May 20, 2024  
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    
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Graduate Courses


 
  
  • HIST 674 - Latin American Ethnic Studies


    Credits 3

    Cultural study of pre-Columbian and early colonial institutions in Mesoamerica and the Andes with emphasis on the information gathered from indigenous chronicles and early documents.

    Same as
    ANTH 435

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 474. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 675 - Modern Latin American Film


    Credits 3

    Cinematic treatments of modern Latin American socio-historical issues. Topics include industrialization, dictatorship and repression, redemocratization, and minority rights. Analysis of the Cinema Novo (Cinema Nueva) and post-Cinema Novo genres. Emphasis on Brazilian, Argentine, and Cuban films of the 1970s and 1980s.

    Same as
    FIS 475

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 475. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 676 - The Mexican Revolution


    Credits 3

    Study of the origins, major events and personalities, and aftermath of the Mexican Revolution of 1910, tracing Mexico’s political development to modern times.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 476. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 678A - Islamic and Middle Eastern History to 1750


    Credits 3

    An examination of the rise and development of Islamic civilization from its inception in the seventh century up into the early modern period. It presents the diversity of Islamic civilization as it evolved over time, as well as the historical contexts of both the Islamic heartland and its surrounding regions.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 478A. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 678B - Islamic and Middle Eastern History since 1750


    Credits 3

    An examination of the Middle East from the 18th century to recent times. The predominant focus will be on how the indigenous leadership and peoples of the region grappled with the challenges posed by the advent of the modern world.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 478B. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 679 - History of the British Empire


    Credits 3

    Explores the history of the British Empire from its beginnings to decolonization and analyzes the social, cultural, and intellectual foundations of imperial Britain. The emergence of Great Britain as an imperial power considered within the larger context of concerns about race, class, and gender.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 479. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 679A - West Africa and the Making of the Atlantic World


    Credits 3

    Explores how West Africa contributed to the cultural and economic development of the Atlantic world and how European contact and interaction contributed to West Africa’s development and underdevelopment.

     

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 479A. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 682 - Music History I


    The department also offers a large number of undergraduate courses which are open to graduate students at the 600-level. Among these are courses which reflect the specializations of our faculty. Graduate students enrolled in such courses will ordinarily be expected to complete a special project. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

  
  • HIST 683 - Music History II


    The department also offers a large number of undergraduate courses which are open to graduate students at the 600-level. Among these are courses which reflect the specializations of our faculty. Graduate students enrolled in such courses will ordinarily be expected to complete a special project. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

  
  • HIST 683A - Urban Destruction and Reconstruction


    Credits 3

    Study of populations, cityscapes, and infrastructures in cities wounded by acts of warfare, terrorism, and natural disasters, as well as by social, environmental, and economic decline. Analyzes urban renewal and reconstruction efforts and counter-terrorism policies and their effect on the strategic, geopolitical role of cities.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 483A. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 685 - Oral History


    Credits 3

    Focuses on the techniques of oral history and integration of the material into a historical paper. Topics vary.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 485. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 686 - Military History of the United States


    The department also offers a large number of undergraduate courses which are open to graduate students at the 600-level. Among these are courses which reflect the specializations of our faculty. Graduate students enrolled in such courses will ordinarily be expected to complete a special project. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

  
  • HIST 687 - Topics in American Studies


    Credits 3

    Interdisciplinary analysis of selected topics in American history, literature, art, science and material culture. Topics vary from semester to semester.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 487R. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 689 - Comparative History


    Credits 3

    Study of a historical problem by examining its development in different countries and epochs. Possible topics include slavery, industrialization, and ideology.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 489. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 691A - Women in the Ancient World


    Credits 3

    Explores women’s varied roles in the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome. Examination of women’s participation in religion, politics and the family as well as representations of women in myth, art, philosophy, medicine, and literature.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 491A. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 691B - Women in Medieval Culture and Society


