The Hospitality Management Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree is designed for a working professional with significant work experience in the area of hospitality or an associate’s degree holder who desires to complete a baccalaureate degree for both professional and personal advancement.
A degree in hospitality offers dynamic, exciting, and immediately impactful possibilities for study and employment. It prepares you for careers in numerous roles in a variety of organizations, including hotels, restaurants, resorts, casinos, and cruise ships, and prepares entrepreneurs for small business opportunities.
Graduates of the hospitality management program will be able to:
- Apply respect for culturally diverse perspectives, ethical behavior, and the major concepts and values of the hospitality industry to address business challenges and opportunities.
- Interpret, effectively, the information necessary to manage food service, cost controls, and other financial data to appropriate stakeholders.
- Demonstrate a comprehension from general education and professional courses to critically evaluate situations for an industry based in customer service.
- Analyze, interpret, and communicate information to effectively manage organizational and financial situations in a food service operation.
- Apply major skills, concepts, and principles of hospitality management to facilitate professional processes within a variety of hospitality operations.
Hospitality Management BBA (120 Credits)
Additional Program Requirements
General Education (see General Education Requirements for details) 30 credits
Lower Division Core (18 Credits)TCM 1000 Business Arts ImmersionENG 1100 Discourse and DeliveryPHL 1200 Critical Thinking in an Illogical WorldPHL 1500 The Right DecisionACC 1000 Principles of Accounting and Economic Renaissance ICOM 1400 Speak Up!
Upper Division Core (9 Credits)COM 3100 Communicating to a Shrinking WorldBUS 3500 Strategic Thinking from the Inside OutMGT 4071 Organizational Behavior3000/4000 Elective
Major Courses (24 Credits)HOS 3000 Restaurant OperationsHOS 3100 Private Events and Catering ManagementHOS 3200 Wine and Beverage ManagementHOS 3300 Meeting Customer Expectations for HospitalityHOS 4100 Human Resources for the Hospitality IndustryHOS 4200 Resorts and TourismMGT 3400 Managing Projects and Processes in OrganizationsFIN 4000 Financial ManagementProfessional Experience (6 credits) - PJT 4910/4920 or internships and/or assistantships
Prerequisite Courses (22 Credits)CAS 1500 Microsoft Office ApplicationsCOM 2800 Organizational and Interpersonal CommunicationMTH 2800 Applied Business StatisticsACC 1000 Principles of Accounting and Economic Renaissance IHOS 1200 Recipes and Menu PlanningHOS 1300 Food and Beverage ControlsLAW 2900 Business Law
Electives (15+ Credits)Note: Students must complete a minimum of 30 credits at Cleary University to be awarded this degree.
Note: Up to 15 designated core or elective credits can be replaced with MBA or MS courses, which will count towards graduate degree requirements.