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Hospitality Management

Whether you want to work in tourism, hotels/lodging, restaurants, casinos, trade shows, conventions, event planning, recreation, or food service; the hospitality management major can help you achieve your career goals. The hospitality management major offers a broad approach to a career in the hospitality industry and is perfect for students who wish to remain generalists in studying all aspects of the industry while continuing to explore its segments.

Program Outcomes

Graduates from the Hospitality Management programs go on to careers as managers in tourism companies, hotel operations coordinators, event coordinators, and restaurant managers.

Why Hospitality Management?
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Program: MANAGEMENT
Major/Minor: Hospitality Management
Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
Dept: Management and Marketing
School: John Massey School of Business
Major Code: 027

GENERAL EDUCATION (44 Semester hours)

Communications (9 Hours)
1.English (ENG 1113 and ENG 1213)
2.Speech Communication (COMM 1233 or 2213)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (12 Hours)
1.Political Science (POSC 1513)
2.American History (HIST 1513 or 1523)
3.Social Science (ECON 2113, GEOG 2723, HIST 3513, or SOC 1113)
4. Mental and Physical Health (KIN 1113 or PSY 1113)

Science and Mathematics (14 Hours)
1.Biological Sciences (BIOL 1114 or 1404)
2.Physical Sciences (CHEM 1004, 1114, 1315; PHYS 1114, 2015; PSCI 1114, 1214, or 1414)
3. Mathematics (MATH 1303, 1513, 1543, 1613, 2013, 2113, 2143, 2215, or 2283)
4. Computer Proficiency Requirement (BIM 1513 or CIS 1003)

Humanities (9 Hours)
1. Humanities, Philosophy, and Lit (ENG 2313, 3893; HUM 2113, 2223, 2313; or PHIL 2113, 2223)
2. Fine Arts (ART 1003, 1103, 2103, 3013, 3083; MUS 1113, 1123, 3133; THTR 1143, 1183, 2183, or 3183)
3. Foreign Language (CHTW 1513; FREN1113; GERM1113; SPAN1113, 1223; ASL 1113; NS 1213)

MAJOR/MINOR REQUIREMENTS: Hospitality Management 67 Semester Hours

Business Core (43 semester hours):
ACCT 2103 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
ACCT 2203 Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting
BIM 3183 Business Information Management
BLAW 3123 Legal Environment of Business
ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics
ENG 3903 Business and Professional Writing
BUS 2633 Business Statistics
BUS 3333 Business Ethics
BUS 4901 Career Development Seminar
FIN 3113 Business Finance
MKT 3233 Principles of Marketing
MNGT 3113 Management and Organizational Behavior
MNGT 3243 Production and Operations Management
MNGT 4443 International Business
MNGT 4633 Business Policy

Hospitality Management (24 semester hours)
MNGT 3443 Supervisory Management
MNGT 3153 Hospitality Management
MNGT 4533 Hospitality Human Resource Mngt
MNGT 3733 Native American Gaming Mngt
MNGT 3933 Restaurant Operations
MNGT 3943 Hotel Operations
MKT 4433 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
MNGT 4950 Internship (3 hours)

Graduation GPA Requirement:
The Bachelor of Business Administration program in
Management requires that students achieve a 2.0 GPA
in the business core, AND a 2.0 GPA in the area of
specialization in addition to the University graduation
GPA requirements.

NOTE: All business core classes must be completed with a
grade of C or better.
NOTE: Junior level standing is a prerequisite for
enrollment in any 3000 or 4000 level business course.