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Hospitality Business Management

Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management students

Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

Department of Hospitality Business Management

Hospitality Business Management

 

Become a hospitality leader in your community and beyond

 

As a hospitality business management (HOSP) student, you’ll enter an industry where opportunities abound. The hospitality industry is one of the world’s largest employers, offering outstanding employment options around the globe, whether you’re interested in hotel, food service or other hospitality operations.

 

Areas of study

  • Hospitality
  • Business
  • Food & Beverage
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accounting

Career options

  • Hotel General Manager
  • Sales & Marketing Manager
  • Event & Meeting Planner
  • Food & Beverage Manager
  • Restaurateur
  • Country Club Manager
  • Wedding Planner

What’s special about this program?

 

Consistently recognized as one of the nation’s top 10 hospitality programs, the Lerner College’s HOSP major provides specialized hospitality industry courses and a business-based curriculum that will help you to succeed.

 

HOSP at the Lerner College offers some of the best hospitality learning facilities in the world. Our two on-campus learning labs include Vita Nova, a student-run gourmet restaurant, and the Courtyard by Marriott’s Lodging Module. In these labs, you’ll gain hands-on, real-world experience of the hospitality industry.


Throughout these learning experiences, Lerner College HOSP faculty will offer you support, guidance and the expertise gained through industry management experience and academic study. In fact, four Lerner College HOSP faculty members are ranked in the top 20 hospitality faculty in the world.

Get involved

All you Knead is Love

Alpha Kappa Psi

American Hotel and Lodging Association

Blue Hen Investment Club

Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)

Delta Sigma Pi

Eta Sigma Delta

Hospitality Club

Lerner College Trading Center

Lerner Student Advisory Board

Marriott Courtyard at UD

Vita Nova

Women in Business

Sample curriculum

BUAD110

 

Basics of Business
ECON101

Introduction to Microeconomics

 

ECON103

Introduction to Macroeconomics

 

ENGL110

Seminar in Composition

 

HOSP180

Introduction to Hospitality

 

HOSP187

 

Intro. To Hosp. Info. Mgt.

HOSP201

 

Food Principles

HOSP211

 

Food Principles Lab

 

MATH114/115

 

College Mathematics and Statistics (MATH221/241)
 

History & Cultural Change Breadth

 

 

Foreign Language Course

 

ACCT207

Accounting I

 

BUAD301

Introduction to Marketing

 

COMM212

Oral Comm. in Business or

 

HOSP230

Exec. Presentations

 

HOSP321

Qty. Food Service Mgt.

 

HOSP325

Qty. Food Service Mgt. Lab

 

NTDT200

Nutrition Concepts

 

STAT200

Basic Statistical Practice

 

 

Creative Arts & Humanities Breadth

 

  Elective Courses
BUAD309

Organizational Behavior

 

FINC311

Principles of Finance

 

HOSP327

Property Engineering

 

HOSP380

Mgt. of Lodging Operations

 

HOSP382

Managerial Acct. & Finance

 

HOSP480

Hum. Res. Mgt. in the Hosp. Ind.

 

HOSP481

Marketing in the Hosp. Ind

 

HOSP488

Lodging Mgt. Practicum

 

 

LODGING MODULE (courses must be taken together)

 

  Elective Courses
ENGL312

Written Comm. In Business

 

HOSP381

Mgt. of Food & Bev. Ops.

 

HOSP418

Beverage Management

 

HOSP450

Capstone: Strategic Hospitality Management

 

HOSP482

Law of Innkeeping

 

HOSP489

Restaurant Management Practicum

 

  Elective Courses

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