Are you interested in a career in a high-growth global industry? Do you want to work in a luxurious hotel, resort, restaurant or other upscale venue? Then you should pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management at the University of North Texas.
After graduation, you can pursue a promising career in:
You may also obtain positions in casinos, cruise lines, travel and tourism or other areas of the hospitality industry.
Our alumni work for companies such as Applebee’s, Kimpton Hotels, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Marriott International, Outback Steakhouse, Walt Disney World, Pappas Restaurants, MGM Grand, Starbucks, Royal Caribbean Cruises, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.
We give you a solid academic education combined with extensive training in hospitality business skills, using the best modern technology. Our curriculum provides:
You will have an opportunity to “learn by doing” working at The Club at Gateway Center, a state-of- the-art, student-operated restaurant. You will also gain insight into the industry through field trips, attending special lectures and meeting executives in our executive-in-residence program.
We host an annual career fair that will help you meet representatives from well-known hospitality companies.
Our faculty members are well-qualified professionals who have academic and industry experience. In addition, they are recognized experts conducting research on issues ranging from sustainable tourism to restaurant management and technology in the hospitality industry.
The Residents Engaged in Academic Living Community brings students in the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism who live on campus together to enhance academic and social experiences. More information about the college’s REAL community is at www.unt.edu/housing.
Scholarships are available to help you pay for your education. Scholarship information is available at cmht.unt.edu/ using the undergraduate link.
Our Hospitality Management program was the first in the nation accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (P.O. Box 400, Oxford, Md. 21654; telephone 410-226-5527). This distinction means we meet or exceed strict academic standards for excellence in education. In addition, the program is the nation’s sixth largest, attracting students from all over the world.
As a Hospitality Management major, you will complete hospitality business courses in:
You will also complete an internship as well as hospitality operations classes that focus on the inner workings of the industry.
Our Career Center, Internships and Cooperative Education office, and professional academic advisors are among the many valuable resources that are available to you at UNT. Academic advisors will help you plan your class schedule each semester. The Career Center and the Internships and Cooperative Education office can provide advice about future employment opportunities as well as getting hands-on experience in your major.
The college’s Career Development Coordinator will also help you with internships and job placement upon graduation.
We encourage you to fulfill the graduation requirements for the Texas Recommended or Distinguished Achievement Program or the equivalent in high school.
In your junior year, take the SAT or the ACT and have your scores sent to UNT.
In your senior year, apply for admission at www.applytexas.org by March 1 and request that your high school transcript be sent to the UNT admissions office.
Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses can count toward college credit at UNT. For details, visit www.unt.edu/credit.
If you’re attending a Texas community college, you should consult our Transfer Articulation web page, the UNT Undergraduate Catalog and an academic counselor/advisor to review your degree plan. Proper planning will help you receive the maximum amount of transfer credits.
Our Transfer Center will help you make a successful transition to college life at UNT by connecting you with a peer mentor and other campus resources. More than 3,500 students transfer to UNT each year. The center is in the University Union, Room 320. More information is at transition.unt.edu.