Po-Ju Chen, Department Chair/Professor
Telephone: (919) 530-7835
Office: 301 Student Health Building
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Hospitality and Tourism Administration is a 120-semester-hour management degree program. Students majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Administration are prepared to become hospitality professionals who possess the knowledge, managerial skills, and competencies to obtain entry level management positions and assume leadership roles in various aspects of this global and dynamic industry. The Program maintains a high job placement rate each academic year. Graduates of the program are employed in lodging, food and beverage service, convention and visitors bureaus, event management, resorts, conference centers, cruise lines, and airlines. The program’s Mission is to educate and empower a diverse population of students for leadership and professional roles within the global hospitality and tourism industry, through academic excellence, community service, and industry work experience.