BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Tourism Track

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

This degree can be completed in nine semesters, including one summer semester spent interning in the industry.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HSP 210 Introduction to Hospitality Leadership 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
General Education - Humanities 3
General Education - Quantitative Literacy 3
Total hours14

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HSP 215 Introduction to Lodging Management 3
GRY 100 World Regional Geography 3
General Education - Life or Physical Science with lab 4
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
General Education - Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Total hours16

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HSP 218 Safety and Sanitation 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
General Education - Writing II course 3
General Education - Life or Physical Science without lab 3
General Education - Public Issues 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
HSP 321 Principles of Food Preparation 3
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
General Education - Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
General Education - The Arts 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HSP 310 Analyzing Financial Performance in Hospitality Operations 3
MKT 150 Marketing Fundamentals
or MKT 350 Principles of Marketing
3
Course for Hospitality Leadership option 1 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership option 2 3
Elective 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HSP 410 Hospitality Marketing 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership option 1 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership option 2 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (summer)

CoursesHours
HSP 499 Internship in Hospitality 6
Total hours6

Eighth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HSP 428 Hospitality Law 3
HSP 354 Hospitality Human Resource Development 3
HSP 426 Food and Beverage Management 3
Elective 3
Total hours12

Ninth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HSP 490 Advanced Hospitality Leadership 3
HSP 480 Global Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership option 1 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership option 2 3
Total hours12

Hospitality Leadership option 1 courses

Tourism

CoursesHours
GRY 310 Fundamentals of Tourism 3
GRY 328 (Course no longer offered. Review course number changes.) 0
HSP 340 Destination Development 3

Hospitality Leadership option 2 courses

Club Management

CoursesHours
HSP 330 Banquet Operations 3
HSP 345 Club Management 3
HSP 430 Special Event Planning 3

Food and Beverage

CoursesHours
HSP 330 Banquet Operations 3
HSP 409 Beverage Operations 3
HSP 435 Restaurant Management 3

General Operations

CoursesHours
HSP 340 Destination Development 3
HSP 430 Special Event Planning 3
HSP 315 Advanced Lodging Management
or HSP 435 Restaurant Management
3

Lodging

CoursesHours
HSP 315 Advanced Lodging Management 3
HSP 360 Hospitality Facilities Management 3
HSP 370 Hospitality Industry Revenue Management 3

Senior Living Management

CoursesHours
HSP 330 Banquet Operations 3
GER 375 Social Forces and Aging 3
GER 366 Families in Later Life 3
Degree plan last reviewed 09-05-2018.