BS RTM: Hospitality Management Emphasis

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The RTM program at Concord University offers a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Tourism Management degree with an emphasis in Hospitality Management. People with jobs in the field of hospitality management often work as managers at restaurants, hotels or resort lodging facilities, own bed & breakfast inns, supervise hotel staff or guest service desks.

 

Degree Requirements


The RTM Program use the following progression sheet to track the courses that students have taken towards the degree.

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RTM Progression Sheet (PDF)

Concord University Core Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Tourism Management degree with an emphasis in Hospitality Management requires the successful completion of 120 semester credits hours, including: (1) the Program of General Studies, including the following required courses: MATH 105 and ECON 201 or 202; (2) the Recreation and Tourism Management Core classes (see below); (3) at least one RTM area of emphasis; and (4) an internship experience. Two foreign language courses are strongly recommended.

Recreation and Tourism Management Core

33 Credit Hours

  • RTM 100 Introduction to Recreation and Tourism Management (3)
  • RTM 222 Managing Tourism Resources (3)
  • RTM 224 Tourism Motivation and Behavior (3)
  • RTM 226 Inclusive Services in Recreation and Tourism (3)
  • RTM 240 Programs and Operations in Recreation (3)
  • RTM 311 Measuring Tourism Impacts (3)
  • RTM 456 Seminar in Recreation and Tourism Management (3)
  • RTM 460 Recreation and Tourism Management Internship (3-12)

Note: P ED 218 Sophomore Practicum, P ED 332 Junior Practicum, and  P ED 465 replace RTM 460 for students in the Sports Management area of emphasis. (12 credit hours)

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Area of Emphasis: Hospitality

  • ACCT 205 Principles of Accounting I (3)
  • MGT 305 Principles of Management (3)
  • MGT 308 Human Resources Management (3)
  • RTM 309 Lodging Management (3)
  • RTM 315 Management of Service Organizations (3)
  • RTM 328 Design and Maintenance of Recreation Facilities (3)
  • RTM 355 Tourism Promotion (3)
  • RTM 415 Meetings, Conventions and Special Events Management (3)

Three courses (selected in consultation with faculty) from the following:

  • FIN 311 Principles of Managerial Finance (3)
  • FIN 315 Intermediate Financial Management (3)
  • MGT 314 Entrepreneurship I (3)
  • MGT 430 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (3)
  • MKT 305 Principles of Marketing (3)
  • MKT 320 Sales (3)
  • RTM 355 Tourism Promotion (3)
  • RTM 358 Ski Management Practicum (3)
  • RTM 360 Special Topics in Recreation and Tourism (1-6) *

* May be retaken for credit with permission of instructor