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Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed to prepare students for entry - to management positions in global hospitality organizations. Students learn the principles in hospitality and tourism management along with concepts in marketing, revenue management, law, ethics and strategic planning disciplines. This program is flexible enough to allow students to select their specializations, from room accommodations, food service, meeting and event planning, and tourism.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the theories and principles of hospitality service excellence.
  • Apply these theories to hospitality and tourism operations, including, marketing, law, and strategic planning.
  • Gain understanding about current political, economic, and social issues affecting rooms, food, beverage and tourism industries.
  • Apply strategic management principles to achieve goals and objectives of hospitality and tourism operations.
  • Evaluate hospitality characteristics and principles relevant to the global context.
  • Critically discuss models used in evaluating quality in service related to hospitality and tourism.

Course Requirements

Core Courses (45 Credits)

Electives (24 Credits)

General Education Requirements

General Education Courses Requirements; each course is valued as 3 Credits. The general education courses at Charisma University hone students to be holistic individuals possessing critical thinking skills applicable to diverse fields of knowledge. Students must complete 51 Credits from General Education Courses distributed as follows:

English Courses (9 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete all the three courses from English section

ENG 210 - American Literature
ENG 100 English Composition I
ENG 101 English Composition II

Communications (9 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete all the three courses from Communication section

COM 210 Business Communication I
COM 211 Business Communication II
COM 285 Public Speaking

Humanities (6 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete two courses from Humanities section

PHIL 264 World Religion
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy

Natural Science (3 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete one course from Natural Science section

BIO 100 Principles of Biology
CHEM 110 Introduction to Chemistry

Mathematics (3 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete the following course from Mathematics section

MTH 257 College Algebra

Computer Science (3 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete the following course from Computer Science section

CIS 100 Introduction to Computer

History (9 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete two courses from History section

HIS 217 Western Civilization I
HIS 218 Western Civilization II
HIS 122 American Government

Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete two courses from Social and Behavioral Sciences section

PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
POL 100 Introduction to Political Science

Total Credits required for Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Management is 120. Please refer to the University Catalog University Catalog or website for admissions requirements; transfer credits policy; and tuition fees.