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Travel-Tourism & Hospitality Management - BS

The Travel-Tourism & Hospitality Management bachelor’s degree program provides a broad-based option for students incorporating the hotel, travel-tourism and food segments of the hospitality industry with special focus given to travel-tourism.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Apply technical and management skills in a global environment.
  • Demonstrate personal accountability, ethical behavior and professionalism in a global environment.
  • Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Identify and communicate long-range vision and strategy.

This bachelor’s degree program places an emphasis on tourism as the glue that holds the industry together — especially in course offerings and the term-long experiential learning program. The highlight of the program is the Familiarization (FAM) Tour, a class project to a domestic or international destination. Students are required to research, budget, plan, promote and implement the tasks of a tour escort and tour guide. The program is also enhanced by mini-FAM tours and site visits.

Graduates of the program may be employed in all industry segments due to its more generalized curriculum, but the emphasis on travel-tourism provides specific career options in destination marketing organizations such as CVBs and tourism offices, resorts, tour operators, travel industry suppliers such as airlines, cruise lines or ground transportation, and various international operators.

Travel-Tourism & Hospitality Management

A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree

Credits
Major Courses
FSM2065Food & Beverage in the Travel & Tourism Industry4.5
HOSP1001The Hospitality Field4.5
HOSP1080Technology in the Tourism/Hospitality Industry4.5
HOSP2011Hospitality Sales and Meeting Management4.5
HOSP2030Hospitality Human Resources and Diversity Leadership4.5
HOSP3050Hospitality Strategic Marketing4.5
HOSP3850Negotiations and Agreements4.5
HOSP4060Hospitality Management Seminar4.5
TRVL1010Destination Geography I4.5
TRVL1011Destination Geography II4.5
TRVL2099Travel-Tourism and Hospitality Internship13.5
TRVL3010Dynamics of Tourism4.5
TRVL3030International Policies of Tourism4.5
TRVL4011Destination Management Organization4.5
Related Professional Studies
ACCT2003Hospitality Accounting I4.5
ACCT2004Hospitality Accounting II4.5
ACCT3025Hospitality Financial Management4.5
LAW2010Hospitality Law4.5
A&S Core Experience
Communications Foundation Courses 13.5
English Composition
Advanced Composition and Communication
Communication Skills
Integrative Learning 9
Integrative Learning Science with Humanities/Social Sciences
Integrative Learning Senior Level
Arts and Humanities 9
Ethics of Business Leadership
One course from ART, HIST, HUM, LIT or REL
Mathematics9
A Survey of College Mathematics (or higher, based on student's placement)
Statistics
Science4.5
One SCI-designated course
Social Sciences 9
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
One course from LEAD, PSCI, PSYC or SOC
A&S Electives9
Two courses with an EASC attribute, at least one at 3000 level or higher.
Free Elective *
27 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university. 27
Total Credits180.0
*

In addition to classes, free elective credit can be applied to a number of options such as internship, study abroad or a directed work experience. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an advisor 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

Study Abroad programs may satisfy a variety of history, sociology, English and other elective requirements. Visit Study Abroad for details.

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