DePaul University College of Business > Academics > School of Hospitality Leadership > Majors & Minors > Hospitality Leadership (BSB) > Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Declaration Requirements

To declare a major in Hospitality Leadership, a student must meet the following requirements:
  • Completion of 28.0 hours at DePaul University
  • The following courses must be completed with a grade of C- or higher: ACC 101, ACC 102, ECO 105, ECO 106, HSP 100, HSP 201, MAT 135, MAT 136, and MAT 137
  • A minimum cumulative DePaul grade point average of 2.000
  • A minimum Hospitality Leadership grade point average of 2.000
  • No grade of IN, R, or lower than C- in any Hospitality Leadership (HSP) course or course used toward the Hospitality Leadership major

Course Requirements

A student majoring in Hospitality Leadership is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 46.0 hours plus 8.0 hours to be shared with the Business Core and 4.0 hours to be shared with the Liberal Studies Program (58.0 hours total):

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.

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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