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Hospitality Management, B.S.

Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management degree offers the possibility for a student to choose one of four specializations: General Operations; Revenue Management; Food and Beverage Management (designed mainly for Culinary Arts AAS graduates); and Foreign Language Track (which provides 12-15 hours of language credit).

Total Program Credits: 120

Matriculation Requirements: 12 Credits
  ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
  HM 1010 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3
  MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication (Complete with a B- grade or higher) 3
  HM 2500 Statistics for the Hospitality Industry  3
Business Computer Proficiency Exam *    
or IM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency (3.0)  
General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing--Humanities/Social Sciences 3
or ENGL 2020 Intermediate Writing--Science and Technology (3.0)  
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning 3
or MATH 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3.0)  
or MATH 1050 College Algebra (4.0)  
or MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (3.0)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3.0)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life (2.0)  
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology 3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  ECON 1010 Economics as a Social Science (fulfills Social/Behavioral Science requirement) 3
or ECON 2020 Macroeconomics (3.0) (fulfills Social/Behavioral Science requirement)  
Discipline Core Requirements: 60 Credits
  HM 1130 Hotel Operations I 3
  HM 1180 Food and Beverage Management 3
  HM 3020 Hospitality Managerial Accounting 3
  HM 3100 Hospitality Law 3
  HM 3150 Hospitality Finance 3
  HM 3390 Hotel Operations II 3
  HM 3640 Food and Beverage Controls 3
  HM 3710 Marketing of Hospitality Services 3
  HM 4550 Hospitality Strategic Management 3
  HM 481R Internship 6
  MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior 3
or HR 3430 Introduction to Human Resource Management (3.0)  
  MGMT 332G Cross-Cultural Communications for International Business 3
  MKTG 3890 Career Preparation 3
Complete one of the following four tracks: 18
General Operations  
  HM 4150 Hospitality Revenue Management (3.0)  
  Fifteen credit hours (min 4 hrs must be 3000 level or higher) from ACC, CA, DGM, ECON, ENTR, FIN, HM, IM, LANG, LEGL, MGMT, MKTG, or PRLG courses.  
Revenue Management  
  ECON 2010 Microeconomics (3.0)  
  HM 4150 Hospitality Revenue Management (3.0)  
  Twelve credits (min 4 hrs 3000 level or higher) from ACC, CA, DGM, ECON, ENTR, FIN, HM, IM, LANG, LEGL, MGMT, MKTG, or PRLG courses. (Suggest MKTG 3640, Sales Management)  
Sales  
  MKTG 3640 Sales Management (3.0)  
  MKTG 3650 Professional Selling (3.0)  
  HM 4150 Hospitality Revenue Management (3.0)  
  Nine credits from ACC, CA, DGM, ECON, ENTR, FIN, HM, IM, LANG, LEGL, MGMT, MKTG, or PRLG courses. (Suggest MKTG 4610, Sales Analytics)
Event Planning
  MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations (3.0)  
  MKTG 3460 Internal Marketing and Corporate Imaging (3.0)  
  HM 3210 Convention and Events Management (3.0)  
  HM 4200 Event Planning (3.0)  
  Six credits from HM 1110, MKTG 3650, HM 3640, or ART 1810  
Elective Requirements: 13 Credits
Complete 13 hours of electives from any course 1000 level or higher 13

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 120 semester credits with at least 40 credit hours of upper-division classes.
  2. Overall grade point average 2.0 or above with a minimum of 2.5 GPA in all Woodbury School of Business courses. No grade lower than a "C-" in core and specialization courses.
  3. Residency hours: minimum of 30 credit hours of business courses through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours. At least 12 of the credit hours must be in Hospitality Management courses.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
  5. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.

NOTE: Students will be limited to 9 hours of upper-division credit until MATRICULATION is completed.

