• 2015 Hospitality Management Distinguished Alumni Award

    UNH Hospitality Management Alumni reception was held at the Seaport Hotel in Boston to honor Ken Wilson with the Distinguished Alumni Award.

  • 1st Annual Nassikas Lecture Series a Success

    The event on service standards was well attended by industry, students, and faculty.

  • Hospitality Management Professional Development Program

    Spring 2015 Career Fair had over 15 companies and 130 students


    Marriott International Northeast Regional Sales and Marketing Office hosts UNH Hospitality Management marketing students.


    Preparing individuals to lead organizations in an ever-changing global economy.

BS in Hospitality Management






  • Hospitality is more than an area of study, it’s a way of life.
  • Educating and guiding the future executives of the hospitality industry.
  • We take a one-size-fits-one approach to each prospective student.
  • No two students are alike, and no two curriculum pathways should be either.
  • We encourage your creative side with a minor in Entrepreneurship
  • WE are ranked among The 25 Best Hospitality Programs in the U.S.
  • WE are the 2nd oldest 4-year degree hospitality management program in the US.
  • WE offer a well-rounded Hospitality management foundation so YOU excel.
  • WE are part of a well-respected business college.
  • WE offer career development and mentoring.
  • YOU build the experience you want, and we give you the tools to do it.
  • YOU choose your own path to success.
  • YOU match an internship in the professional area of your choosing.
  • YOU design 1/3 of your own curriculum.
  • YOU connect with seasoned alumni.

Brand new state-of-the facility that features high tech experiences for program courses.

















OUR Foundation Courses

A student must have an overall average of at least 2.3 in all major required courses, a minimum grade of C- in each major course, and a minimum of 800-hours of on-the-job, paid work experience in the hospitality industry; 100 hours must be earned through University Hospitality and at least 400 from a structured paid internship. This work experience may be completed over several summers or during the academic year. Transfer students practicum hours will be prorated and must be completed after matriculating into the Hospitality Management Department.

  • Course Descriptions for all Hospitality Management Courses including Hospitality Management electives.

Required Courses

  • Course Requirements for students entering program prior to Fall 2014 speak to the College advising office.
  • Course Requirements for students entering Fall 2014 or later as shown below.

Freshman Year

HMGT 401, The Hospitality Industry: Historical Perspectives and Distinguished Lecture Series
HMGT 404, Professional Development I
HMGT 405, Introduction to Food and Service Management
ECON 401, Macroeconomics
ECON 402, Microeconomics
ADMN 403, Computing Essentials for Business
ADMN 405-6, Freshman Academic Experience I and II
Math 420, Finite Mathematics
ENGL 401, Freshman English
Two general education courses

Sophomore Year

HMGT 504 Professional Development II
HMGT 554, Lodging Operations Management
ADMN 420, Business Statistics
ADMN 502, Introductory Financial Accounting
HMGT 618, Uniform Systems for the Hospitality Industry
Four general education courses

Junior Year

HMGT 600, Hospitality Marketing Management
HMGT 604 Professional Development III
HMGT 635, Hospitality Human Resource Management
HMGT 625, Hospitality and Employment Law
HMGT 661, Event Design, Planning and Management
ADMN 575, Behavior in Organizations
One hospitality management elective, and two University general education courses

Senior Year

HMGT 655, Hospitality Finance and Development
HMGT 667, Advanced Food and Beverage Operations Management
HMGT 703, Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry
Two hospitality management electives and three University free elective courses

Three, 4-credit-hour elective courses in Hospitality Management (or two 4-credit-hour electives and a 4-credit-hour internship, supervised student teaching, or independent study course) are required for graduation.


YOUR Hospitality

The Hospitality Management program provides students with the overall breadth and depth of business and hospitality management foundation courses.

In addition to the foundation courses mentioned above, students that want to specialize their hospitality management education further can do so by using their electives focused in specific areas:

The Food and Beverage Management specialization will provide students with the necessary competencies to pursue careers in restaurants, hotel and resorts, etc.

The lodging and resort management specialization will provide students with the necessary competencies to pursue careers in lodging, casinos, resorts, clubs, cruise lines, etc.

The event management specialization will provide students with the necessary competencies to pursue careers in Meeting Planning Management, Convention Sale and Service Management, Meetings and Conventions, etc.

  • Marketing and Sales Management (faculty coordinator Professor Daniel Innis dan.innis@unh.edu)

The marketing and sales specialization will provide students with the necessary competencies to pursue careers in hospitality market research, sales management, services marketing, etc. 

To specialize in one of these areas, students are required to take at least 4 courses from a list of specific elective courses. For further details contact the faculty coordinator or Donna Stickney at donna.stickney@unh.edu .