Hospitality and Tourism Management, BSBA

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. 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
ENGL 1213Composition II3
or ENGL 1413 Critical Analysis and Writing II
or ENGL 3323 Technical Writing
American History & Government
HIST 1103Survey of American History3
or HIST 1483 American History to 1865 (H)
or HIST 1493 American History Since 1865 (DH)
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
STAT 2013Elementary Statistics (A)3
or STAT 2023 Elementary Statistics for Business and Economics (A)
or STAT 2053 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
BADM 1111Business First Year Seminar1
BADM 2111Career Planning for Business Success 11
Hours Subtotal2
Major Requirements
Minimum Grade of "C" in each course
HTM 1103Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism3
HTM 1113Fundamentals of Culinary Production3
HTM 2021Food Safety and Sanitation1
HTM 2153Introduction to Hospitality Accounting3
HTM 2283 Hospitality Industry Financial Analysis3
HTM 2533Hospitality Information Technology3
HTM 2643Lodging Operations3
HTM 2664Restaurant Operations4
HTM 2771Hospitality and Tourism Industry Speakers Series1
HTM 3123Event Planning3
HTM 3213Hospitality and Tourism Management and Organizations3
HTM 3411Hospitality and Tourism Pre-Internship Seminar1
HTM 3443Hospitality Industry Internship3
HTM 3473Mechanical Equipment and Facility Management3
HTM 3543Lodging Property Management3
HTM 3623Purchasing and Cost Control for Hospitality and Foodservice3
HTM 3783Hospitality Industry Human Resources Management3
HTM 4103Hospitality Law and Ethics3
HTM 4163Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Sales3
HTM 4263Beverage Management & Controls3
HTM 4453Revenue Management in Hospitality Operations3
HTM 4525Capstone in Hospitality Management5
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 following: Club Management, Conference and Meeting Planning, Hotel Administration, International Hospitality, Restaurant Management, or Tourism15
HTM 2243
Hospitality and Tourism Undergraduate Research
Special Events Management
HTM 3193
International Travel and Tourism (I)
Gastronomic Tourism
Franchising and Quick Service Restaurant Management
HTM 3643
Food and Beverage in Events
Overview of Beverages in the Hospitality Industry
International Hospitality Studies
European Travel and Tourism (I)
Advanced Special Events Management
Sustainable Tourism and Geography
European Cuisine and Beverages (I)
HTM 4213
HTM 4293
HTM 4333
HTM 4413
Advanced Hospitality and Tourism Internship
HTM 4551
HTM 4561
HTM 4563
HTM 4610
HTM 4643
Beverage Education
HTM 4833
Special Topics Course in Hospitality and Tourism Management
Honors Research
Conventions, Conferences, and Meetings
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Oral Communication
Introduction to Macroeconomics
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
Principles of Data Analytics
Introduction to Speech Communication (S)
Contact academic advisor to obtain other approved professional elective courses.
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours120

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 2026.