Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Hotel and Restaurant Management

International Tourism Management, Undergraduate Certificate


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This interdisciplinary certificate plan connects the dots between international destinations, resorts, events, recreation, etc., and such topics as ecotourism, sustainability, and other global issues.

 

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The W. A. Franke College of Business

Hotel and Restaurant Management

International Tourism Management, Undergraduate Certificate


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What Can I Do with a Certificate in International Tourism Management?

The International Tourism Management Certificate provides students with foundational knowledge on the management of tourism businesses and destinations. Students gain background information on the best practices that support trends within the tourism industry. Coursework provides students with professional preparation focusing on the concepts and principles of international travel and tourism; global operations and issues; destination development; ecotourism; and planning for sustainable tourism.
 
At the completion of this certificate, students will be able to discuss the role that hospitality plays in globalization; explain basic theories of tourism development; describe the positive and negative impacts of tourism on a host community; make recommendations for tourism development; and develop a feasibility study for potential ecotourism projects.
 
Students who earn this certificate will gain insightful knowledge about tourism trends and issues and the opportunity to explore international career opportunities through the required study abroad program. 

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Hotel and Restaurant Management

International Tourism Management, Undergraduate Certificate


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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Hotel and Restaurant Management

International Tourism Management, Undergraduate Certificate


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 15
Major GPA 2.0
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 114
Study Abroad Required

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Discuss issues related to why and how hospitality companies expand into the global market place, the role that the hospitality industry plays in globalization, and factors that affect the ability of the hospitality industry to profit from globalization.
  2. Explain basic theories of tourism development with industry professionals.
  3. Describe the positive and negative impacts of tourism on a host community.
  4. Make recommendations for tourism development.
  5.  Develop a feasibility study for potential ecotourism projects.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Hotel and Restaurant Management

International Tourism Management, Undergraduate Certificate


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Certificate Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Hotel and Restaurant Management

International Tourism Management, Undergraduate Certificate


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