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Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management (HR&IM) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Spring Semester 2003

Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management (HR&IM) - Archive

PROFESSOR SARA C. PARKS, in charge

This major helps provide preparation for management positions in hotels, restaurants, institutions, and other hospitality organizations. The program is designed to give the student a broad general education and a strong management and problem-solving orientation balanced with the requisite technical skills, all of them essential for career progression to upper-management positions in the hospitality professions. The program also helps prepare students for graduate study.

The B.S. degree program consists of two options: (1) Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management and (2) Management Dietetics. A minimum of 124 credits is required for the B.S. degree with the HR&IM option; a minimum of 129 credits is required for the B.S. degree with the Management Dietetics option.

HOTEL, RESTAURANT, AND INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT OPTION: This option helps prepare students for management positions in any segment of the hospitality industry, including hotels, restaurants, institutional or non-commercial operations, clubs, resorts, and casinos. The management focus helps provide students with the analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills necessary to effectively function as hospitality professionals.

MANAGEMENT DIETETICS OPTION: This option helps prepare graduates for general management positions within the food services operated by or for medical organizations, health and life care facilities, college feeding, governmental agencies, and community feeding programs. The management dietitian is qualified to solve both nutrition and food service problems. Graduates may also choose to work in the management of commercial food service operations. Together with the necessary clinical experience, the option satisfies the eligibility requirements for membership in the American Dietetic Association.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(10-24 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 0-10 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 79-108 credits
(For the HR&IM option, this includes 10 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GS courses; 1 credit of GHA courses. For the Management Dietetics option, this includes 24 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GQ courses; 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GS courses; 3 credit of GHA courses.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 61-64 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (58 credits)[1]
CMPSC 203 GQ(4), MGMT 100(3), MKTG 221(3),STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4)
HR&IM 201(2), HR&IM 202(1), HR&IM 319(3), HR&IM 329(2), HR&IM 330(2), HR&IM 335(3), HR&IM 336(3), HR&IM 350(3), HR&IM 365(3), HR&IM 380(3), HR&IM 390W(3), HR&IM 430(3), HR&IM 435(3), HR&IM 442(3), HR&IM 466(3), HR&IM 490(3), HR&IM 492(1) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3-6 credits)[1]
ECON 002 GS(3) or ECON 014 GS(3); select 0-3 credits from MATH 021 GQ(3) or equivalent (Sem: 1-4)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE OPTION: 18-44 credits

HOTEL, RESTAURANT, AND INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT OPTION: 18 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (10 credits)[1]
HR&IM 405(3), HR&IM 480(3), NUTR 100 GHS(1), NUTR 119(3) (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (8 credits)[1]
Select 8 credits from any HR&IM (nonrequired) course; R P M 101(2), R P M 120(3), R P M 300W(3), R P M 356(3), R P M 415(3), R P M 435(3); up to 4 credits of any foreign language (Sem: 5-8)

MANAGEMENT DIETETICS OPTION: 44 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (41 credits)
B M B 101(3), BIOL 141 GN(3), CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 034(3), MICRB 106 GN(3), MICRB 107 GN(1) (Sem: 3-4)
NUTR 120(3)[1], NUTR 251 GHS(3)[1], NUTR 358(2)[1], NUTR 360(3)[1], NUTR 370(1)[1], NUTR 400(1)[1], NUTR 445(3)[1], NUTR 446(3)[1], NUTR 452(3)[1], NUTR 453(3)[1], NUTR 456(2)[1] (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSE (3 credits)
PSY 002 GS(3) or SOC 001 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)

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[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2000

Blue Sheet Item #: 28-03-041

Review Date: 4/9/02

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