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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

    • Individual and Society General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • HTM1XX: TBD (Cr: 3)
    • ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
    • ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 101 - Foundations of Hospitality Management (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 108 - Rooms Division Management (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 110 - Service Management (Cr: 3)
    • ACC 175 - Financial Accounting (Cr: 3)
    • INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)

    Sophomore - Credits: 33

    • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement (Cr. 3)
    • Aesthetic Awareness General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 2XX: TBD (Cr. 4) (Science and Technology General Education Requirement)
    • HTM 213 - Hospitality Sales and Marketing (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 215 - Hospitality Purchasing and Cost Control (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 225 - Hospitality Management Accounting (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 250 - Food and Beverage Management (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 255 - Fundamentals of Events (Cr: 3)
    • ECN 201 - Macroeconomics (Cr: 3)
    • INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)

    Junior - Credits: 31

    • Global Issues General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • World Cultures General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • Values & Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • General Education Requirements (Cr: 6)
    • Elective (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 302 - Hospitality Research Methods (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 360 - Hospitality Legal Perspectives (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 370 - Hospitality Entrepreneurship (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 374 - Hospitality Organizational Behavior (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)

    Senior - Credits: 30

    • Hospitality Electives (Cr: 9)
    • 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)

    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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