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Hospitality Management (B.S.)

The hospitality management degree is comprised of dynamic courses designed to provide the industry with qualified leaders. Three internship experiences connect industry practices with classroom learning. Though it is not required, students have the opportunity to choose a concentrated field of study. The School of Hospitality Management offers concentrations in Events Management, International Hospitality Management and Senior Community Management.

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Do you love to travel and explore? Are you the first one to sign up for activities? If you like taking action, a career in hospitality might be the right fit for you. Endicott’s School of Hospitality Management offers the flexibility you seek by enabling you to explore industry fundamentals through hospitality marketing, restaurant management, sustainable tourism and much more.

Receive a business focused hospitality degree, enhanced by knowledge that comes from studying in a liberal arts environment. Job opportunities encompass everything from restaurants and hotels to event planning and travel related positions. Upon graduation you will be working in a customer focused environment; delivering quality service that exceeds expectations by interacting with colleagues and guests in an ever changing professional environment.

In additional to traditional classes, you will expand your focus by applying hands-on learning in La Chanterelle, a non-traditional restaurant classroom. Through applied learning, you develop interpersonal, professional and entrepreneurial skills, preparing you for a hospitality leadership role.

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-126

Freshman - Credits: 32

  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Hospitality Elective  (Cr: 3)
ACC 175 - Financial Accounting (Cr: 3)
ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
HTM 101 - Foundations of Hospitality Management (Cr: 3)
HTM 108 - Rooms Division Management (Cr: 3)
HTM 110 - Service Management (Cr: 3)
INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)

Sophomore - Credits: 32-33

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3-4)
  • General Education Requirements  (Cr: 6)
HTM 213 - Hospitality Sales and Marketing (Cr: 3)
HTM 225 - Hospitality Management Accounting (Cr: 3)
HTM 250 - Food and Beverage Management (Cr: 3)
HTM 255 - Fundamentals of Events (Cr: 3)
INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives    (Cr: 6) 
  • Hospitality Electives    (Cr: 6)
ECN 201 - Macroeconomics (Cr: 3)
HTM 302 - Hospitality Research Methods (Cr: 3)
HTM 360 - Hospitality Legal Perspectives (Cr: 3)
HTM 374 - Hospitality Organizational Behavior (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Writing Designated Requirement
HTM 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Elective    (Cr: 3)
  • Hospitality Electives    (Cr: 6)
HTM 415 - Hospitality Strategic Management (Cr: 3)
HTM 480 - Semester Internship (Cr: 12)
HTM 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
HTM 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the hospitality programs, students will:

  • Develop strong interpersonal and communication skills associated with customer negotiation and active listening.
  • Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the discipline.
  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the discipline of hospitality management.
  • Demonstrate effective financial skills including operational hotel and restaurant ratio calculations, SWOT analyses, and management process and styles.
  • Develop the relevant technological skills used in the hospitality industry.


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Nick McKenzie
General Manager, Via Matta
I'm motivated everyday by the people I work with, by those that I have the chance to meet through visiting each table and by the food and service that we as a team provide at Via Matta. The hospitality education I received from Endicott College put me on the right track. Anyone with a personality can work a room, but learning about the business side of the hospitality industry was a most invaluable experience I took away from college.
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Alaina Posluszny 
Concierge, Fairmont Copley Hotel

I loved every aspect of Endicott College; from the studies, to the activities, to the location itself. It truly prepared me for the real world and helped me realize my true potential. After graduation, I began working at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, MA as a front desk agent where, within one year, I got promoted to the concierge position. Subsequently I moved to the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, MA, and am currently working at the Fairmont Copley hotel.
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