Hospitality Management Bachelor Degree

Hospitality Management

Hospitality Mangement
Hospitality Management
B.S. in Business Administration
Overview

Do you have a passion for food... but are more interested in the business than in the cooking? Are you up to the challenge of managing the food service operations in America's restaurants, schools, businesses and health care facilities? In 2.5 years, through our year-round schedule, you can earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Hospitality Management and have the skills and degree to be employed in the field.

Program Description

Management goes beyond monthly reports. A Hospitality Manager must be trained from the dish pit to the back office. Our Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Hospitality Management integrates the fundamentals of culinary arts and food service operations with principles of management to prepare students to be successful in today's hospitality industry.

Possible Career Track

Employment opportunities for our Hospitality Management graduates include areas such as:

  • Casual Service/Chain Restaurants
  • Quick Service Restaurants
  • Catering Services
  • Convention/Conference Centers
  • Sport/Athletic Facilities
  • School Hospitality
  • Business Dining Services
  • Campus Dining Services
  • Healthcare Facility Food Service

 

Curriculum

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum

37 semester credit hours

ACC160

Principles of Accounting I

3

ACC161

Principles of Accounting II

3

BUS121

Introduction to Business

3

BUS222

Ethics in Business

3

BUS298

Externship-BUS III

3

BUS314

Marketing Management

3

BUS321

Business Organizational Management

3

BUS331

Management Information Systems

3

BUS350

Financial Management

3

BUS480

Strategic Planning & Implementation

3

BUS480L

Strategic Planning & Implementation LAB

1

ECO201

Macroeconomics

3

ECO202

Microeconomics

3

Hospitality Management concentration only: FSM 298 Food Service Management Externship I replaces BUS 298 in Core curriculum.

Arts and Sciences

31 semester credit hours

CAP480

Arts and Sciences Capstone

3

COM115

Principles of Communication

3

ENG110

College Composition

3

ENG120

Advanced Composition

3

HUM205

Culture and Diversity

3

MTH131

College Algebra

3

MTH140

Statistics

3

PHY120

Physics

3

PHY120L

Physics LAB

1

PSY105

Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY220

Positive Psychology

3

Self-Integration

9 semester credit hours

CIS106

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

COR090

Career Orientation Seminar

0

FOR110

Essentials for Success

3

CIS115

Computer Applications

3

Concentration Requirements

Hospitality Management

28 semester credit hours

CAA115 Kitchen Essentials

3

FSM101 Introduction to Food Service

3

FSM250 Purchasing & Storeroom Management

3

FSM260 Culinary Nutrition

3

FSM270 Supervision for Food Service

3

FSM333 Food Service Cost Control

3

FSM335 Menu Engineering for Food Service

3

FSM409 Advanced Hospitality Customer Service

3

FSM424 Facility Management

3

FSM465 Portfolio Development

1

  Various Electives

16

Hospitality Management Electives

BUS211 Introduction to Human Resources Management

3

BUS224 Change Management

3

BUS303 Organizational Leadership and Management

3

BUS407 Entrepreneurship

3

BUS499 Externship-BUS Sr. III

3

CAA105 Culinary Skills

2

CAA110 Culinary Techniques

2

CAA120 Culinary Fundamentals

2

CAA130 Pantry Kitchen

2

FSM102 Fundamentals of Cooking

1

FSM210 Front of House Management

3

FSM350 Wine Service and Beverage Management

3

FSM402 Case Studies in Food Service Management

3

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates are able to:

  • Conduct business research and analyses.
  • Analyze business, economic, and financial reports.
  • Implement decision-making processes to effectively solve business challenges.
  • Create effective business plans.
  • Develop business solutions that demonstrate application of global business models and theories.
  • Develop strategies for business growth and development.
  • Demonstrate effective communication in the global business environment.
  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities.
  • Apply personal and professional integrity, ethical behavior and social responsibility in business situations.

 

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