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

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 and tourism 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. 

Students will complete the program outcomes for both the B.S. Hospitality and Tourism Management and the MBA - Hospitality and Tourism Management degrees. Alternative MBA Concentrations may be selected in combination with the B.S. Hospitality and Tourism Management degree.

The following courses are required for this track:

General Education Courses
BA 211Microeconomics3
BA 212Macroeconomics3
BA 302Business Ethics3
EH 105College Writing3
EH 200Approaches to Literature3
HA 200Tourism and Travel3
HA 301Supervision in Hospitality Management3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
MS 132Probability and Statistics3
SC 101Introduction to Nutrition3
Fine Arts Elective3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective or Open Elective3
Historical Elective 3
Humanities Elective 3
Math I Elective4
Philosophical Elective 3
Psychological/Sociological Elective3
General Business Courses
AC 121Principles of Accounting I3
AC 122Principles of Accounting II3
AC 211Managerial Accounting 3
BA 201Business Law I3
BA 202Business Law II3
BA 310Organization and Management3
BA 362Financial Management 3
BA 490International Business3
IT 111Introduction to Microsoft Office 3
or IT 214 Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications
MK 220Marketing Fundamentals3
MK 422Sales and Sales Management 3
Hospitality & Tourism Management
HA 101Intro to Hospitality Mgmnt3
HA 201Food & Beverage Control Systems3
HA 202Facilities & Guest Services3
HA 302Hotel Operations3
HA 303Event Planning and Management3
HA 311Destination Management and Marketing3
HA 401Hospitality Internship3
HA 402Leadership in Hospitality Management3
Business Related Electives15
Graduate Business Courses
BA 600Research Methods in Business and Education3
BA 605Management Communications3
BA 621Marketing Management3
or BA 712 Strategic Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations
or BA 720 Advanced Sales and Marketing in Hospitality
or BA 754 Strategic Selling
BA 625Global Strategic Management3
BA 642Leadership in Business and Professions3
BA 643Strategic Change Management3
Graduate Business Electives12
Total Hours152

Suggested Course Sequence

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
EH 1053HA 2003
HA 1013IT 111 or 2143
HE 111***1MS 1323
Humanities Elective 3Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective or Open Elective 3
Math I Elective4Historical Elective 3
Philosophical Elective 3 
 17 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
AC 1213AC 1223
BA 2013BA 2023
BA 2113BA 2123
EH 2003HA 2023
HA 2013MK 2203
 15 15
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
AC 2113BA 3023
BA 3103HA 3023
HA 3013HA 3033
HA 3113SC 1013
Psychological/Sociological Elective 3Fine Arts Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BA 3623BA 4903
MK 4223HA 4023
HA 4013Business Related Elective3
Business Related Elective3Business Related Elective3
Business Related Elective3Business Related Elective3
 15 15
Fifth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BA 6003BA 6253
BA 6053BA 6423
BA 6433BA 621, 712, 720, or 7543
Graduate Business Elective3Graduate Business Elective3
Graduate Business Elective3Graduate Business Elective3
 15 15
Total Hours: 152
***

 Credit may not be required for degree completion.