What is Hospitality Management Major?

The BBA concentration in Hospitality Management at USAL is offered by the Faculty of Management, Finance, and Economics. The program in Hospitality Management provides students with the professional and practical skills necessary to start a successful career within the hospitality industry. Students develop their knowledge of the hospitality industry through hands-on lessons and acquire a variety of skills necessary to succeed in the modern industry, including hospitality accounting, development and marketing, food and beverage production, food processing for events while also building strong soft skills such as flexibility, problem solving and communication.

Students gain valuable real-world experience through vocational training, which is an essential part of the specialization, and helps the student qualify to occupy many administrative functions in various industries related to the field of hospitality such as hotels, restaurants and tourist resorts as well as event management companies.

Study program and Credits

University Requirements: (9 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.        

EngL 201

English Communication Skills I

Test

3 credits

2.        

EngL 202

English Communication Skills II

ENGL 201

3 credits

3.        

ARAB 201

Arabic Communication Skills

Test

3 credits

 

Faculty Requirements (Core) Courses: (48 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.        

ACCt 210

Accounting I

Co. ENGL 030

3 credits

2.        

ACCt 215

Accounting II

ACCT 210

3 credits

3.        

BUSS 210

Business Communication I

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

4.        

BUSS 310

Business Communication II

BUSS 210

3 credits

5.        

BUSS 305

Business Ethics

MGNT 210

3 credits

6.        

BUSS 320

Business Law

MGNT 210

3 credits

7.        

BUSS 330

Quantitative Methods for Business

MATH 205+206

3 credits

8.        

ECON 210

Principles of Microeconomics

 

3 credits

9.        

ECON 220

Principles of Macroeconomics

 

3 credits

10.    

FINC 210

Business Finance

ACCT 210

3 credits

11.    

HRMn 210

Introduction to Human Resources Management

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

12.    

MGNT 210

Principles of  Management

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

13.    

MGNT 480

Entrepreneurship

Senior standing

3 credits

14.    

MIST 210

Management Information Systems

CSCI 200,  Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

15.    

MKTG 210

Introduction to Marketing

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

16.    

MATH 205

Math for  Business

Test

3 credits

 

Concentration Requirements:  (required: 28 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.                    

HOMN 210

Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism

Co. ENGL201

3 credits

2.                    

HOMN 230

Food Knowledge

Co. ENGL201

3 credits

3.                    

HOMN 250

Food Service Operations

HOMN 230

3 credits

4.                    

HOMN 310

F & B Cost Control

HOMN 230

3 credits

5.                    

HOMN 320

Front Office Operations

HOMN 210

3 credits

6.                    

HOMN 330

Housekeeping

HOMN 210

3 credits

7.                    

HOMN 390

Internship 1

HOMN 310 & 50 crs

4 credits

8.                    

HOMN 410

Kitchen Operations

HOMN 230

3 credits

9.                    

HOMN 490

Internship 2

Senior standing

3 credits