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Hospitality Management Major/Events Management Concentration (B.S.)

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High paced, interactive and very rewarding! From organizing large events like the Summer Olympics to planning corporate conferences or coordinating an intimate destination wedding; our graduates are doing it all and so can you!

In the exciting and bustling world of events, opportunities are endless for qualified individuals. As an event professional, you will make the difference in cultural, sport, non-profits, political, social, entertainment and business activities. Event planners are in demand by organizations that requires management specialization to oversee every facet of the event in a proactive and competent manner.

In our Events Management Concentration we believe in a dual approach linking strong hands-on learning combined with solid managerial foundations taught in a variety of courses such as: Service Management, Events Risk Management and Management of Social Events to maximize your career opportunities.

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 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)
HTM 140 - Culinary Arts Operations (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)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Hospitality 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: 31

  • General Education Electives    (Cr: 9)
ECN 201 - Macroeconomics (Cr: 3)
HTM 255 - Fundamentals of Events (Cr: 3)
HTM 302 - Hospitality Research Methods (Cr: 3)
HTM 318 - Events Management (Cr: 3)
HTM 360 - Hospitality Legal Perspectives (Cr: 3)
HTM 372 - Events Risk Management (Cr: 3)
HTM 374 - Hospitality Organizational Behavior (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Writing Designated Requirement
HTM 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Hospitality Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • Elective    (Cr: 3)
HTM 382 - Management of Special Events (Cr: 3)
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)


Production Manager, Rafanelli Events
Meeting Coordinator, PRRI, Inc.
Regional Sales Manager, Marriott International
Event Production Manager at George P. Johnson
Operations Manager, AlliedPRA Destination Management New England
Event Specialist, London & Partners
Event Planner, Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation

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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