Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Hospitality Management

The "Tourism and Hospitality Management" (THM) industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Tourism ranks among the top three industries in all 50 states. The THM major is designed to prepare undergraduate students for management careers in the tourism and hospitality industries. Students will study the core courses required of all students pursuing a Bachelors of Business Administration degree. Graduates from this major will be well prepared to assume managerial roles in these industries. The purpose of the THM program is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, values, and strategic perspectives essential to obtaining leadership roles in the hospitality service professions in western Kansas, the region, the domestic market, and throughout the world. Upon completion of the BS degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management, graduates will be able to pursue career paths in most segments of the THM industry.

Program Requirements Overview

General Education Courses: 55 Credit Hours
College of Business & Entrepreneurship Core Curriculum: 27 Credit Hours
THM Core: 24 Credit Hours
THM Electives: 12 Credit Hours
*Free Electives: 6 Credit Hours

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 124 Credit Hours

Detailed Degree Requirements
*Free Electives Not Included

Contact Information


Dr. Stacey Smith
Fort Hays State University
McCartney Hall 303
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: (785) 628-4696
Email: slgsmith@fhsu.edu
Web: Department Homepage 

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