Hospitality and Tourism Management, B.S.

The Hospitality and Tourism Management major prepares students for a variety of management positions in the hotel, restaurant, meeting, travel, tourism, attractions, craft beverage, Esports and experience management fields. Students complete a set of courses that gives them a broad foundation in all areas of hospitality and tourism management.

The Hospitality and Tourism Management, B.S. is available in a traditional as well as an online format.

Overall Requirements

  • 120 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
  • At least 50 percent of the business semester hours required for the degree must be earned at UNC Greensboro

Degree Program Requirements

University Requirements
General Education Requirements - Minerva's Academic Curriculum (MAC)

Major Requirements

Bryan School Pre-Admission Courses 

Students should plan to complete the pre-admission courses by the end of the sophomore year, or as soon as possible thereafter.  See the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics for more information.

Required29-30
Blueprint for Personal Development
and Blueprint for Professional Development
Blueprint for Personal and Professional Development
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Economic and Business Statistics I
Foundations for Analytics using Spreadsheets
Information Systems for Decision Making
Select one of the following:
Exploring Writing in College Contexts
Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse: Written Communication
College Writing I
Completion of one of the following: *
Calculus with Business Applications
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Calculus A
Calculus B
*

Or a grade of C or better in any one of the following courses: MAT 115, MAT 118, MAT 150, MAT 151, or MAT 190

Bryan School Common Business Core

Required41-42
Global and Cultural Development
Leadership Development
Introduction to Communication Studies
Calculus with Business Applications
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Calculus A
Calculus B
The International Economy
Business Finance I
Introduction to International Business
Organizational Behavior
The Legal Environment of Business
Business Policy and Strategy *
Business Communication & Innovation
Principles of Marketing
Ethical Issues in Business
Ethical Issues in Entrepreneurship
Operations Management
Global Sustainability Elective
One chosen from the list below: **
Economics of a Global Sustainable Society
Entrepreneurship in a Sustainable Global Environment
Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts
Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption
Introduction to Sustainable Development
*

Hospitality and Tourism Management majors are exempt from the MGT 491 requirement; a similar course, STH 491, is taken within the major requirements.

**

Or other approved Global Sustainability elective.

Hospitality and Tourism Management Courses

Core Courses12
Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
Diversity and Equity in Hospitality and Tourism
Service Management
Tourism and Hospitality Strategic Management
Major Electives9
Select 3 of the following courses:
Tourism, Cultures, and Places
Hotel Operations
Hospitality Facilities Management
Revenue Management
Sustainable Food and Craft Beverage
Sustainable Destination and Experience Management
Sustainable Tourism and Transportation
Global Franchising
Restaurant Entrepreneurship
Hotel and Travel Services Sales and Marketing
Independent Study in Hospitality, Tourism and Esports
Internship in Hospitality, Tourism and Esport Management
Esports, Meeting and Event Tourism
Wine Appreciation for the Business Professional
Special Topic in Resorts and Entertainment Attractions
Practice
Hospitality and Tourism Management majors are required to work a total of 600 hours, paid or unpaid, in the tourism or hospitality industries.

Optional Concentration

The optional concentration as detailed following the major requirements may be added, but is not required.

  • Esports Management

Electives

Electives sufficient to complete the 120 credit hours required for degree.

Esports Management Concentration Requirements

Core Courses9
Introduction to Esports Management
Esports, Meeting and Event Tourism
Promotion Management in Esports
Concentration Electives6
Select 2 of the following courses:
Hotel Operations
Hospitality Facilities Management
Revenue Management
Sustainable Destination and Experience Management
Independent Study in Hospitality, Tourism and Esports
Internship in Hospitality, Tourism and Esport Management
Service Management
Special Topic in Resorts and Entertainment Attractions
Sports Marketing

Disciplinary Honors in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Hospitality and Tourism   

Requirements

  • A minimum of 12 credit hours as defined below.
  • UNC Greensboro cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better or, for transfer students, cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better from all prior institutions.
Required3
Senior Honors Project
6 credits of Honors coursework in the major6
3 credits of Honors coursework in the major or another area3

Recognition

Receive a Certificate of Disciplinary Honors in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Hospitality & Tourism; have that accomplishment, along with the title of the Senior Honors Project, noted on the official transcript; and be recognized at a banquet held at the end of the spring semester.

Honors Advisor

Contact Lori Mackowski at lamackow@uncg.edu for further information and guidance about Honors in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Hospitality & Tourism. To apply: http://honorscollege.uncg.edu/forms/disc-application.pdf