Hospitality and Event Management Major

Do you want make someone’s event experience or vacation a memory that lasts forever

At a glance

Hospitality and Event Management provides you with broad, business-focused knowledge and skills that transfer across all segments of the hospitality industry. The major combines courses in food service, lodging, event planning, nutrition, and business. Elective credits allow students to take courses in areas of interest to enhance your education. The curriculum has a strong emphasis on management skills required for success in the hospitality industry. 

Degree typeBachelor of Science
FormatOn campus
Part ofCollege of Health and Human Sciences
Competitive major?No
Accelerated option?No
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Some Career Options

The hospitality industry encompasses careers in restaurants, hotels, resorts, spas, event venues, catering, breweries and wineries, bed and breakfast inns, ski areas, hospitals, correctional facilities, and military facilities in the United States and around the world. Participation in the experiential learning laboratory, The Aspen Grille, a student-run campus restaurant, is required and internship and practicum opportunities are highly recommended to enhance practical training and development. 

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