Tourism Mgt & Policy (TMP)

TMP 1999  1000 Level Transfer Course  (1-20 Credits)  

TMP 2010  Introduction to Travel and Tourism  (4 Credits)  

Designed to provide an overview of the processes that shape global travel and tourism patterns and their consequences. Not open to students who have earned credit for TMP 2750. Falls and Springs. (GACO)

TMP 2850  Tourism/Hospitality Practicum  (1 Credit)  

Exposes students to the inner workings of tourism destinations, attractions, and accommodations. Following a preliminary course meeting to review the travel and tourism industry, students schedule pre-approved (i.e., by the instructor) appointments and meet with owners or general managers of a destination, an attraction, and an accommodation. Students complete a written and an oral report about each site visit. Fall of even years.

Prerequisite(s): TMP 2750, TMP majors with a minimum 2.50 major GPA, and permission of the instructor.

TMP 2860  Introduction to Hospitality Management  (3 Credits)  

Provides an overview of the hospitality industry today looking at key sectors: lodging, food and beverage, casino, time share, franchising, meetings and conventions, incentive travel, water parks, resorts, spas. Springs.

TMP 2999  2000 Level Transfer Course  (1-20 Credits)  

TMP 3040  Special Topics in Tourism and Hospitality  (4 Credits)  

Topics in tourism and hospitality varies by course offering. May be repeated for credit with a different topic up to 3 times.

TMP 3060  Ecotourism  (4 Credits)  

Provides students with an understanding of both theory and practical applications of concepts surrounding nature tourism, ecotourism, and sustainable tourism development in general. Students explore social, cultural, and environmental impacts of tourism and recreation as economic development. Examines the development and meaning of ecotourism. Spring of even years.

TMP 3070  Cultural and Heritage Tourism  (4 Credits)  

Provides students with an understanding of both theory and practical applications of concepts surrounding cultural tourism, ethnic tourism, heritage tourism, and museum studies. Students explore social, cultural, and political impacts of culture and heritage-based tourism as economic development. Examines the development and meaning of culture and heritage. Spring of odd years.

TMP 3100  Lodging Operations Management  (3 Credits)  

Teaches students the duties and workings of the management in a full service hotel. Concentrates on the actual operation of a front office and how the front office function relates to the other departments in a hotel. Falls.

TMP 3999  3000 Level Transfer Course  (1-20 Credits)  

TMP 4000  TMP Internship  (1-12 Credits)  

Students engage in an individualized work program (40 hours per credit) at an agency that emphasizes some aspects of tourism planning, marketing or policy formulation. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Prerequisite(s): approval of the discipline's Internship Program Coordinator; 2.50 grade point average in all TMP courses.

TMP 4010  Tourism Development  (4 Credits)  

Examines the phenomenon of tourism development at the community and sub-state regional scales, as well as policymakers’ efforts to mitigate negative impacts. Presents an objective viewpoint of developers’ and planning boards’ motivations and actions. Using a series of empirical case studies, class members have an opportunity to evaluate the actions of the respective groups. Class members apply the techniques they have learned to address the tourism development issues in northern New England. Fall of even years. (INCO) (WRCO)

Prerequisite(s): TMP 2750 or TMP 2010.

TMP 4100  Tourism Management and Policy Internship  (1-12 Credits)  

Students engage in an individualized work program (40 hours per credit) at an agency that emphasizes some aspects of tourism planning, marketing or policy formulation. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Prerequisite(s): approval of the discipline's Internship Program Coordinator; 2.50 grade point average in all TMP courses.

TMP 4999  4000 Level Transfer Course  (1-20 Credits)