202-3 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism. Introduction to the diverse aspects of the hospitality and tourism industries and the interrelationships between them. Historical development of the industries, trends, current issues and career opportunities will be examined. Grade of C or better required.
HTEM206 - Food Service Sanitation
206-1 Food Service Sanitation. (Same as HND 206) Basic sanitation principles and application in food service. Employee sanitation training, sanitation standards and safety regulations in the food service will be part of the course. Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible for the sanitation certificate national exam. Grade of C or better required.
HTEM250 - Intro Event Coordination
250-3 Introduction to Professional Event Coordination. Examines the event planning and management process and will provide the skills and knowledge necessary to bring an event to life. Events of all types and sizes will be explored. Organization, implementation, and evaluation techniques will be analyzed. Grade of C or better required.
HTEM255 - Corporate Events
255-3 Corporate Event Planning. Focuses on the planning, production, and management of trade shows. Various aspects of production management will be discussed including facility management, risk management, transportation, marketing, and design principles. The role of the event planner and communication with event personnel and vendors will be examined. Grade of C or better required.
HTEM256 - Multicultural Foods
256-3 Multicultural Foods. (University Core Curriculum) Exploration and understanding of food patterns and cultures of countries and regions throughout the world. We will look at the symbolic value and meaning of food, and will scrutinize the relationship of food cultures to consumer behavior. Study in this course will explore the historical development of and current food cultures in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas. Study in this course will also explore the impact of food ways and food choices on health.
HTEM273 - Hotel Administration
273-3 Hotel Administration. Introduces students to the history of hotels and provides an extensive understanding of the structure of the lodging industry. Students study the various departments of a hotel, their functions and operations, and how this transforms into the overall aim to provide exceptional guest service. Restricted to HTEM major or consent of instructor. Grade of C or better required.
HTEM302 - Dimensions of Tourism
302-3 Dimensions of Tourism. In-depth examination of the components of the travel and tourism industry, motivators to travel, and the various market segments. Also covers analysis of the economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts to tourism. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 or consent of instructor. Grade of C or better required.
HTEM325 - Resort Management
325-3 Resort Management. Resort Management covers all facilities that provide recreation and entertainment in combination with lodging. Students study the popular resorts like mountain resorts, beach and marina resorts, golf, and tennis resorts, spas, and casinos, as well as other trending resorts like timeshares and cruise ships. This course provides a comprehensive look at how today's industry organizes, classifies, develops, markets, and manages these various properties.
HTEM330 - Hosp Managerial Acct
330-3 Managerial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry. Presents managerial accounting concepts and explains how they apply to the hospitality industry. The contents reflect the uniform system of accounts for the lodging and foodservice industries. Grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202, ACCT 220. Restricted to HTEM majors.
HTEM335 - Beverage Management
335-3 Beverage Management. Introduction to beers, wines and spirits. Legal responsibilities of alcohol service. Introduction to responsible beverage service and management. Grade of C or better required. $40 Lab fee. Prerequisite: HTEM 202.
HTEM340 - Social Media Tourism
340-3 Social Media Communications in Tourism. This course will introduce students to the different social and new media platforms being used in marketing and communications within the tourism and related industries. Students will utilize the different platforms, and learn to integrate them appropriately into existing business models and communications strategies. Metrics, analytics, and optimization will be examined. Students will be required to maintain accounts with various social media platforms.
HTEM350 - Event Entertainment
350-3 Event Entertainment and Production. Focus on entertainment production and management for large and small events. Research and design techniques, as well as coordination of event entertainment will be explored. Grade of C or better required.
HTEM351 - Destination Management
351-3 Destination Management. Focuses on the public tourism business examining Chambers of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureaus, Tourism Marketing Offices at Regional, State, and Sub-regions levels, as well as, Public Lands and Tourism at Federal and State levels. Employment opportunities in Public Tourism will be presented. Grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 or consent of instructor.
HTEM355 - Sports Event Management
355-3 Sports Event Management. Illustrates ways to create and implement successful sporting events and turn them into financially sound productions. Sporting events at all levels, from community to global, will be examined. Grade of C or better required.
HTEM360 - Quantity Food Production
360-4 Quantity Food Production. (Same as HND 360) Basic principles of foodservice management and its application to volume food production, menu development, food safety, procurement, kitchen equipment, customer service, marketing and finance will be covered during the semester. A basic cooking lab will provide hands-on experience in food preparation. A grade of C or better required. $30 Lab fee. Prerequisite: HTEM 202, HTEM 206 or HND 206 or concurrent enrollment. Restricted to sophomore standing.
