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Hospitality and Tourism Management Major Map

Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: John Chambers College of Business and Economics
Pathway: Business and Communications

Are you a people person? Do you like hosting people? Through course work, internships and on-site learning labs, we’ll teach you the skills needed to succeed in the worldwide service industry.

Academics

Fall
16
Spring
15
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Find people from class/es who live in your residence hall and review class with them
  • Take the Focus 2 Assessment
  • Sit in the front row of your class at least 5 times
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • Challenge yourself to meet members of your residence hall community
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend the Sophomore Celebration to celebrate your successful freshman year and becoming a sophomore
  • Attend Adventure WV
  • Consult Student Legal Services for advice on what to look for in an off-campus housing contract

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Get involved in the Student Government Association
  • Apply to be a Resident Assistant
  • Join a student organization
  • Ask your RA questions about succeeding at the University

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Determine your top five values at a Value Sort Workshop
  • Become a leadWELL Mentor
  • Join the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT)
  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Complete AlcoholEdu Part 1

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Attend a career fair
  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Take a writing or communications class

Academics

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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • Attend dinner presentations at the Faculty Dinner Series
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Visit the Outdoor Education Center and participate in a Challenge Course or Canopy Tour
  • Find the mice in Stewart Hall
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM
  • Participate in a fraternity and sorority accreditation program
  • Explore mentorship opportunities in Greek Life
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Join a student organization

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Join an intramural team
  • Become a level 1 Bystander Trainer
  • Participate in liveWELL programs
  • Exercise daily
  • Stay healthy: Ask an Expert via well.wvu.edu

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Meet with a career professional to make sure you are on track professionally
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)

Academics

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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Go talk to a faculty member in your department about graduate school or career options
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • Attend a football game
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend a Ring Day ceremony (where you will receive your WVU class ring)
  • International students: Participate in international social events

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas
  • Participate in an alternative spring break
  • Get involved in the Student Government Association
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Visit campus farmers market
  • Exercise daily
  • Become a level 2 Bystander Trainer Foo
  • Drop in to a meditation class in the Health and Education Building
  • Stay healthy: Ask an Expert via well.wvu.edu

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Consider graduate or professional school
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)

Academics

Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Complete the Campus Read

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • Attend the Mountaineer Send-Off
  • Take a picture in front of Woodburn Hall with your graduation attire
  • Sit in the Senior Spirit Section (Section 121) at the home football games
  • International students: Participate in international social events

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Join a student organization
  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Explore mentorship opportunities in Greek Life
  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Stay healthy: Ask an Expert via well.wvu.edu
  • Become a leadWELL Trainer

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Attend a career fair
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Sign up for an interview

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