Hospitality Management


A degree in Hospitality Management prepares students for careers in the world’s largest industry, offering opportunities for growth and career advancement.  This program, in partnership with leading hospitality and tourism businesses in New Hampshire, combines a rigorous academic program with relevant industry practical experience for those professionals in the hospitality industry and those wanting to enhance their career opportunities.  The hospitality and tourism industry offers many career paths, such as working for hotels and resorts, restaurants, vacation ownership, tourism and recreation management organizations, large and small event planning and design companies, private and public clubs, cruise lines, and managed food service organizations.

Students completing the Hospitality Management degree will gain knowledge and competencies in several critical areas such as hotel and resort operations, event management, food and beverage management, customer service, hospitality law, human resource management, as well as marketing, budgeting and finance. During the student’s time in this program, they will complete 500 hours of hands-on training with one of our many industry partners, where they will be exposed to various areas of the business.

For students interested in continuing with their college education, transfer agreements with four-year institutions may be available.  Call or email the Department Chair for details.


Students in this program will be expected to:

  • Have a strong command of the English language, including written and oral communications
  • Demonstrate reading comprehension skills appropriate for a college level class
  • Demonstrate arithmetic and computation skills
  • Work with members of the public in a professional and courteous manner
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic accounting, finance, and budgeting principles
  • Demonstrate skills in basic MS Office
  • Travel to industry sites to complete the 500 hours of cooperative education
  • Stand or sit at a desk or workstation for extended periods of time
  • Perform physical tasks required for basic grounds and facilities management
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety and safe industry practices in all classroom and on-site locations.



First Year
Fall Semester

Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ESNT1200L College Essentials 1 0 1
ENGL100L English Composition 4 0 4
HOS1200L Introduction to Hospitality Management 3 0 3
BUS1500L Principles of Customer Service 3 0 3
CULA1520L Sanitation and Safety 3 0 3
HOS 191L Hospitality Management Cooperative Education I 0 0 1
  Total 14 10 15

First Year
Spring Semester

Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
HOS1250L Hotel and Lodging Operations 1 4 3
HOS2130L Conference Service Management 3 0 3
HOS1230L Food and Beverage Management 3 0 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 3 0 3
  Mathematics Elective 3 0 3
  Total 13 4 15

First Year
Summer Session

Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
HOS 192L Hospitality Management Cooperative Education II 0 0 3
  Total 0 0 1

Second Year
Fall Semester

Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ACCT1310L Accounting I 3 0 3
HOS1220L Hospitality Marketing 3 0 3
HOS 193L Hospitality Management Cooperative Education III 0 0 1
  Social Science Elective 3 0 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 3 0 3
  Total 15 0 16

Second Year
Spring Semester

Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
HOS2400L Grounds and Facility Management 2 2 3
HOS2200L Budgeting and Finance for Hotels and Restaurants 3 0 3
HOS2100L Hospitality Law 3 0 3
BIOL1290L Nutrition for Health and Fitness 3 0 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts/Foreign Language Elective 3 0 3
  Total 14 2 15

Total Credits: 64



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