Hospitality, Resort and Tourism Management
Description of the Major:
Hospitality, Resort and Tourism Management (HRTM) students focus on developing the skills necessary for managing hospitality or tourism service organizations in the context of a resort destination area. In addition to the standard business curriculum, the HRTM curriculum includes internships and specialized coursework in the areas of quality process management and resort planning. Students can choose from major electives including event planning and legal issues in HRTM.
The Student Experience:
- The E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business is accredited by AACSB International, the premier accrediting body for business colleges.
- Students majoring in HRTM choose the industry segment(s) and the geographic area that they wish to work in for internships in guest service production, guest service delivery, and management training.
- For students eligible to work in the U.S., there are locally available internships in the Myrtle Beach area -- one of the top tourist destinations on the U.S. east coast.
Beyond the Classroom:
Recent graduate of the program have careers in management for hotels, restaurants, food and beverage, event/conference planning and sales, resort/cruise industry, and tourism marketing.
Areas of Study:
|Resort Operations Management|
|Conventions and Event Management|
|Quality Process Management|
|Hospitality, Resort and Tourism Management Law|
|Hospitality or Tourism-related Internships|
|Current Issues in Resort Tourism|
|Applied Tourism Research|
|Seminar in Resort Planning|
For more information:
- Taylor Damonte, Ph.D., Director of the Brittain Center for Resort Tourism, 843-349-2698 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Academic advisers: Wall Center for Excellence, Phone: 843-349-4187 Email: email@example.com
- You can also find more information at: www.coastal.edu/business