Hospitality Management - B.S.
The Hospitality Management bachelor’s degree program offers students a broad exposure to the various segments of the hospitality industry. The course of study prepares students with both a foundation in management theories and operational competencies necessary to enter any segment of the hospitality industry upon graduation. The inclusion of electives offers students the ability to customize their program of study based on their interests in a specific segment or management area.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Use the major concepts, skills and values of the hospitality industry to address industry problems within diverse hospitality operations.
- Communicate effectively to diverse stakeholders in the hospitality industry.
- Use decision support tools to resolve guest service issues and facilitate organizational process changes.
- Apply financial reasoning and performance analysis to optimize performance within hospitality operations.
The curriculum provides opportunities for students to learn effective management practices in the dynamic hospitality industry, with an emphasis on customer service and problem solving. They apply such advanced techniques as revenue management, operational analysis, and financial analysis. Graduates may seek employment in supervisor or management positions in hotels, resorts, restaurants, tourism organizations, event venues, and on-site food service operations.
A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree
|ACCT2150||Accounting for Hospitality Service Organizations||3|
|ACCT3150||Financial Management for Hospitality Service Organizations||3|
|FIT1040||Spreadsheet Design for Business Solutions||3|
|FSM2033||Food Service in Hospitality and Tourism||3|
|HOSP1001||Orientation to the Hospitality Industry||3|
|HOSP1015||Managing the Hotel Guest Experience||3|
|HOSP2011||Hospitality Sales and Meeting Management||3|
|or EVNT2020||The Business of Event Management|
|HOSP2040||Human Resources Management in Service Organizations||3|
|HOSP3005||Leading Service Excellence in the Hospitality Industry||3|
|HOSP3053||Hospitality Strategic Marketing||3|
|HOSP4055||Hospitality Operations Analysis||3|
|HOSP4060||Hospitality Strategy Design and Execution Seminar||3|
|TRVL3010||Dynamics of Tourism and Sustainability||3|
|HOSP4040||Hotel Asset Management||3|
|COHM4799||College of Hospitality Management Internship||12|
|A&S Core Experience|
|Communications Foundation Courses||9|
|Rhetoric & Composition I|
|Rhetoric & Composition II|
Two ILS courses, one at the 2000 level, and one at the 4000 level
|Arts and Humanities||6|
|Ethics: A Global Perspective|
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
|Foundations of Leadership Studies|
One course from ANTH, ECON, PSCI, PSYC or SOC
One course with an EASC attribute
|Free Electives #|
|15 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university||15|
# In addition to classes, free elective credits may be applied to a number of options such as internship, study abroad, Directed Experiential Education courses and courses in a specialization or minor as relevant. For Accelerated Master's program students, up to three graduate-level courses may apply. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty 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's degree must leave Johnson & Wales University with effective writing skills to fulfill the graduation writing requirement. These writing skills are assessed in ENG1021 Rhetoric & Composition II. Students who have met the requirement of ENG1021 Rhetoric & Composition II or ENG1027 Honors Advanced Composition and Communications: Civic Discourse outside of Johnson & Wales University must fulfill the graduation writing requirement through successful completion of ENG0001 Writing Workshop.
Internships will be available but they will not be required. For online students who do not wish to register for an internship, 3000+ level college discipline-specific courses can be taken in place of the internship.
In collaboration with academic colleges across all JWU campuses, JWU Global Study Abroad programs offer a variety of international options for major, minor, arts and sciences, and elective credit at many affordable price points for students during the academic year, break periods, and summer. Faculty-led, exchange, affiliate, and direct-enroll programs range in duration from one week to a full semester or full year. Financial aid may be applied and scholarships are available. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications. Where will you go?