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  May 29, 2024
2009-2010 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Tourism Management, B.S.

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Learning Outcomes School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management 
Curriculum College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management 

Bachelors of Science in Tourism Management is designed to prepare students for managerial positions in the tourism industry, including convention centers, event tourism, destination management organizations, and travel distribution.

Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a B.S. in Tourism Management should be able to …

  • create effective promotional materials.
  • identify potential sponsors and acquire their sponsorship through donations of products and/or services.
  • develop a budget for an event.
  • formulate an action plan outlining all activities that must be carried out and who is responsible for them.


Degree Requirements (127 Hours)

1. General Education Courses (37 Hours)

Liberal Arts (24 Hours)

Fine Arts (3 Hours)

History (3 Hours)

Public Communication (3 Hours)

Foreign Languages

Students shall demonstrate in one foreign language the ability to comprehend the topic and main ideas in written and, with the exception of Latin and Ancient Greek, spoken texts on familiar subjects. This ability can be demonstrated by achieving a score of two or better on a USC foreign language proficiency test. Those failing to do so must satisfactorily complete equivalent study of foreign language at USC.

Mathematics and Natural Sciences (13 Hours)

Two courses from the natural sciences—one lab course (7 Hours):

Selected from:

Biology (BIOL),
Chemistry (CHEM),
Geology (GEOL),
Marine Science (MSCI),
Physics (PHYS)

4. Professional Elective Courses (12 Hours)

Chosen in consultation with advisor; at least 6 hours must be from HRTM.

5. Approved Elective Courses (12 Hours)

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