Hotel & Lodging Management - BS
The Hotel & Lodging Management bachelor’s degree program focuses on best industry leadership practices for both global operations and strategic management excellence in hotels and related management companies. Activities may relate to commercial overnight accommodations of all types including, but not limited to, hotels, resorts and such specialized lodging properties as boutique hotels, country inns and bed-and-breakfasts.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Apply the major concepts, skills and values of the hotel and lodging industry to address industry problems both locally and globally.
- Communicate professionally in all aspects of the hotel and lodging industry.
- Use decision-support tools to solve problems and facilitate organizational processes within the hotel and lodging industry environment.
- Maximize resources to promote sustainable operations through ethically responsible decision making.
- Perform effectively as a global manager in the multinational hospitality industry.
- Apply financial reasoning and performance analysis to evaluate issues in the hotel environment.
This degree program prepares graduates for employment in operational service management and professional staff positions as well as such higher-level positions, ultimately, as general managers and corporate leadership at the regional, national and international levels. Possible career tracks include front-of-the-house management, sustainable environmental management, revenue management, asset management, marketing and brand management, international property development, and food and beverage management. Affiliated activities consist of concierge services, sales and guest service, meeting and event planning, spa/resort and vacation ownership, residential living, consulting, and human resource management within hospitality industry properties.
As part of the program, all students complete a mandatory internship as well as an international cultural experience.
Hotel & Lodging Management
A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree.
|FIT1003||Introduction to Excel||2.25|
|LAW2001||The Legal Environment of Business I||4.5|
|MGMT1001||Contemporary Business Management I||4.5|
|MGMT2001||Human Resource Management||4.5|
|MRKT1001||Principles of Marketing||4.5|
|FSM2065||Food and Beverage in the Hospitality Industry||4.5|
|FSM2180||Hotel Food and Beverage Operations Control||4.5|
|or FSM2080||Food Service Operations|
|HOSP1001||Orientation to the Hospitality Industry||4.5|
|HOSP1015||Managing the Hotel Guest Experience||4.5|
|HOSP2011||Hospitality Sales and Meeting Management||4.5|
|HOSP3005||Leading Service Excellence in the Hospitality Industry||4.5|
|HOSP3012||Sustainable Hotel Support Operations||4.5|
|HOSP3075||Hotel Strategic Marketing and Brand Management||4.5|
|HOSP3085||International Hotel Operations, Development and Management||4.5|
|HOSP4040||Hotel Asset Management||4.5|
|HOSP4060||Hospitality Strategy Design and Execution Seminar||4.5|
|SEE3850||Negotiations and Agreements in Hospitality, Sports, Entertainment and Event Management||4.5|
|A&S Core Experience|
|Communications Foundation Courses||13.5|
|Advanced Composition and Communication|
Two ILS courses, one at the 2000 level, and one at the 4000 level
|Arts and Humanities||9|
|Ethics of Business Leadership|
One course from ART, HIST, HUM, LIT or REL
|A Survey of College Mathematics (or higher, based on student's placement)|
One course from BIO, CHM, PHY or SCI
One course from LEAD, PSCI, PSYC or SOC
Two courses with an EASC attribute, at least one at 3000 level or higher.
|Free Elective #|
|13.5 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university.||13.5|
# In addition to classes, free elective credit can be applied to a number of options such as Directed Experiential Education (DEE), Internship, Minor or Study Abroad. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an adviser before scheduling free elective credits.
NOTE: Students must pass MATH0010 Basic Mathematics or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).
Students who graduate with a bachelor of science degree must leave Johnson & Wales University with effective writing skills. These writing skills will be assessed at the completion of ENG1021 Advanced Composition and Communication.
In collaboration with schools and colleges on all campuses, JWU Study Abroad programs offer a variety of options for major, Arts & Science and elective credit at many price points for students during the academic year and summer. Financial aid is applicable to most programs. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications.