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  Jul 14, 2024
 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin (Frozen) 
  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin (Frozen) [Archived Catalog]

Hospitality Management, B.S.


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Progression Requirements School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management 
Learning Outcomes College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management 
Curriculum  

The Bachelor of Science with a major in Hospitality Management is designed to prepare students for managerial positions in the hospitality industry, including hotels, resorts, restaurants, and private clubs.

The mission of the School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management (HRTM) is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students for challenging careers in the hospitality and tourism industry, conduct applied research that impacts the hospitality and tourism industry on a global level, and to provide professional and community service that promotes the economic development of the state of South Carolina and throughout the world.

The program provides a comprehensive curriculum that includes courses in general education, business, and hospitality and tourism management, combined with relevant operational management experience under the guidance of supervision of industry professionals and program faculty.

The program prepares students for responsible citizenship roles in business and society.  It enables them to understand and apply the concepts of problem-solving in general, and in organizational and industry-related issues.

The HRTM faculty provide uncompromising individualized attention to meeting the educational needs of our students, and assume very active and influential roles in numerous professional organizations at all levels.


Progression Requirements


In order to enroll in the professional division of the Hospitality Management program, a student must complete 48 hours in the courses indicated below with a minimum grade point average of 2.25.


Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Hospitality Management, B.S. program will be able to…

  • assess an organization’s marketing efforts including but not limited to mission, situational analysis, positioning strategies, and advertising.
  • identify and diagnose an organization’s marketing problems accurately and effectively.
  • select, and justify strategies and courses of action within the functional area of marketing.

Curriculum

A specialization in club management may be obtained by the completing the following: (15 Hours)


Progression Requirements


In order to enroll in the professional division of the School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management, a student must complete 45 hours in the courses indicated below with a minimum grade point average of 2.20.

1. Curriculum for the Preprofessional Division (48 Hours)


Numerical and analytical reasoning (6 Hours)


 To be satisfied using one of the following options.

Plus an additional course from:


b. Option Two:


  • Two courses from Computer Science (above CSCE 101)
    or
  • Two courses from Statistics
    or
  • PHIL 110  and PHIL 111 

Degree Requirements (127 Hours)


1. General Education Courses


Foreign Languages:


Students shall demonstrate in one foreign language the ability to comprehend the topic and main ideas in written and, with the exception of Latin and Ancient Greek, spoken texts on familiar subjects. This ability can be demonstrated by achieving a score of two or better on a USC foreign language proficiency test. Those failing to do so must satisfactorily complete six hours of foreign language at USC.

Mathematics and Natural Sciences (13 Hours)


Numerical and Analytical Reasoning (6 Hours):


To be satisfied using one of the following options:

Plus an additional course from:


b. Option Two:


  • Two courses from Computer Science (above CSCE 101)
    or
  • Two courses from Statistics
    or
  • PHIL 110  and PHIL 111 

Two courses from the natural sciences (7 Hours):


Two courses, one with a lab course, selected from:

  • Biology (BIOL)
  • Chemistry (CHEM)
  • Geology (GEOL)
  • Marine science (MSCI)
  • Physics (PHYS)

4. Professional Elective Courses (12 Hours)


Chosen in consultation with advisor; at least 6 hours must be from HRTM.

5. Elective Courses (12 Hours)


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