May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Hospitality and Tourism Administration, B.S.

Dr. Po-Ju Chen, Chair
Telephone:  (919) 530-7835
Main Office:  301 Edmonds Building

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Hospitality and Tourism Administration is a 120-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 24 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.

  • Complete 1,000 hours of documented work experience and supervised Internship.

  • 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:

Departmental requirements:

 Major Core Requirements:


Major Requirements:


HADM Electives:

4. Concentration Requirements

5. Additional Requirements

Four- Year Curriculum Plan

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Distribution of Hours

* General Education Curriculum (GEC): 42
+ Core Business Requirement: 24
= Hopitality & Tourism Admin. Required Courses: 42
# Hospitality & Tourism Admin. (6)
& Unrestricted Electives: 6

Program Notes:

See academic advisor to get approved Hospitality and Tourism Administration electives.
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.