Jul 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Science, Tourism & Hospitality Management

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Bachelor of Science, Tourism & Hospitality Management (Four-Year Plan)  

The Bachelor’s degree program in Tourism and Hospitality Management integrates a Christ-centered approach into its innovative and comprehensive curriculum, preparing students for successful careers while emphasizing ethical and compassionate service. Through core courses such as Principles of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Hotel & Resort Operations Management, Restaurant Management, Event Management, Tourism & Hospitality Marketing, and a pioneering Religious Tourism course, students not only gain a deep understanding of the industry but also learn to apply Christian values in their professional lives.

The program includes a variety of elective courses and a distinctive 150-hour internship at a tourism and hospitality organization, blending theoretical knowledge with practical experience in real-world settings. This unique combination ensures that graduates are equipped not only with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in one of the most vibrant industries but also with a strong ethical foundation rooted in Christian principles, making them adept at creating memorable experiences for guests from a perspective of service and care. This degree is tailored for those passionate about delivering exceptional experiences to guests worldwide, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in one of the most vibrant and rapidly evolving industries.

Total Program Hours - 120 Credit Hours

Foundational Core - 34 Credit Hours

Major Core - 36 Credit Hours

Divine Design (Major Specific Experiential Learning) - 3 Credit Hours

Divine Design - 47 Credit Hours

To meet the Divine Design requirement, students may earn credit hours in general elective courses, declared minors/certificates, or enjoy other experiential learning opportunities such as study abroad, internships, or practicums. Other practicum options include PRAC 1001  (1 credit hour), PRAC 1002   (2 credit hours), PRAC 1003   (3 credit hours), PRAC 1004   (4 credit hours), up to 24 credit hours. General Electives are any college-level course that does not satisfy the above program requirements. Students must complete the above program requirements with the remaining credit hours earned in the Divine Design to meet the total program hours.

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