Our Minors

HTM Minors

Cannabis Operations Management Minor

The cannabis operations management minor will prepare students to work in the retail cannabis industry and ancillary fields. Those interested in nonprofit and/or governmental intersections with cannabis operations, and efforts at achieving social equity, will gain a wider, holistic understanding of this developing industry and hospitality infusions.

This minor is available to currently enrolled undergraduate students and is available online or in person.

  • Prepare for employment in the lucrative retail cannabis industry, which is on track to employ more than a half million workers by 2024.
  • Develop ethical and appropriate best business practices.
  • Learn from a curriculum reflecting modern industry concepts and holistic insight to take your career to the next level.
  • Learn about cultivation, usage, community health, restorative justice, and social equity programs.
  • Experiential learning opportunities facilitated through field experience.
  • Taught by experienced faculty members with both academic and professional experience.
  • Create stackable credentials that enhance your degree and bolster your resume.

Adventure Tourism Management Minor

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Students in HTM and other majors may minor in Adventure Tourism Management by completing a total of 21 credits as outlined below. Students should consider at least one field experience course in their minor program. Interested students must meet with the HTM Department Chair, or Assistant Chair, to establish a specific plan in advance.

Students must complete ALL of the following Core courses (12 credits):

HTM 235 – Tourism & Recreation Management (3 cr)
HTM 268 – Adventure Tourism (3 cr)
HTM 368 – Geotourism (3 cr)
NRM 420 – Wildland Recreation Management (3 cr)

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Choose two (2) Fitness, Skill and Activity (FIT) courses from the following:

FIT 119 - Outdoor Skills/Snowshoeing (1 cr)
FIT 128 - Rock Climbing (1 cr)
FIT 153 - Sailing-Large Boat (1 cr)
Additional course options may be available with HTM Department Chair/Assistant Chair approval.

Choose a minimum of seven (7) credits of additional electives from the group:

HTM 202 – International Tourism (3 cr)
HTM 290/HTM 390/HTM 490 – Adventure Tourism Based Field Experience (2 cr)*
*Students minoring in adventure tourism management are encouraged to consider including at least one field experience course in their program.  MGT, NRM, MOV appropriate adventure based internships may be included (with HTM Internship Coordinator approval).
NRM 300 – Ethical Recreation: Leave No Trace (1 cr)
MGT 330 – Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (3 cr)
MGT 345 – Team Building (3 cr)
MGT 364 – Service Operations Management (3 cr)
NRM 451 – Natural Resource Policy (3 cr)


Hospitality and Tourism Management Minor

Students in other majors may minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management by completing a minimum of six (6) courses in HTM, including HTM 101-Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism, totaling a minimum of 21 credits, with advisor approval. Students minoring in HTM are encouraged to consider including at least one field experience course in their program. Interested students must meet with the HTM Department Chair, or Assistant Chair, to establish a specific plan in advance.

HTM 101 – Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism (4 cr)
Plus, 17 additional credits in any HTM courses (these courses must be pre-approved).

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