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Courses for a Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality and tourism management focuses on developing and managing hotels, restaurants, cruise ships and other vacation locations.

For this major you’ll take lots of hospitality and tourism management classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in hospitality and tourism management.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in hospitality and tourism management:

Hospitality and Tourism Management Courses:

  • Introductory Food Production Management
  • Advanced Food Production Management
  • Fundamentals of Management in the Hospitality Industry
  • Accounting for the Hospitality Industry
  • Hospitality Information Technology
  • Operations Control
  • Restaurant Management
  • Hospitality Marketing Strategy
  • Hospitality Industry Law
  • Leadership in the Hospitality Industry
  • Human Resources Management for the Hospitality Industry
  • Hospitality Facilities Environmental Systems
  • Financial Analysis in the Hospitality Industry
  • Management Accounting for the Hospitality Industry
  • The Business of Wine
  • Resort Development
  • Sustainable Tourism Practices
  • Cruise Line Operations and Management
  • Airline Management
  • Destinations and Cultures
  • Food and Beverage Control
  • Brewing Science Lab
  • Hospitality Property Management
  • Gaming Industry Law
  • Convention and Trade Show Management
  • Study Abroad Hospitality and Tourism

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology