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Palmetto College

Course Listing

Major Requirements

HRTM B110 ‐ INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY (3).
History, growth, developments and future opportunities in the hospitality industry, responsibilities hospitality organizations.

HRTM B260 ‐ HOTEL MANAGEMENT (3).
Management of the lodging phase of the hospitality industry to include front desk, housekeeping and maintenance areas.

HRTM B280 ‐ TOURISM (3).
Economic and social relationships between tourism and the hospitality industry.

HRTM B290 ‐ PRACTICUM (3).
Supervised full‐time work experience in an area of the hospitality industry, selected by the student and approved by the practicum coordinator.

HRTM B357 ‐ HOTEL, RESTAURANT AND TRAVEL LAW (3).
A comprehensive overview of laws and regulatory agencies governing the lodging, food service and travel industries.

HRTM B242 - NUTRITION (3).

Introductory course on human nutrition. Includes principles of normal nutrition, basics of life cycle nutrition, realtionship of nutrients to health and disease, and discusion of current issues. 


HRTM B370 ‐ RESTAURANT FOOD PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT (3). 
Management techniques and operating problems in food service operations.

 Or,

HRTM B372 - CATERING MANAGEMENT (3).

Managment techniques, including planning, production and performance of off-premise catering. 

HRTM B385 ‐ CLUB MANAGEMENT (3).
Unique problems and issues associated with private club management.

HRTM 421 ‐ HOSPITALITY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (3).
Financial decision-making including ratio analysis, asset management, leverage, short, intermediate and long‐term financing in the hospitality industry.

HRTM B450 ‐ HOSPITALITY MARKETING SALES (3).
(Prerequisite: HRTM B235)
Application of marketing principles and promotional techniques to the hospitality and travel industry.

HRTM B490 ‐ HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES (3).
(Prerequisite: HRTM B230 and senior standing) Contemporary management strategies applied to the hospitality industry.
 
HRTM B495 ‐ HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP (3).
Structured industry practical experience in a hospitality management company at the supervisory level. A contract approved by the instructor, advisor and department chair is required for undergraduate students. Minimum of 400 hours.

*Professional Electives

Minimum of 12 hours of Hospitality Management electives (chosen with Advisor after admission)

 Note: USCB will review your transcripts to determine if prior academic credit can be substituted for

**Program Requirements

Program requirements totaling 15 hours  are normally taken prior to entering the program.

Advisor will  review  program requirements with students prior to admission to the Degree Program.

 

***Palmetto College  students will take  HRTM 242,  and HRTM 370  in place of HRTM 270,311,312


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