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B.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Management
This rigorous three years program covers all aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry. The program actively prepares students to be leaders in a global dynamic workplace.
Our faculty has designed a curriculum that provides a solid foundation embedded in 25 credits of hospitality and tourism management core courses, 9 credits from broad choices in electives that invite students to explore their specific interests in hospitality and tourism management, along with 18 credits from required business courses and 6 credits of free elective courses.
In order to fulfill their graduation requirements, students are expected to complete 122 credits if they join the university at the freshmen level, or 92 credits if they join the BS hospitality and tourism management at the sophomore level. Undergraduate students are advised to stick to the following degree plan to complete their graduation requirements in three years.
All hospitality students are required to complete 550 hours of internship. The internship could be completed at named local and international hospitality firms.
Upon the completion of minimum sixty credits (Junior Standing), students are required to participate in a hands-on training program which blends classroom learning with laboratory applications to simulate real life environment. Academic credits are earned from internship. Internship helps students establish ties with industry and prepare them for careers in real life. In addition, our faculty establish and place/train students in various countries at world-renowned companies.
National partners include:
- Intercontinental Le Vendome, Beirut
- Intercontinental Phoenicia, Beirut
- Le Meridian Commodore, Beirut
- Le Royal, Beirut
- Movenpick Hotel, Beirut
- Riviera Hotel, Beirut
- Regency Palace, Beirut
The international partners include:
- Al Bustan Rotana Hotel-Dubai
- Burj Al Arab Hotel-Dubai
- Park Hyatt- Dubai, UAE
- Mandarin Oriental- Kuala Lampur- Malaysia
- Cheval Blanc- Maldives
- Sea World in Florida, U.S.A.
- West Gate Lakes, U.S.A.
The B.S. Hospitality and Tourism Management would require a total of 61 credits distributed as follows:
- 18 credits required business courses
- 34 credits hospitality courses (25 cr. core courses and 9 cr. Electives courses)
- 6 credits free elective courses
Required Business Courses (18 credits)
|MKT201||Intro to Marketing||3|
|BUS213||Business Law & Ethics||3|
|MGT441||Human Resources Management||3|
|*ECO 201 & 202|
|HOM202||Hospitality and Tourism Management||3|
|HOM203||Food and Beverage Concept Development||3|
|HOM205||Lodging Management and Operations||3|
|HOM217||Housekeeping Management and Operations||1|
|HOM231||Wine Spirits and Cigars||1|
|HOM239||Business Etiquette and Protocol||1|
|HOM321||Tourism Economic and Cultural Impact||3|
|HOM324||Convention and Service Management||3|
|HOM455||Hospitality Revenue Management||3|
|HOM477||Hospitality Strategic Management||3|
|HOM499||Senior Study/Int.-Hosp. Manag.||1|
|HOM215||Front Office Operation||1|
|HOM250||Food Preparation I||3|
|HOM254||Baking, Pastry and Chocolate||3|
|HOM306||Quantity Food Production/Catering||3|
|HOM323||Systems of Accounts in the Hospitality Industry||1|
|HOM235||Franchising in the Hospitality Industry||1|
|HOM444||Distribution Channels & Social Media||3|
|HOM488||Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism||3|