Footnote
* Students will be required to complete the Business Computer Proficiency exam with a score of 80 percent or higher or complete the IM 2010 course with a score of 80 percent or higher.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Flexible delivery options (e.g., online, hybrid, live interactive, evening, weekend, education centers) are available for this degree. These vary by semester. Please check the Schedule of Classes for the semester you plan to enroll.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL  1010 Intro to Writing 3
MAT 1030/MATH 1040/1050/1090 3
Fine Arts Distribution 3
HM 1010 Intro to Hospitality Industry 3
IM 2010 or test   
  Semester total: 12
Notes: IM 2010 may be used towards 13 hours of Electives anything 1000 level or higher
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010/2020 Intermediate Writing 3
HM 1130 Hotel Operations I 3
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
American Institutions 3
Physical Science Distribution 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication 3
HM 1180 Food and Beverage Management 3
HM 2500 Statistics for the Hospitality Industry 3
Biology Distribution 3
Humanities Distribution 3
  Semester total: 15
Notes: Matriculation and Orientation
Notes: MKTG 2200, Complete with a B- grade or higher
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
HM 3020 Hospitality Managerial Accounting  3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
3rd Science Distribution 3
ECON 1010/2020 Economics as a Social Science/Macroeconomics (fulfills Social/Behavioral Science Distribution) 3
HLTH 1100/PES 1097 Personal Health and Wellness/Fitness for Life 2
HM 3710 Marketing of Hospitality Services 3
  Semester total: 17
Notes: Graduation with AS Degree
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
HM 3150 Hospitality Finance 3
HM 3390 Hotel Operations II 3
HM 3640 Food and Beverage Controls 3
Specialization   6
  Semester total: 15
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
MKTG 3890 Career Preparation 3
MGMT 3000/HR 3430 Organizational Behavior/Introduction to Human Resource Management 3
HM 4550 Hospitality Strategic Management 3
MGMT 332G Cross Cultural Communication for International Business 3
Specialization   3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
HM 481R Hospitality Internship 6
HM 3100 Hospitality Law 3
Specialization   3
Elective anything 1000 or higher 4
  Semester total: 16
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
Specialization   6
Elective anything 1000 or higher 9
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 120

Department

 Name:

Management

Location:

WB 242

Telephone:

801-863-7296

Email:

management@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/woodbury/management/

Chair:

David N McArthur

 
 

Mission Statement

The Department of Management supports and drives forward the Vision of the Woodbury School of Business (WSB), which is (that) “…(a)s a community-engaged school of business that integrates teaching and scholarship, we aspire to be a school of choice and a leader in student development, entrepreneurship, global involvement, and innovative teaching.”

We do this, as do all departments in the WSB, through…

  • Quality instruction and student involvement
  • Faculty and student scholarship
  • Community outreach and engaged learning
  • Integration and application of knowledge
  • Social, ethical, cultural, and global literacy
 
 

Management

Career Opportunities

Many opportunities exist for those trained in business management in private industry, government, and through entrepreneurship. Possible jobs in domestic and international businesses include agents, business managers, business executives, operations managers, health service administrators, human resources managers, job benefits and analysis specialists, management analysts, office managers, and purchasing managers.

Job Outlook

Job demand is high, particularly in larger metropolitan areas; and the employment outlook is excellent. 

Programs

Students focusing on business management may receive a Certificate of Completion in Business Management, an Associate in Applied Science in Business Management, an Associate in Science with a pre-major in Business, a Bachelor of Science or Certificate of Proficiency in Entrepreneurship, a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management, or a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a specialization in one of the following three areas: General Business, Hospitality Management or International Business or a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Minor in Human Resource Management.

An Associate in Science Woodbury School of Business transfer degree is available for students planning to transfer to another college or university in Utah. (See the Woodbury School of Business section of the catalog for details on the AS degree.)

 
 

Hospitality Management

Program Coordinator: Doug Miller

Career Opportunities

The Hospitality Management program prepares graduates for employment in one of the fastest growing segments of the nation’s economy. The additions of several new convention centers in the state have dramatically increased the need for hotel and restaurant facilities. Students are marketable in a wide range of hospitality and tourism areas such as: hotel, resort, and motel management; event planning; restaurant and institutional food service; and a number of other areas such as cruise ship management, amusement park management, convention and visitor facilities, and gaming facilities.

The Hospitality Management program in the Woodbury School of Business offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, with an Emphasis in Hospitality Management. Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees are also offered.

The Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management degree offers the possibility for a student to choose one of four specializations: General Operations; Revenue Management; Food and Beverage Management (designed mainly for Culinary Arts AAS graduates); and Foreign Language Track (which provides 12-15 hours of language credit).

*See Culinary Arts Institute section of this catalog for program.

Programs

Four degrees are available: Associate in Applied Science; Associate in Science Degree; a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management; and Bachelor of Science in Business Management with an Emphasis in Hospitality Management.

 
 

Woodbury School of Business

Advisement Center:

  • Office: WB 257
  • Telephone: 801-863-8032

Dean: Norman S. Wright

 
 

Faculty

Jared Chapman(2011)

Assistant Professor

Department: Management
Faculty



B.A., Recreational Management & Youth Leadership, M.B.A., Ph.D., Applied Social Psychology, Brigham Young University; M.S., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Charles Cozzens(1998)

Associate Professor

Department: Management
Faculty



B.S., Psychology, M.B.A., Marriott School of Business Management, Brigham Young University; M.A., Human and Organizational Systems, Fielding Graduate University.

