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Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management

BS - Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management

University Graduation Requirements

Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the Policies and Procedures.

4-Year Program Roadmap

Students may find a roadmap for this program here. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Transfer Degrees (ADT) pathway roadmaps can be found here.

Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management International Experience Requirement

To satisfy the Department of Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management international requirement, students must study abroad for at least nine days in an approved program (exemption from the study abroad portion of the requirement must be approved by the dean of the College of Applied Sciences and Arts based on compelling individual life experiences or physical limitations. A relevant cross-cultural experience in the U.S. will be substituted). Specific details can be found on the college website at http://www.sjsu.edu/chahs/international-experience/.


Course Requirements

University Graduation Requirements47
Core Lower Division General Education30
Of the 39 units required by the university, 9 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Courses that meet GE Areas A1, A2, A3 or B4 must be passed with a "C-" or better to meet the requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.
Upper Division General Education9
Of the 9 units required by the university, 0 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Consult with major advisor for details.
American Institutions6
The 6 units of American Institutions (US123) coursework shown below also fulfills GE Areas D2 and D3. Other courses meet the American Institutions requirement, but may not include additional GE areas. The American Studies (AMS 1A/B) and Humanities Honors (HUM 1A/B, 2A/B) programs both offer larger integrated packages that meet this requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.
Complete one sequence from:
African American Studies6
AFAM 002A. African Americans and the Development of America's History and GovernmentD23
AFAM 002B. African Americans and the Development of America's History and GovernmentD3+US1233
Asian American Studies6
AAS 033A. Asian Americans in U.S. History ID23
AAS 033B. Asian Americans in U.S. History IID3+US1233
U.S. History and Government6
HIST 015. Essentials of U.S. History D2+US13
POLS 015. Essentials of U.S. & California Government D3+US233
Chicana and Chicano Studies6
CCS 010A. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and GovernmentD23
CCS 010B. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and GovernmentD3+US1233
Physical Education2
Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see http://testing.sjsu.edu/wst. Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at http://info.sjsu.edu/gwar.html.
A grade of C or better (C- not accepted) is required to meet graduation requirement.
Preparation for the Major9
HSPM 100W. Writing WorkshopZ3
BUS1 020. Financial Accounting3
Complete one course from:
BUS2 090. Business Statistics3
STAT 095. Elementary StatisticsB43
UNVS 015F and UNVS 015S may be used in lieu of the statistics course required by this major.
Requirements of the Major60-63
College International Experience0-3
In consultation with advisor, select an International Experience course that is followed by -ITL.
Core Courses42
HSPM 001. Introduction to Hospitality Management3
HSPM 011. Restaurant Management3
HSPM 012. Cost Control in Hospitality3
HSPM 065. Professional Seminar in Hospitality Mgmt1
HSPM 102. Hotel & Lodging Operations3
HSPM 104. Hospitality Marketing3
HSPM 105. Finance in Hospitality3
HSPM 107. Legal Aspects of Hospitality Management3
HSPM 108. Hospitality Information Systems3
HSPM 121. Hospitality Leadership and Management3
HSPM 130. Hospitality Event Production3
HSPM 134. Human Resource Management3
HSPM 177. Hospitality Service Management3
HSPM 191A. Internship Level 12
HSPM 191B. Internship Level 23
Major Electives18
Up to 6 lower division semester units of approved hospitality transfer course work may apply toward the 18 units of approved major electives.
HSPM 023. Culinary Concepts3
HSPM 086. Special Events Management in Hospitality3
HSPM 101. Multicultural & Intl Issues Hospitality3
HSPM 111. Customs and Courtesies in Hospitality3
HSPM 140. Meeting, Convention and Event Industry3
HSPM 141. Resort and Club Management3
HSPM 142. Tradeshow Event & Meeting Mgnt3
HSPM 143. Tourism Destination Marketing and Management3
HSPM 148. Wine Appreciation3
HSPM 149. Beer Appreciation3
HSPM 152. Hotel Catering and Banquet Management3
HSPM 154. Revenue Management3
HSPM 161. Cruise Operations and Management3
HSPM 175. Entrepreneurship in Hospitality3
HSPM 186. Strategic Management3
University Electives1-4

Total Units:120