Hotel and Restaurant Administration, BSHS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2017-2018. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 120

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
Select one of the following:3
Composition II
Critical Analysis and Writing II
Technical Writing
American History & Government
Select one of the following:3
Survey of American History
American History to 1865
American History Since 1865
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
Select one of the following:3
Elementary Statistics (A)
Elementary Statistics for Business and Economics (A)
Elementary Statistics for the Social Sciences (A)
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
NSCI 2114Principles of Human Nutrition (N)4
2 hours from courses designated (N) with one (L)2
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
ECON 1113The Economics of Social Issues (S)3
or ECON 2103 Introduction to Microeconomics (S)
Additional General Education
Courses Designated (A), (H), (N), or (S)10
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
At least one Diversity (D) course
At least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Human Sciences
HS 1112Human Sciences First-Year Seminar2
or HS 3112 Human Sciences First-Year Seminar for Transfer Students
HDFS 2113Lifespan Human Development (S)3
Hours Subtotal5
Major Requirements
Minimum grade of “C” in each course
HRAD 1103Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism3
HRAD 1113Introduction to Food Studies3
HRAD 2153Introduction to Hospitality Accounting3
HRAD 2283Hospitality Industry Financial Analysis3
HRAD 2533Hospitality Information Technology3
HRAD 2643Lodging Operations3
HRAD 2665Restaurant Operations Management5
HRAD 2771Hospitality and Tourism Industry Speakers Series1
HRAD 3213Hospitality and Tourism Management and Organizations3
HRAD 3411Hospitality and Tourism Pre-Internship Seminar1
HRAD 3443Hospitality and Tourism Industry Internship3
HRAD 3473Mechanical Equipment and Facility Management3
HRAD 3543Lodging Property Management3
HRAD 3623Purchasing and Cost Control for Hospitality and Foodservice3
HRAD 3783Hospitality Industry Human Resources Management3
HRAD 4103Hospitality Law and Ethics3
HRAD 4163Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Sales3
HRAD 4263Beverage Management and Controls3
HRAD 4453Revenue Management in Hospitality Operations3
HRAD 4525Capstone in Hospitality Management5
HRAD 3123Event Planning in Hospitality3
Hours Subtotal63
Professional Electives
Minimum grade of “C” in each course
Select courses in consultation with advisor to develop an emphasis in one of the areas of the following: Club Management, Conference and Meeting Planning, Hotel Administration, International Hospitality, Restaurant Management, or Tourism12
The Business of Tourism
Hospitality and Tourism Undergraduate Research
Special Event Management
Hospitality Training Program Development
International Travel and Tourism (I)
Franchising and Quick Service Restaurant Management
Geotourism (DS)
Hotel Food and Beverage Operations
Overview of Beverages in the Hospitality Industry
Gastronomic Tourism
International Hospitality Studies
European Travel and Tourism (I)
Advanced Special Events Management
Hospitality Catering
Hospitality Small Business Development
Hospitality and Tourism Financing
Hospitality Information Systems
Advanced Hospitality and Tourism Internship
Certified Hotel Industry Analytics
Sustainable Tourism and Geography
Hospitality Management Seminar
Gastronomy
Hospitality Leadership Symposium
Applied Human Resources in Hospitality
Beverage Education
Casino and Gaming Management
Special Unit Course in Hotel and Restaurant Administration
Honors Creative Component
Conference and Meeting Planning
European Cuisine and Beverages (I)
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Oral Communication
Introduction to Macroeconomics
Finance
Study Abroad (I)
Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
Fundamentals of Management (S)
Change Management
Leadership Dynamics
Marketing (S)
Consumer and Market Behavior
Sales Management
Operation Analytics
Introduction to Speech Communication (S)
Contact academic advisor to obtain other approved professional elective courses
Hours Subtotal12
Total Hours120

Other Requirements

  • 40 hours must be upper-division.
  • Hospitality work experience of 480 hours required for no grade prior to internship.
  • Transfer Admission Requirement: 2.00 GPA

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2023.