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Vance Gough(2014)

Assistant Professor

Department: Management
Faculty



B.A., Political Science, M.B.A., Business Administration/Management; Ed.D., Education, University of Calgary, Alberta.

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Tammy Huffman(2010)

Associate Professor

Department: Management
Faculty

Department: Business Graduate Studies

B.S., Management and Economics, Centre College of Kentucky; M.B.A., University of Tennessee Chattanooga; Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Kentucky.

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Yang Huo(2002)

Associate Professor

Department: Management
Faculty



B.S., Business Administration, Brigham Young University; M.S., Hotel Administration, University of Nevada; Ph.D., Hospitality and Tourism Management, Virginia Tech.

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Russ Johnson(2015)

Professional In Residence

Department: Management
Faculty



B.A., Communication, Brigham Young University; M.I.M., Internatoinal Management, Thunderbird Global School of Management.

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Bernd Kupka(2011)

Associate Professor

Department: Management
Faculty



B.A., Communication, University of Hawaii at Hilo; M.S., Corporate & Professional Communication, Radford University; Ph.D., Management, University of Otago.

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Susan Madsen(2002)

Professor

Department: Management
Faculty

Department: Business Graduate Studies

B.A., Speech Communication Education, Brigham Young University; M.S., Teaching, Exercise Science/Fitness, Portland State University; Ed.D., Human Resource Development, University of Minnesota.

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David McArthur(2003)

Associate Professor

Department: Management
Department Chair

Department: Business Graduate Studies
Faculty

B.S., Marine Engineering, United States Merchant Marine Academy; M.B.A., International Business and Finance, M.A., International and Area Studies (emphasis in Asian Studies), Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Business Administration, University of South Carolina.

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Douglas Miller(1996)

Professor

Department: Management
Faculty



B.S., Hospitality Management, Brigham Young University, Hawaii; M.B.A., Chaminade University; Ph.D., University of Utah.

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Patrick Milligan(2015)

Professional In Residence

Department: Management
Faculty



B.S., Business Management, University of Utah; M.A., Organizational Leadership, Gonzaga University.

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James Mortensen(2013)

Professional In Residence

Department: Management
Faculty

Department: Business Graduate Studies

B.S., Business Administration, M.P.A., Public Administration, Brigham Young University; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

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Jeffrey Peterson(2009)

Associate Professor

Department: Management
Faculty

Department: Business Graduate Studies

B.S., Family Science, M.B.A., Brigham Young University; M.S., Business, Ph.D., Management (Organizational Behavior), University of Washington.

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Kevin Rhoads(2012)

Assistant Professor

Department: Marketing
Faculty

Department: Management

B.A., French, Brigham Young University; Ph.D. (ABD), Strategy/Entrepreneurship, University of Oklahoma.

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Peter Robinson(2003)

Morris Professor of Entrepreneurship

Department: Management
Faculty

Department: Business Graduate Studies

B.S., Psychology (emphasis in Organizational Psychology), Ph.D., Organizational Psychology, Brigham Young University.

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Eugene Seeley(1995)

Associate Professor

Department: Management
Faculty



B.A., French, Brigham Young University; M.I.M., American Graduate School of International Management.

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Gregory Richard Smith(2015)

Visiting Professional in Residence

Department: Management
Faculty



B.A., International Relations, Brigham Young University; M.B.A., International Business, University of South Carolina.

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H. Warmbier(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Management
Faculty



B.S., Computer Science, Wilhelm-Buchner Hochschule, Germany; M.B.A., Business, Utah Valley University.

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Jonathan Westover(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Management
Faculty



B.S., Sociology (emphasis in Research and Analysis, Business Minor, Korean Minor), M.P.A., Human Resources and Organizational Behavior, Brigham Young University; M.S., Sociology, Ph.D. (ABD), Sociology, University of Utah.

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Careers

Careers:    
The Hospitality Management program prepares graduates for employment in one of the fastest growing segments of the nation’s economy. The additions of several new convention centers in the state have dramatically increased the need for hotel and restaurant facilities. Students are marketable in a wide range of hospitality and tourism areas such as: hotel, resort, and motel management; event planning; restaurant and institutional food service; and a number of other areas such as cruise ship management, amusement park management, convention and visitor facilities, and gaming facilities.

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