Hospitality Management - Certificate
The Certificate in Hospitality Management, offered by the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, is designed to provide students with an understanding of the planning, analysis, and decision-making techniques needed for management positions in the tourism and hospitality industries. Students will study and develop skills related to principles of management, sustainability, development, cultural tolerance, marketing, finance, and service quality as they apply to the hospitality and tourism industries.
This program is also approved to be offered online and is delivered via asynchronous technology.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|RPTS 302||Application of Tourism Principles||3|
|RPTS 323||Managing Hospitality and Recreation Organizations||3|
|or RPTS 304||or Administration of Recreation Resource Agencies|
|RPTS 331||Tourism Marketing||3|
|RPTS 421||Hotel and Resort Operations||3|
|RPTS 444||Service Quality for Hospitality Organizations||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|
This Certificate requires a minimum of 15 credit hours of designated courses, all of which are to be taken online. If a student has taken the on-campus version of any course prior to enrollment in the Certificate, it may be substituted for the on-line version with permission of the RPTS academic advisor. Students must earn a grade of a C or better in each course used to meet the requirements, and an overall average of at least a 2.5 in applicable coursework.