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Hospitality Management: Food & Beverage Entrepreneurship Concentration

  • Program Overview

    The Food & Beverage Entrepreneurship concentration combines courses from Hospitality and Business enabling students to customize their educational path.  You will gain skills and knowledge to succeed in the fast paced, diverse, and evolving fields in the food and beverage industries.

    Global cuisines using hyper local ingredients, micro-beverage companies, food security programs, farm to table restaurants, food trucks, and artisanal bakeries are only a few examples of types of enterprises you will explore and experience when studying Food & Beverage Entrepreneurship in the School of Hospitality Management at Endicott College. Many contemporary jobs and innovative career paths are cropping up in the arena of food and beverage entrepreneurship such as food production, distribution and sales, hunger relief and food justice, and beginning farmer programs that require educated leaders with a food and beverage background like the one this comprehensive degree in hospitality management delivers to curious and creative students.


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  • Curriculum

    Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-126

    Freshman - Credits: 32-33

    • Science and Technology General Education Requirement (Cr: 3-4)
    • World Cultures General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • ACC 175 - Financial Accounting (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 110 - Business Computers I (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 121 - Business Fundamentals II (Cr: 3)
    • ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
    • ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 110 - Service Management (Cr: 3)
    • INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)
    • MTH 126 - Applied Statistics (Cr: 3)
      Satisfies the Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement

    Sophomore - Credits: 33

    • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement (Cr. 3)
    • General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • ACC 185 - Managerial Accounting (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 200 - Marketing (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 210 - Finance (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 270 - Communicating in Business (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 101 - Foundations of Hospitality Management (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 140 - Culinary Arts Operations (Cr: 3)
    • ECN 201 - Macroeconomics (Cr: 3)
      Satisfies the Global Issues General Education Requirement
    • ECN 202 - Microeconomics (Cr: 3)
    • INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)

    Junior - Credits: 31

    • Aesthetic Awareness General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • Individual and Society General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • Values & Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • Food and Beverage Elective (Cr: 9)
    • General Education Elective (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 320 - Organizational Behavior (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 370 - Business Analysis and Research (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)
    • ECN 302 - Intermediate Microeconomics (Cr: 3)

    Senior - Credits: 30

    • Food and Beverage Elective (Cr: 3)
    • General Education Elective (Cr: 6)
    • BUS 480 - Semester Internship (Cr: 12)
    • BUS 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 415 - Hospitality Strategic Management (Cr: 3)

    Food and Beverage Entrepreneurship Concentration Electives

    • HTM 140 - Culinary Arts Operations (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 214 - Sustainable Tourism (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 305 - Contemporary Restaurant Concepts and Operations (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 315 - The History and Appreciation of Wine (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 318 - Events Management (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 320 - The Cultural History of Food (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 400 - Contemporary Issues in Hospitality (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 300 - Entrepreneurship (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 327 - Supply Chain Management (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 381 - Nonprofit Management (Cr: 3)
    • BUS 460 - Brand Management (Cr: 3)

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  • Internships and Careers

    An Endicott education means you'll graduate with a degree and a resume.

    Whether you pursue graduate school or embark on your career right away after graduation, we believe that your time at Endicott will prepare you for the next step.

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