Hospitality and Tourism Management Minor

The hospitality and tourism industry is the world’s largest service industry and the second largest industry sector in the state of Rhode Island, providing over 50,000 jobs and earning the state over $5.75 billion annually. The many hospitality and tourism segments employ numerous fields of study including global studies, marketing, cultural and historic preservation, political science, economics, environmental studies, communications, history and more. This minor can be combined with student’s primary discipline(s) to design personally rewarding and lucrative career paths.

The hospitality and tourism minor at Salve Regina University provides students with a firm understanding of how the leisure experience is facilitated through hospitality services and tourism experiences as well as its impact on both local and global ecosystem(s). The program provides foundational courses in the broader hospitality and tourism industry with a focus on both the customer service experience and industry impact, while allowing students to focus on relevant electives that support different professions and industry sectors.

Students completing a minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management are required to complete 18 credits.

MGT-150Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism3
MGT-245Hotel and Resort Management3
MGT-242Food and Beverage Management3
MGT-368Revenue Management3
MGT-445Service Quality and Customer Experience3
Complete one of the following courses:3
History of Newport Architecture
Humans and their Environment
Introduction to Historic Preservation
Introductory Macroeconomics
Introductory Microeconomics
Global Economics
Introduction to Econometrics
Economic Growth and Development
Introduction to Public Relations
Advertising and Consumer Culture
Environmental Justice
Natural Resource Management
Introduction to Global Studies
Modern Global History
Intercultural Communication
Management and Organizational Behavior
Business Communications
Principles of Marketing
Management of Human Resources
Ethics for Business
International Issue in Consumer Behavior
Event Planning and Facility Management
Professional Selling
International Marketing
Business Law-Labor Law
Professional Internship in Business
Anthropology: Interpreting Cultural Differences
Spanish for Business and Finance
Global Ethics
Total Credits18