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2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management


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The hospitality and tourism program offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. The program combines a directed sequence of field experiences with a comprehensive interdisciplinary curriculum consisting of courses in the arts and sciences, business, and hospitality and tourism.

Degree Requirements

Students must complete the general university degree requirements as identified in the General Academic Regulations section of the Grand Valley State University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog.

Core Management Courses

There are 38 core credits required.

Field Courses

There are seven credits required.


There are a minimum of 18 credits* required.

Complete two of the following six concentrations:

1. Meeting and Event Management

2. Tourism Management

3. Lodging Management

4. Food and Beverage Management

5. Recreation and Leisure Management

6. Department Approved Customized Concentration (example as follows)

Please consult the HTM department chair or assistant chair to obtain a program of study for concentration number six. *Note: HTM 253 and HTM 318 can only be taken once and cannot be counted in more than one concentration (no double dipping).

Suggested Order of Coursework

Year One

Year Two

Year Three

Year Four

Hospitality and Tourism Management Program Description

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