HTEM361 - Hospitality Development
361-3 Hospitality Development. Development issues in the hospitality industry. Case studies on purchase/construction issues, inflation and recession, fiscal management and expansion of hospitality firms. Family-owned and operated businesses and entrepreneurships will be addressed. Grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202.
HTEM363 - Purchasing
363-3 Purchasing Management in the Hospitality Industry. Managerial principles of purchasing in the hospitality industry, with emphasis on functions of purchasing agents, types of markets, and methods of purchasing. Grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202. Restricted to HTEM majors only or consent of instructor.
HTEM364 - Quantity Food Principles
364-4 Quantity Food Principles. Basic principles of foodserve management and its application to volume food production, menu development, food safety, procurement, kitchen equipment, customer service, marketing and finance will be covered during the semester. An online culinary lab will provide hands-on experience in food preparation. A grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 and HTEM 206 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment. Restricted to sophomore standing. Restricted to students enrolled in online HTEM program.
HTEM371 - Field Experience
371-3 to 6 Field Experience. Opportunity for supervised learning experiences in the student's major. 1st and 2nd 400 hour internship experience. 6 month internship experience. Major requires 371. Restricted to Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management majors only. Restricted to sophomore status. Special approval needed from the internship coordinator.
HTEM371A - Internship
371A-3 Field Experience A. Opportunity for supervised learning experiences in the student's major. 1st internship exprience. Major requires 371. Prerequisite: HTEM 202, MGMT 202 with grades of C or better. Restricted to Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management majors only. Restricted to sophomore status or higher. Special approval needed from the internship coordinator.
HTEM371B - Internship
371B-3 to 6 Field Experience B. Opportunity for supervised learning experiences in the student's major. 2nd internship experience. Major requires 371. Prerequisites: HTEM 202, MGMT 202 with grades of C or better. Restricted to Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management majors only. Restricted to sophomore status or higher. Special approval needed from the internship coordinator.
HTEM372 - Front Office Management
372-3 Front Office Management. Principles and concepts of effective front office management in the lodging industry. Grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 or consent of instructor.
HTEM373 - Food & Labor Cost Control
373-3 Food and Labor Cost Control. (Same as HND 373) Examination of the managerial responsibilities of the food and beverage manager in the hospitality operation. Management methods in budgeting, forecasting, cost control, and establishing operational policies and systems. A grade of C or better required. $30 Lab fee. Prerequisite: HTEM 206 or HND 206 or concurrent enrollment. Restricted to sophomore standing.
HTEM380 - Hospitality Human Resources
380-3 Hospitality Human Resources. Study of practices related to management and development of human resources in the hospitality industry. Contemporary management issues specifically addressing employment sanitation standards, safety regulations in food service, and challenges in hospitality and tourism will be covered. Grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202.
HTEM390 - Special Studies in HTEM
390-1 to 4 Special Studies in Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management. Enables students to pursue personal research interests in Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management related disciplines. Grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202. Restricted to juniors and seniors only. Special approval needed from the instructor.
HTEM400 - Hospitality Seminar
400-1 Hospitality Seminar. In this course, students will examine issues affecting hospitality, tourism, and event management professionals. A grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 or equivalent with a grade of C or better. Restricted to junior and senior status. Not for graduate credit.
HTEM415 - Gaming Management
415-3 Gaming Management. Introduction to the main components involved in the management of gaming enterprises, including an overview of legalized casino gaming in the United States, profit structure of casinos, organizational structures, Louisiana gaming law, casino drop and count procedures, cage operations, suspicious activity reporting, slot and table games management, and race and sports book operations. Special emphasis to be placed on casino marketing and promotion of responsible gaming. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 with a grade of C or better.
HTEM421 - Special Projects in HTEM
421-3 to 6 Special Projects in Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management. Provides students with an independent study opportunity for an in-depth study of topics or development of projects relating to their specific interest in the hospitality, tourism, and event management fields. The topic or project area will be selected from issues, problems or developments in the hospitality, tourism, and event management fields. Course can be repeated. Grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202. Special approval needed from the instructor.
HTEM425 - Hospitality Externship
425-3 Hospitality Externship. A hospitality externship is an experiential learning opportunity that gives the students a short practical experience in their field of study. The tour(s) incorporates visiting one or more areas in the hospitality industry-hotels, food and beverage, events, travel, tourism, and other areas. Students will be exposed to the working environment of the hospitality industry. Students will have the opportunity to shadow management professionals while in the workplace. Students will benefit by having an opportunity to pursue internships and job opportunities from the visited sites. Restricted to junior and senior HTEM majors only. The externship requires traveling to one or more hospitality industry destinations. The distance varies from 100 to 400 miles and could be for more than one day. $50 travel fee could include covering the cost of one or more rental vehicles, hotel rooms, and any other related costs.
