Bachelor of Science in Tourism & Hospitality Management

As one of the top travel destinations in the world, there’s no better place to pursue a degree in tourism than central Florida. SEU’s prime location gives tourism and hospitality management majors access to two major hubs of entertainment, with nearby attractions including theme parks, professional sports, convention and concert venues, museums, and more.Gain business know-how through the lens of a Christian worldview. You can start building a professional resume from day one, giving you an edge over other recent grads when it comes time to landing your first job. Beyond the many local opportunities for practical, hands-on experience, your course work will prepare you with a solid foundation in business, including classes in finance, marketing, information systems, business law and management. Because these courses are taught from a Christian worldview, you will also learn to be a person of integrity in the workplace. You’ll round out your degree with a deep dive into tourism and hospitality management with a 120-hour internship.

SEU's central Florida location puts you in the heart of one of the nation's most exciting tourism destinations.

Program Details

15 hours of pre-business core 24 hours of business core 24 hours of major core 55 hours of general education 2 hours of electives Total credit hours — 120

Sample Core Courses

  • Tourism and Hospitality Marketing (THMT 3117) — The application of marketing concepts to the hospitality and tourism industry. Special emphasis on marketing planning and strategic marketing.
  • Trade Show and Event Management (THMT 3128)Planning, developing, budgeting, promoting, delivering, and evaluating meetings or special events in the hospitality industry.
  • Hospitality Physical Plant Management (THMT 3139) — Analysis of operational problems related to the physical plant and structure of enterprises in the hospitality industry.
  • Hotel and Resort Operations Management (THMT 4151)Comprehensive analysis of applied theories, principles, and techniques in the management of hotels and shared ownership/timeshare properties.

Pre-Business Core

Business Analytics l Business Communications l Principles of Financial Accounting Microeconomics Principles of Managerial Accounting

Business Core

Principles of Finance Principles of Management Business Communications ll Marketing Business Law l Business Analytics ll Management Information Systems Business Policies

Required Major Core

Tourism & Hospitality Marketing Trade Show & Event Management Hospitality Physical Plant Management Global Business Human Resource Management Principles of Travel & Tourism Hotel & Resort Operations Management Internship

Amusement and theme park executive Cruise line manager Event and conference manager Hotel manager Resort manager Restaurant manager Spa and wellness manager Tour operator Wedding coordinator