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Please consult with your advisor and the catalog for the year in which you were admitted.


Business minor

One of the requirements for your HM degree is the successful completion of the General Business minor, which gives you a solid business background and a competitive edge in your career. The General Business minor must be declared through MyMadison.

Traditional Pathway

Freshman Year

  • HM 111: Overview of Hospitality and Tourism Management 
  • HM 112: Foundations of Leadership in Hospitality Management
  • General Education

Sophomore Year

  • HM 222: Hospitality Professional Work Experience 
  • HM 251: Cost Control and Budgeting 
  • HM 252: Culinary Arts and Menu Management 
  • ECON 201: Introduction to Microeconomics 
  • CIS 204: Computer Information Systems Fundamentals for Non-Business majors*
  • MGT 305: Management and Organizational Behavior 
  • Quantitative Requirement for Bachelor of Science (any 3-credit math in addition to Gen Ed)
  • General Education 

Junior Year

  • HM 321: Introduction to Event Management 
  • HM 322: Lodging, Clubs, and Resort Operations and Techology
  • HM 333: Internship in Hospitality Management 
  • HM 371: Profit Optimization and Revenue Management 
  • Major elective 
  • ACTG 244: Accounting for Non-Business majors 
  • FIN 345: Finance Fundamentals for Non-Business majors
  • General Education and/or University Electives 

Senior Year

  • HM 422: Hospitality Human Resources Management
  • HM 442: Hospitality Seminar
  • HM 444: Supervisory Hospitality Internship 
  • Major electives (2)
  • MKTG 380: Principles of Marketing 
  • University Electives and/or Scientific Literacy Requirement 

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