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On Campus
Est. time to complete:

4 years
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Our students gain the prestige and all the advantages of a university education: solid academic background, learning laboratories, use of modern technology and extensive education in all hospitality business skills. Graduates in Hospitality Management are fully prepared to enter high growth global industries with expanding demands for highly skilled, technologically-oriented professionals.

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Why Earn a Degree in Hospitality Management?

We provide exceptional academic preparation combined with extensive hands-on experiences that teach practical and marketable industry techniques. Our curriculum provides:

  • A strong emphasis on managing the everyday functions of a hospitality business
  • Unique, hands-on hospitality management learning laboratories
  • Practice in learning how to run a profitable hospitality business that provides the best customer experiences
  • Excellent internship and potential employment opportunities in the Dallas-Fort Worth region and beyond

Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management, you will be able to:

  • Identify and apply the knowledge and skills necessary for hospitality and tourism operations.
  • Develop and integrate a core set of business skills necessary to successfully operate a hospitality and tourism organization.
  • Demonstrate competence in the communication skills necessary for hospitality and tourism management.
  • Formulate business decisions in hospitality and tourism management.
  • Evaluate leadership principles necessary in the diverse and global hospitality and tourism industry.
Marketable Skills
  • Analyze financial statements, ratios, efficiencies
  • Operational experience
  • Leadership ability
  • Understanding of hospitality legal requirements/regulations
  • Strategic management and tactical execution

Hospitality Management Degree Highlights

Gain insight into the industry through participating in field trips to industry locations, attending special industry guest lectures and symposiums and meeting with industry professionals through our Company Showcase program.
We host an annual Hospitality Career Expo specifically for students in the Hospitality and Tourism Management program, in which you meet one-on-one with hiring representatives from well-known hospitality organizations.
Our faculty members are recognized experts who conduct research on a wide variety of important hospitality issues including sustainable tourism, hotel and restaurant management and technology in the hospitality industry.
We provide networking opportunities with professional organizations that allow you to practice professional engagement and leadership skills such as student chapters of the Eta Sigma Delta International Honor Society, the Club Manager Association of America, the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, the Professional Convention Management Association and several other international, national and regional organizations.
Take advantage of opportunities to develop an understanding of the economic, political, socio-cultural, technological and sustainability dimensions of the global hospitality industry through study abroad and exchange programs.
Students “learn by doing” in The Club at Gateway Center, our student-operated restaurant, which is open to the public.

What can you do with a degree in Hospitality Management?

After graduation, you can enjoy a career in:

  • Country club, hotel, resort, restaurant or special events management
  • Hospitality accounting, revenue management and real estate
  • Hospitality human resources
  • Hospitality information technology and social media
  • Hospitality marketing and sales
  • Travel, tourism and wellness
  • Casinos and Gaming
  • Cruise lines

Hospitality Management Degree Courses You Could Take

Hotel Operations (3)
Detailed study of different departments within hotel properties. Emphasis on front office, food and beverage, housekeeping, engineering, security, sales and marketing and accounting.
Hospitality Revenue Management (3)
Comprehensive analysis of theories and strategies of revenue management that directly affect operations in the hospitality industry, such as strategic pricing, demand forecasting, data analysis, inventory management and distribution channel management. Application of revenue management techniques using data analysis and programs to maximize the hospitality firm’s profitability.
Foundations in Leading Hospitality Organizations & Talent (3)
Introduction to motivation, leadership, communications, decision making, and leading people through effective management of human resources, ethics, social responsibility, and managing consumer experiences in the hospitality industry by examining service-driven management foundations.
Orientation to the Hospitality Industry (3 hrs)
Survey of the hotel, restaurant, club and food service industries, including history, scope, organization and career opportunities.
Survey of Beverages in the Hospitality Industry (3 hours)
Study of social beverages commonly used in the hospitality industry. Primary emphasis is on history, language, product identification and production and merchandising techniques for wines, beers, distilled spirits and non-alcoholic beverages.
Restaurant Operations (3 hrs)
A laboratory-based course designed to familiarize students with both dining room service, and with an understanding of quantity food production principles and techniques. Students apply organizational and management skills in the actual operation of a restaurant facility.

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