B.S. in Hospitality Management
Students who complete the program in hospitality management choose among many of the job settings in the growing hospitality industry, such as restaurants and foodservice operations, hotels and other lodging facilities, resorts, casinos, entertainment centers, convention centers, and visitor bureaus.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 124
The goal of the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management program is to enhance students' critical thinking and problem-solving skills so that they can cope with the various needs of the hospitality industry in a managerial position.
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.
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).