    Credits 3

    Explores medieval women’s experiences as religious leaders, workers, queens and ladies of the manor, and as mothers, wives and daughters. Special attention will be paid to women’s voices expressed in letters and autobiography, literature, historical records and art.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 491B. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 692A - Women In Early Modern Europe


    Credits 3

    Explores the roles of women during the Renaissance, Reformation, and the early modern period. Topics include women and work, women’s participation in the creation of culture and religion, and the European witch-hunts.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 492A. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 692B - Woman’s Role in European History: 1750-1970


    Credits 3

    Analysis and interpretation of women’s roles in the modern world. Topics include the emergence of feminism and the international women’s movement; the impact of industrialization on work and the family; constructions of gender, sexuality and motherhood.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 492B. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 695 - Special Topics in Gender and History


    Credits 3

    Study of a selected topic concerning gender and history.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 495. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 696 - Philosophy of History


    Credits 3

    Theory, epistemology, and methodology of historiography, dealing with such questions as the nature, aims, and methods of history; its status as a science; the legitimacy of the so-called speculative philosophy of history; and the structure of historical knowledge.

    Same as
    PHIL 437

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 496. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 698 - Advanced Historical Studies


    Credits 1-4

    Study of the historical origins and aspects of selected contemporary issues.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HIST 498. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HIST 710 - The Professional Historian


    Credits 1

    Provides information and workshops for History graduate students on grant writing, conference paper abstract writing, job applications, research grant applications, etc. to develop professional skills beyond coursework. Discussion of aspects of the historical profession.

  
  • HIST 724 - Colloquium in American Cultural/Intellectural History


    Credits 3

    Specific topic or theme announced each semester and related bibliography provided. Group sessions critique this literature and evaluate historiographical status of authors.

    Notes
    Several short papers, designed to give training in critical analysis, required. May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 725 - Seminar in American Cultural/Intellectual History


    Credits 4

    Topic to be announced each semester.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 726 - Colloquium in American Western History


    Credits 3

    Specific topic or theme announced each semester and related bibliography provided. Group sessions critique literature and evaluate the historiographical status of authors. Several short papers, designed to give training in critical analysis, required.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 727 - Research Seminar in American Western History


    Credits 4

    Topic to be announced each semester.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 728 - Colloquium in European Cultural/Intellectual History


    Credits 3

    Analysis of the historical literature on a selected topic in European intellectual/cultural history.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 729 - Research Seminar in European Cultural/Intellectual History


    Credits 4

    Notes
    Topic to be announced each semester. May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 730 - Colloquium in American History


    Credits 3

    Specific topic or theme to be announced and related bibliography provided. Course focuses on critical analysis and historiographical evaluation of the literature. a) Early America. b) Nineteenth Century. c) Twentieth Century. d) Diplomatic. e) Economic. f) Gender. h) Legal. i) Political j) Race. k) Religion l) Social.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 731 - Research Seminar in American History


    Credits 4

    Topic to be announced each semester. a) Early America. b) Nineteenth Century. c) Twentieth Century. d) Diplomatic. e) Economic. f) Gender. h) Legal. i) Political. j) Race. k) Religion. l) Social.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 732 - Colloquium in European History


    Credits 3

    Analysis of the historical literature on a selected topic in European history. a) England. b) The French Revolution and Napoleon. c) Modern Russia. d) Germany. e) Medieval History. f) Europe since 1945.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 733 - Research Seminar in European History


    Credits 4

    Topic to be announced each semester. a) England. b) The French Revolution and Napoleon. c) Modern Russia. d) Germany. e) Medieval. f) Europe since 1945.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 734 - Colloquium in Modern Asian History


    Credits 3

    Analysis of the historical literature on a selected topic in modern Asia.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 735 - Research Seminar in Modern Asian History


    Credits 4

    Topic to be announced.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 736 - Colloquium in Modern Latin American History


    Credits 3

    Analysis of the historical literature on a selected topic in modern Latin America. Topics to be announced.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 737 - Research Seminar in Modern Latin American History


    Credits 4

    Topics to be announced.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 738 - Colloquium in African and Middle Eastern History


    Credits 3

    Analysis of the historical literature on a selected topic in Africa and/or the Middle East.

