The Department of Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism Management offers two Bachelor of Science degree programs Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management and Recreation Services Management programs. The programs offer 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 bachelor of science degree offers a comprehensive foundation of courses and the opportunity for students to select elective courses within specific areas of industry interest.
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 fair days, and conduct special projects for the industry. The Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management program is accredited by the Accreditation Commision for Programs in Hospitality Admisnstration (ACPHA)
The Recreation Services Management program provides students with knowledge and skills needed for entry into the workforce. An advisory council, comprised of expert practitioners in the Pocono region, offers input to the faculty. Their perspectives enable the faculty to be responsive to the changing needs of the work force. The program provides students options that are determined by their interests and goals.
The Recreation Services Management degree program can prepare you for a variety of career paths. Faculty provide students with knowledge and skills needed for entry into the work force. Input from the program's Advisory Council, which is comprised of expert practitioners in the Pocono region, ensures that the changing needs in our contemporary work force are reflected in the program's curriculum. The Recreation Services Management program was established in 1978 and is accredited by the National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA).