BSBA in Hospitality Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program in Hospitality Management is designed for those employed in hospitality industry and seeking to advance their careers through further study, or students planning to enter various branches of the food, beverage, hotel and hospitality field. 

What You Will Learn in the BSBA Degree in Hospitality Management

The BSBA in Hospitality Management degree offers an in-depth study of the following topics in the hospitality industry:

  • General operating procedures
  • Contemporary challenges
  • Career opportunities
  • International trends

All students in the BSBA in Hospitality Management program must complete a capstone requirement, Strategic Management, which integrates content across the degree program and validates the students' knowledge. The degree is a 120-credit program.

BSBA in Hospitality Management Credit Distribution

Subject Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
(3)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
(3)
  • College Algebra or Quantitative Analysis
(3)
  • Managerial Communication
(3)
  • Electives in Intellectual and Practical Skills
(3)
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 18
  • Macroeconomics (ECO-111)
(3)
  • Microeconomics (ECO-112)
(3)
  • Statistics (STA-201)
(3)
  • Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science or Interdisciplinary Electives
(9)
C. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Diversity/Global Literacy
(3)
  • Responsible Ethical Leadership
(3)
  • Ethics or Diversity Elective
(3)
D. General Education Electives 18
II. Professional Business Requirements 54
A. Business Core 27
  • Business Law
(3)
  • Computer Concepts and Applications/Introduction to Computers/CIS
(3)
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
(3)
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
(3)
  • Principles of Finance
(3)
  • Introduction to Marketing
(3)
  • Business in Society or International Management
(3)
  • Strategic Management
(3)
  • Principles of Management
(3)
B. Area of Study: BSBA in Hospitality Management 18
  • Required Subjects
    • Introduction to Hotel/Motel/Restaurant/Institutional Management OR Hospitality Management
(3)
  • Electives
    • Analysis of Operations in Hotel and Restaurants
    • Advanced Computer Applications to the Hospitality Industry
    • Banquet and Catering Management
    • Casino and Gaming Management
    • Computer Application to the Hospitality Industry
    • Convention and Meeting Management
    • Developing Employees and Managers in Hotels and Restaurants
    • Food and Beverage Management
    • Food and Beverage Operations I*
    • Food and Beverage Operations II*
    • Hotel Design, Maintenance and Engineering
    • Hotel Marketing
    • Hotel/Motel Sales
    • HMRI Accounting
    • HMRI Operations I*
    • Hospitality Law
    • Hospitality Senior Seminar
    • Labor Relations in Hotel and Restaurants
    • Quantitative Tools for the Hospitality Industry
(15)
C. Business Electives 9
III. Free Electives 6
Total 120

 

  • Required Courses: Introduction to Hotel/Motel/ Restaurant Management or Hospitality Management
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: Credits in this area of study may be completed through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), examinations or courses from other colleges.

Note 1: This list of subjects is offered as a guide. Other subjects may also be considered appropriate for the major area of study.

Note 2: Subjects listed can either be courses transferred from other colleges/universities or credits earned through Prior Learning Assessment (see College Catalog for more information on PLA).

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT ALL BSBA STUDENTS, REGARDLESS OF AREA OF STUDY, INCLUDE A BUSINESS ETHICS SUBJECT AS PART OF THE GENERAL EDUCATION OR FREE ELECTIVES COMPONENT OF THEIR DEGREE.