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College of Human Ecology


Department of Hospitality Management


Robert M. O'Halloran, Chairperson, 152 Rivers Building

The BS in hospitality management requires students to complete a 45 s.h. hospitality core, a minor in business administration, and 18 s.h. in hospitality concentration. Three concentrations are offered within the BS in hospitality management: food and beverage management; lodging management; and, conventions and special events management. Students may be able to complete both the BS in hospitality management and the MBA with the hospitality management option in five years. The BS degree in hospitality management is also offered via distance education as a degree completion option.

BS in Hospitality Management

Each HMGT course must be completed with a minimum grade of C. Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

  1. Foundations curriculum requirements (See Section 4, Foundations Curriculum Requirements for all Baccalaureate Degree Programs), including those listed below - 42 s.h.
    ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    MATH 1066. Applied Mathematics for Decision Making (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)
  2. Common Core - 45 s.h.
    HMGT 1350. Introduction to Hospitality Management (3)
    HMGT 1500. Multicultural Hospitality Management (3)
    HMGT 2100. Lodging Management I (3) (P: HMGT 1350)
    HMGT 2170. Hospitality Services Management (3) (Formerly HMGT 4170)
    HMGT 2200. Introduction to Conventions and Special Events (3) (P: HMGT 1350)
    HMGT 2300. Principles of Food Preparation and Menu Planning (2) (Formerly HMGT 2110) (C: HMGT 2301)
    HMGT 2301. Principles of Food Preparation and Menu Planning Lab (1) (Formerly HMGT 2111) (C: HMGT 2300)
    HMGT 2591. Field Experience in Hospitality Management I (3) (200 Work Hours) (P: HMGT 2100, 2200, 2300)
    HMGT 3200. Dimensions of Tourism (3) (P: HMGT 1350)
    HMGT 3294. Hospitality Information Systems (3) (F,S) (P: MIS 2223, HMGT 1350)
    HMGT 3750. Hospitality Facilities Management (3) (P: HMGT 2100, 2200, 2300)
    HMGT 4244. Hospitality Law (3) (P: FINA 2244; HMGT 3990, 3991 or 3992)
    HMGT 4308. Cost Controls for Hospitality Operations (3) (P: HMGT 3990, 3991 or 3992)
    HMGT 4440. Hospitality Marketing (3) (P: HMGT 3990, 3991 or 3992); MKTG 3832
    HMGT 4450. Hospitality Human Resources Management (3) (WI) (P: HMGT 3990, 3991 or 3992)
    HMGT 4650. Hospitality Financial Management (3) P: HMGT 3990, 3991, or 3992; FINA 3004.
    HMGT 4700. Hospitality Management Current Issues (3) (P: Senior Standing; HMGT major; HMGT 3990, 3991 or 3992)
  3. Concentration area (Choose one.) - 18 s.h.
    Lodging Management:
    HMGT 3600. Lodging Management II (3) (P: ACCT 2101; HMGT 2100)
    HMGT 3990. Field Experience in Lodging Management (3) (WI) (400 work hours) (P: HMGT 2100, 2591, minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; consent of instructor)
    HMGT 4100. Lodging Revenue Management (3) (P: HMGT 3600)
    HMGT 4300. Advanced Food Production and Service Management (2) (Formerly HMGT 4110) (P: HMGT 3300, 3301, or consent of instructor; C: HMGT 4301)
    HMGT 4301. Advanced Food Production and Service Management Lab (1) (Formerly HMGT 4111) (P: HMGT 3300, 3301, or consent of instructor; C: HMGT 4300)
    Select two 3000 or 4000-level HMGT courses in addition to core and concentration courses.
    Food and Beverage Management:
    HMGT 3300. Principles of Classical Cuisine (2) (Formerly HMGT 3110) (P: HMGT 2300, 2301, or consent of instructor; C: HMGT 3301)
    HMGT 3301. Principles of Classical Cuisine Lab (1) (P: HMGT 2300, 2301; or consent of instructor; C: HMGT 3300)
    HMGT 3991. Field Experience in Food and Beverage Management (3) (WI) (400 Work Hours) (P: HMGT 2300, 2301, 2591, minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; consent of instructor)
    HMGT 4120. Wine and Beverage Management (3) (P: HMGT 2300, 2301; proof of majority age (21))
    HMGT 4300. Advanced Food Production and Service Management (2) (Formerly HMGT 4110) (P: HMGT 3300, 3301; or consent of instructor; C: HMGT 4301)
    HMGT 4301. Advanced Food Production and Service Management Lab (1) (Formerly HMGT 4111) (P: HMGT 3300, 3301; or consent of instructor; C: HMGT 4300)
    Select two 3000 or 4000-level HMGT courses in addition to core and concentration courses.
    Convention and Special Events Management:
    HMGT 3200. Dimensions of Tourism (3) (F,S) (P: HMGT 1350)
    HMGT 3400. Meeting, Event and Convention Planning (3) (P: HMGT 2200)
    HMGT 3992. Field Experience in Conventions and Special Events Management (3) (WI) (400 work hours) (P: HMGT 2200, 2591, minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; consent of instructor)
    HMGT 4400. Convention Sales and Services Management (3) (F,S) (P: HMGT 2200)
    Select three 3000 or 4000-level HMGT courses in addition to core and concentration courses.
  4. Business administration minor - 24 s.h.

Hospitality Management Minor

The minor in hospitality management requires 30 s.h. of credit as follows:

HMGT 1350. Introduction to Hospitality Management (3) (WI)
HMGT 1500. Multicultural Hospitality Management (3)
HMGT 2100. Lodging Management (3) (P: HMGT 1350)
HMGT 2200. Introduction to Conventions and Special Events (3) (P: HMGT 1350)
HMGT 2300. Principles of Food Preparation and Menu Planning (2) (Formerly HMGT 2110) (C: HMGT 2301)
HMGT 2301. Principles of Food Preparation and Menu Planning Lab (1) (Formerly HMGT 2111) (C: HMGT 2300)
HMGT 3300. Principles of Classical Cuisine (2) (Formerly HMGT 3110) (P: HMGT 2300, 2301, or consent of instructor; C: HMGT 3301)
HMGT 3301. Principles of Classical Cuisine Lab (1) (P: HMGT 2300, 2301, or consent of instructor; C: HMGT 3300)
HMGT 3400. Meeting, Event and Convention Planning (3) (P: HMGT 2200)
HMGT 3600. Lodging Management II (3) (P: ACCT 2101; HMGT 2100)
Select two additional 3000 or 4000-level 3 semester hour HMGT courses.