  
  • HIST 739 - Research Seminar in African and Middle Eastern History


    Credits 4

    Topic to be announced.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits.

  
  • HIST 740 - Historiography


    Credits 3

    Lectures, readings, and discussions on the history of historical thought. a) United States-Domestic. b) Europe. c) Modern Asia. d) Modern Latin America. e) United States- iplomatic. f) American West. g) United States (cultural/intellectual). h) European (cultural/intellectual).

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 748 - History and Policy


    Credits 3

    Interdisciplinary historical analysis of American policy formation and failed versus workable policy ideas. Areas of investigation include policy studies in fields such as labor, urban development, minorities and diplomacy.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 749 - Colloquium in Public History


    Credits 3

    Practical as well as theoretical introduction to the techniques, methodologies and practices of historians in non-academic settings, including historic preservation, museums, oral history, historical sites, government agencies.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 750 - Methods for the Study of Public History


    Credits 3

    Study of methods emphasizing those historical techniques and auxiliary sciences which are most appropriate for the study of public history.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 751 - Museums and American Culture


    Credits 3

    Theoretical and practical introduction to issues involved in history museums. Evolving role of museums in American society; organizational, ethical, and interpretive issues; the tension between power and the production of knowledge and memory. Emphasis on curatorial practice including researching and interpreting material culture.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 752 - Modern Archives: Theory and Methodology


    Credits 3

    Introduction to theoretical principles, methodologies and processing of archives and manuscripts, institutional programs that care for them, and professional community supporting this work. For students interested in the practice of public history in a variety of historical agencies or organizations.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 754 - Topics in Public History


    Credits 3

    Practical and theoretical course exploring the varieties of public history.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 760 - Advanced Studies in History


    Credits 1 – 3

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits, unless otherwise approved by the department.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 761 - Doctoral Independent Study


    Credits 1 – 3

    Supervised readings on special topics selected in consultation with a history instructor.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of twelve credits, unless otherwise approved by the department.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 788 - Comprehensive Exam Preparation


    Credits 3

    This course organizes the preparation process for comprehensive exams. A student, in conjunction with one of the members of his/her advisory committee, will follow a rigorous schedule of reading, question preparation, and preparatory writing.

  
  • HIST 789 - Dissertation Prospectus


    Credits 3

    This course organizes the preparation and defense of the dissertation prospectus. The student, in conjunction with the members of his/her advisory committee will follow a rigorous schedule of research and writing to prepare the prospectus for the prospectus colloquium.

  
  • HIST 790 - Thesis


    Credits 3 – 6

    Notes
    May be repeated, but only six credits applied to the student’s program.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 790A - Materials for Teaching History


    Credits 3

    Capstone course for the Master of Arts in Teaching History co-taught by History and Curriculum and Instruction faculty. Builds on historical content, original research and pedagogical skills geared to the creation of middle and high school history classroom units.

    Prerequisites
    700-level HIST colloquium and 700-level HIST research seminar.

  
  • HIST 791 - Dissertation


    Credits 3 – 6

    Notes
    May be repeated, but only 12 credits applied to the student’s program.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HIST 795 - Internship in Public History


    Credits 3

    Supervised internship is an integral part of the Public History track. Internships provide students with practical insights into potential historical employment. Private sector or institutional supervisors provide mentoring relationships and introduce students to the professional networks common to the public historian’s work environment.

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HOA 501 - Hotel Law


    Credits 3

    Legal aspects of the owner/customer relationship with particular attention to personal and property liability in the hospitality industry.
     

