Academic Programs in HRTM

HRTM student Jessica Howes in London
HRTM student Jessica Howes (second from the left) completing a practicum in London, England pictured with the Mayors of Kensington and Chelsea being greeted by John Jolly, the CEO of Blenheim CDP (right) and two councilors that are part of the borough.

The Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality, Restaurant & Tourism Management prepares you to serve as general managers and directors of hospitality operations by providing an excellent foundation in hospitality, leadership, and business.

The program integrates hospitality marketing strategies, communications, and financial management into a curriculum focused on managing facilities and operations that provide hospitality services to the public.

We strongly encourage students to develop an area of emphasis within the HRTM program. Doing so not only makes you a stronger candidate for many positions by the time you graduate, it also gives you an opportunity to take the courses you are most interested in.

Areas of Emphasis

Club Management

Club Management

Are you interested in growing and building relationships with members of country, golf, city, and yacht clubs. Then Club Management is right for you.

Event Planning

Event Planning

An event planner is a professional who organizes and manages an event seamlessly from start to finish. An emphasis in Event Planning can help you achieve your goal.

Food and Beverage

Food and Beverage

A Food and Beverage emphasis will combine culinary skills with business savvy. You can customize your program to your area of interest.

Human Resources

Human Resources

Work with a hospitality organizations best resource, their employees! Learning how to attract, motivate, manage, and maintain the best and the brightest.

Lodging

Lodging

Are you focused in making the guest experience unforgettable? If so, a Hospitality Emphasis is for you.

Tourism

Tourism

Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world and includes areas such as ecotourism, adventure tourism, sports tourism, sustainable tourism and agro tourism.

What's expected of you as an undergraduate student?

  • Practicum experiences required.
  • Only grades of C or above will count toward graduation requirements for department classes.
  • You need to maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA to remain in good standing.

For more information – contact our office at (402) 472-3867.