Dec 02, 2020
2020-21 NSU Undergraduate Catalog
Hospitality and Tourism Management B.B.A.
Business Administration General Information
The Hospitality and Tourism Management program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry is the number one employer in the world, and either the first, second, or third largest in the U.S. Students acquire knowledge and skills in several distinct but interrelated components: meeting and convention management, tourist destination development, gaming, and hotel operations and catering.
Bachelor of Business Administration programs offered through the College of Business and Technology are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, 913-339-9356). http://www.acbsp.org
Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationship among different segments of the hospitality industry.
- Demonstrate an understanding of gaming as it relates to the hospitality field.
- Demonstrate an understanding of event planning.
- Demonstrate readiness to enter the hospitality industry.
- Demonstrate competence in the area of marketing management.
Business General Education Requirements
A minimum of 46 hours of academic work in general education is required during the freshman and sophomore years. For students transferring with the Associate of Arts degree or Associate of Science degree from a public institution in Oklahoma, all general education requirements will be satisfied with respect to degree requirements. However, some majors may require other specific general education courses as program prerequisites or program requirements. Students should consult advisors and the program’s plan of study for further information. Students are required to complete general education requirements by the time they have completed 90 semester hours of college work. General Education Requirements
Students seeking Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees are encouraged to select these courses while completing General Education requirements.
HTM Business Core - 42 hours
At least 21 of the 42 credits in the HTM Business core must be earned at NSU.
Required Courses - 27 hours
Electives - 3 hours
Select 3 hours from the following courses:
Total HTM Core & Major - 72 hours
*Any 18 hours of coursework in the Hospitality and Tourism Management major will constitute a minor.
Additional Degree Information - College of Business and Technology
In addition to general education and program requirements stated above, additional hours may be needed to satisfy all minimum degree requirements listed below.
- English Proficiency: Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
- A minimum of 124 hours is required. PE activity is limited to four hours. Prior learning credit (CLEP, Advanced Standing, Military Credit, etc) is limited to 30 hours.
- A minimum of 30 hours in residence (from NSU) is required for graduation. PE activity is limited to four hours. Hours in residence exclude zero-level courses and prior learning credit such as CLEP, Advanced Placement, Advanced Standing, Military Credit, etc.
- A minimum of 40 hours of 3000/4000 level courses is required for graduation.
- A minimum of 60 hours from a 4-year school is required for graduation excluding zero level and PE activity courses.
- At least fifty percent of the major requirements must be upper division courses (3000 and 4000 level).
- At least 18 hours or fifty percent of the major, whichever is greater, must be satisfactorily completed at NSU.
- The minimum number of credit hours required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences varies based on the type of degree. B.B.A and B.T. degrees require at least 40 hours and the B.S. degree requires at least 55 hours. Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) courses are identified in catalog course descriptions.
For more information, see Bachelor’s Degree Requirements .