BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Senior Living Management Track

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

This degree can be completed in eight semesters, with one summer semester spent interning in the hospitality industry.

The following degree plan is based on the 2020-21 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First Semester - Fall

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
HSP 210 Essentials of Hospitality Leadership 2
GEC 104 Quantitative Literacy (Gen Ed) 3
GEC 111 Humanities (Gen Ed) 3
Total hours13

Second Semester - Spring

CoursesHours
HSP 215 Introduction to Lodging Management 3
HSP 220 Money Talks: Managing Hospitality Finances 2
GRY 100 World Regional Geography 3
GEC 106 or GEC 108 Life or Physical Science with lab (Gen Ed) 4
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Total hours15

Third Semester - Fall

CoursesHours
HSP 218 Safety and Sanitation 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
HSP 230 Creating Exceptional Guest Experiences 2
GEC 105 Writing II (Gen Ed) 3
GEC 107 or 109 - Life or Physical Science without lab (Gen Ed) 3
Total hours14

Fourth Semester - Spring

CoursesHours
HSP 321 Principles of Food Preparation 3
GEC 116 Public Issues (Gen Ed) 3
GEC 110 Social & Behavioral (Gen Ed) 3
GEC 112 The Arts (Gen Ed) 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Total hours15

Fifth Semester - Fall

CoursesHours
HSP 310 Analyzing Financial Performance in Hospitality Operations 3
GEC 110 Social & Behavioral (Gen Ed) 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership Option 1 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership Option 1 3
Elective 3
Total hours15

Sixth Semester - Spring

CoursesHours
HSP 410 Hospitality Marketing 3
HSP 354 Hospitality Human Resource Development 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership Option 1 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total hours15

Summer Semester

CoursesHours
HSP 499 Internship in Hospitality 6
Total hours6

Seventh Semester - Fall

CoursesHours
HSP 428 Hospitality Law 3
HSP 426 Food and Beverage Management 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership Option 2 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total hours15

Eighth Semester - Spring

CoursesHours
HSP 490 Advanced Hospitality Leadership 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership Option 2 3
Course for Hospitality Leadership Option 2 3
HSP 480 Global Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry 3
Total hours12

Hospitality Leadership Option 1 courses

Senior Living Management

CoursesHours
HSP 330 Banquet Operations 3
GER 375 Social Forces and Aging 3
GER 366 Families in Later Life 3

Hospitality Leadership Option 2 courses

Club Management

CoursesHours
HSP 330 Banquet Operations 3
HSP 345 Club Management 3
HSP 430 Special Event Planning 3

Food and Beverage

CoursesHours
HSP 330 Banquet Operations 3
HSP 409 Beverage Operations 3
HSP 435 Restaurant Management 3

General Operations

CoursesHours
HSP 340 Destination Development 3
HSP 430 Special Event Planning 3
HSP 315 Advanced Lodging Management
or HSP 435 Restaurant Management
3

Lodging

CoursesHours
HSP 315 Advanced Lodging Management 3
HSP 360 Hospitality Facilities Management 3
HSP 370 Hospitality Industry Revenue Management 3

Tourism

CoursesHours
GRY 310 Fundamentals of Tourism 3
GRY 429 Geography of World Tourism 3
HSP 340 Destination Development 3
Degree plan last reviewed 06-24-2020.