Oct 16, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Hospitality and Tourism Administration, B.S.


Barry Shuster, Interim Chair
Telephone:  (919) 530-7835
Email:  abshuster@nccu.edu
Office:  225 Health Building

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Hospitality and Tourism Administration is a 128-semester hour professional management 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. Students obtaining the hospitality and tourism degree earn 22 semester hours in the business curriculum. 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.

1. 120 Credit Hours:


  • Complete a minimum of 120 hours with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 (the last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU)
  • Complete all hospitality and tourism and business courses with a grade of “C” or better.

  • Participate in monthly seminars, dress in business attire on professional attire days and hold membership in a hospitality professional organization

2. General Education Requirement:


3. Program Requirements:


4. Concentration Requirements


5. Additional Requirements


Program Notes:


Each course used to satisfy the unrestricted electives may be selected from among all the courses offered by the University.

Students must obtain prior written approval.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Hospitality and Tourism

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Many courses listed in the first year of this plan are specific to this degree program and may not fulfill degree requirements for other programs at the University. Students are advised that changing their program of study from this major to another major, after the first year, can extend the time until graduation by a semester or more.

Fall Semester

*  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

*  MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )  

*  Modern Foreign Language II (3)

=  HADM 1000  -  Introduction to Hospitality Management ( 3 )  

*  UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

+  MGT 1100  -  Business Orientation ( 1 )  

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

* Modern Foreign Language II

= HADM 1200  -  Introduction to Travel and Tourism ( 3 )   

+  CIS 1100  -  Business Computer Applications ( 2 )  

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  (2)

HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  OR HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

+DSC 2000  -  Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics ( 3 )   

*  ECON 2100  -  Principles of Microeconomics ( 3 )  

+  ACCT 2400  -  Principles of Accounting I ( 3 )   

HADM 2100  -  Hospitality Lodging Management ( 3 )  

MGT 3000  -  Organization and Management ( 3 )  

PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

*  SOCI 2000  -  Global Societies and Human Behavior ( 3 )   or

*  PSY 2100  -  General Psychology ( 3 )  

+  ACCT 2500  -  Principles of Accounting II ( 3 )  

*  ECON 2200  -  Principles of Macroeconomics ( 3 )  

= HADM 3750  -  Hospitality Facilities Management ( 3 )   

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester

+ DSC 2010  -  Elementary Statistics ( 3 )    

=  HADM 3100  -  Cost Control for Hospitality Operations ( 3 )   

=HADM 3800  -  Hospitality Human Resources Management ( 3 )  

* SCI- GEC Elective (3)

* HUM- GEC Elective (3) 

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

+ MGT 3400  -  Business Communications ( 3 )  

=  HADM 3500  -  Food Production and Service Management ( 3 )  

 = HADM 4100  -  Hospitality Research ( 3 )   

* SCI- GEC Elective (3) 

+  CIS 2400  -  Fundamentals of Information Systems ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

=  HADM 4400  -  Hospitality Financial Management ( 3 )  

=HADM 4300  -  Hospitality Law and Ethics ( 2 )  

=HADM 4200  -  Hospitality Marketing ( 3 )  

# HADM- Hospitality Restrictived Elective (3) 

& Unrestricted Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

= HADM 4500  -  Advance Food Production and Service Management ( 3 )   

= HADM 4900  -  Hospitality and Tourism Internship ( 3 )   

=  HADM 4600  -  Advance Hospitality Management ( 3 )  

# HADM- Hospitality Restricted Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 12

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 120

** Students must have satisfied 500 hours of documented work experience before enrolling in HADM 4900   Hospitality and Tourism Internship  for an additional 500 hours totaling 1,000 hours for graduation.

Unrestricted electives may be selected from among all courses offered by the University.  Students must obtain prior written approval.

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours

* General Education Curriculum (GEC) - 42

+ Core Business Requirements - 24

= Hospitality & Tourism Admin Required Courses - 58

& Unrestricted Electives - 6

Suggested Electives: 

HADM 3040  -  Event Planning and Management ( 3 )   

HADM 3410  -  Convention and Event Management ( 3 )  

HADM 3050  -  Introduction to Gaming ( 3 )  

HADM 3070  -  Resort and Recreational Management ( 3 )  

HADM 4010  -  Entrepreneurship in Hospitality and Tourism ( 3 )  

HADM 4910  -  Menu Management and Design ( 3 )  

HADM 4920  -  Managed Services ( 3 )