BS Hospitality & Tourism Management - Small Business/Entrepreneurship

This program provides a very strong core of hospitality and tourism courses and a varied general education background leading to a strategically balanced business acumen focused on entrepreneurship. Students will complete the program objectives of the B.S. Hospitality and Tourism Management degree and also the program objectives of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship concentration demonstrating subject matter knowledge and competence as applied to a smaller company or family owned business. Hospitality and Tourism Management students are required to maintain a 2.0 overall cumulative grade point average and a 2.0 overall grade point average in their major courses. 

General Education Courses
AC 121Principles of Accounting I3
AC 122Principles of Accounting II3
AC 211Managerial Accounting 3
BA 302Business Ethics3
BA 422Sales and Sales Management3
CM 100Speech3
EH 123Rhetoric and Composition I3
EH 124Rhetoric and Composition II3
EH 200Approaches to Literature3
HA 200Tourism and Travel3
HA 401Hospitality Internship3
HA 402Leadership in Hospitality Management3
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
Foreign Culture & Conversation Elective3
Lab Science Elective3-4
Concentration in Small Business Entrepreneurship Courses
BA 423Retail Management3
BA 440Small Business Management I3
BA 441Entrepreneurship I- New Venture Development3
BA 442Applied Small Business Management3
BA 443Entrepreneurship II: Business Plans3
General Business Courses
BA 101Introduction to Business3
BA 201Business Law I3
BA 202Business Law II3
BA 211Microeconomics3
BA 212Macroeconomics3
BA 310Organization and Management3
BA 362Financial Management 3
BA 490International Business3
HA 101Intro to Hospitality Mgmnt (Concentration in Small Business Entrepreneurship Courses)3
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
Total Hours122-123

Suggested Course Sequence

First Year
BA 1013EH 1243
CM 1003HA 2003
HA 1013IT 111 or 2143
HE 111***1MS 132 or 2323
MS 1414Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
EH 1233 
 17 15
Second Year
AC 1213AC 1223
BA 2013BA 2023
BA 2113BA 2123
EH 2003HA 2023
HA 2013Communications Elective3
 15 15
Third Year
AC 2113BA 3023
HA 3013BA 4223
HA 3113HA 3023
PY 1113HA 3033
BA 3103Lab Science Elective3-4
 15 15-16
Fourth Year
BA 3623BA 4423
BA 4233BA 4433
BA 4403BA 4903
BA 4413HA 4023
HA 4013Fine Arts Elective3
 15 15
Total Hours: 122-123

Credit may not be required for degree completion