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University Bulletin

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Hospitality Management

University Park, College of Health and Human Development (HM)

PROFESSOR JOHN O'NEILL, Director, School of Hospitality Management

This major helps provide preparation for management positions in hotels, restaurants, institutions, and other hospitality organizations. The program is designed to give the student a broad general education and a strong management and problem-solving orientation balanced with the requisite technical skills, all of them essential for career progression to upper-management positions in the hospitality professions. The program also helps prepare students for graduate study.

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT OPTION: This option helps prepare students for management positions in any segment of the hospitality industry, including hotels, restaurants, institutional or non-commercial operations, clubs, resorts, and casinos. The management focus helps provide students with the analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills necessary to effectively function as hospitality professionals.

MANAGEMENT DIETETICS OPTION: This option helps prepare graduates for general management positions within the food services operated by or for medical organizations, health and life care facilities, college feeding, governmental agencies, and community feeding programs. The management dietitian is qualified to solve both nutrition and food service problems. Graduates may also choose to work in the management of commercial food service operations. Together with the necessary clinical experience, the option satisfies the eligibility requirements for membership in the American Dietetic Association.

For the B.S. degree in Hospitality Management, a minimum of 120 credits is required. The B.S. degree program consists of two options: (1) Hospitality Management and (2) Management Dietetics.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(8.5-20 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 0-7 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 76.5-95 credits[1]
(For the HM option, this includes 8.5 credits of General Education courses: 4 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GS courses; 1.5 credit of GHA courses. For the Management Dietetics option, this includes 20 credits of General Education courses: 4 credits of GQ courses; 7 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GS courses; 3 credits of GHA courses.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 54 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (51 credits)
MKTG 221(3), STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4)
HM 201(3), HM 202(1), HM 228(1), HM 271(3), HM 329(3), HM 330(2), HM 335(3), HM 336(3), HM 350(3), HM 365 IL(3), HM 380(3), HM 430(3), HM 435(3), HM 442(3), HM 466 US(3), HM 490W(3), HM 492(1) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
ECON 102 GS(3) or ECON 014 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE OPTION: 22.5-41 credits

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT OPTION: (22.5 credits)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (10.5 credits)
HM 355(3), HM 480(3), NUTR 100 GHA(1.5), NUTR 119(3) (Sem: 5-6)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS: (12 credits)
Select 12 credits of HM courses from an approved department list, up to 4 credits of any foreign language, and other courses in consultation with an advisor.

MANAGEMENT DIETETICS OPTION: (41 credits)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (38 credits)
B M B 211(3), BIOL 141 GN(3), CHEM 110 GN(3), CHEM 202(3), MICRB 106 GN(3), MICRB 107 GN(1) (Sem: 3-4)
NUTR 120(3), NUTR 251 GHA(3), NUTR 370(1), NUTR 400(1), NUTR 445(3), NUTR 446(3), NUTR 452(3), NUTR 453(3), NUTR 456(2) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSE (3 credits)
PSYCH 100 GS(3) or SOC 001 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2013

Blue Sheet Item #: 42-01-041

Review Date: 08/20/13

UCA Revision #1: 8/8/06

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School director updated: 4/16/13