Hospitality Management Minor

Hospitality Management Minor is offered as a professional educational opportunity for students as an entree to the world's largest industry, hospitality and tourism. Students pursuing the minor will have opportunities to interview with major hospitality companies for staff and management training positions. In addition, students will be better able to secure meaningful working experiences in the industry during their college career as they progress towards the minor.

The required courses have been selected to ensure all students have a well-rounded learning experience that will strengthen their ability to succeed.

Minor Requirements

  • Following University policy, you must complete 20 semester hours with a grade of C- or better and a 2.0 grade point average.
  • Courses taken on a Pass/Fail basis may not be used for the minor.
  • No more than 8 credits used by the student to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor.
  • All transfer courses must be evaluated for equivalency. No more than 2 transfer courses may be applied to the minor.
  • MKTG 530 Survey of Marketing and ACC 501 Survey of Accounting1 are for the minor only; they do not carry credit toward Paul College majors.

A minor in hospitality management is comprised of three required and two elective courses.  

Required Courses
HMGT 401Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry4
HMGT 405Introduction to Food and Service Management 14
HMGT 554Lodging Operations Management4
Select two courses from the following:8
Happy and Healthy at Work: Promoting Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion
International Food and Culture
Leadership and HR Management in Hospitality and Tourism
Advanced Food & Beverage Operations & Event Management (by permission only)
International Wine and Beverage
Casino Management
Introduction to Ecogastronomy
Survey of Accounting
Financial Accounting
Survey of Marketing
Total Credits20

Practicum Requirement: Students completing the minor will work at one of the Gourmet Dinner weekends. This will typically be completed during the semester HMGT 405 is taken.