maximizing occupancy.  Discussion includes special forms of lodging, such as bed and breakfast facilities, vacation ownerships and resorts.
  • TESM-H 191 Sanitation and Health in Food Service, Lodging and Tourism (3 cr.) The application of sanitary and public health engineering principles to food service and lodging operations.
  • TESM-H 371 Convention and Sales Service (3 cr.) Explores convention and facility sales and service.  Considers meetings and events pre-planning through post event evaluation from the supplies perspective.  Topics include marketing and advertising a facility property, organizing a sales staff, selling to different markets and contract/legal issues.
  • TESM-T 107 Tourism Planning and Development (3 cr.) Introduces students to tourism attractions and destination management organizations (DMOs).  Focus will include management, marketing and product development of DMOs including convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs) and state tourism offices.
  • TESM-T 207 Tourism Policy and Sustainability (3 cr.) Examines the relationships among tourism, sustainability and development.  Focuses on the development of tourism policy at local, state, national and international levels.  Discusses theories of development as economic, environmental and sociocultural concepts.
  • TESM-T 208 Tourism Geography (3 cr.) Explores principal geographic features, population centers and attractions including travel destinations across the world.
  • TESM-T 234 Cultural Heritage Tourism (3 cr.) Analyzes visitor and host community dynamics and the management of tangible and intangible cultural heritage assets.  Elements examined include management and development of cultural tourism attractions and links to community.
  • TESM-T 319 Sports Tourism Development (3 cr.) Examines the relationship between sport and tourism phenomena with regard to community and business growth.  Paradigms of experience, historical development, globalization, mobility, sustainability, culture, identity, current practices in sport tourism marketing and operations are core components of this course.
  • TESM-T 329 Sports Tourism Marketing (3 cr.) Analyzes the use of marketing principles in the context of sport tourism and events.
  • TESM-T 382 Travel Trends and Destinations (3 cr.) Development of an understanding of the patterns, principles and management of international travel to popular tourist destinations.