2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (B.S.): Hospitality & Tourism Management concentration - J

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Business Programs at NVU-Johnson

The B.S. in Business Administration core is designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and wisdom necessary to run their own business, be successful in an organization of their choosing and be prepared for graduate study. The program encompasses product and service planning, organizational structure, leadership, human resource management, marketing and financial management. Students engage in both classroom and high-impact learning experiences, including internships with businesses and organizations. By agreement with Clarkson University, graduates who successfully complete specific courses through this program may earn an M.B.A. with one year of graduate study at Clarkson. Refer to the NVU-Johnson Business & Economics Department page  or contact the Department Chair for details.

Hospitality & Tourism Management Concentration

Tourism and hospitality employs millions around the globe and provides exciting career opportunities near and far. Students complete more than 480 hours of documented experiential learning over four years, including a mandatory internship. Past internships have included our local area ski resorts, the Boston Harbor Hotel, the Dunes in South Carolina, and the Sheraton Hotel in Oahu, Hawaii.

Students complete a core of business administration courses and hospitality and tourism management (HTM) courses and select from a broad range of electives to round out their education. Faculty connections and formal partnerships enable NVU-Johnson to connect students with top resorts, hotels, restaurants and event-management firms for part-time employment during their college years and rewarding careers following graduation.  Graduates earn a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality & Tourism Management.

Learning Outcomes:

Business Administration (B.S.): Hospitality and Tourism Management concentration is designed to produce graduates who can:

  1. Apply analytical skills and advisory judgment critical to decision making, assessing risk, developing budgets and plans, allocating resources, and accomplishing objectives.
  2. Demonstrate technology proficiency needed to maintain and enhance accounting and financial reporting processes.
  3. Identify and apply ethical, legal, and professional standards to issues associated with accounting and business.
  4. Achieve fluency with principles of economics, finance, marketing, management theory, and laws affecting business operations.
  5. Achieve coherence and articulation in written, oral, and graphic communication.
  6. Exemplify professionalism, effective interpersonal communication, and strong work ethic required within business environments.
  7. Articulate pathways for educational and career development in the student’s field of study.
  8. Demonstrate the various ways that companies engage in sustainable business practices, including Corporate Social Responsibility and the Triple Bottom Line.

HTM Concentration

Required Concentration Courses (Minimum of 21 credits)

Total: 60 credits


In order to earn a degree, you must successfully complete all requirements for your major as listed here AND meet all other Degree Requirements , including the General Education Core Curriculum  and NVU Graduation Standards .

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