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Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Course Requirements

In addition to HSP 303 and HSP 304 in the Liberal Studies Program and HSP 207 and ICS 396 in the Business Core, a student majoring in Hospitality Leadership is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 42.0 hours:

Course Title Quarter Hours
HSP 100INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY4
HSP 200HOSPITALITY SERVICES AND EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT4
HSP 203HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP & SELF DEVELOPMENT2
HSP 204HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP & TEAMS2
HSP 208MANAGING PEOPLE & THE CHICAGO UNION ENVIRONMENT2
HSP 209HOSPITALITY ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS4
HSP 250MANAGING YOUR HOSPITALITY CAREER2
HSP 301LEADERSHIP SPEAKER SERIES I (Taken Pass/Fail)1
HSP 302LEADERSHIP SPEAKER SERIES II (Taken Pass/Fail)1
HSP 330RESTAURANT OPERATIONS4
HSP 340LODGING PROPERTY MANAGEMENT4
HSP 350EVENT PLANNING4
Select two elective courses from the following:8
HSP 320
PRIVATE CLUB MANAGEMENT
HSP 321
FOOD PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
HSP 322
QUANTITY FOODSERVICE MANAGEMENT
HSP 323
ADVANCED PRIVATE CLUB MANAGEMENT
HSP 331
FOODSERVICE PURCHASING
HSP 332
BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT
HSP 333
INTERNATIONAL WINE EDUCATION & MANAGEMENT
HSP 341
RESORT & SPA MANAGEMENT
HSP 342
TIME SHARE MANAGEMENT
HSP 343
CASINO MANAGEMENT
HSP 351
EVENT TOURISM
HSP 352
EVENT PRODUCTION
HSP 353
EVENT SALES, SERVICE & PROMOTION
HSP 355
ADVANCED EVENT MANAGEMENT
HSP 362
REVENUE, PRICING & DISTRIBUTION
HSP 372
BRANDING & CUSTOMER LOYALTY
HSP 386
HOSPITALITY ACCOUNTING I: REVENUES & EXPENSES
HSP 398
SPECIAL TOPICS IN HOSPITALITY (multiple topics may be used)
HSP 399
INDEPENDENT STUDY
ICS 350
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SEMINAR (Hospitality-led programs only)

Business Capstone

Hospitality Leadership majors must take ICS 396 for the Business Capstone; use of ICS 396 is limited to Hospitality Leadership majors.​ A student majoring in Hospitality Leadership and a second business major must complete both ICS 396 and either ICS 394 or ICS 395.

Business Law

Hospitality Leadership majors must take HSP 207 for the Business Law requirement; use of HSP 207 is limited to Hospitality Leadership majors. A student majoring in Hospitality Leadership and a second business major must complete both HSP 207 and BLW 201.

Experiential Learning

Hospitality Leadership majors must complete HSP 303 and HSP 304. The completed sequence satisfies the requirement for Experiential Learning in the Liberal Studies Program (or University Honors Program) Requirements.

Career Management Course

Students are required to complete the Career Course (250) associated with the major. Students who double major may choose the Career Course (250) associated with either major provided that hours for graduation are satisfied​.

Global Business Perspective

If an ICS or HSP course is shared between Global Business Perspective and the Hospitality major, additional hours of Open Elective credit are required​.​​ Any ICS or HSP course must be passed with C- or higher.

Combined Bachelor’s + Master’s Program Participants

Students admitted to the Hospitality Leadership and Operational Performance Combined Bachelor’s + Master’s program may apply approved graduate course(s) towards undergraduate Hospitality Leadership major electives.

Graduation Requirements

All Hospitality Leadership (HSP) courses and any other courses used toward the major must be completed with a minimum grade of C- (or PA where specified) and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.

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