Hospitality and Tourism Management
Travel is big business. In fact, according to recent research, travelers are spending in excess of $28,000 in the United States per second. Tourism and hospitality are a driving force of the Florida economy and have tremendous impact in nearly all corners of the world. All of this means one thing for you: opportunities abound in this industry.
Graduates of Flagler’s new Hospitality and Tourism program will be prepared for professional positions in guest services management, attraction management, tourism planning and management, event planning, and food services management.
The Hospitality and Tourism Management major is offered to any student interested in pursuing a career in management within the hospitality and tourism field. The major consists of 62 credit hours in courses as diverse as Business Administration, Sport Management, Foreign Language, and Liberal Arts. As a student in this program, you’ll also complete 120 apprenticeship hours in the hospitality industry, which means you’ll be more than prepared to extend a warm welcome and quality service to the tourists who make our state and our world thrive.
Major RequirementsRequired Courses
Core Business Courses (12 credit hours)
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics
LAW 310 Legal Environment of Business
BUS 310 Principles of Marketing
BUS 461 Human Resource Management (by permission)
Language Requirement (8 credit hours)
Students in the Hospitality & Tourism major are required to complete 8 credit hours of study in one foreign language.
Liberal Arts Selections (6 credit hours)
Students in the Hospitality & Tourism major are to complete 6 credit hours of study from the following choices:
HIS 324 Museum Studies
HIS 325 Heritage Tourism
HIS 326 Methods and Materials of Historic Preservation
HIS 330 History of Florida
ENG 321 Southern Writers
ENG 353 Writing in the Professions
Sport Management Course (4 credit hours)
SPM 335 Facility and Event Management
Hospitality and Tourism Management Courses (32 credit hours)
HTM 201 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management
HTM 259 Hospitality Managerial Accounting and Cost Control
HTM 281, 282 Hospitality & Tourism Management Apprenticeship (1 hour)
HTM 301 Hotel and Guest Services Management
HTM 305 Food Service Theory and Management
HTM 315 Theme Park and Attractions Management
HTM 410 Strategic Hospitality Management
HTM 481 Hospitality Internship (12 credit hours)