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Hotel and Resort Management Program

  • Program Overview

    Work in an environment where guest satisfaction is the goal each and every day.

    Students in the Hotel and Resort Management degree program develop the technical, interpersonal, and conceptual skills required for a career in hotel and resort management.

    Coursework in lodging and resort operations, food and beverage management, revenue management, hospitality accounting, hotel and resort design, hospitality marketing, and hospitality law are some of the courses designed to prepare students for a career as a hotel or resort general manager.

    Skills and knowledge gained in the classroom are applied directly during internships and practicums with consistent real world experience also gained in Endicott’s non-traditional classrooms, La Chanterelle fine dining restaurant, and the 95 room Wylie Inn and Conference Center. Studying abroad rounds out the degree in Hotel and Resort Management benefiting students with a cultural fluency and ability to adapt to changing situations that are required skills to succeed in the global hospitality industry.

    Internships in hotels and resorts introduce students to the exciting dimensions of the hospitality industry as well as the mindset successful leaders need in order to motivate and empower their employees. Hotel and Resort Management students will discover their passions, bolster career confidence and develop a marketable skill while creating a professional network that will serve them well after graduation. Students in the Hotel and Resort Management major will have opportunities to intern at internationally renowned sites such as The Four Seasons, the Boston Harbor Hotel, the Langham Boston, the Cotton House Hotel London, Marriott International, and Hilton Worldwide.

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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 Electives  (Cr: 6)
    • 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

    • 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)
    • Hotel Elective  (Cr: 3)
    • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)
    • ECN 201 - Macroeconomics (Cr: 3)
      Satisfies Global Issues General Education Requirement
    • HTM 210 - Hotel Operations Practicum (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

    • Aesthetics Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
    • World Culture General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
    • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)
    • Hotel Electives  (Cr: 6)
    • Elective  (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 302 - Hospitality Research Methods (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 335 - Hotel Revenue Management (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 360 - Hospitality Legal Perspectives (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 374 - Hospitality Organizational Behavior (Cr: 3)
      Satisfies the Writing Designated requirement
    • HTM 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)

    Senior - Credits: 30

    • Hotel Electives  (Cr: 6)
    • HTM 415 - Hospitality Strategic Management (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 340 - Hotel Asset Management (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 480 - Semester Internship (Cr: 12)
    • HTM 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)

    Hotel Electives

    Choose five (5) from the following

    • BUS 440 - Topics in Real Estate Seminar (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 140 - Culinary Arts Operations (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 215 - Hospitality Purchasing and Cost Control (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 310 - Hotel Events Sales and Service (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 330 - Hospitality Facilities Design (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 350 - Resort Management (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 355 - Casino Operations (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 370 - Hospitality Entrepreneurship (Cr: 3)
    • HTM 400 - Contemporary Issues in Hospitality (Cr: 3)

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the hotel program, students will:

    • Demonstrate 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.
    • 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 hotel industry.
    • Apply principles of asset management in terms of hotel ownership and real estate development. 
    • Analyze the elements of hotel revenue management in the context of optimizing the pricing model.

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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

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