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HOSM 400  ISSUES/TRENDS IN HOSM INDUSTRY

Comprehensive review of the hospitality and tourism industry. Presentations and dialogue with executives in the field. Topics include lodging; food and beverage; meeting, convention, and exhibition management; government; transportation; and associations.

Credits:  3


HOSM 410  APPLIED RESRCH METHOD IN HOSM

Data, methods, and analytical techniques necessary for leadership in new business realities. Basic statistical and analytical tools. Sources of data such as online services, focus groups, and surveys. Analytical tools such as factor and cluster analysis. Modeling techniques such as simulation, animation, and GIS (geographic information systems).

Credits:  3


HOSM 412  TRAINING/DEVELOP HOSP INDUSTRY

How to design a learning atmosphere to produce change in the workplace environment. Interactive components of training systems as they relate to the hospitality and tourism industry including needs assessments, instructional design, learning and transfer, delivery methods, and evaluation. Theoretical background and practical application.

Credits:  3


HOSM 420  MGMT THEORY & PRACTICE IN HOSM

Topics may include management processes, change, delegation, motivation, selection, evaluation, compensation, leadership, and training.

Credits:  3


HOSM 425  TOURISM ADMINISTRATION

Hospitality-related businesses, governmental agencies, and non-governmental organizations that impact the tourism industry. Role of lodging, restaurants, catering, retailing, transportation, trade shows, meetings/events/festivals, and labor as relates to the tourism industry. Local, state, and national administration of tourism, including legislative issues, funding, and marketing. Particular attention is given to the operation of special governmental units involved with the tourism industry.

Credits:  3


HOSM 430  OPERATIONS ANALYSIS

Business and financial reports typical of hospitality and tourism operations; preparation and analysis of profit and loss statements.

Credits:  3


HOSM 440  ORG DEV, MULTICULT, CULT DIVER

How new business realities affect individuals, groups, and organizations in the hospitality and tourism industry. Changing perspectives on leadership, the promise and problems of teams, and the nature of influence and power. The social structure of competition and cooperation, alliances, joint ventures, culture and conflict, and negotiation.

Credits:  3


HOSM 445  MTDS TCHG HOSP & TOUR SUBJECTS

Scope of the hospitality and tourism industry and current industry-related instructional materials and program designs for instructors at the secondary and post-secondary levels. Process of developing secondary school programs, establishing post-secondary educational articulation agreements, and gaining financial support. Analysis of the economic, social, cultural, and environmental impact of hospitality and tourism on domestic and international economies. Current and future trends in the industry. (3)

Credits:  3


HOSM 446  ORG & ADMIN OF COOP ED

Content required to organize and administer a workplace-based instructional program. Skills needed to plan, develop, implement, operate, and evaluate workplace learning at the skill development level. Methods related to workplace learning, school-based learning, and measurement of a student's performance. Student labor laws and a spectrum of workplace issues. (3)

Credits:  3


HOSM 447  HOSPITALITY PRACT FOR TEACHERS

Hands-on workplace experience; evaluation of employment skill standards in various segments of the industry; development of instructional resource material and analysis of the impact of hospitality and tourism in the US economy.

Credits:  3


HOSM 450  GRADUATE SEMINAR IN FOOD SERVC

Designed to open up fresh perspectives and develop new insights into topics which represent emerging and/or critical issues in food and beverage management Contemporary issues and problems facing those with management-level responsibilities. (3)

Credits:  3


HOSM 460  GRADUATE SEMINAR IN LODGING

Designed to open up fresh perspectives and develop new insights into topics which represent emerging and/or critical issues in lodging. Contemporary issues and problems facing those with management-level responsibilities. (3)

Credits:  3


HOSM 465  HOTEL FEASIBILITY STUDIES

Examines and practices the process for determining the likelihood of profit on an investment in a hospitality business. Topics include financing issues, site specifications, franchise and amenities issues, market analyses, and operational issues.

Credits:  3


HOSM 470  GRAD SEM IN MTG & EVNT MGMT

Designed to open up fresh perspectives and develop new insights into topics which represent emerging and/or critical issues in meeting, convention, and exhibition management. Contemporary issues and problems facing those with management-level responsibilities. (3)

Credits:  3


HOSM 480  SPECIAL TOPIC

Emerging issues of interest to students and the industry.

Credits:  3


HOSM 481  SPECIAL TOPICS IN HOSPITALITY

Emerging issues of interest to students and the industry.

Credits:  3


HOSM 482  PRACTICUM:HOSPITALITY&TOURISM

Credits:  3


HOSM 490  RESEARCH THESIS IN HOSM

Capstone of the graduate program for students interested in teaching or pursuing a doctorate in hospitality and tourism management. Conducted under the sponsorship of a committee, the thesis is an empirical study that makes a contribution to the research literature on hospitality and tourism management.

Credits:  3


HOSM 490Y  MASTERS THESIS COMPLETION

Credits:  0


HOSM 495  INDEPENDENT STUDY IN HOSM

Individually selected topic researched under the supervision of a faculty member.

Credits:  1 - 3


HOSM 499  MASTER'S PROJECT

Capstone of the graduate hospitality and tourism management program for students not pursuing a research and/or teaching career. Designed in consultation with a committee, the project represents original work by the student in applying management disciplines to the hospitality and tourism industry.

Credits:  3


HOSM 499Y  MASTERS PROJECT COMPLETION

Credits:  0