Degrees & Programs

List of Hospitality Management Courses

For the list of major requirements:
Refer to the HM 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.

Hospitality Management Courses Offered:

  • 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
  • Managing Events in the Hospitality Industry 
  • Financial Accounting
  • Beverage Management 
  • 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 
  • Advanced Hotel Administration
  • Hotel & Lodgin Property Management 
  • Directed Studies

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

The minor requires 19 units total.

The following courses are required (4 units):

  • HFHM 170 Intro to Hospitality Management (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • HFHM 173 Applied Foodservice Sanitation (1)
    Prerequisites: None.

Choose five courses from the following (15 units) :

  • HFHM 176, 274, 276 or 343, 277, 371, 372, 373, 374, 376, 378, 471, 472, 473, 475, 476, 447 or 477, 479, and 492J

Prerequisites for Courses in Minor:

Students are responsible to adhere to all prerequisites of courses as designated in the catalog. Certain combinations of classes could require additional units. Please see an advisor for help in making these decisions.

The Minor in Hospitality Management is available to any non-Hospitality Management major.


2018-2019 Minor Requirement Sheet for further information

The Event Planning and Management minor provides students with expertise for careers in event planning and management. Curriculum covers skills and knowledge including negotiation, event planning, programming, promotion, budget and legal issues.

Core requirements (18 units):

  • HFHM 170: Introduction to Hospitality Management (3)
  • HFHM 274: International Hospitality Development (3)
  • HFHM 374: Meeting Planning in Hotels and Restaurants (3)
  • REC 325: Advanced Program and Event Management (3)
  • REC 462: Travel, Tourism, and Resort Recreation Management (3)
  • REC 465: Convention and Conference Planning (3)

2018-2019 Minor Requirement Sheet for further information.