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Emphasis - Lodging

B.S. in Hospitality Management

Description

Students who complete the program in hospitality management choose among many of the job settings in the growing hospitality industry, such as restaurants and food-service operations, hotels and other lodging facilities, event companies, resorts, casinos, entertainment centers, convention centers, travel firms, and visitor bureaus.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Hospitality Management (HM) program is to prepare a diverse community of students to become successful professionals and lifelong learners who aspire to leadership roles in the global hospitality industry and their community.

Accreditation

The HM program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA) through 2019.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120

General Education Requirements

See the General Education/Core Curriculum for the School of Applied Sciences. Students in this major must take a modern language to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement in the core curriculum (100 level is acceptable).

An additional 30 hours is required in the following related subjects: 3 additional hours of modern language (must be the same language taken to fulfill the general education humanities requirement); Writ 250; Csci 191; Accy 201; Bus 250; Econ 202 or Econ 203; GB 350; GB 370 or Mgmt 391 ; Mgmt 383 or NHM 466; and Spch 102, Spch 105, or Bus 271.

Additional general elective hours may be need to bring the total hours to 120.

Course Requirements

The B.S.H.M. degree requires 40 hours of professional course work: NHM 111, 211, 213, 215, 310, 311, 360, 361, 363, 373, 462, 472, 464, 467, and 484.

Other Academic Requirements

Completion of 200 documented hours of work experience or service in hospitality will be required prior to students enrolling in the internship (NHM 484).

General Hospitality Management emphasis

The general hospitality management emphasis is mandatory for all students NOT selecting a specific emphasis area (food service, lodging, or event management). This emphasis consists of 9 hours.

Students must meet all general education, additional support, and core NHM classes with three additional courses (9 hours) selected from the following:

Emphasis - Lodging

Description

The lodging emphasis is designed for students seeking careers in hotels and other lodging facilities. This emphasis consists of 12 hours.

General Education Requirements

Students must meet all general education, additional support, and core NHM classes.

Course Requirements

The lodging emphasis requires the following 12 hours:

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