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Program Description: The School of Human Environmental Sciences offers a major in Hospitality Management, leading to a B.S.H.E.S. The program also offers two minors: Event Management and Hospitality Management.

Requirements for B.S.H.E.S. in Hospitality Management

All Hospitality Management students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all hospitality core required courses. State minimum core and discipline specific general education requirements:

(Course work that meets state minimum core requirements is in bold.)

University Requirements1
University Perspectives
Communications12
Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (unless exempt)
Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (unless exempt)
Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003)
Communicating Agriculture to the Public (Or COMM, ENGL or World Language Course)
U.S. History and Government3
Choose from U.S. History and Government Core courses
Mathematics and Computers6
College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
Finite Mathematics
Sciences8
Choose from state minimum core science courses
Fine Arts and Humanities6
Choose from Fine Arts, Humanities core courses -- Choose 3 hours from each
Social Sciences9
Basic Economics: Theory and Practice
Family Relations
Life Span Development
General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103)
General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013)
HOSP Requirements40
Fundamentals of Nutrition
Hospitality Pre-Internship
Introduction to Hospitality Management
Purchasing and Cost Control
Foodservice Sanitation
Lodging Property Management
Introduction to Hospitality Finance
Culture and Cuisines of the World Practicum
Culture and Cuisines of the World
Introduction to Meetings and Events Management
Hospitality, Dietetic Management and Human Resources
Special Events Management
Global Travel and Tourism Management
Hospitality Management Capstone
Hospitality Management Internship 1
Additional Requirements12
Agricultural and Human Environmental Sciences Applications of Microcomputers
Business Application Knowledge - Computer Competency
The Legal Environment of Business (ACTS Equivalency = BLAW 2003)
Introduction to Cultural Competence
Destination Marketing & Operations
Additional Professional and Business courses12
From the departmental codes ACCT, AGEC, ECON, FDSC, FINN, ISYS, MGMT, MKTG, SCMT, OMGT, WCOB and HOSP. Recommended that students take HOSP related courses: HOSP 3673 and HOSP 4613.
General Electives 211
Total Hours120

Hospitality Management  B.S.H.E.S.,
Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the degree plan in Hospitality Management should go to the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program.

First YearUnits
FallSpringSummer
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (unless exempt) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3    
NUTR 1213 Fundamentals of Nutrition3    
HOSP 1603 Introduction to Hospitality Management3    
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (or highter level math) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1)3    
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives1    
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (unless exempt) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3  
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 5.1)  3  
Fine Arts or Humanities State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1 or 3.2)1, 2  3  
ASTM 2903 Agricultural and Human Environmental Sciences Applications of Microcomputers
or ISYS 1123 Business Application Knowledge - Computer Competency
  3  
HOSP 2611 Foodservice Sanitation  1  
Science State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)  4  
Year Total: 13 17  
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpringSummer
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3:
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103)
or SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013)
3    
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics3    
HOSP 2653 Introduction to Hospitality Finance3    
HOSP 2633 Lodging Property Management3    
Science State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)4    
General or Hospitality Electives  3  
HDFS 2493 Introduction to Cultural Competence  3  
ECON 2143 Basic Economics: Theory and Practice (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)  3  
U.S History or Government State Minimum Core Elective  3  
HOSP 2603 Purchasing and Cost Control  3  
Year Total: 16 15  
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpringSummer
HOSP 4673 Destination Marketing & Operations3    
General or Hospitality Electives36    
Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.3, 4.1, and 4.2:
HDFS 2413 Family Relations
or HDFS 1403 Life Span Development
3    
COMM Elective3    
HOSP 4603 Culture and Cuisines of the World
& HOSP 4602L Culture and Cuisines of the World Practicum
  5  
General or Hospitality Electives3  5  
HOSP 3623 Introduction to Meetings and Events Management  3  
HOSP 4653 Global Travel and Tourism Management  3  
Year Total: 15 16  
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpringSummer
General or Hospitality Electives36    
HOSP 3653 Hospitality, Dietetic Management and Human Resources3    
HOSP 4663 Hospitality Management Capstone3    
Fine Arts or Humanities State Minimum Core Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1 or 3.2)1, 23    
General or Hospitality Electives3  3  
BLAW 2013 The Legal Environment of Business (ACTS Equivalency = BLAW 2003)  3  
HOSP 4643 Special Events Management  3  
HOSP 3301 Hospitality Pre-Internship  1  
HOSP 4693 Hospitality Management Internship (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)    3
Year Total: 15 10 3
 
Total Units in Sequence:   120

Minor in Event Management

The Event 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.  This minor degree is open to all students at the University of Arkansas.

Requirements for a minor in Event Management: The Event Management minor requires 15 hours of coursework. To earn a minor in Event Management, a student must earn a "C" or better in the five courses required for the minor. 

HOSP 1603Introduction to Hospitality Management3
HOSP 2603Purchasing and Cost Control3
HOSP 3623Introduction to Meetings and Events Management3
HOSP 3673Event Safety and Venue Management3
HOSP 4613Festival Management and Analysis3
Total Hours15

Minor in Hospitality Management

This minor degree is designed to give students the expertise needed to pursue careers in the growing hospitality management industry.  This minor degree is open to all students at the University of Arkansas. 

Requirements for the minor in Hospitality Management: Students must complete 15 credit hours to earn this minor, including courses on tourism, finance, event management, and human resources.  To earn a minor Hospitality Management, a student must earn a "C" or better in the five courses required for the minor. 

HOSP 1603Introduction to Hospitality Management3
HOSP 2633Lodging Property Management3
HOSP 3653Hospitality, Dietetic Management and Human Resources3
HOSP 4653Global Travel and Tourism Management3
HOSP 4673Destination Marketing & Operations3
Total Hours15