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  Oct 06, 2022
 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin 
  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Hospitality Management, B.S.


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

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.


Learning Outcomes


Students who graduate with a B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management should be able to …

  • calculate profitability, liquidity, asset and debt-utilization ratios to provide a meaningful comparison of a company to its history.
  • identify the sources of return on assets and return to stockholders.
  • perform trend analysis to show company performance over time.

Curriculum


 

A specialization in club management may be obtained by the completion of 15 hours of course work including:


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 (45 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
    or
  • Two courses from Statistics
    or
  • PHIL 110  and PHIL 111 

2. Restricted Courses


The following courses are restricted to students enrolled in the professional division of the School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management or those students who receive special permission of the chair:

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 equivalent study 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
    or
  • Two courses from Statistics
    or
  • PHIL 110  and PHIL 111 

Two courses from the natural sciences (7 Hours):


One 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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