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2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog

Bachelor of Science, Tourism and Hospitality Management (Partner)

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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: 120 Credit Hours

Foundational Core - 34 Credit Hours

Worldview Formation - 9 Credit Hours

Discursive Inquiry - 6 Credit Hours

Natural-Scientific Inquiry - Select One with Lab:

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, student may earn credit hours in general elective courses,  declare 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 hour), PRAC 1003   (3 credit hour), PRAC 1004   (4 credit hour), and PMIN 2303   (3 credit hour) up to a total of 24 credit hours. General Electives are any college-level courses that do not satisfy the above program requirements. Student must complete the above program requirements, with remaining credit hours earned in Divine Design to meet the total program hours.

Additional State Requirements for Online or Partner Site Students

*Note: Students taking courses online/at an SEU partner site outside of the State of Florida may be subject to additional Foundational Core requirements for degree completion. Some of these requirements are built into your Foundational Core listed above.  Any of the requirements listed below that are not incorporated into the Foundational Core will count towards your Divine Design hours.  State-specific requirements are also specified in the SEU Catalog. Please see your Degree Audit in JICS and work with your Academic Advisor to ensure these requirements are met. 



Area I, Written Composition - 6 Credit Hours

Area II, Humanities and Fine Arts - 12 Credit Hours

* In addition to Foundational Core Discursive Inquiry requirements 

Area III, Natural Science and Mathematics - 11 Credit Hours



Select one course not taken in Foundational Core



Maryland students need an additional six credit hours in one or more of the following five areas: (i) Arts and humanities; (ii) English composition; (iii) Social and behavioral sciences; (iv) Mathematics; and (v) Biological and physical sciences.



Montana requires 6 credit hours of natural science with a laboratory experience. Students may choose to take BIOL 1334 to complete the requirement or any other science course to meet the credit hour requirement.


3 credit hours needed. The Socio-Historical requirement must be fulfilled by taking PPOL 2433 or by earning credit for one of the following combinations of classes from an accredited Nevada college:  1) HIST 100, 2) PCS 101, 3) HIST 101 and HIST 102, or 4) or HIST 101 and 217.


Ohio students need an additional two credit hours in one or more of the following areas: Oral and Written Communication, Mathematics, Statistics and Logic, Arts, Humanities, Culture and Diversity, Natural Sciences, Technology and Innovation. 


In addition to the courses listed below, Oklahoma students need an additional 7 credit hours in one ore more of the following:  History, Social Science, Behavioral Science, Humanities, Math, Natural Science, Language, or Fine Arts.

Select One:

Choose one not already chosen for Foundational Core

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