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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Hospitality Management Major Requirements


List of Hospitality Management Courses

    For the list of major requirements:
    Refer to the HFHM advising sheets in Student Advising

    Course of Study

    To receive a B.S. degree in Hospitality Management, students must complete a minimum of 120 units (includes general education). The program of study provides a broad-based foundation in hospitality management plus work experience and internships. Students have the opportunity to choose advanced courses to enhance their professional knowledge in the area of interest and specialization.

    Major requirements include classes such as:

    Introduction to Hospitality Management
    Applied Foodservice Sanitation
    Fundamentals of Food Preparation
    Orientation to the Hospitality Management Major  
    International Hospitality Development
    Food Production & Service in Hospitality Management
    Financial Accounting
    Exploring a Sustainable Food System
    Human Resources in Foodservice & Lodging Management
    Hotel & Lodging Management
    Hotel & Restaurant Information Technology
    Hospitality Marketing & Service Management
    Cost Control in Hospitality Management
    Legal Issues in Hospitality Management
    Professional Integration into Hospitality Management
    Hotel & Restaurant Financial Management
    Leadership & Strategic Management in Hospitality
    Internship in Hospitality Management
    Meeting Planning in Hotels & Restaurants
    Foodservice Administration
    Food Production Systems II
    Advanced Hotel Administration
    Hotel & Lodgin Property Management
    Beverage Management
    Directed Studies



    All students complete 800 hours of approved work experience plus an internship.