Program Requirements

The Department of Hospitality Leadership offers two degrees, a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Applied Science. Both programs prepare students for managerial positions in hotels, restaurants, resorts, casinos, institutional food service, catering and many other areas.

The Bachelor of Science offers specialization in the following tracks:


Hospitality Leadership (Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science
  1. General Education Program and Requirements
    Specific General Education Requirement: GRY 100(3)

  2. Major Requirements

    1. Core Courses: HSP 210(3), 215(3), 218(3), 310(3), 321(3), 354(3), 410(3), 426(3), 428(3), 480(3), 490(3), 499(6)

    2. Related Requirements: MKT 150(3) or 350(3); and ACC 201(3)

    3. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of HSP 490(3) and 499(6).

    4. Complete one of the following options (9 hours):

      1. Club Management: HSP 330(3), 345(3); HSP 430(3) or 436(3)

      2. Food and Beverage: HSP 330(3), 409(3), 435(3)

      3. General Operations: HSP 340(3); HSP 430(3) or 436(3); HSP 315(3) or 435(3)

      4. Lodging: HSP 315(3), 360(3), 370(3)

      5. Senior Living Management: HSP 330(3); GER 310(3), GER 365(3)

      6. Tourism: GRY 310(3), GRY 328(3); HSP 340(3)

  3. Electives to bring total number of hours to 125. Students are encouraged to use these hours to complete more than one track and to take HSP electives.

  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements