MS Hospitality Management Curriculum Guide

 

Hospitality Management Masters of Science Degree Planning Sheet –

100% Online Thesis or Non-Thesis Option

Students must earn a minimum of 36 semester hours. 
Degree Requirements:

 

Required

 

 

EPSY 5050

Educational Research and Evaluation (or other Approved Methodology Course)

3 hours

 

EPSY 5210

Educational Statistics (or other approved

Statistics Course)

3 hours

 

HMGT 5860

Strategic Management in HM

3 hours

 

HMGT 5920

Problem in Lieu of Thesis

3 hours

 

 

or

or

 

HMGT 5950

Master’s Thesis

6 hours

Select 15-18 hours.

 

 

HMGT 5250

Restaurant Development

3 hours

 

HMGT 5280

Hotel and Restaurant Operations

3 hours

 

CMHT 5440

Consumer Theory

3 hours

 

HMGT 5520

Global Tourism

3 hours

 

CMHT 5550

Promotional Strategies

3 hours

 

HMGT 5585

SMART Destination

3 hours

 

CMHT 5600

Managing Customer Experiences

3 hours

 

HMGT 5630

Advanced Convention and Event Management

3 hours

 

CMHT 5700

Service Excellence

3 hours

 

HMGT 5790

Field Experience (only with permission of advisor)

3 hours

 

CMHT 5800

Seminar in Various Areas of Concentration

(when offered in course rotation)

3 hours

 

HMGT 5900-5910

Special Problems (only with permission of advisor)

3 hours

Electives:  Up to 6 hours can be taken outside of Hospitality Management.

 

 

Students will choose between the Thesis and Non-thesis option.

  • Non-thesis students will enroll in HMGT 5920 – Problem in Lieu of Thesis and successfully complete the defined research project with a graduate faculty member. (Guidelines updated Fall 2014)
  • Thesis students will enroll in HMGT 5950 and must successfully defend their thesis project as their final examination.  Once enrolled in 5950 students must continuously enroll until finished.

With permission, students may transfer up to nine (9) approved accredited graduate hours. 

Students have a total of five years to complete the Masters of Science degree.  The five-year rule begins with the earliest date of any transferred graduate hours applied to the UNT degree.  Graduate students must secure written permission from the graduate dean before registering for any course or courses at another institution while registered for any courses at UNT.

 

**Specific admission requirements for the graduate certificate program are in the UNT Graduate Catalog.  http://www.unt.edu/catalog/grad/index.htm

 

 

Resident/Blended Option.
Hospitality Management Masters of Science

Resident Degree Planning Sheet - Thesis or Non-Thesis Option

Degree Requirements: Students must earn a minimum of 36 semester hours. 

Required Courses:

 

 

CMHT 5100

Intro to Research

3 hours

 

CMHT 5300

Research Methods

3 hours

 

CMHT 5400

Research Applications

3 hours

 

HMGT 5860

Strategic Management in HM (capstone)

3 hours

 

HMGT 5920

Problem in Lieu of Thesis

3 hours

 

 

or

 

 

HMGT 5950

Master’s Thesis (taken over two semesters)

6 hours

Content Courses: Select 15 – 18 hours

 

 

HMGT 5250

Restaurant Development

3 hours

 

HMGT 5280

Hotel and Restaurant Operations

3 hours

 

HMGT 5530

International Sustainable Tourism

3 hours

 

CMHT 5350

Issues and Trends

3 hours

 

HMGT 5540

Tourism Services Mgmt and Mktg

3 hours

 

CMHT 5440

Consumer Theory

3 hours

 

CMHT 5460

Human Capital Development

3 hours

 

HMGT 5520

Global Tourism

3 hours

 

CMHT 5550

Promotional Strategies

3 hours

 

HMGT 5560

Planning and Policy in Sustainable Tourism

3 hours

 

HMGT 5580

Hosp & Tourism Information Technology Strategies

3 hours

 

HMGT 5585

SMART Destinations

3 hours

 

CMHT 5600

Managing Customer Experiences

3 hours

 

HMGT 5630

Advanced Convention and Event Mgmt.

3 hours

 

CMHT 5700

Service Excellence

3 hours

 

HMGT 5790

Field Experience

3 hours

 

CMHT 5810

Teaching Practicum in M&HM

3 hours

 

CMHT 5830

Legal & Regulatory Aspect

3 hours

 

CMHT 6500

Big data implementation in social network analysis

3 hours

Dual Numbered Courses.  May select up to 6 hours

 

 

CMHT 5000

Global Discovery in Merchandising and Hospitality Management

3 hours

 

HMGT 5200

Survey of Beverages

3 hours

 

HMGT 5210

Cost Controls

3 hours

 

HMGT 5260

Hospitality Business Strategies

3 hours

 

HMGT 5480

Hospitality Industry Finance

3 hours

 

HMGT 5820

Facilities Planning

3 hours

May select up to 6 hours outside Hospitality Management

 

Dual numbered classes cannot be repeated if taken for undergraduate degree credit or leveling for graduate degree.

Students will choose between the Thesis and Non-thesis option.

  • Non-thesis students will enroll in HMGT 5920 – Problem in Lieu of Thesis and successfully complete the defined research project with a graduate faculty member.
  • Thesis students will enroll in HMGT 5950 and must successfully defend their thesis project as their final examination.  Once enrolled in 5950 students must continuously enroll until finished.

With permission, students may transfer up to nine (9) approved accredited graduate hours. 

Students have a total of five years to complete the Masters of Science degree.  The five-year rule begins with the earliest date of any transferred graduate hours applied to the UNT degree.  Graduate students must secure written permission from the graduate dean before registering for any course or courses at another institution while registered for any courses at UNT.

 

**Specific admission requirements for the graduate certificate program are in the UNT Graduate Catalog.  http://www.unt.edu/catalog/grad/index.htm