Hospitality Management and Tourism Curriculum

Students work with a faculty advisor and committee members to select a thesis or non- thesis project and review appropriate supporting coursework. 

Plan A Students

  • RTM 600 Research Methodology in Human Environmental Sciences- 3 Credits
  • RTM 650 Survey of Current Theories & Literature- 3 Credits RTM 768- Residence Credit- 6 Credit
  • RTM 772 Seminar in Merchandising and Textiles- 3 Credits
  • STA 570 Basic Statistical Analysis- 3 Credits

Curriculum requirements vary based upon the track chosen. Students on the thesis track are required to take an additional 16 hours of 500-700 level courses (structured course and not independent study).

Plan B Students

  • RTM 600 Research Methodology in Human Environmental Sciences- 3 Credits
  • RTM 650 Survey of Current Theories & Literature- 3 Credits RTM 690 Industry Experience (Internship) or MAT 790 Research Problems- 3 Credits
  • RTM 772 Seminar in Merchandising and Textiles- 3 Credits 
  • STA 570 Basic Statistical Analysis- 3 Credits

Curriculum requirements vary based upon the track chosen. Students on the non-thesis track are required to take an additional 16 hours of 500-700 level courses (structured course and not independent study).

For a complete list of courses and their descriptions click, here.

Merchandising, Apparel, and Textiles Core Courses

Students work with a faculty advisor and committee members to select a thesis or non-thesis project and review appropriate supporting coursework. 

Plan A Students

  • RTM 600 Research Methodology in Human Environmental Sciences- 3 Credits
  • RTM 650 Survey of Current Theories & Literature- 3 Credits RTM 768- Residence Credit- 6 Credits
  • RTM 772 Seminar in Merchandising and Textiles- 3 Credits
  • STA 570 Basic Statistical Analysis- 3 Credits

Curriculum requirements vary based upon the track chosen. Students on the thesis track are required to take an additional 16 hours of 500-700 level courses (structured course and not independent study).

Plan B Students

  • RTM 600 Research Methodology in Human Environmental Sciences- 3 Credits
  • RTM 650 Survey of Current Theories & Literature- 3 Credits RTM 690 Industry Experience (Internship) or MAT 790 Research Problems- 3 Credits
  • RTM 772 Seminar in Merchandising and Textiles- 3 Credits
  • STA 570 Basic Statistical Analysis- 3 Credits

Curriculum requirements vary based upon the track chosen. Students on the non-thesis track are required to take an additional 16 hours of 500-700 level courses (structured course and not independent study).

For a Plan A and Plan B map click here

For a complete list of courses and their descriptions click, here.