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USF 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog - Pages 176 - 177

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

Course Descriptions

Program Email: hospitality@sar.usf.edu      Location: Sarasota/Manatee Campus, PMD 223

The mission of the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of South Florida is to provide excellence in teaching, research and service to all persons and to build foundations for lifelong learning. The School of Hotel and Restaurant Management prepares individuals for industry management and leadership roles in a global economy and interfaces with stakeholders to deliver hospitality professionals that add to the financial, intellectual, environmental, ethical and social growth of Florida and the Nation.

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Management prepares outstanding individuals to be service-oriented professionals. he School of Hotel and Restaurant Management prepares individuals for entry-level management and supervisory level positions in the hospitality industry. A general business education with specialized hotel and restaurant management courses equips the students to approach problem solving in a disciplined and systematic manner. An advisory board composed of leaders from major hospitality-related corporations and organizations that are directly involved with the review of the curriculum, school development and programming, prepares students for future career challenges.

Students should have 60 transferable hours and an overall GPA of 2.0 prior to admission to the University of South Florida.

Prerequisites (State Mandated Common Prerequisites)
Students wishing to transfer to USF should complete the A.A. degree at the community college. Some courses required for the major may also meet General Education Requirements, thereby transferring maximum hours to the university. If students transfer without an A.A. degree and have fewer than 60 semester hours of acceptable credit, the students must meet the university’s entering freshman requirements, including ACT or SAT test scores, GPA, and course requirements.

The transfer student should also be aware of the immunization, foreign language, and continuous enrollment policies of the university.

Students should complete the following prerequisite courses listed below at the lower level prior to entering the university. If these courses are not taken at the community college, they must be completed before the degree is granted. (no grade lower than a C-).:

Major requirements for the B. S. Degree In Hospitality Management are as follows:

Business Courses (12 Credits)

Hospitality Courses (36 Credits)

Communications Courses (6 Credits)

Non-Credit Major Requirement
In addition to completion of HTF 4945, students must complete an additional 700 documented working hours in the hotel and/or restaurant industry before graduation.

School of Hotel and Restaurant Management Faculty

Director: Jay R. Schrock; Coordinator: Amanda M. Kulaw

Program Email: hospitality@sar.usf.edu      Location: Sarasota/Manatee Campus, PMD 223


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