Hospitality Leadership

The Hospitality Leadership major compliments the hospitality core curriculum with a focus on developing people-centered leaders. This includes competencies in areas such as diversity, inclusion, collaboration, service, emotional intelligence and creating a positive organization.

Hospitality leadership Courses (16 credits)

Choose 12 credits from the following options:

  • HFT 3073 Social Responsibility in the Hospitality Industry (3)
  • HFT 3074 Personal Empowerment in the Hospitality Industry (3)
  • HFT 3202 Fundamentals of Management (3)
  • HFT 4247 Diversity & Inclusion in the Hospitality Industry (3)
  • HFT 4224 Human Relations (3)
  • HFT 4545 Managing High-Functioning Teams (3)
  • HFT 3006 Emotional Intelligence in the Hospitality Industry (3)
  • HFT 3246 Positive Organizations in the Hospitality Industry (3)
  • HFT 4240 Managing Service Organizations (3)
  • HFT 4295 Leadership in the Hospitality Industry (3)
  • HFT 3930 Any three approved PODS (1 credit each)

Students must also complete:
HFT 4945 Advanced Internship in Hospitality/Tourism Management (1)

OR

HFT 3941 Internship in Hospitality Management (1)
Section focus: Leadership

AND

HFT Senior Seminar in Hospitality Management
Section focus: Leadership

Program at glance

  • Ranked the #8 program in the US by QS World University Rankings
  • We have the most graduates earning the highest starting salaries compared to any other Florida State University hospitality program
  • State of the Art Facilities  
  • Opportunity to take part in the South Beach Wine & Food Festival SOBEWFF®
    • A national, star-studded, five-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs, and culinary personalities.