Academic Programs in HRTM
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
Are you interested in growing and building relationships with members of country, golf, city, and yacht clubs. Then Club Management is right for you.
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
A Food and Beverage emphasis will combine culinary skills with business savvy. You can customize your program to your area of interest.
Work with a hospitality organizations best resource, their employees! Learning how to attract, motivate, manage, and maintain the best and the brightest.
Are you focused in making the guest experience unforgettable? If so, a Hospitality Emphasis is for you.
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.