Hospitality Management

Think from a global perspective and learn how to apply strategic knowledge to the many areas within hospitality management.

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Required Courses in the Major

Students must complete 15 credits of upper-division HFT or FSS courses at the 3000/4000 level in order to graduate.

Course Number Course Name Credits
FSS 3230C Introductory Commercial Food Production 3
HFT 3263 Restaurant Management 3
HFT 3453 Lodging Operations Control 3
HFT 3503 Hospitality Marketing Strategies – GL 3
HFT 3603 Law for the Hospitality Industry 3
HFT 4323 Hospitality Facilities Management – GL 3
HFT 4413 Hospitality Analytics and Revenue Management 3
HFT 4464 Financial Analysis in the Hospitality Industry 3
HFT 4474 Management Accounting for the Hospitality Industry 3
  TOTAL 27

 

Hospitality Management Degree

Students earning a degree in Hospitality Management may choose from six major areas. These majors include:

Course Number Course Name Credits
HFT/FSS 3/4000 HFT or FSS Upper Division Course 3
HFT/FSS 3/4000 HFT or FSS Upper Division Course 3
HFT/FSS 3/4000 HFT or FSS Upper Division Course 3
HFT/FSS 3/4000 HFT or FSS Upper Division Course 3
HFT/FSS 3/4000 HFT or FSS Upper Division Course 3
HFT/FSS 3/4000 HFT or FSS Upper Division Course 3
HFT 4945 Advanced Internship
Pre-requisite: A minimum of 1,000 hours of industry experience must be completed and verified.
3
HFT 4296 Senior Seminar in Hospitality Industry
Must be taken during last semester.
3
TOTAL 21

 

In addition, students must complete an internship and  participate in a senior seminar during the last semester.

Careers in Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management majors can expect to find careers as a/an:

  • Hotel General Manager
  • Casino/Gaming Supervisor
  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Tour Director
  • Event Planner
  • Restaurant Manager