The Event and Tourism Management Concentration provides students with skills and experiences focused specifically on the event and tourism industries. Students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and experience relevant for managing the sustainable tourism experience for the benefit of the traveler, host, and supporting industries. Complex aspects of event, convention, and meeting management are highlighted. Students will also be exposed to the competencies essential to functioning within the industry in an international context.
Students earning a B.S. degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management with a concentration in Event and Tourism Management are required to complete 121 credits, including the University core curriculum (41 credits), Hospitality and Tourism Management major requirements (36 credits), Event and Tourism Management concentration (9 credits), Writing Across the Curriculum elective (3 credits), fieldwork (2 credits), service requirement (1 credit), internship (3 credits) and free electives (26 credits).
- HTM Students can effectively apply general business concepts to hospitality and tourism management.
- HTM Students can compose well-constructed professional communications documentation routinely utilized in hospitality and tourism management.
- HTM students can define hospitality leadership and effectively model the behavior of sustainable hospitality leaders.
- HTM Students can perform the standard hands-on and real-world experiences synonymous with successful hospitality professionals.