Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality, B.A.

Overall Requirements

  • 122 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0

Major Requirements

Bryan School Pre-Admission Courses (29 credit hours)

Students should plan to complete the pre-admission courses by the end of the sophomore year, or as soon as possible thereafter. See the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics for more information. 

Blueprint for Professional Success
Financial Accounting
Financial Statement Preparation and Disclosures
Managerial Accounting
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Economic and Business Statistics I
Business Computing I
Information Systems in Organizations
Select one of the following:
College Writing I ††
Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse I ††
College Writing I ††
Completion of one of the following: *
Calculus with Business Applications †††
Calculus I †††

Common Business Core (36–39 credit hours)

Introduction to Communication Studies
The International Economy
Business Finance I
Calculus with Business Applications *
Calculus I
Introduction to International Business
Organizational Behavior
The Legal Environment of Business
Business Policy and Strategy
Business Communications
Principles of Marketing
Ethical Issues in Business ††
Ethical Issues in Entrepreneurship
Operations Management
Global Sustainability Elective
One chosen from the list below. **
Economics of a Global Sustainable Society
Entrepreneurship in a Sustainable Global Environment
ENV 110
Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts
Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption
Introduction to Sustainable Development

Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Courses

Core Courses21
Tourism, Cultures, and Places
Multicultural Issues in Hospitality and Tourism
Hotel Operations
Sustainable Food and Beverage
Revenue Management
Sustainable Destination Planning and Management
Service Management
Tourism and Hospitality Strategic Management
Major Electives6–12
Select two of the following:
Greening Hotel Facilities
Sustainable Tourism and Transportation
Cross-Cultural Study Tour in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality
Restaurant Entrepreneurship
Hotel and Travel Services Sales and Marketing
Business Tourism
Community-Based Sustainable Tourism Planning
Independent Study in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality
Wine Appreciation for the Hospitality Professional
Practice *
STHP majors are required to work a total of 600 hours, paid or unpaid, in the tourism or hospitality industries.


Electives sufficient to complete the 122 credit hours required for degree.