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Courses for a Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management

In addition to a focus on hospitality and tourism management courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

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