Family and Consumer Sciences

Hospitality and Food Management Program

This program provides a pathway to upper-level management positions in the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry has three main sectors: event planning, food and beverage management and hotel management. The degree offers students a blend of theory relating to management and financial service practices with a focus on experiential learning in the three main industry areas. Students have the opportunity to select, through electives, the service area that best fits their career goals after completing core program foundation courses.

Students may select to complete either a BA, which requires a language component, or a BS that requires the completion of a minor. Popular minors include business management, tourism, entrepreneurship, marketing or residential property management.  

The Family and Consumer Sciences department is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.