PhD Nutrition with an option in Hotel and Restaurant Management
Course requirements for the PhD degree with an option in hotel and restaurant management include:
- HRMT specialization: a minimum of 34 credit hours, including:
HOSP 6530 Science of Quality Service in Hospitality 3 HOSP 7000 Hospitality Enterprise 3 HOSP 7010 Advanced Tourism Analysis 3 HOSP 8860 Current Issues in Hospitality Management 3 HOSP 8870 Advanced Hospitality Management Research and Applications 3 HOSP 8880 Theoretical Developments for Hospitality 3 Graduate-level HRMT and/or related courses. At least 16
- Research support: a minimum of 16 credit hours, including:
NTRI 7050 Methods Of Research 2 NTRI 8850 Research Seminar for Doctoral Program 2 ERMA 7300 Design and Analysis in Education I 3 ERMA 7310 Design and Analysis in Education II 3 Graduate-level research/statistics courses. At least 6
- Dissertation: a minimum of 10 credit hours of NTRI 8990.
Examples of HRMT Specialization Elective Courses:
|HOSP 6460||Catering And Event Management (Fall-1 hr. and Spring Semester-2 hrs.)||1|
|HOSP 6461||Catering And Event Management||2|
|HOSP 6550||Club Management||3|
|HOSP 6540||Conference Coordination||3|
|NTRI 6380||Study/Travel in Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management||1-6|
|HOSP 7920||Professional Internship In Hospitality Management||3|
The hotel and restaurant management option may take supporting courses in such areas as management, marketing, economics, and education. Course requirements for becoming a registered dietitian may be met during the graduate program by enrolling in additional required courses. Teaching, research, and extension assistantships are awarded competitively to qualified students.