What Types of Majors Are Offered at Rosen College?

As of 2014, Rosen College of Hospitality Management offers three majors that lead to Bachelor of Science degrees. The programs are Hospitality Management, Event Management, and Restaurant and Food Service Management.

The Hospitality Management degree prepares students for employment in many fields, such as tourism, theme parks, attractions, finance, technology, golf, lodging and vacation ownership. Required courses include Techniques of Food Preparation, Hospitality and Tourism Marketing, and Legal Environment in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. In addition, the college offers a transitional program for students who already have an associate degree in Hospitality.

Rosen College has a unique Event Management major. Students learn how to plan and execute corporate meetings, trade shows, conferences and festivals, as well as other events, both large and small. Core courses within this program include Food Preparation for Catered Events, Hospitality and Event Risk Management, Promotion, Sales and Marketing. Three internship experiences are also available.

In the Restaurant and Food Service Management major, students explore many aspects of this giant industry, including design, catering, franchise development, food preparation and cost controls. Courses are required in the areas of hospitality and restaurant management. A number of electives are offered, such as History and Culture of Wine, Case Studies in Restaurant Management, Seminar in Quality Brewing and Fine Beer, and Nutrition Concepts and Issues in the Food Service Industry.