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Hospitality Industry Management

What I love about my major: Hospitality: youtube.com/watch?v=M8u2lqLBIf8

Evaluate, analyze and strategize for success in hospitality

As a hospitality industry management (HSIM) student, you will develop the analytical skills to prepare you for careers in hospitality consulting and in the corporate office.

The HSIM program is a business degree with a hospitality emphasis. You can customize this major to fit your interests. Along with your advisor, you’ll choose a focus area such as revenue management, resort real estate development, hospitality e-commerce or tourism sustainability, so that you can specialize in a particular area of hospitality, one of the world’s largest industries.

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Hospitality
  • Business
  • Food & beverage
  • Math
  • Finance
  • Accounting

CAREER OPTIONS

  • E-commerce
  • Restaurant franchising
  • Corporate branding management
  • Revenue management
  • Real estate management
  • Sustainability
  • Finance

 

What’s special about this program?

Consistently recognized as one of the nation’s top hospitality programs, the Lerner College’s HSIM major emphasizes the development of strong analytical skills while also focusing on your personal areas of interest.

In active consultation with your faculty advisors, you will choose a personalized combination of courses that build your knowledge base towards a key area of focus. Examples of focus areas include:

Hotel real estate development

Hospitality information technology

Service marketing

Sustainability

Hospitality finance

Revenue Management


Throughout these learning experiences, Lerner College HSIM faculty will offer support, guidance and the expertise gained through industry management experience and academic credentials. In fact, four of our 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 Management 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 Business Management

MATH221/241

 

Calculus I or
Analytic Geometry & Calculus A
 

MISY160/HOSP 187

 

Business Computing or
Hospitality Business Computing

 

 

Foreign Language

 

 

University Breadth Course

 

  Elective Course
ACCT207

Accounting I

 

ACCT208

Accounting II

 

BUAD309

Organizational Behavior

 

HOSP230

Executive Presentations & Problem Solving
 

FINC311

Principles of Finance

 

HOSP314

Hospitality Entrepreneurship

 

STAT200

Basic Statistical Practice

 

MISY262

Fundamentals of Business Analytics

 

 

University Breadth Course

 

  Elective Course
ACCT352/HOSP482

Law & Social Issues in Business or
Hospitality Business Law

 

BUAD306

Service & Operations Management

 

HOSP380

Management of Lodging Operations

 

HOSP381

Management of Food & Beverage Operations

 

HOSP382

Managerial Accounting & Finance

 

HOSP481

Marketing Hospitality Experiences

 

HOSP 448
 
Data Analytics in the Hospitality Industry
  Focus Area Courses
 
ENGL312

Written Communications in Business

 

HOSP450

 

Strategic Hospitality Management

HOSP487

 

Revenue Management

HOSP495

Hospitality Feasibility Studies

 

 

Focus Area Course

 

  Elective Courses

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