Bachelor's Degree Specialization in Hospitality Management.

A HOSPITALITY DEGREE THAT'S AT YOUR SERVICE.

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Our Bachelor’s Degree with a Hospitality Management Specialization curriculum teaches the tools needed for meeting and event management, as well as how to manage event-planning departments in schools, healthcare technology organizations and businesses. This can include venue selection, staffing, sponsorships, finance and exhibit coordination. You’ll also study the practices of new and established restaurants, as well as the fundamentals of food safety. Get an introduction to the processes of casinos and related properties, and prepare to oversee everyday operations of resorts, gaming venues and banquet facilities.

The Hospitality Management Specialization can be earned as a part of the following bachelor's degrees in business:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Management

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Business with Hospitality Management Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


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What you'll learn

The Hospitality Management Specialization covers the following:

  • Tourism Management
    Examine the social and behavioral aspects of tourism and the structure and function of major tourism delivery systems Analyze supply and demand for facilities, products and services; forecast demand; and explore revenue and yield management approaches.
  • Customer and Personal Service
    Demonstrate the principles and processes of personal service, including conducting customer needs assessments, meeting quality standards for services and evaluating customer satisfaction.
  • Meetings and Events Management
    Learn about sponsorship, venues, staffing, finance, exhibit coordination, contracted services, legal implications, marketing and convention bureaus.
  • Foundations of Hotel Management
    Understand lodging industry management, economics and measurement, including reservation systems, staffing, security and maintenance.
  • Restaurant Management
    Explore service, customer relations, mission, marketing strategy and menu creation, as well as financial management and business operations for both new and established restaurants.
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
    Understand the fundamental aspects of food safety, sanitation and food service operations.
  • Administration and Management
    Understand the fundamental management theories that drive organizations and programs forward. Develop skills in leadership, planning, project management, and resource management.

ACCREDITATION MATTERS

Accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of our Hospitality Management Specialization may consider careers such as:

  • Casino Operations Manager

  • Customer Service Representative

  • Event Planner

  • Hotel and Restaurant

  • Operations Manager

  • Management Consultant

  • Meeting and Convention Planner

  • Retail Store Manager

  • Tourism Operations Manager

  • Applicants for jobs in this field may be subject to pre-employment screenings such as, but not limited to, criminal background checks, and drug and/or alcohol testing.

Option 1: Business Administration

Program-Specific Courses

Hospitality Management

HOSP310 Introduction to Hospitality Management
HOSP320 Foundations of Hotel Management
HOSP330 Meetings and Event Management
HOSP410 Restaurant Management
HOSP420 Food Safety and Sanitation
HOSP440 Casino Management
HOSP450 Tourism Management

core degree courses

Business Core1

ACCT212 Financial Accounting
BIS155 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
BUSN319 Marketing
COMP100 Computer applications for business (with lab)
MGMT303 Principals of management

Finance and Management

ACCT346 Managerial Accounting
BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
BUSN379 Finance
ECON312 Principals of economics
MGMT404 Project Management

SENIOR PROJECTS

BUSN460 Senior Project

Electives

CIS115 Logic and Design
MGMT408 Management of Technology Resources
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management

General Degree Courses

Communication skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing
SPCH275 Public Speaking

Humanities3

HUMN303 Introduction to the Humanities
ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

SOCS185 Culture and Society
SOCS3254 Environmental Sociology
LAWS3105 The Legal Environment

Mathematics & Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI2286 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Personal & Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Option 2: Management

Program-Specific Courses

Hospitality Management

HOSP310 Introduction to Hospitality Management
HOSP320 Foundations of Hotel Management
HOSP330 Meetings and Event Management
HOSP410 Restaurant Management
HOSP420 Food Safety and Sanitation
HOSP440 Casino Management
HOSP450 Tourism Management

core degree courses

Business Core

ACCT212 Financial Accounting
BIS155 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
BUSN319 Marketing
COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab
MGMT303 Principles of Management

Management and Technology

BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
BUSN278 Budgeting and Forecasting
BUSN369 International Business
CIS115 Logic and Design
MGMT404 Project Management
MGMT410 Human Resource Management

SENIOR PROJECTS

BUSN460 Senior Project

Analytics

BIAM300 Managerial Applications of Business Analytics
BIAM400 Applied Business Analytics
BIAM410 Database Concepts in Business Intelligence

General Degree Courses

Communication skills

ENGL112 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition

Humanities3

ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS1857 Culture and Society

Mathematics & Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI2283 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Additional General Education Selection

SPCH275 Public Speaking

Personal & Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Option 3: Technical Management

Program-Specific Courses

Hospitality Management

HOSP310 Introduction to Hospitality Management
HOSP320 Foundations of Hotel Management
HOSP330 Meetings and Event Management
HOSP410 Restaurant Management
HOSP420 Food Safety and Sanitation
HOSP440 Casino Management
HOSP450 Tourism Management

core degree courses

Business Core

ACCT212 Financial Accounting
BIS155 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
BUSN319 Marketing
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab
MGMT303 Principles of Management

Management and Technology

BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
MGMT404 Project Management

SENIOR PROJECTS

BUSN460 Senior Project

Electives9

BUSN369 International Business
BUSN412 Business Policy
MGMT408 Management of Technology Resources
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management
WGD201 Visual Design Fundamentals
WGD210 Digital Imaging Fundamentals
WGD229 Information Design

General Degree Courses

Communication skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition

Humanities3

ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS1857 Culture and Society

Mathematics & Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI2286 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Additional General Education Selection

SPCH275 Public Speaking

Personal & Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Resources

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Program Overview

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Management: Hospitality Management

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Technical Management: Hospitality Management

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* Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. This accreditation applies to the Bachelor's of Business Administration and the Bachelor's of Technical Management.
1Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must also take the following to fulfill this requirement:
(a) all of: BUSN412; GSCM206
(b) one of: BUSN369; INTP491 and INTP492
2Students enrolled at a New Jersey location take ENGL108 in lieu of this course.
3Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement.
4Certain students enrolled as online students are assigned PSYC307 in lieu of this requirement.
5Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 in lieu of this requirement.
6Students enrolled at a New Jersey location may take PHYS204or SCI200 to fulfill this requirement.
7Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 as part of this requirement or the General Education Option.
8Ohio residents enrolled as online students, and students enrolled at an Ohio location, must take an additional natural sciences course from those with prefixes BIOS, PHYS, or SCI as part of this requirement.
9Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must take 55 semester-credit hours of general education coursework. Fifteen semester-credit hours of general education coursework may be applied to the Electives course area.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.