    Formerly
    HOA 601

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HMD 401. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 502 - Employment Law in the Hospitality Industry


    Credits 3

    Covers all significant state and federal laws applicable to employment relationships found in hospitality businesses and studies effective methods of managing hospitality employees in compliance with applicable employment laws. Students learn to effectively identify, evaluate and resolve employment law issues and liabilities commonly encountered by hospitality businesses.

    Formerly
    HOA 602

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HMD 402. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 507 - Organizational Theory Applied to the Service Industries


    Credits 3

    Focuses on developing management skills through the study and application of theories of human behavior, particularly in service organizations. Areas addressed include: working with/through others, communication, coaching and counseling, providing feedback, goal setting, stress management, creative problem solving, motivation, power, conflict management, and group dynamics and developing effective teams.

    Formerly
    HOA 607

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HMD 407. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 508 - Labor Management Relations


    Credits 3

    Analysis of labor-management relations in the hospitality industry at the employee, unit, and strategic levels. Development of written and verbal communication and problem identification/ solving skills via environmental analysis (historical, legal, social and technological). Other areas include: contract negotiation and administration, union-management cooperative efforts, and strategic labor management decision-making.

    Formerly
    HOA 608

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HMD 408. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 509 - Hospitality Security/Risk


    Credits 3

    Analysis of contemporary risk management and security concerns specific to hospitality and gaming industries; encompassing lodging, food and beverage, casinos, events, and clubs. Includes development of security and risk management strategies for asset protection, loss prevention, disaster control, crisis management, industrial safety, casino security, and emergency action planning.

    Formerly
    HOA 510

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HMD 410. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 521 - Market and Feasibility Studies


    Credits 3

    Graduate credit may be obtained for courses designated 500 or above. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate Catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

    Formerly
    HOA 621

    Notes
    Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 522 - Staff Planning and Operational Analyses


    Credits 3

    Graduate credit may be obtained for courses designated 500 or above. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate Catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

    Formerly
    HOA 622

    Notes
    Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 525 - Computer Application to the Hospitality


    Credits 3

    Graduate credit may be obtained for courses designated 500 or above. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate Catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

    Formerly
    HOA 625

    Notes
    Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 526 - Accounting for the Casino Hotel


    Credits 3

    Detailed examination of accounting systems, procedure, and controls peculiar to casinos required by both management and government for internal auditing, financial reporting, and governmental control.

    Formerly
    HOA 626

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted wtih GAM 426. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 536 - Mathematics of Casino Games


    Credits 3

    Graduate credit may be obtained for courses designated 500 or above. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate Catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

    Formerly
    HOA 636

    Notes
    Credit at the 500 level normally requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 537 - Gaming Regulations and Control


    Credits 3

    Nevada’s system of gaming regulation and control provides a model for studying the history, purpose, politics, methods, and limitations — both practical and legal — of governmental regulation and control of legal gambling.
     

    Formerly
    HOA 637

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with GAM 437. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 540 - Casino Marketing


    Credits 3

    Marketing concepts as applied to the gaming industry.

    Formerly
    HOA 640

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with GAM 440. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 542 - Sociology of Gambling


    Credits 3

    Analysis of patterns of participation in various forms of gambling; political/economic background of gambling; effects of gambling on communities, lifestyles, and value systems.
     

    Formerly
    HOA 642

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with GAM 442, SOC 442 and SOC 642. Credit at the 500 and 600-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 549 - International Tourism


    Credits 3

    Study of international travel and tourism. Focuses on the economic, social, political, and environmental considerations of international tourism management and development.

    Formerly
    HOA 649

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with TCA 449. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 553 - Management of Hospitality Service Delivery System


    Credits 3

    Evaluation, design, and management of service delivery systems through operations management topics from a service perspective. Included are other related topics such as customer satisfaction and managing organizational change.

