Aug 10, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism, and Event Management, BS


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Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism, and Event Management prepares students for professional management careers within the hospitality industry, a global service industry comprising diverse and exciting employment opportunities. Program graduates obtain general and specialized hospitality skill sets and knowledge in preparation for management employment in hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs and beverage operations, theme parks, contract food services, special events, catering, cruise lines, and other travel and tourism venues and operations. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration.

Liberal Studies: 43


As outlined in Liberal Studies Requirements  section with the following specifications:

Mathematics:


Natural Science: Option II


See requirements for Natural Science: Option II of the Liberal Studies Requirements Knowledge Area : Natural Science: One Option in the Requirements for Graduation  section of this catalog

Liberal Studies Elective: 3


  • No course with HOSP prefix

Major: 59


Free Electives: 15


Total Degree Requirements: 120


(1) ECON 121  is required for those students completing a Business Minor.

(2) Department-specified kitchen food preparation uniform, knife kit, and proof of ServSafe certification are required for major lab courses.

(3) Each student must complete a minimum of 120 hours in each of the two supervised internship experiences (HOSP 393   and HOSP 494 ). See department internship coordinator for detailed information.

(4) Students will design, with their academic advisor, an individualized hospitality management career-focused concentration. Recommended courses based on concentration:

  1. Special Even/Tourism Management: HOSP 212 , HOSP 326 , HOSP 235 , HOSP 245 , HOSP 280 , HOSP 341 , HOSP 343 , HOSP 346 , HOSP 347 , HOSP 350 , HOSP 352 , HOSP 367 , or HOSP 382 .
  2. Lodging ManagementHOSP 212 , HOSP 235 , HOSP 245 , HOSP 325 , HOSP 347 , HOSP 350 , HOSP 352 , HOSP 372 , or HOSP 400 .
  3. Food and Beverage Management: HOSP 285 , HOSP 300 , HOSP 346 , HOSP 358 , HOSP 402 , HOSP 403 , or HOSP 404 .

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