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Hospitality Management Program

  • Program Overview

    Are you an enthusiastic team player with good people skills? Do you love to travel and explore? A hospitality career is the right fit for you.

    Endicott’s hospitality management program explores industry fundamentals with courses in hospitality marketing, restaurant management, and events management along with a series of hospitality business courses. With a liberal arts foundation and a wealth of internship experiences, your Endicott education will position you for success in this broad and exciting field.

    In addition, you will expand your focus by applying hands-on learning in La Chanterelle, the non-traditional classroom at the Misselwood ocean front estate on our campus. Through applied learning, you develop interpersonal, professional, and entrepreneurial skills, preparing you for a leadership role.

    Though it is not required, students may choose a concentrated field of study, and the School of Hospitality Management offers two such concentrations: events management and international hospitality management.

    hospitality student offering wine to customer at la chanterelle restaurant at misselwood
  • Curriculum

    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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  • 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. Take a look at what our graduates have been up to lately.

    Recent Internships

    • Marriott Long Wharf
    • Country Music Awards
    • MSF Investments
    • North of Boston Convention & Visitor Bureau
    • Rafanelli Events

    Graduate School Acceptances

    • Bentley
    • UNH
    • Duke University
    • UMASS Boston
    • Suffolk University
     

La Chanterelle

La Chanterelle, the non-traditional classroom, is a student-operated fine dining restaurant in the renowned Misselwood ocean front estate on our campus. As a student in the School of Hospitality Management, you will acquire skills here fundamental to the industry while gaining valuable work experience for your resume.