Program type:

Teaching Certification

On Campus
Est. time to complete:

4+ years
Credit Hours:

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Our students gain the prestige and all the advantages of university education: solid academic background, learning laboratories, use of modern technology and extensive education in all hospitality business skills. Graduates in Hospitality Management with this teacher certification are fully prepared to begin a career in teaching or 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 with Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Science Teacher Certification

The Bachelor of Science with a major in hospitality management gives you a solid academic education combined with extensive training in hospitality business skills, using the best modern technology. By getting your certification in hospitality, nutrition and food science, you will also be prepared to teach grades 8-12. 

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 area and beyond

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

  • Develop appropriate strategies for reaching their career goals in the global hospitality and tourism fields.
  • Develop analytical and quantitative skills enhanced by information technology to support smart business decisions in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  • Integrate hospitality and tourism business principles and current trends to lead in diverse, collaborative, and global environments.
  • Apply innovative and imaginative methods to Hospitality and Tourism businesses utilizing ethical and sustainable practices.
  • Demonstrate effective and efficient communication skills in all settings.
  • Teach Grades 8-12
Marketable Skills
  • Analyze financial statements, ratios, efficiencies
  • Operational experience
  • Leardership ability
  • Understanding of hospitality legal requirements/regulations
  • Strategic management and tactical execution

Hospitality Management Degree with Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Science Teacher Certification Highlights

Gain insight into the industry through participating in field trips to industry locations, attending special industry guest lectures and symposiums including our Executive-in-Residence Lecture Series 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 they 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 Hospitality Sales and Marketing 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 you can do with a Hospitality Management Degree with Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Science Teacher Certification?

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

You may also find positions in casinos, for travel and tourism companies or on cruise lines. By getting your certification in hospitality, nutrition and food science, you will also be prepared to begin a career in teaching.

Hospitality Management Degree with Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Science Teacher Certification Courses You Could Take

Family Life Education (3 hrs)
The practice and process of family life education and training of professionals in the child development and family field. Curriculum and program development and evaluation. Teaching strategies and professional responsibilities.
Principles of Nutrition (3 hrs)
Introduction to human nutrition in health from an examination of nutrients and body function to food choice and healthful eating behaviors. The connection between nutrition and risk of chronic disease is described with nutrition practices that promote health emphasized. The food environment is examined from the perspective of making informed food choices in a complex marketplace.
Foundations of International Travel and Tourism (3 hrs)
Travel and tourism examined from global, industry and developmental perspectives. Topics include historical, contemporary and future effects of travel and tourism as related to social, economic, cultural and environmental issues.
Orientation to the Hospitality Industry (3 hrs)
Introduction to the hospitality industry and the inteconectedness of the different aspects of the industry. Throughout the course, students become familiar with lodging, food service, tourism, and special events.
Managing a Diverse Workforce (3 hrs)
Workforce diversity provides strength in the current global business environment. Investigates the concepts, policies and practices facing professionals in the global workplace.
Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood (3 hrs)
Theories and characteristics of physical, cognitive and social development between 11 and 25 years of age. Effects of family, school, community and other factors on adolescence and emerging adulthood are also addressed.

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