Undergraduate Degree - Hospitality Business

Program:
Hospitality Business
Program Code:
1312 Hospitality Business
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Arts
Start Term:
US96
College:
Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
Department:
School of Hospitality Business
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

The School of Hospitality Business

Undergraduate Programs
Hospitality Business

The undergraduate major in hospitality business blends hospitality business operations and fundamental areas such as accounting, finance, and marketing applied to hospitality business. Substantial work experience in the hospitality industry is required for hospitality business majors. Each student must complete 800 hours of work experience (400 hours in a Level 1. Internship and 400 hours in a Level 2. Internship). The internships must have the prior approval of the Student and Industry Resource Center Director. The Level 1. Internship must be completed prior to enrollment in Hospitality Business 307 and both internships Level  1. and Level 2.) must be completed prior to enrollment in Hospitality Business 489.

Students who are enrolled in the bachelor’s degree program in The School of Hospitality Business may elect the Minor in Hospitality Real Estate.  For additional information, please refer to the Minor in Hospitality Real Estate statement below or visit www.hospitalitybusiness.broad.msu.edu.  

Students who are enrolled in the bachelor’s degree program in The School of Hospitality Business may elect the Minor in Food Processing and Technology.  For additional information, refer to the Minor in Food Processing and Technology statement in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition statement in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources section of this catalog.

Admission

Enrollment in The School of Hospitality Business is limited, and admission to the school is competitive. Students must apply for school admission by April 1 for a fall semester admission or by November 1 for a spring semester admission. Admission is based primarily on the cumulative grade-point average and grades in the core courses listed below.  Academic and non-academic factors and experiences will also be considered. Minimum criteria for admission to the school are:

  1. Completion of 28 credits.
  2. Completion of the following core courses:
    1. Computer Science and Engineering 102
    2. Statistics 200 or approved substitution 
    3. Writing, Rhetoric and American Cultures 101 or other university Tier I course that fulfills the university writing requirement
Students seeking admission to The School of Hospitality Business should contact The School's undergraduate academic advising staff.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Hospitality Business
  1. The graduation requirements of the University as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality Business.

    The completion of Mathematics 103 referenced in item 2. a. (1) below partially satisfies the University mathematics requirement.

    The completion of Statistics and Probability 200 referenced in item 2.a.(2) satisfies the University mathematics requirement.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Hospitality Business major is met by completing Hospitality Business 489.  Those courses are referenced in item 2. b. below.
    1. The following requirements for the major:
      a. Hospitality Business Core (24 credits):
      All of the following courses:
      ACC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
      CSE 102 Algorithmic Thinking and Programming 3
      EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
      EC 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
      FI 320 Introduction to Finance 3
      MKT 327 Introduction to Marketing 3
      MTH 103 College Algebra 3
      STT 200 Statistical Methods 3
      Students who place into Statistics 200 with a designated score on the Michigan State University mathematics services placement exam and successfully complete Statistics 200  will not be required to complete Mathematics 103.
      b. Major Field of Concentration:  All of the following courses with a minimum grade–point average of 2.00 (36 credits):
      HB 105 Service Management Principles 2
      HB 201 Hospitality Professional Development 1
      HB 203 Hospitality Communication 3
      HB 207 Hospitality Management and Leadership 3
      HB 237 Hospitality Lodging Systems 3
      HB 265 Hospitality Foodservice Systems 3
      HB 273 Hospitality Business Analytics 3
      HB 302 Hospitality Managerial Accounting 3
      HB 307 Hospitality Human Resources 3
      HB 337 Hospitality Information Systems 3
      HB 376 Hospitality Sales Process 3
      HB 447 Hospitality Business Law 3
      HB 489 Hospitality Business Strategy (W) 3
      c. Hospitality Business International Elective. One course approved by the student’s academic advisor.
      d. Hospitality Business Specialized Electives. A minimum of 12 credits selected from the following:
      Events
      HB 280 Introduction to Event Management 3
      HB 380 Event Planning and Management  3
      HB 420 The Business of Golf  3
      HB 425 Golf Operations and Management 3
      HB 480 Advanced Event Management 3
      HB 485 Hospitality Foodservice Operations  3
      Food and Beverage
      HB 345 Hospitality Food Production Systems  3
      HB 345L Hospitality Food Production Systems Lab  1
      HB 346 Onsite Foodservice Management 3
      HB 347 Hospitality Supply Chain Process  3
      HB 405 Hospitality Foodservice Cost Control  3
      HB 409 Introduction to Wine  3
      HB 411 Hospitality Beverages  3
      HB 411L Hospitality Beverages Lab 1
      HB 485 Hospitality Foodservice Operations  3
      Lodging and Real Estate
      HB 282 Hospitality Real Estate  3
      HB 437 Hospitality Revenue Management  3
      HB 470 Hospitality Asset Management 3
      HB 472 Hospitality Financial Modeling 1
      HB 474 Hospitality Valuation 3
      HB 482 Advanced Hospitality Finance  3
      Other
      HB 100 Introduction to Hospitality Business  2
      HB  210 Casino Operations and Management  3
      HB 291 Hospitality Current Topics and Trends 1 to 3
      HB  321 Club Operations and Management  3
      HB 349 Hospitality Facilities Management 3
      HB  358 Hospitality Entrepreneurship  3
      HB  486 Advanced Hospitality Marketing  3
      HB  490 Hospitality Independent Study  1 to 3
      HB  491 Hospitality Current Topics and Trends  1 to 3