Minor in Tourism & Hospitality Management

The Minor in Tourism and Hospitality Management will allow students across Temple University to enhance their major degrees with additional exposure to a program that prepares students to lead and succeed in one of the world’s largest and most exciting industries. The tourism and hospitality management program integrates foundational business principles with innovative concepts related directly to the distinct industry of tourism and hospitality. Temple University’s Tourism and Hospitality Management program is one of the most established and distinguished programs of its kind in the country. The required courses serve to provide students an overview of different foundational elements of the industry, while elective courses offer more in-depth exposure of the support segments across a number of sectors within the industry.

The Minor in Tourism and Hospitality Management is open to non-Tourism and Hospitality Management students only. It provides a good foundation for students who wish to apply to STHM’s Master of Tourism and Hospitality Management (MTHM) program. The Minor represents an extension of the Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality Management, consisting of six courses (18 credits); two required courses with four additional courses to be selected from the list of electives.

Required Courses (6 credits)
Students should select courses in consultation with an STHM advisor.

  • STHM 2311 | Global Issues in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • STHM 3324 | Hospitality Operations or
    STHM 3321 | Tourism Planning and Development

Elective Courses (12 credits)
Students can choose any 4 courses from the following list, in consultation with an STHM advisor.

  • STHM 3321 | Tourism Planning and Development (if not taken as required course)
  • STHM 3322 | Destination Management Organizations
  • STHM 3324 | Hospitality Operations (if not taken as required course)
  • STHM 3325 | Food and Beverage Management
  • STHM 3328 | Gaming and Casino Management
  • STHM 3412 | Foundations of Event Leadership