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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 constantly planning your friend’s get-togethers? Are you the first one to sign up for activities? If you like taking initiative, a career in hospitality might be the right fit for you.


At Endicott College, The School of Hospitality Management offers a Management degree, which is enhanced by knowledge that comes from studying in a liberal arts environment. Hospitality career opportunities encompass everything from restaurants and hotels to event planning and travel related positions and everything in between.


Endicott’s School of Hospitality Management offers you flexibility; enabling you to explore industry fundamentals through hospitality marketing, restaurant management, sustainable tourism and much more.

In additional to traditional classes, you will expand your focus by applying hands-on learning in Endicott's restaurant, La Chanterelle, the non-traditional classroom, where your development of interpersonal, professional and entrepreneurial skills, preparing you for a leadership role in the industry.


Do you want to be part of our School of Hospitality Management? Please email us with your questions!


Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-127

Freshman - Credits: 33

  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Elective    (Cr:3)
  • Hospitality Elective  (Cr: 3)
EC 101 - Endicott Transitions (Cr: 1)
ENG 101 - College Writing Seminar (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Writing Designated Requirement HTM 101 - Foundations of Hospitality Management (Cr: 3)
HTM 108 - Rooms Division Management (Cr: 3)
HTM 110 - Service Management (Cr: 3)
HTM 116 - Hospitality Financial Accounting (Cr: 3)
INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)
LST 100 - Seminar in Academic Inquiry (Cr: 3)

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 Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Hospitality Elective    (Cr: 3)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)
HTM 213 - Hospitality Sales and Marketing (Cr: 3)
HTM 225 - Hospitality Management Accounting (Cr: 3)
HTM 250 - Food and Beverage Management (Cr: 3)
INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)

Junior - Credits: 30

  • Elective    (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives    (Cr: 6) 
  • Hospitality Elective    (Cr: 3) 
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
ECN 201 - Macroeconomics (Cr: 3)
HTM 314 - Sustainable Tourism (Cr: 3)
HTM 318 - Events Management (Cr: 3)
HTM 360 - Hospitality Legal Perspectives (Cr: 3)
HTM 374 - Hospitality Organizational Behavior (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Writing Designated Requirement

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)

Careers

Luxury Suite Manager, Fenway Park
Food and Beverage Manager, Ipswich Country Club
Rooms Control Manager, W Hotels
General Manager, Castle Hill Inn
Beverage Supervisor, Mohegan Sun Casino
Marketing Events Coordinator, Nissan Motor Company
Catering Sales Manager, Marriott
Meeting Manager, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Learning Outcomes

  1. communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of hospitality management.
  2. demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the discipline of hospitality management.
  3. demonstrate Entrepreneurial/Financial skills including operational Hotel and Restaurant Ratio calculations, SWOT analysis, and management process and styles.
  4. develop an interest in the global dynamics of hospitality from the perspective of studying related subject in another culture. 
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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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