Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism Major (B.A.)

Program Requirements

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I. General Education
A. New Student Seminar1
C. Communication
1. Writing3
2. Literature - Fufilled by WRIT 206 in the major.0
3. Communication - Fulfilled by CMDA 110 in the major and CMST 101.3
D. Fine and Performing Arts
Fulfilled by THTR 140 in the major.0
F. Humanities
1. Great Works and Their Influences - not required for this major.0
2. Philosophical and Religious Perspectives - Fulfilled by PHIL 102 in the major.0
G. Computer Science
Fulfilled by INFO 173 in the major.0
H. Mathematics
Fulfilled by INFO 240 in the major.0
I. Natural Science Laboratory
Fulfilled by NUFD 192 in the major.0
K. Social Science
Fulfilled by EAES 170, POLS 101, PSYC 101 and HSET 208 in the major.
II. World Languages Requirement0-6
III. Major Requirements
A. Required Collateral Courses
A1. Collateral Liberal Arts Courses
CMDA 110Introduction to Communication and Media Arts3
EAES 170World Geography3
NUFD 192Nutrition with Laboratory4
PHIL 102Ethics3
POLS 101American Government and Politics3
PSYC 101Introduction to Psychology3
THTR 140Introduction to Design for Theatre3
WRIT 206Workplace Writing3
A2. Collateral Business Courses
ACCT 204Fundamentals of Accounting3
INFO 173Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Decisions3
INFO 240Statistical Methods in Business3
MGMT 231Management Processes3
MKTG 240Introduction to Marketing3
B. Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism Courses
B1. Required HSET Courses
HSET 198HSET Industry Perspective1
HSET 208Leisure and Recreation in Society3
HSET 250Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism3
HSET 255Professional Development in Hospitality, Sports, Events, Tourism3
HSET 325Service Management3
HSET 353Legal Issues in Hospitality and Tourism3
HSET 355Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism Co-op Ed3
HSET 490Senior Seminar in Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism3
B2. Flexible HSET courses
Select four courses from the following:12
Managing Facilities in Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism
International Tourism Marketing and Management
Sports Marketing
Event Marketing and Management I
Event Marketing and Management II
Lodging Management
Human Resource Management in Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism
Food and Beverage Management
B3. HSET Major Electives
Select three courses from the list below.9
C. Career Learning
BUGN 310Campus to Career Transition I0
BUGN 320Campus To Career Transition II0
BUGN 330Campus To Career Transition III0
BUGN 340Campus To Career Transition IV0
IV. Free Electives
Complete additional coursework to reach 120 credits.30-24
Total Credits120
Major Electives
ECON 221Economics of Professional Sports3
ENTR 201The Entrepreneurial Mindset and Innovation3
MKTG 250Professional Selling3
NUFD 353Catering and Banquet Management3
NUFD 405Concepts of the Sommelier3
HSET 260Sport Sales3
HSET 302Managing Facilities in Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism3
HSET 315International Tourism Marketing and Management3
HSET 320Sports Marketing3
HSET 321Event Marketing and Management I3
HSET 330Resort and Cruise Management3
HSET 335International Experience in Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism3
HSET 340Restaurant Management and Operations3
HSET 350Club Management3
HSET 354Analytics for Sports and Entertainment Industries3
HSET 356Entertainment, Theme Park, and Attractions Industries3
HSET 360Casino Management3
HSET 365Event Marketing and Management II3
HSET 366Budget and Financial Analysis in Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism3
HSET 375Property and Community Association Management3
HSET 380Lodging Management3
HSET 385Human Resource Management in Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism3
HSET 388Food and Culture3
HSET 390Food and Beverage Management3
HSET 392Special Topics in Hospitality Management1-6
HSET 395Information Systems and Technology in Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism3
HSET 460Hospitality, Sports, Events and Tourism Advanced Co-op Ed3
HSET 480Revenue Management in Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism3
HSET 492Independent Study in Hospitality, Sports, Events, and Tourism1-3