Description of Program:
Hospitality and tourism management is an interdisciplinary major which culminates in a Bachelor of Science degree offered by the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts. This program provides students with a solid undergraduate program emphasizing basic business management principles and their specific application to the hospitality and tourism industry and its components that make up the diverse disciplines into a comprehensive theoretical and applied program necessary for the success in the hospitality and tourism professions. The program is directed at management positions in the industry, positions that require a broad understanding of management and its application to the business and organizations that flourish in this sector of the international, national, state and local economies.
Students select one of four emphasis areas for in-depth study; Hotel Operations and Management; Meetings and Events Operations and Management; Restaurant Operations and Management; or Tribal Gaming Operations and Management. With a solid core of business management courses and theoretical and applied study of the broad hospitality and tourism industry, students are educated to move readily into management positions in one of the state’s, nation’s and world’s fastest growing economic sectors. The hotel and restaurant emphases will prepare managers to effectively administer businesses that provide lodging and food services to business and leisure travelers and tourists.
Telephone: (619) 594-4964
Fax: (619) 594-4443
Web Address: www.sdsu.edu/htm
San Diego State University
College of Professional Studies & Fine Arts
Hospitality and Tourism Management
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4514
Carl Winston, Program Director
Brian Blake, Internship and Placement Center Director
Please visit the SDSU website: www.sdsu.edu (click under the “prospective students” tab).
Please contact the International Student Center at (619) 594-1982 or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The HTM program is located in the Professional Studies & Fine Arts Bldg., Room 436.