     

    Formerly
    HOA 653

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HMD 453. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 555 - Hotel Administration Seminar


    Credits 3

    Study and discussion of current problems in the hospitality industry using case studies, individual research, and guests.

    Formerly
    HOA 655

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HMD 455. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 556 - Employee Development


    Credits 3

    Stresses the techniques in planning, developing, and conducting training programs in food service and lodging firms.

    Formerly
    HOA 656

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with HMD 456. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 560 - Facilities Planning and Equipment


    Credits 3

    Graduate credit may be obtained for courses designated 500 or above. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate Catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

    Formerly
    HOA 660

    Notes
    Credit at the 500 level normally requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 570 - Quantitative Methods and Applications in Casino Gaming


    Credits 3

    Develops the techniques and methods for computing the probabilities, expected values, and house percentages of casino games and analyzes the effects of changes in playing rules and payoff odds.

    Formerly
    HOA 670

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with GAM 470. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 571 - Practicum in Hotel Education


    Credits 3

    Graduate credit may be obtained for courses designated 500 or above. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate Catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

    Formerly
    HOA 671

    Notes
    Credit at the 500 level normally requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 574 - Seminar in Hotel Research


    Credits 3

    For descriptions of 500-level courses, please consult the current Undergraduate Catalog where they are listed as 400-level courses.

    Formerly
    HOA 674

    Notes
    Credit at the 500 level usually requires additional work.

  
  • HOA 587 - Association Management


    Credits 3

    Formerly
    HOA 687

  
  • HOA 703 - Human Resources Management in the Hospitality Industry


    Credits 3

    Examines the functions of human resource management through readings, cases and applied research with special attention to strategic HR alliances and developing trends.

  
  • HOA 705 - Financial Analysis for the Service Industries


    Credits 3

    Problems and cases in applying accounting and financial information to executive decision making in the hospitality industry.

    Prerequisites
    Adequate preparation in accounting.

  
  • HOA 711 - Laws of Innkeeping and Food Service


    Credits 3

    Examines through case studies and discussion the modern application of the laws of innkeeping using a historical perspective.

  
  • HOA 716 - Principles and Practices in Hotel Management


    Credits 3

    Examination of the mechanisms and techniques employed in the management of hotel/motel companies. Comparisons, case studies, and selected topics focus on equity structures, operations, marketing, and systems for a variety of public and private operations.

  
  • HOA 717 - Principles and Practices in Convention and Meetings Management


    Credits 3

    Examination of the mechanisms and techniques employed in the management of convention and meeting industries. Comparisons, case studies, and selected topics focus on equity structures, operations, marketing, and systems for a variety of convention and meetings management issues.

  
  • HOA 718 - Principles of Casino and Gaming Management


    Credits 3

    Examination of the mechanisms and techniques employed in the management of casino companies. Comparisons, case studies and selected topics focus on organization and department policies, production processes, manpower development, scheduling, and marketing for a variety of operating systems.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • HOA 720 - Principles and Practices in Food Service Management


    Credits 3

    Examination of the mechanisms and techniques employed in the management of food service companies. Comparisons, case studies, and selected topics focus on equity structures, operations, multiunits, marketing, and systems for a variety of public and private operations.

    Prerequisites
    HOA 461 or equivalent.

  
  • HOA 721 - Issues in Women’s Nutrition


    Credits 3

    Advanced discussion of how nutrition affects the physical and mental health of women throughout the life cycle and how to evaluate the validity of nutrition research as it relates to the needs of women rather than the general population.

  
  • HOA 725 - Information Technology in the Hospitality Industry


    Credits 3

    Examines the current level of technology use, explores the potential uses of existing technology, and discusses new technologies in the hospitality industry.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
  • HOA 730 - Statistical Analysis for Hospitality


    Credits 3

    Introduction to the use of statistical techniques with emphasis on applications for the hospitality industry.

  
  • HOA 731 - Operational Analysis in Hospitality Management


    Credits 3

    Research design, operations analysis, and the application of analytical models for the hotel and food service industry.

