Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

The on-campus and online Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management degree prepares you for advanced positions in the hospitality industry and equips you with greater potential for upward mobility.

The hospitality industry offers hugely different opportunities for employment to more managers than any other industry in the U.S. From small, privately owned restaurants to large, federally controlled establishments, from stand-alone motels to international hotel-chains, from health care to prisons, hundreds of thousands employment and career opportunities are open to the individual with the necessary qualifications.

Locations: Louisville Lexington Online Louisa Mayfield
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Objectives

You will gain a thorough understanding of the requirements of the industry and the need to completely understand the varied aspects required of a manager in any hospitality situation or position.

Program Highlights

  • Sullivan University's College of Hospitality Studies is in the top 20 culinary schools in the U.S. (the top one percent)
  • Faculty are recognized leaders and authors within the hospitality industry
  • Small, focused classes
  • Reasonable short degree programs with only essential and industry important class subjects
  • The many externally certified and recognized industry certificates, diplomas and certifications embedded in our degree programs.

FAQ's

Students interested in making it in any type of food and beverage operation in the hospitality profession should have a keen interest in logistics, customer service and most importantly, all aspects of the production and service of quality and satisfying food and beverage.

You should have the capability to lead with good organizational skills, form teams efficiently, and realize your most precious resource and the most difficult to manage is your human resource. There is a need to be fair, respectful and acknowledge differences between individuals.

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Courses

Length: 48 months, 36 months accelerated
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course
Title
Credit Hours
HMS 301
Human Resources Development in the Hospitality Industry
4.00
HMS 304
Principles of Hospitality Management
4.00
HMS 321
Quality Service Management in the Hospitality Industry
4.00
HMS 333
International Travel and Tourism
4.00
HMS 401
Senior Seminar in Hospitality Administration
4.00
HMS 404
Marketing Hospitality Services
4.00
HMS 405
Hospitality Industry Entrepreneurship
4.00
ACT 101
Principles of Accounting I
4.00
ACT 102
Principles of Accounting II
4.00
ACT 103
Principles of Accounting III
4.00
ACT 211
Cost Accounting
4.00
BUS 204
Introduction to Business Law and Ethics
4.00
CMM 401
Principles of Conflict Management
4.00
CMM 402
Managing Diversity
4.00
CMM 403
The Manager as Negotiator
4.00
CMM 405
Restorative Justice Philosophy and Process
4.00
CSC 118
Computer Applications I
4.00
FIN 324
Financial Management
4.00
MGT 330
Information Systems for Managers
4.00
ECO 201
Microeconomics
4.00
ECO 202
Macroeconomics
4.00
ENG 101
Composition I
4.00
ENG 102
Composition II
4.00
ENG 204
Advanced Writing
4.00
GEC 220
Essential Strategies for Applied Communications (ESAC)
4.00
MTH 101
College Mathematics
4.00
MTH 201
College Algebra
4.00
MTH 202
Introduction to Statistics
4.00
Free Electives
56.00
General Education Electives
12.00
Course:
HMS 301
Title:
Human Resources Development in the Hospitality Industry
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HMS 304
Title:
Principles of Hospitality Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HMS 321
Title:
Quality Service Management in the Hospitality Industry
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HMS 333
Title:
International Travel and Tourism
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HMS 401
Title:
Senior Seminar in Hospitality Administration
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HMS 404
Title:
Marketing Hospitality Services
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HMS 405
Title:
Hospitality Industry Entrepreneurship
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 101
Title:
Principles of Accounting I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 102
Title:
Principles of Accounting II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 103
Title:
Principles of Accounting III
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 211
Title:
Cost Accounting
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
BUS 204
Title:
Introduction to Business Law and Ethics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CMM 401
Title:
Principles of Conflict Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CMM 402
Title:
Managing Diversity
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CMM 403
Title:
The Manager as Negotiator
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CMM 405
Title:
Restorative Justice Philosophy and Process
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CSC 118
Title:
Computer Applications I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
FIN 324
Title:
Financial Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MGT 330
Title:
Information Systems for Managers
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ECO 201
Title:
Microeconomics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ECO 202
Title:
Macroeconomics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 101
Title:
Composition I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 102
Title:
Composition II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 204
Title:
Advanced Writing
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
GEC 220
Title:
Essential Strategies for Applied Communications (ESAC)
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 101
Title:
College Mathematics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 201
Title:
College Algebra
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 202
Title:
Introduction to Statistics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
Free Electives
Credit Hours:
56.00
Course:
General Education Electives
Credit Hours:
12.00
Total Credit Hours: 180.00