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Hospitality Administration, B.S.

About the Program

Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA) Accredited

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 healthcare, 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

334 Caudell 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 credit hours 33-39

Hospitality Administration Major Requirements (42 credit hours)
Required Courses (30 credit hours)
HTR 110 INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM 3
HTR 300 FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT 4
HTR 350 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR HOSPITALITY 3
HTR 370 COST CONTROLS IN HOSPITALITY 3
HTR 380 ADVANCED TRAINING IN HOSPITALITY 3
HTR 390 STRATEGIC MARKETING IN HOSPITALITY 3
HTR 455 ADVANCED HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITALITY 3
HTR 470 LEGAL ISSUES IN HOSPITALITY 3
HTR 480 PRACTICUM IN HOSPITALITY OPERATIONS 4
HTR 485 SEMINAR IN HOSPITALITY 1

Concentration Courses (12 credit hours)
Select one of the following concentrations: 12
Restaurant and Institutional Management Concentration
Culinary Arts Concentration
Hotel Tourism Management Concentration

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 AND 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 credit hours 39-45
Total Credit Hours 120

Restaurant and Institutional Management Concentration
HTR 100 MULTICULTURAL FOODS 3
HTR 200 SANITATION AND SAFETY IN FOOD SERVICE 3
HTR 361 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT IN FOOD SERVICE 3
HTR 400 CATERING MANAGEMENT 3
Required: 400 hours of hospitality-related industry experience.

Culinary Arts Concentration
HTR 305 APPLIED CULINARY ARTS 3
HTR 330 FUNDAMENTALS OF BAKESHOP PRODUCTION 3
HTR 365 MENU DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT 3
HTR 400 CATERING MANAGEMENT 3
Required: 400 hours of hospitality-related industry experience.

Hotel Tourism Management Concentration
HTR 368 HOTEL OPERATIONS 3
HTR 408 CONVENTIONS, MEETINGS, AND EXPOSITIONS 3
HTR 418 TOURISM MANAGEMENT 3
HTR 468 HOTEL MANAGEMENT 3
Required: 400 hours of hospitality-related industry experience.

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