DRIVE YOUR CAREER FORWARD

Getting a hospitality management bachelor’s degree online will expand your knowledge of the structure, role, and management of U.S. and international food, lodging, and travel-related organizations. This program will:

  • Explore the impact of tourism on the world economy
  • Study how political and cultural factors influence hospitality and tourism globally
  • Analyze the economic impact of tourism and commercial development within the world economy
  • Implement cost control and financial management strategies within the hospitality industry

AT-A-GLANCE

Summer Classes Start:

July 1

Courses to Complete:

40

Cost Per Course:

$1,465

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ONLINE BACHELOR OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT COURSES

COURSES IN CONCENTRATION

  • HTM 100 - PRINCIPALS OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

    Receive an overview of the hospitality industry, its career opportunities, an international perspective on the travel and tourism industry, and a comprehensive look at each department in the food service, lodging and travel industries. Explore basic management theories within the context of the industry.

  • HTM 150 - QUALITY SERVICE ASSURANCE

    Learn to manage and improve service quality within all operational segments of the hospitality and tourism industry. Topics include an introduction to quality management systems, managing teams, assessing an organization’s service strengths and weaknesses, servicing the customer, developing and implementing quality service, and management leadership. Understand the importance of service quality and how to implement service quality plans within an organization.

  • HTM 250 - PURCHASING AND COST CONTROL

    Study product selection, purchase and storage of hospitality supplies. Learn to survey purveyors, write specifications, place orders, evaluate quality vs. cost and maintain purchasing records. Access a wide range of knowledge and specific solutions needed to keep costs low and margins high. Apply technology to cost control and employ manager-developed Excel spreadsheets and web sites. Examine uniform systems of accounting for restaurants; menu analysis; and cost/volume/profit analysis menu pricing and strategy.

  • HTM 280 - LODGING OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

    Study hospitality and hotel management and front office management systems by detailing the flow of operational procedures for the total hotel organization. Examine the various elements of effective front office management, paying particular attention to the planning and evaluation of front office operations, human resources management, and guest services. Topics include interdepartmental communications, computer applications, managerial reporting and a review of the current and future trends in technology. Interpret statistical analyses in areas of price structure, occupancy patterns, and income to improve decision making and implement policy and procedure.

  • HTM 310 - FOOD AND BEVERAGE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

    Review the development and operation of food service facilities of varying operational segments. Focus on concept development, menu management, human resource management, legal issues in the industry, managerial accounting management of internal operations and marketing initiatives. Get exposure to the various food service segments within the industry. Understand food service operations and management.

COURSES IN MAJOR

  • BUS 302 - MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS

    Review fundamental management concepts and techniques that contribute to effective management and provide a foundation for the development of a wide variety of business skills. Focus on the roles, the environment and the primary functions of the manager (planning, organizing, leading, controlling), as well as the skills required and various techniques used to perform these functions. Follow the development of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. Topics include the communication process, motivation and operations (production) management.

  • BUS 309 - BUSINESS ETHICS

    Apply ethical principles to typical business challenges. Focus on the ethical perspectives of business decision-making and policy development in a variety of key areas including individual behavior, human resource management, work environments, marketing, property rights and international business. Analyze case situations to illustrate the application of various ethical approaches (utility, individual rights and justice) in managing organizations.

  • BUS 475 - BUSINESS AND SOCIETY

    Explore the role of primary and secondary stakeholders, both within and outside organizations. Investigate ethics and social responsibility and review where organizational activities fall within different continua. Examine the broad forces in business, society and globalization and how stakeholders can influence results in both business and society.

  • BUS 499 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CAPSTONE

    Examine the processes by which organizations formulate strategy, implement policy, and evaluate outcomes in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Focus on the ethical implications of strategic choices throughout the course. Exercise your analytic, integrative, decision-making and business communications skills through the use of case analysis and decision making.

  • ECO 100 - PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

    Get a basic overview of macro- and microeconomic principles and concepts. Understand the economic dynamics of market forces affecting competition, different economic systems, the role of government in the economy and economic aspects of international trade. Discusses the labor market, interest rates and the supply of money, and the performance of a national economy. Apply economics to business decisions, considering such principles as opportunity costs, diminishing returns and the marginal principle.

  • LEG 100 - BUSINESS LAW I

    Analyze the process by which substantive rights and duties are enforced, including legal pleadings, discovery procedures, pre- and post-trial motions, jurisdiction, venue, trial by jury, equity and previous adjudication problems.

  • MKT 100 - PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

    Get introduced to basic marketing principles and concepts. Focus on the development of marketing strategy and the major components of the marketing mix, (product, price, promotion and distribution). Review the critical environmental factors of markets — domestic and international — and customer behavior characteristics that affect marketing operations. Understand how marketing integrates with other functions in a business organization.

FIRST CLASS TICKET TO YOUR DREAM JOB

You’ve always enjoyed exploring new places, making new friends, and experiencing unique traditions, cultures, and cuisines. Use your love of the unexpected to help shape the experiences of others when you earn your hospitality management degree online at Strayer University.

 

The hospitality and tourism industry is driven by changes in technology and markets. Our online Bachelor of Business Administration concentration in hospitality and tourism management begins with what hasn’t changed: the relationship between lodging, travel, and food and beverage that remains at the core of a great adventure.

Acquire the hard and soft skills to implement managerial and cost control strategies that keep profits up and and costs down. Understand the economic impact of the tourism and hospitality industry, and study factors that influence fluctuations in the bottom line.

 

Master techniques and strategies that allow you to improve guest experiences while managing the margins that make or break a successful hospitality business.

 

Success is your destination. Your hospitality management degree online at Strayer University can get you there.

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