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    Harrison College
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Hospitality Management-BS


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Bachelor of Science Degree Program - 180 Quarter Credit Hours

Not seeking to enroll students.

This program seeks to develop the knowledge and skills to begin a career path toward management in the hospitality industry. The program includes a strong management component, which encompasses problem-solving, forecasting, strategic-planning, team building, fiscal responsibility and human resource management. There is an emphasis on tourism and the hospitality industry’s most popular segments: restaurants, casinos, hotels, events and private clubs.

Program Objectives


Upon graduation, students will be able to:

  1. Apply research, concepts, methods and principles of hospitality management.
  2. Appreciate culturally diverse perspectives and their impact on the hospitality field.
  3. Effectively interpret and report to stakeholders appropriate financial data needed for effective hospitality management.
  4. Demonstrate the critical thinking, communication skills and ethical foundation necessary for a successful customer service based business environment.
  5. Integrate learning from general education, career-specific courses and co-curricular experiences to critically evaluate challenges working in a customer-driven work environment.


Students may, but are not required to, specialize in the following areas through the successful completion of designated professional elective courses to be awarded the following credentials. Students who chooses not to complete a specialization will earn a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management degree.

  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management with a Specialization in Hospitality Leadership.
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management with a Specialization in Culinary Arts. (The Culinary Arts specialization is only available to students who have completed the designated professional electives at The Chef’s Academy.)
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management with a Specialization in Pastry Arts. (The Pastry Arts specialization is only available to students who have completed the designated professional electives at The Chef’s Academy.)

108 Credit Hours


36 Credit Hours


24 Credit Hours


12 Credit Hours


Program Specific Notes


Indicates a Core Course. Please see the Core Courses  section of this Catalog for details.
OL Students should expect to take this course online.
I Students who reside more than 60 miles from a campus offering this program of study must complete the capstone course in place of the Internship. Students enrolled through the Indianapolis-Downtown campus must complete the capstone course in place of the Internship. Please refer to the Experiential Learning  section of this catalog for additional information.
PE Professional electives for the Hospitality Management Bachelor of Science must be selected from courses listed below. Students may be required to take elective courses online.
Program Length: The Hospitality Management-BS program is 180 weeks in length and 2,108 or 2,180 clock hours.

Program Delivery: The Hospitality Management-BS program is offered in residential, distance learning, or a combination of both types of instructional delivery formats.

Hospitality Management Specialization and Electives


Students must complete all credits from a single set to supplement related required courses to complete a specialization. Students are not required to complete a specialization. Students may be required to take these courses online.

Culinary Arts


The Culinary Arts specialization is only available to students who have completed the following courses at The Chef’s Academy:

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