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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.

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum 2.500 GPA required for admission to the minor.

Graduation Requirements:

  • Minimum 2.750 GPA in the minor required for graduation.

Attribute 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

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits
  ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
  HM 13024 Introduction to Hospitality Management 3
  HM 23030 Hotel Operations 3
  HM 33026 Hospitality Cost Control and Analysis 3
  HM 43030 Food Service Systems Management 1 F 3
  HM 43032 Food Production and Service Management 1 S 3
ELR HM 43092 Practicum in Hospitality Management 2 3
  Choose from the following: 3
  HM 33040 Convention Sales and Management (3)  
  HM 33070 International Cuisine (4)  
  HM 37777 Casino Management and Gaming Operations (3)  
  HM 43029 Hospitality Financial Policy (3)  
  HM 43040 Strategic Hotel Management (3)  
  HM 43043 Hospitality Meetings Management (3)  
  HM course, as approved by faculty advisory (3)  
  1. Students may register for HM 43030 and 43032 (with permission) without completion of the prerequisite courses.
  2. Students are encouraged to complete the majority of the required courses in the minor before taking practicum. Students may register for HM 43092 (with permission) without completion of the prerequisite courses. Student who have completed a practicum/internship in another program area that had significant hospitality component may be able to use the practicum/internship toward the practicum requirement in the minor with hospitality management faculty approval

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

Program Policies:

  • 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.