The travel and tourism industry is one of the largest, most dynamic industries in the world. Students of the Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management program are introduced to this exciting industry and will be prepared to enjoy a successful career in the travel and tourism industry.
The Department of Hospitality and Recreation Management offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a comprehensive foundation of courses and an opportunity for students to select elective courses within specific areas of industry interest. All courses are taught by faculty who combine excellent academic credentials with a strong professional background.
The Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management program is further enhanced through activities supported by the hospitality industry. Students participate in hotel and restaurant shows, tour hospitality facilities, listen to industry speakers, attend career days, and conduct special projects for the industry.
The mission of the Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management program is to prepare graduates to become successful professionals and leaders in the global Hospitality and Tourism industry and in the community.
- Demonstrate and evaluate content knowledge in the field of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
- Identify and contrast theoretical and practical experiences necessary to become successful industry professionals.
- Utilize and develop skills in critical thinking, effective communication and leadership.
- Recognize and support the merits of community service, ethical behavior and social responsibility in a global society.