Dr. Po-Ju Chen, Chair
Telephone: (919) 530-7835
Main Office: 223 Health Building
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Hospitality and Tourism Administration with a concentration in Senior Living Community Management is a 120-semester hour professional management program. This concentration is a collaborative curriculum with the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences that fosters interdisciplinary education to leverage academic resources and faculty expertise. Students who major 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 industry. This concentration provides additional training in specific disciplines to help students prepare for management careers serving this market. The capstone experience will help the students appreciate how they will apply the components of the curriculum to be effective leaders in senior living community management.
1. 120 semester 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 major 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:
I. Communication Skills (9)
II. Mathematics and Science (9-11 credit hours)
III. Social Science (12 credit hours)
IV. Arts and Humanities (6 credit hours)
V. Health and Wellness (4 credit hours)
VI. Social and Career Enhancement/ Development (2 credit hours)
3. Program Requirements:
Non-departmental requirements (must have a grade of ‘X’ or better):
4. Concentration Requirements
5. Additional Requirements
- Unrestricted Electives (3)
Each course used to satisfy the unrestricted electives may be selected from among all the courses offered by the University.