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    Texas Tech University
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management with Secondary FCSE Teacher Certificate in Hospitality, Nutrition, and Food Science, B.S.


About the RHIM Secondary FCSE Teacher B.S.


This option offers a career path for those interested in teaching hospitality at the eighth grade and high school levels. Students complete a broad base of hospitality management courses, including a 400-hour hospitality internship and 400 hours of hospitality work experience and student teaching that leads to teacher certification. Graduates will be eligible for a Specialized Certificate in Hospitality, Nutrition, and Food Science (Grades 8-12). Students seeking certification must meet all requirements outlined in the College of Education section of this catalog. Admission requirements for the teaching program include the completion of approximately 60 hours with an overall 2.75 GPA or better and a satisfactory level of performance on the an approved basic skills assessment. Other requirements include a 2.75 GPA or better in professional education courses in the teaching field and a grade of C or better in all required concentration and support courses. To be recommended for certification, graduates must complete a finger print background check and achieve a satisfactory level of performance on the TExES examination prescribed by the State Board of Education.

Communication literacy in the teacher certification option of the Bachelor of Science in Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management degree is evidenced by competence in analytical, aural, interpersonal, oral, written, and visual communication. The teacher certification option of the B.S. degree will use a sequence of four courses to help students achieve expected communication literacy in this program. The courses should be taken in the sequence indicated to build upon the skills and knowledge acquired in the previous courses. The required communication courses in the teacher certification option of the B.S. degree are FCSE 3301 RHIM 4316 FCSE 4302 , and FCSE 4012 .

Recommended Curriculum


First Year


Fall


Total: 16

Spring


Total: 16

Second Year


Fall


Total: 18

Spring


Additional Courses

Choose one:

Total: 17

Internship


Total: 1

Third Year


Fall


Total: 16

Spring


Total: 15

Fourth Year


Fall


Total: 15

Total: 12

Total Hours: 126


* Choose from core curriculum requirements.

Students are expected to have competency in computer usage.
One hour of RHIM 3000  (Internship) must be taken after RHIM 3200  and prior to the last semester.
Completing 400 hours of documented relevant hospitality industry experience is required prior to graduation in addition to the required 400-hour internship.