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Hospitality Administration, B.S.

About the Program

The hospitality and tourism curriculum prepares graduates for management positions in various aspects of the hospitality industry. Career opportunities exist for managers in restaurants, hotels, clubs, casino and gaming, resorts, catering operations, residential and health care, school and university food service, sales, production, travel and tourism, and other components of industry/business.

The department’s mission is to educate and develop proven hospitality professionals by integrating a strong core curriculum with a deliberate emphasis on experiential learning. The department is defined by its extraordinary focus on student development, and is firmly grounded in producing graduates that excel in communication, teamwork, professionalism, and problem solving.

About the Hospitality and Tourism Department

A238A Buckham Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5913
Fax: (716) 878-5834
http://hospitality.buffalostate.edu/

Admission Requirements

Transfer or undeclared students desiring to major in this program must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in previous college credits.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements 33-39 cr

Total Required Credit Hours in Hospitality Administration 42 cr

A. Required Courses (30 cr)
HTR 110 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
HTR 300 Food and Beverage Management (4)
HTR 350 Computer Applications for Hospitality
HTR 370 Cost Controls in Hospitality
HTR 380 Advanced Training in Hospitality
HTR 390 Strategic Marketing in Hospitality
HTR 455 Advanced Human Resource Management in Hospitality
HTR 470 Legal Issues in Hospitality
HTR 480 Practicum in Hospitality Operations (4)
HTR 485 Seminar in Hospitality (1)

B. Concentration Courses (12 cr)
Restaurant and Institutional Management Concentration

HTR 100 Multicultural Foods
HTR 200 Sanitation and Safety in Food Service
HTR 361 Principles of Management in Food Service
HTR 400 Catering Management
Required: 400 hours of hospitality-related industry experience.

Culinary Arts Concentration

HTR 305 Applied Culinary Arts
HTR 330 Fundamentals of Bakeshop Production
HTR 365 Menu Design & Development
HTR 400 Catering Management
Required: 400 hours of hospitality-related industry experience

Hotel Tourism Management Concentration

HTR 368 Hotel Operations
HTR 408 Conventions, Meetings, and Expositions
HTR 418 Tourism Management
HTR 468 Hotel Management
Required: 400 hours of hospitality-related industry experience.

Electives in Hospitality Administration
HTR 100 Multicultural Foods
HTR 200 Sanitation and Safety in Food Service
HTR 305 Applied Culinary Arts
HTR 318 Cultural Tourism
HTR 330 Fundamentals of Bakeshop Production
HTR 335 Wine Essentials
HTR 340 Industry Experience
HTR 348 Tourism and World Travel
HTR 361 Principles of Management in Food Service
HTR 365 Menu Design & Development
HTR 368 Hotel Operations
HTR 375 Events Management
HTR 385 Private Club Management
HTR 400 Catering Management
HTR 408 Conventions, Meetings and Expositions
HTR 418 Tourism Management
HTR 468 Hotel Management

All College Electives 39-45 cr

Total Required Credit Hours 120 cr

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