Minors in Hospitality Management

A minor is not required for the B.S. in Hospitality Management degree, however students may elect a minor if they choose to. Students who are not in the Hospitality Management degree program may choose 12 credits from any of the course offerings to create their own minor according to their particular interests.

Substitutions for minor courses are permitted under advisement with a Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management academic advisor.

Beverage Management – 12 Credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
HFT 3861 Beverage Fundamentals 3
HFT 3864 Introduction to Brewing Science 3
HFT 3866 Wine Technology, Merchandising, and Marketing 3
HFT 4867 The Business of Wine 3

 

Hotel/Lodging Management – 12 Credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
HFT 3314 Hospitality Property Management 3
HFT 4240 Managing Service Organizations 3
HFT 4936 Hotel Management Seminar 3
HFT 4508 Group Business Sales and Services 3

 

Restaurant/Foodservice Management – 12 Credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
FSS 4106 Purchasing and Menu Planning 3
HFT 4809 Management of Food Service Industry Segments 3
HFT 4479 Food Service Systems Development 3
HFT 4853 Food Service Trends and Challenges 3

 

Travel & Tourism Management – 12 Credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
HFT 3701 Sustainable Tourism Practices 3
HFT 3713 International Tourism 3
HFT 3770  Cruiseline Operations and Management 3
HFT 4509 Tourism Destination Marketing 3

 

Hospitality Studies Minor – 12 Credits

Students must select 12 credits in hospitality or tourism management to create their own Hospitality Studies minor according to their particular interests. This minor is available to non-hospitality majors only.

Minor in International Hospitality Studies – 12 Credits

Students select 12 credits in hospitality management and create their own minor according to their particular interests. This minor is available to non-hospitality majors only in International Program Centers.

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    Online Degree Option

    Whether enrolled in online classes or attending on campus, Hospitality Management students learn from the same curriculum and must meet the same requirements for graduation.

    Combined B.S./M.S. (4+1)

    Obtain a B.S. and an M.S. degree in less time in the 4+1 Program. Currently enrolled undergraduate students who meet the credit and G.P.A. requirements may apply.

  • Careers

    With a B.S. degree in Hospitality Management, graduates can expect to find rewarding career opportunities in the following areas:
    • Hotel/Resort Beverage Manager
    • Banquets Beverage Manager
    • Bar Manager
    • Nightclub Manager
    • Beverage Marketing Manager
    • Sales/Marketing Management
    • Distribution Management
    • Brand Manager
    • Educator
    • Kitchen Manager
    • Corporate Kitchen Management
    • Food Supplier Management
    • Special Event Manager
    • Meeting Marketing Manager
    • Tradeshow Manager
    • Exhibit Manager
    • Hotel Convention Sales Manager
    • Catering Sales Manager
    • Conference Sales Manager
    • Banquet Set Up Manager
    • Audio Visual Sales Manager
    • Corporate Events Management
    • General Manager
    • Assistant General Manager
    • Director of Rooms
    • Director of Housekeeping
    • Director of Front Office
    • Director of Engineering
    • Marketing/Social Media
    • Accounting/Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Timeshare Management
    • Shipboard Hotel Operations
    • Food and Beverage Director
    • Assistant Food and Beverage Director
    • Director of Banquets
    • Banquet Manager
    • Resort/ Hotel Food Service Manager
    • Contract Food Service Manager
    • Food Production Manager
    • Food and Beverage Supervisor
    • Banquet Supervisor
    • Menu Developer