The Hospitality and Tourism Management degree program at the University of New Haven prepares students for business ownership, entry and progress levels of management, leadership roles, and a rounded personality and attitude suitable for a long-term career in the hospitality and tourism industry. The B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management provides a comprehensive orientation necessary to develop leaders for careers in the world’s largest industry. Our program focuses on hospitality entrepreneurship emphasizing critical thinking and creativity; business sustainability; global awareness and community; diversity; and business education. Our classroom learning integrates practical technology applications, academic excellence, and communication skills, which are reinforced through experiential learning and professional enrichment opportunities. Students participate in projects involving hospitality, travel and tourism, and event professionals from the state, regional, national, and international companies.
Our globally oriented curriculum strikes a balance between liberal arts, general business, and industry management skills. Students earning a B.S. degree in hospitality and tourism management at the University of New Haven are required to complete 121 credits, including the core curriculum (40 credits), business foundation core (9 credits), hospitality and tourism core (63 credits), elective (3 credits), and service requirement, fieldwork and internship (6 credits).