Western Kentucky University

Hospitality Managment Minors


Hospitality Management Minors





Food Service Management Minor (#364) -- 24 hours

     Required Courses:
HMD 151 Food Science
HMD 171 Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry
HMD 251 Commerical Food
HMD 275 Restaurant Management
HMD 313 Practicum
HMD 351 Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry
HMD 353 Menu Planning and Purchasing
HMD 452 Quality and Service Management in the Hospitality Industry

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Lodging Management Minor (#412) -- 24 hours

     Required Courses:
HMD 171 Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry
HMD 271 Tourism Planning and Development
HMD 276 Lodging Operations
HMD 313 Practicum
HMD 351 Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry
HMD 452 Quality and Service Management in the Hospitality Industry
HMD 470 Lodging Management
ACCT200 Introductory Accounting -- Financial

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Meeting, Convention, and Exposition Planning Minor (#418) -- 21 hours

     Required Courses:
HMD 171 Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry
HMD 313 or REC 493 Practicum (site must be approved by course instructor)
HMD 375 Meeting and Convention Management
MKT 325 Personal Selling
REC 306 Recreation Program Planning
     Electives (Select two classes from the following list)
HMD 351 Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry
HMD 373 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
HMD 378 Legal Environment of Hospitality and Tourism
COMM 240 Critical Listening
COMM 345 Advanced Public Speaking
COMM 346 Persuasion
HORT 209 Floral Design
HORT 309 Advanced Floral Design
HORT 330 Wedding Floral Design
MGT 311 Human Resource Management
MGT 312 Entrepreneurship
MGT 333 Management of Non-Profit Organizations
MGT 365 Entrepreneurial Law
MKT 323 Services Marketing (MKT 220 prerequisite for this course)
MKT 328 Marketing on the World Wide Web
MKT 425 Advanced Personal Selling Strategies
MKT 427 Entrepreneurial Marketing
PSY 371 Psychology of Sales Behavior
REC 424 Camp and Conference Center Administration
REC 426 Facility Planning and Design

NOTE: Electives must be selected from the above list of courses. When selecting electives, only two courses in this minor may be duplicated in the student's major or another minor.

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Tourism Minor (#445) -- 21 hours

     Required Core Courses:
HMD 271 Tourism Planning and Development
MKT 220 Basic Marketing Concepts
REC 420 Commercial Recreation and Tourism
HMD 313 or REC 493 Practicum/Internship in Tourism
     Electives (Select three classes from the following list)
HMD 171 Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry
HMD 373 Tourism and Destination Marketing
HMD 375 Meeting and Convention Management
REC 302 Recreation Leadership
REC 306 Recreation Program Planning
REC/SPM 404 Recreation/Sport Facility Management

NOTE: Electives must be selected in such a manner that a total of 9-hours in the minor come from HMD classes and 9-hours in the minor must also come from REC classes.

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Students are strongly encouraged to consult with a Hospitality Management advisor before selecting courses for any of the above minors.


 Last Modified 7/22/13