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Specialize in Tourism & Hospitality Management

Do you love the outdoors, travel and enriching peoples' lives? If yes, then earning a degree in Business Administration with a specialization in tourism and hospitality management at BHSU is exactly what you are looking for.

Graduates from the tourism and hospitality management program enter careers that include: travel guide, concierge, travel coordinator, hotel manager, tour guide. With a degree in tourism and hospitality management, you will enter into one of the most exciting and engaging fields.

The benefits of earning this degree from BHSU include:

  • Credibility:The BHSU School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). www.bhsu.edu/aacsb
  • Faculty:BHSU has experienced business faculty who will guide you throughout the program.
  • Relevant:Guest Lecturers include experts in the tourism and hospitality management field from a state that welcomes thousands of tourists each year.
  • Experiential:BHSU offers internships and field trips that will give you a hands-on experience and competitive edge in the marketplace.
  • Involvement:The opportunity to join the Travel and Tourism Club on campus -- an active and engaging student organization dedicated to tourism and hospitality management.

Tourism & Hospitality Management Course Requirements

Pre-Business Core - 24 semester hours

  • ACCT 210 - Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 211 - Principles of Accounting II
  • BADM 320 - Quantitative Decision Analysis
  • BADM 344 - Managerial Communications
  • ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • BADM 220 - Business Statistics
  • MIS 205 - Advanced Computer Applications

Business Core - 33 semester hours

  • 300/400 level ECON elective
  • BADM 310 - Business Finance
  • BADM 321 - Business Statistics II
  • BADM 350 - Legal Environment of Business
  • BADM 360 - Organization and Management
  • BADM 370 - Marketing
  • BADM 407 - International Business
  • BADM 425 - Production/Operations Management
  • BADM 457 - Business Ethics
  • BADM 482 - Business Policy and Strategy
  • MIS 325 - Management Information Systems

Specialization in Tourism and Hospitality Management - 18 semester hours

  • THM 100 - Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • THM 200 - Convention, Meetings, & Event Planning
  • THM 310 - Restaurant Management
  • THM 320 - Lodging Management
  • THM 410 - Tourism Management
  • THM 480 - Tourism Planning & Development

Note

A minor is NOT required with this major but electives are required to total 120 hours, of which 36 hours must be 300-400 level courses.
 

Gen Ed Requirements - 30 semester hours

  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Art & Humanities - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - 6-8 semester hours
  • ENGL 101 - Composition I
  • ENGL 201 - Composition II
  • SPCM 101 - Fundamentals of Speech
    or
  • SPCM 215 - Public Speaking
    or
  • SPCM 222 - Argumentation and Debate

For More Info

For More Information Contact:
Dr. Hyunsuk Choi
Meier Hall 321
605.642.6876
Hyunsuk.Choi@bhsu.edu

Career Opportunities

Tourism & Hospitality Management majors are able to find careers in a variety of fields:

  • Resort Management
  • Casino Management
  • Restaurant Management
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • State Travel Office
  • Travel Agent

Learn more about careers

Looking for a Scholarship?

Students are annually eligible for 19 scholarships administered by the School of Business: nine intended for general business students, five intended for business administration students, and five intended for tourism and hospitality management students. In addition, students can apply for scholarships offered by the International Foodservice Editorial Council, the Travel Industry Association of American, and other organizations.

Check out the scholarships page to discover more opportunities!