    Formerly
    (HOA 701)

    Prerequisites
    HOA 730

  
  • HOA 732 - Advanced Statistics in R for Hospitality and Business


    Credits 3

    Advanced statistical methods for analyzing time series data, including seasonal and non-seasonal ARIMA modeling. Statistical analysis of panel data (aka longitudinal or cross-sectional time-series data), which is a time series data for several entities, will also be covered. The statistical programming language R will be used in this class.

    Prerequisites
      or equivalent.

  
  • HOA 735 - Research Methodology


    Credits 3

    Examination of research methods including: the scientific method, literature review, sampling, statistics, research design, and analytical technique.

    Notes
    If you are following the thesis option, you must take 3 credits of   in conjunction with this class.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
  • HOA 738 - Database Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism


    Credits 3

    Provides students with a working knowledge of database marketing in the hospitality and tourism industries. Database marketing is an information-driven process of compiling detailed information about customers, leads, and prospects and using that information to segment and target individual customers with appropriate sales-oriented materials.

  
  • HOA 739 - Psychology of Hospitality Marketing


    Credits 3

    Research in neurology, biology, and cognitive science is changing the way researchers approach how people think and behave. This class introduces students to new ways of viewing cognition and to help graduate students apply these new views as they develop their own research programs.

  
  • HOA 740 - Marketing Systems


    Credits 3

    Development of marketing and advertising systems for hospitality industries based on both the need to create new markets and the need to respond to significant shifts in social and economic patterns.

  
  • HOA 741 - Dynamics of Tourism


    Credits 3

    Examines major components of international and domestic tourism systems, including socio-economic effects. Legal and environmental problems, and managerial and planning functions.

  
  • HOA 742 - Customer Development Strategies for the Casino and Gaming Industry


    Credits 3

    Analyzing marketing and promotional strategies utilized by the casino industry and developing understanding of valuative techniques that facilitate managerial decision making concerning these strategies.

    Prerequisites
    HOA 718 or consent of instructor.

  
  • HOA 743 - Professional Training Applications


    Credits 3

    Prepares students to plan, create, and conduct management and employee development programs. Process of learning essentials of training and presentation skill and management concepts.

    Notes
    Students work with industry professionals.

  
  • HOA 744 - Online Training and Development


    Credits 3

    Concepts, principles, and techniques of online training. Emphasizes transfer of knowledge acquisition via online learning. Development of online training programs.

  
  • HOA 745 - Human Dynamics and Organizational Leadership


    Credits 3

    Provides students with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to undertake leadership responsibilities in complex organizations. Applies concepts and methodologies from social and behavioral sciences in the analysis of leadership behavior in diverse organizational and community settings.

    Same as
    (EDA 745 and BUS 745)

  
  • HOA 751 - Hospitality Service Management


    Credits 3

    Examines service marketing and management concepts relevant to the hospitality industry and explores how these concepts can be applied to service delivery systems in the hospitality industry.

  
  • HOA 756 - Culinary Arts Instruction


    Credits 1

    Practical methods for improving culinary curriculum and instruction. Methods of instruction for culinary theory, cooking methods, mise en place, food service sanitation, menu development, culinary math, and food and beverage trends.

  
  • HOA 757 - Restaurant Management Instruction


    Credits 1

    Practical methods for introducing restaurant management skills into the curriculum. Methods for instruction of food service purchasing and purchasing formulas, dining room service techniques, managing service, suggestive selling, advanced culinary techniques, and revenue management.

    Prerequisites
    HOA 756

  
  • HOA 758 - Advanced Culinary Instructional Techniques


    Credits 1

    Methods for introducing advanced culinary techniques into the curriculum. Methods for instruction of baking pastries and cakes, use of baking equipment, basic garde manger and food presentation skills.

    Prerequisites
    HOA 757

 

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