May 17, 2024  
2022/2023 University Catalog 
    
2022/2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Hospitality and Tourism Management, Emphasis in Meetings and Events Operations and Management, B.S. in Applied Arts and Sciences


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(SIMS Code: 663105)

All candidates for a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on Graduation Requirements .

A major in hospitality and tourism management must be planned with an emphasis in hotel operations and management, or meetings and events operations and management, or restaurant operations and management, or tribal gaming operations and management.

A minor is not required with this major. Preparation for the major courses may not be taken Cr/NC; the minimum grade in each class must be a C- (1.7) or better.

Impacted Program


The hospitality and tourism management (HTM) major is an impacted program. To be admitted to an HTM major emphasis, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Complete with a grade of C- (1.7) or higher: HTM 201 , HTM 219  or MATH 120 , HTM 223 , HTM 250 ; ECON 101  or ECON 102 ; RTM 200 , RTM 290  or MIS 180 ; RWS 290 , and STAT 119 . These courses cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC);
  2. Complete a minimum of 60 transferable semester units;
  3. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.7;
  4. Students who meet all requirements except the GPA may request to be placed on the waiting list. Students on the waiting list will be admitted on a case-by-case basis formulated around the program’s exception policy. Contact the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (AH-4158), 619-594-4964, for more information.

To complete the major, students must fulfill the degree requirements for the major described in the catalog in effect at the time they are accepted into the premajor at SDSU (assuming continuous enrollment).

Emphasis in Meetings and Events Operations and Management


Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement


See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

International Experience


All students in the Meetings and Events Emphasis are required to complete an international experience requirement. To meet this requirement, students must complete one of the following with the approval and written consent of the undergraduate adviser. Scholarships are available. The international experience should meet the student learning outcomes of the emphasis.

  1. International field trip;
  2. International internship;
  3. International student exchange;
  4. CSU Study Abroad Program;
  5. International professional engagement.

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