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University Bulletin

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Penn State Berks

Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management

Berks College
University Park, College of Health and Human Development (2HRIM)

JENNIFER P. WAKEMAN, Coordinator, Penn State Berks

The Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management major is an intensive four-semester major designed to prepare students for managerial positions in the hospitality industry. The course of study places heavy reliance on experience acquired in an on-the-job setting.

Students who achieve outstanding records may, upon completing this program, apply for admission to the baccalaureate degree major in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management in the College of Health and Human Development. Six or more additional semesters of satisfactory work are required to earn the baccalaureate degree. Graduates of this major may qualify for admission to other baccalaureate degree majors.

For the Associate in Science degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management, a minimum of 60 credits is required.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 credits
(6 of these 21 credits are included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 45 credits
(This includes 6 credits of General Education GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (35 credits)
ENGL 015 GWS(3)[70], ENGL 202D GWS(3)[70], HRIM 201(3)[70], HRIM 228(1)[70], HRIM 250(3)[1], HRIM 270(4)[1], HRIM 295W(3), HRIM 319(3)[70], HRIM 329(3)[70], HRIM 335(3)[70], HRIM 336(3)[70], HRIM 380(3)[70] (Sem: 1-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (6 credits)
HRIM 204(3) or MKTG 221(3)[70] (Sem: 1-4)
HRIM 260(3) or MGMT 341(3) (Sem: 1-4)
[70] (Sem: 1-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (4 credits)
Select 4 credits in consultation with adviser to develop more depth in hospitality management (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.
[70] These courses are required for the baccalaureate degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management.

 

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2010

Blue Sheet Item #: 39-01-101

Review Date: 08/24/2010

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