HTM-3150 Event Management

3 credits

Prerequisite: HTM-1010; BUS-2230

This course focuses on travel and tourism in Vermont. The course begins with an exploration of the history of travel and tourism in Vermont beginning in the 1800's. From this foundation the student learns about the infrastructure of the industry as it exists today. We explore the intricate relationship between state government and local government and non-governmental agencies and associations. This course gives the student the opportunity to learn through hands-on research and direct interaction with industry professionals. The student is also expected to volunteer in a local or state tourism business for at least 50 hours during the semester. (Spring semester)