The hospitality industry is diverse and growing, as hospitality offerings are ever-changing and evolving to meet consumer wants, needs, and preferences. The undergraduate certificate in hospitality management is designed to provide students with an introduction to critical knowledge and skills needed to be an effective manager within the hospitality industry and its key sub-sectors (lodging, food and beverage, recreation, and travel and tourism). The courses included in this certificate program focus on the following key content areas: introduction to hospitality; customer relations; accounting and analysis; leadership and management; marketing; along with the choice of one general business course focusing on business ethics, business and society, or human resource management. This certificate program is designed for individuals currently working in the hospitality industry or individuals with professional experiences in other industries, but now desiring to pursue management-level career opportunities in the hospitality industry.
HSP 101 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
HSP 201 Customer Relations in the Hospitality Industry
HSP 202 Accounting & Analysis in the Hospitality Industry
HSP 301 Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry
BMK 305 Marketing
BBM 319 Business Ethics
BBM 331 Business and Society
HRM 311 Human Resource Management
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2023-2024 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2022 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.