Jun 09, 2023  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Tourism and Hospitality Management, B.S.


Health and Human Performance  
Elizabeth Whalen, program coordinator
Elizabeth.Whalen@mtsu.edu

615-494-8648

The major in Tourism and Hospitality Management combines basic business principles such as accounting, human resources, marketing, and management within the perspective of the greater service sector. The tourism and hospitality industry is a multi-trillion dollar industry with over 313 million jobs worldwide. This program is designed to give students a competitive edge for a fulfilling career through studies in food and beverage and lodging management, tourism and hospitality marketing, revenue management, operational design, strategic decision making, tourism planning and development, and so much more.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Tourism and Hospitality Management, B.S., Academic Map  

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 52 hours
     Major Courses    25 hours
     THM Upper-Division    15 hours
     Internship    12 hours
Minor 15-18 hours
Electives 9-12 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

THM Specializations (15 hours)


Tourism Management


Hospitality Management


No Specialization


  • Approved electives 15 credit hours

Internship (12 hours)


Choose one from the following:

Minor (15-18 hours)


Choose a minor in Business Administration Minor  or Entrepreneurship Minor .

Electives (9-12 hours)


Curriculum: Tourism and Hospitality Management


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Freshman Spring


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Sophomore Spring


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Junior Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Junior Spring


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Subtotal: 12 Hours