Dec 13, 2017
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.
Upon graduation, students will be able to:
- Apply research, concepts, methods and principles of hospitality management.
- Appreciate culturally diverse perspectives and their impact on the hospitality field.
- Effectively interpret and report to stakeholders appropriate financial data needed for effective hospitality management.
- Demonstrate the critical thinking, communication skills and ethical foundation necessary for a successful customer service based business environment.
- 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.)
- ACC 1010 - Accounting I †
- BUS 1000 - Principles of Business †
- BUS 1050 - Business Math †
- OR FS 1020 - Food Service Mathematics OL
- BUS 2500 - Global Business and Culture †
- FIN 2000 - Introduction to Finance †
- FS 1010 - Food Safety and Sanitation OL
- FS 1030 - Purchasing for Food Service OL
- HSM 1010 - Introduction to the Hospitality Industry and Contemporary Trends †, OL
- HSM 1030 - Technology for the Hospitality Industry †, OL
- HSM 1045 - Gaming Industry's Impact on Tourism †, OL
- HSM 2065 - Beverage Management †, OL
- HSM 2075 - Customer Expectations †, OL
- HSM 2130 - Menu and Dining Room Development †, OL
- HSM 2150 - Hospitality Law †, OL
- HSM 3070 - Hotel, Lodging and Club Operations †, OL
- HSM 4140 - Event Planning †, OL
- HSM 4160 - Human Resource Management for the Hospitality Industry †, OL
- HSM 4170 - Hospitality Management Capstone OL
- OR EXT 4170 - Hospitality Management Externship I
- MGT 2000 - Management †
- MGT 2700 - Entrepreneurship †
- MGT 3000 - Business Ethics †
- HSM BS - Professional Electives
General Education Courses
General Education Elective Courses
Program Specific Notes
||Indicates a Core Course. Please see the Core Courses section of this Catalog for details.
||Students should expect to take this course online.
||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.
||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.
The Culinary Arts specialization is only available to students who have completed the following courses at The Chef’s Academy:
The Pastry Arts specialization is only available to students who have completed the following courses at The Chef’s Academy:
Additional Professional Electives