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Strayer University's Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality and Tourism Management program is designed to provide you with a solid general education foundation as well as knowledge of lodging and travel-centered business operations. Continue reading for more information regarding this program.
The Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality and Tourism Management program is intended to develop your leadership, analytical, communication, and strategic decision-making abilities. You will have the chance to gain an overview of financial management and data analysis practices designed to help you understand how to minimize expenditures and increase earnings. The curriculum is also designed to cover such hospitality-focused topics as menu management, supply ordering, operations assessment, and technological trends. This program is offered at select Strayer University campuses and online.
You may have business savvy, great interpersonal skills, and a desire to work in a customer-driven, service-based industry. You may be extremely portable, and you should be comfortable working evenings and weekends. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.
If you enroll in this program, you will be required to complete 180 credits: 27 core business credits, 54 credits of major and concentration area courses, 54 general studies credits, and 45 elective units. With the number of elective credits you can take, you could be able to develop a minor concentration.
Business Administration, Hospitality and Tourism Management Course Requirements
|Area 1||Core Component|
|ACC 100||Accounting I|
|BUS 100||Introduction to Business|
|BUS 107||Fundamentals of E-Business|
|CIS 105||Introduction to Information Systems|
|ENG 115||English Composition|
|MAT 105||Introduction to College Mathematics|
|Area 2||Major Component|
|BUS 302||Principles of Management|
|BUS 309||Business Ethics|
|ECO 100||Principles of Economics|
|FIN 100||Principles of Finance|
|LEG 100||Business Law I|
|MKT 100||Principles of Marketing|
|Area 3||Concentration Component|
|BUS 499||Business Administration Capstone|
|HTM 100||Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Management|
|HTM 150||Quality Service Assurance|
|HTM 250||Purchasing and Cost Control|
|HTM 280||Lodging Operations Management|
|HTM 310||Food and Beverage Operations Management|
|Area 4||General Studies Component|
|ENG 215||Research and Writing|
|ENG 240||Communication for Business and the Professions|
|HUM 100||Introduction to Art, Music, and Literature|
|HUM 101||The Origins of Western Culture|
|HUM 400||Religion and Philosophy|
|POL 300 |
|Contemporary International Problems|
Economic Problems and Issues
|PSY 100 |
| The Individual and Society |
Introduction to Psychology
|SCI 110 |
|Introduction to Physical Science|
Introduction to Biology
|SOC 100||Introduction to Sociology|
|SOC 300||Sociology of Developing Countries|
|Area 5||Elective Component|
|Selected in consultation with an academic advisor|
After earning your Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality and Tourism Management, you could pursue employment with government tourism and recreation departments, hotels, casinos, cruise lines, travel agencies, airlines, or convention centers. Opportunities could be found in such areas as restaurant services, client relations, marketing, operations, or personnel administration. Furthermore, you could use your business skills to perform market research, inventory control, sales, or quality assurance.
With a bachelor's degree, you could be able to pursue a career as a:
Upon completion of your bachelor's degree program, you could decide you'd like to continue your training and enroll in a graduate-level program. By participating in a master's degree program, you could be able to strengthen your business skills while at the same time concentrating in a specific administrative subject or simply developing your managerial abilities. What's more, obtaining a higher-level degree could present you with greater employment options.
For continuing education, Strayer University offers these related master's degree programs: