HADM 4020: Wellness and Spas
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.
Co-meets with HADM 6020. Enrollment limited to SHA juniors, seniors. Others may enroll with instructor permission, space permitting.
Faculty teaching this course:
- Reneta McCarthy - Spring 2018
The global wellness economy is a $3.7 trillion dollar economy made up of industries that enable consumers to incorporate wellness activities and choices into their lifestyles. The spa economy is estimated at $99 billion dollars with spa facilities making up $16 billion dollars of the total spa economy. This course is designed to educate students about wellness and to look at spas and the spa industry to better understand this incredibly exciting part of the hospitality industry and what it needs to do to be positioned to take advantage of future wellness trends. Students will also have an opportunity to work on consulting projects for several spa industry leaders.