B.S. Hospitality & Tourism Mgmt/M.B.A Hospitality and Tourism Management

The dual degree B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management / M.B.A. with Hospitality and Tourism Management concentration may be earned in as few as 5 years. Candidates for this dual degree program are required to maintain an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 and a graduate grade point average of 3.0.

This dual-degree offering acknowledges the importance of the hospitality industry to the economy of Maine and the United States. This 5 year program prepares hospitality and tourism management students for advancement to upper management levels through course content taught by successful practitioners. This program of study provides the local hospitality industry with a much needed higher level of skilled personnel for their management teams. Combining the success of the undergraduate program with the  academic strength of the MBA program, the student receives a highly marketable advanced dual degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Students will complete the program objectives for both the B.S. Hospitality and Tourism Management and the MBA - Hospitality Management degrees.

The following courses are required for this track:

General Education Courses
BA 211Microeconomics3
BA 212Macroeconomics3
CM 100Speech3
EH 123Rhetoric and Composition I3
EH 124Rhetoric and Composition II3
EH 200Approaches to Literature3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
IT 111Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
or IT 214 Microcomputer Spreadsheet Applications
MS 141Contemporary College Algebra4
MS 132Probability and Statistics3
or MS 232 Finite Mathematics
PY 111General Psychology3
Communication Elective3
Fine Arts Elective3
Lab Science Elective3-4
Foreign Culture & Conversation Elective3
Open Elective3
Co-curricular activity and/or community service
General Business Courses
AC 121Principles of Accounting I3
AC 122Principles of Accounting II3
BA 101Introduction to Business3
BA 201Business Law I3
BA 202Business Law II3
BA 245Marketing Fundamentals3
BA 302Business Ethics3
BA 310Organization and Management3
BA 362Financial Management 3
BA 401Managerial Economics3
BA 422Sales and Sales Management3
BA 440Small Business Management I3
BA 490International Business3
Concentration in Hospitality & Tourism Management
HA 101Intro to Hospitality Mgmnt3
HA 200Tourism and Travel3
HA 201Food & Beverage Control Systems3
HA 202Facilities & Guest Services3
HA 301Supervision in Hospitality Management3
HA 302Hotel Operations3
HA 303Event Planning and Management3
HA 311Destination Management and Marketing3
HA 401Hospitality Internship3
HA 402Leadership in Hospitality Management3
HSTM Elective3
Graduate Business Courses
BA 600Research Methods in Business and Education3
BA 602Managerial Accounting3
BA 605Management Communications3
BA 625Global Strategic Management3
BA 642Leadership in Business and Professions3
BA 643Strategic Change Management3
BA 720Advanced Sales and Marketing in Hospitality3
BA 722Advanced Front Office Operations3
BA 723Legal Issues in Hospitality Management3
BA 724Managing Service3
BA 729Hospitality Graduate Directed Practicum3
Total Hours152-153

Suggested Course Sequence

First Year
BA 1013EH 1243
CM 1003HA 2003
HE 111***1IT 111 or 2143
MS 1414MS 132 or 2323
EH 1233Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
HA 1013 
 17 15
Second Year
BA 2113AC 1223
AC 1213BA 2023
BA 2013BA 2123
EH 2003HA 2023
HA 2013Lab Science Elective3-4
 15 15-16
Third Year
BA 2453BA 3023
BA 3103HA 3033
HA 3013Open Elective3
PY 1113BA 4223
Communications Elective3HA 3023
 15 15
Fourth Year
BA 3623BA 4903
HA 3113HA 4023
HA 4013HSTM Elective3
BA 6003BA 6023
BA 6053BA 6423
 15 15
Fifth Year
BA 4013BA 6433
BA 4403BA 7203
BA 6253BA 7233
BA 7223BA 7293
BA 7243Fine Arts Elective3
 15 15
Total Hours: 152-153

 Credit may not be required for degree completion.