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  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

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Hospitality Management (B.S.)



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Program Coordinator/Contact
Kunsoon Park, Assistant Professor
Department of Consumer Sciences
Wagner Hall 229, Box 2275A
605-688-5223
E-mail: kunsoon.park@sdstate.edu
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Program Information
The Hospitality Management program develops visionary leaders through excellence in student-centered education, skill development, research, service, and collaboration with global hospitality and tourism industries. The curriculum exposes students to many aspects of the hospitality industry and instills in them the critical skills required for the modern workplace. Students complete two professional practicum experiences while pursuing their degree, which provides introductory and supervisory level industry experience. Students will earn a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Hospitality Management. The curriculum is designed to expose students to many aspects of the hospitality industry and to instill in them the critical skills required in today’s workplace.

Student Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of the program, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate effective communication;
  • apply hands-on and real world experiences essential to become successful business professionals;
  • exhibit awareness and application of leadership attributes; and
  • synthesize and evaluate functional areas of hospitality.

Academic Requirements
A grade of a “C” or better is required in all HMGT and NUTR courses. 

Course Delivery Format
Practical learning experiences complement traditional academic settings. Internship and practicum courses prepare students for the real world and provide the industry with well-trained employees.

Requirements for Hospitality Management Major: 120 Credits


Bachelor of Science in Education and Human Sciences 

System General Education Requirements


College of Education and Human Sciences Requirements


Major Requirements


Electives


 Consult with advisor for approved list.

Total Required Credits: 120


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