Resort, Recreation and Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Science (BS) - Liberal Studies
Program Learning Outcomes
- Communication Skills: RRHM graduates demonstrate quality written and verbal communication skills as applied to hospitality/tourism and guest relations.
- Business Skills: RRHM graduates demonstrate competency in business skills needed to manage related departments within the hospitality/tourism industry.
- Competency in Historical Perspectives: RRHM graduates demonstrate competency in the historical perspective of the hospitality and tourism industry to ongoing social, cultural, and political policies or constraints.
- Competency in Administration, Programming, and Event Planning: RRHM graduates demonstrate competency in administration, programming, event and meeting planning skills related to the hospitality and tourism industry.
- Demonstrate Professional Values and Behavior: RRHM graduates demonstrate professional values and behavior within the field of hospitality and tourism.
- Competency in Sustainable Hospitality and Tourism: RRHM graduates demonstrate competency in sustainable hospitality and tourism practices.
- Competency in Planning and Evaluation: RRHM graduates demonstrate competency in planning and evaluating hospitality and tourism facilities.
Major GPA: 2.50 or higher
Overall GPA: 2.25 or higher
|Liberal Studies Requirements||45-46|
|Other Basic Requirements||0-3|
* All undergraduate degree programs require a minimum of 120 credits. Some courses meet multiple requirements, but are only counted once toward the 120 credit total required to graduate.
Liberal Studies Requirements
See Liberal Studies Guide for Goal and Enrichment choices
|Goal Course Requirements|
|ENGL 102||Critical Writing||3|
|ENGL 104||Critical Reading||3|
|COMM 200||Civil Discourse: Theory & Practice||3|
|Goal - Non-US||3|
|Goal - Non-US||3|
|Goal - US||3|
|Human Institutions/Interpersonal Relationships|
|Science, Technology & Math|
|Goal - Sci||3|
|Goal - Sci||3|
|Lab - Sci||0-1|
|Goal - Math||3|
|Challenges of the Modern Age|
|Enrichment Course Requirements|
|Select one cousre from three of the following Enrichment areas:||9|
Basic Math Requirement
Check with your adviser or a current degree audit report to see if you have been exempted from this course. The credit earned in this course will not be counted toward the 120 credit hour minimum needed to earn a degree.
|Complete one of the following:||0-3|
Meet required minimum SAT or ACT math score OR
|Demonstrate "computer competency" by one of the following:||0-3|
Pass Computer Competency Exam OR
Select one of the following at SRU or another post-secondary institution:
|Introduction to Computing for Liberal Arts|
|Introduction to Computing and Programming|
|Technology for Wellness|
- 30 major credits must be taken at SRU or PASSHE
- 30 major credits must be taken at the 300 level or above
|Resort, Recreation & Hospitality Management Core|
|HEMT 112||Introduction to HEMT 1||3|
|HEMT 114||Sustainability in Food and Hospitality 1||3|
|HEMT 210||Contemporary Travel and Tourism 1||3|
|HEMT 215||Public Relations for Hospitality, Event Management & Tourism 1||3|
|HEMT 222||Programming and Leadership for HEMT 1||3|
|HEMT 314||Sustainable Planning for Tourism||3|
|HEMT 316||Management of Hospitality & Tourism Facilities 1||3|
|HEMT 318||Administration for Hospitality, Event Management & Tourism 1||3|
|HEMT 351||Practicum in HEMT 1||3|
|HEMT 415||Challenges and Trends in Hospitality, Event Management & Tourism 1||3|
|HEMT 450||Internship in HEMT 1||12|
|Resort, Recreation & Hospitality Management Track|
|HEMT 311||Principles of Commercial Recreation/Tourism 1||3|
|HEMT 312||Commercial Recreational Feasibility Studies 1||3|
|HEMT 416||Resort Recreation Programming 1||3|
|HEMT 417||Hotel/Lodging & Hospitality Management 1||3|
|HEMT 436||Meeting Planning & Tournament Structure 1||3|
|HEMT 320||Hospitality and Tourism Marketing||3|
Course counts for 50% of Major requirements and Major GPA.
Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.
Important Curriculum Guide Notes
This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.
PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions
Bachelor of Science in Resort, Recreation & Hospitality Management (2373)
This program is effective as of Summer 2018.