Hospitality and Event Management
Program Goals Statement
The Hospitality Industry is the world's largest employment field. The proposal is to change from a degree program with five concentrations to one general degree program that is applicable for all types of Hospitality Managers or Event Managers. Upon completion of the degree the student will be able to seek employment in lodging operations, private clubs, cruise ships, casinos, or event planning companies.
- This program offers students the opportunity to develop strong communication skills, organizational, and critical-thinking skills as well as practical preparation for entry into the growing hospitality career field
- Job opportunities include convention and visitors bureau coordinator, hotel sales and marketing executive, hotel management or event planner, casino management, tour destination management, or cruise ship management and event or activities planner.
- Students may earn credit through CED210 at such sites as Disney World,Universal Studios Newport Historical Society, The Whaling Museum, or any theme park.