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Hammond Hall 201
600 Park Street 
Hays, KS 67601 
Phone: 785-628-4291 
Toll Free: 800-628-FHSU 
Fax: 785-628-4037
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Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Marketing

All courses applied toward the certificate must be taken for credit.

Only non-majors are eligible. Courses cannot be counted toward more than one certificate; students are designated as "certificate students" when they declare an intent to complete a certificate plan (e.g., Management) and a university application; upon completion of certificate requirements, the program director will authorize the issuance of a printed certificate.

Required Courses:

  • THM 621 Tourism and Hospitality Marketing (3 Credit Hours)
  • MKT 301 Marketing Principles (3 Credit Hours)
  • MKT 610 Social Media Marketing (3 Credit Hours)
  • Choose one of the following courses:

  • THM 620 Principles and Practices of Tourism and Hospitality Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • THM 622 Service Operations Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • THM 623 Meetings, Conventions, and events MGT (3 Credit Hour)
  • THM 624 Hotel and Resort Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • THM 625 International Hospitality: Problems & Planning (3 Credit Hours)
  • GBUS 601 Special Topics (3 Credit Hours)
  • GBUS 673 Food and Beverage Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • GBUS 673 Casino Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • GBUS 673 Health and Wellness (3 Credit Hours)
  • GBUS 673 Spa Facility and Destination MGT (3 Credit Hours)
  • GBUS 673 Medical Tourism (3 Credit Hours)


Contact Information

Dr. Stacey Smith
Fort Hays State University
McCartney Hall 206
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: (785) 628-4696
Web: Tourism Management

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