HTEM435 - Hospitality Mktg Mgmt
435-3 Hospitality Marketing Management. This course concentrates on marketing for hotels, restaurants and tourism-related entities. Industry specific problems and characteristics will be examined. Students will develop a comprehensive marketing plan. The starting point for the development of hospitality marketing strategy assumes basic marketing knowledge has been derived from completing a previous marketing course. The course is taught in a blended environment; students will attend class one day each week and view lectures and other material via SIU Online. A grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 and MKTG 304 with grades of C or better.
HTEM440 - Hospitality Risk Management
440-3 Hospitality Risk Management. Introduction to risk management, security, liability and contract management applicable to the awareness and/or operations of hotels, restaurants and resorts. A grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202.
HTEM445 - Sustainable Tourism
445-3 Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development. This course focuses on sustainable tourism development as management of all resources in such a way that we can fulfill economic, social, and aesthetic needs while maintaining cultural integrity, essential ecological processes, biological diversity, and life support systems. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 or consent of instructor.
HTEM450 - Event Marketing
450-3 Event Marketing and Sponsorships. Strategic marketing and procurement of sponsors as they relate to events will be examined. Techniques related to association, corporation, and other special events will be analyzed and applied.
HTEM455 - Event Risk Management
455-3 Event Risk Management and Safety. Techniques used to reduce event risk and liability and increase safety for event attendees will be discussed. Crowd control, fire safety, attendee behavior, food and beverage safety, emergency medical services, among others, will be explored.
HTEM460 - Capstone
460-4 Hospitality Management Capstone. The course includes practical experience in the operational administration of a hospitality service facility. Provides students an opportunity to exercise their ability and creativity to manage a hospitality event(s). The lab involves situations in which students fill the different roles involved with hospitality management. $30 Lab fee. A grade of C or better. Prerequisites: HTEM 202, HTEM 206, HTEM 360, HTEM 373 with grades of C or better. Restricted to senior standing.
HTEM461 - Service Organization & Mgmt
461-3 Service Organization and Management. (Same as HND 461) Managerial aspects of the hospitality industry as related to provision of quality service. Organizational structures, management techniques, decision-making abilities, ethics, leadership, and human resource issues are examined. A grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202, HTEM 380 with a grade of C or better. Restricted to junior standing or consent.
HTEM464 - Online Capstone
464-4 Hospitality Capstone Online. Senior capstone course for Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management majors. This course integrates HTEM courses into managerial and leadership practice within the hospitality, tourism, and events industry. Students will have opportunities to analyze hospitality issues, make business decisions, and solve practical problems. The course will culminate in the creation of an independently researched project or business development plan. Grade of C or better is required. Restricted to senior status and enrollment in the online HTEM program.
HTEM465 - Convention Mgmt & Services
465-3 Convention Management and Services. This course serves as a primer to the understanding of the role the meeting and convention planning business plays in hotel profitability. Students will explore successful procedures, practical insight, and foundational knowledge to succeed in convention management and services. Grade of C or better. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 with a grade of C or better.
HTEM470 - Hospitality Facilities Mgmt
470-3 Hospitality Facilities Management. The course provides a comprehensive survey to manage the physical plants of hotels and food service establishments by working with the engineering and maintenance divisions in an effective and efficient manner. Areas of emphasis will include maintenance, energy conservation, environmental impact, and facilities management, with specific issues such as maintenance needs as they affect operations, property expenditures and resources, and a balance between guest satisfaction and environmental sustainability being addressed. A grade of C or better required. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 or consent of instructor.
HTEM471 - Field Seminar
471-3 Field Seminar in International Hospitality and Tourism. Coursework and field study related to international hospitality and tourism related issues. Students will complete coursework on campus and then travel to international locations for scheduled visits with hospitality and tourism businesses and organizations. Students will complete additional coursework while abroad. Fees: cost of transportation, lodging, access fees and general costs related to delivery of the curriculum items that are in addition to on-site courses. Prerequisite: HTEM 202 with a grade of C or better. Restrictions: junior standing or higher; minimum GPA 3.0; or special approval required.
HTEM472 - Revenue Management
472-3 Revenue Management in the Hospitality Industry. Managing revenue is a vital aspect of the Hospitality industry. This important course in Revenue Management for the Hospitality Industry will help students understand how they can incorporate the principles of revenue management and best practices, as an integral and critical function in their hospitality establishment. The core of revenue management of a hospitality organization is to "charge the right price, to the right customer, for the right product, through the right channel, at the right time." This course will help students to develop, implement, evaluate and effectively manage revenues as a strategic management process. Prerequisites: ACCT 230, HTEM 273, and HTEM 372 with grades of C or better.