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College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

300 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2012

The Hospitality Management minor is for students interested in a foundational knowledge of restaurants, hotels, private clubs, non-commercial food-service organizations and other hospitality organizations. Students in the minor may pursue specific areas of interest tied to the management of selected hospitality properties or management of events within hospitality organizations.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Type Course Title Credits
  ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
  HM 13024 Introduction to Hospitality Management 2
    23030 Lodging Operations 3
    43030 Food Service Systems Management*F 3
    43032 Food Production and Service Management*S 3
    43092 Practicum in Hospitality Management 3
  Choose from the following: 6-10
  HM 33020 Legal Issues in the Hospitality Industry (3)  
    33026 Hospitality Cost Control and Analysis (5)  
    33029 Catering and Banquet Preparation and Service (5)  
    33035 Hospitality Service Quality Management (3)  
    33036 Club Management (3)  
    33040 Hotel Convention Group Sales and Services (3)  
    41095 Special Topics in Hospitality Management (1-4)  
    43029 Hospitality Financial Policy (3)  
    43043 Hospitality Meetings Management (3)  
  RPTM 36060 Commercial Recreation and Tourism (3)   
TOTAL 23-27

F-Course offered only in fall semester
S-Course offered only in spring semester

* Students may register for HM 43030 and 43032 (with permission) without completion of the prerequisite courses.

Students are encouraged to declare the minor with a minimum of three to four semesters remaining before graduation and should meet with a faculty advisor to plan their course of study.

Minimum 2.500 GPA required for admission to the minor. Minimum 2.750 GPA in the minor required for graduation.