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

  • Wine Expo NH

    Attend the Fourth Annual WINE EXPO NH 2015

    Event Held April 14, 2015, Portsmouth Harbor Events Center, Portsmouth, NH


  • Hospitality Summer Program

    “Overall, the Summer Program exceeded my expectations by far. I learned so much, made so many new friends, and fell in love with UNH even more.” “Most importantly, the program clarified my passion for the industry. I think I speak for all the students when I say this was the best week of my summer and leaving was so hard.” – High School Student summer 2014 from Pennsylvania


    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 Services after matriculating in the major (UHS is the campus organization that oversees campus dining and campus catering). 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. Please see Practicum requirements for further information.

Required Courses

Freshman Year

HMGT 401, The Hospitality Industry: Historical Perspectives and Distinguished Lecture Series
HMGT 404, UHS Practicum
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 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 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 .


Our Mission

The Dual Major in EcoGastronomy prepares ambitious students for professions within our rapidly evolving food community—from farm to fork to nutrition and health outcomes—where ever greater integration of sustainable agriculture, food, and nutrition requires a broad perspective and a specific blend of skills and knowledge.

The Dual Major integrates UNH strengths in sustainable agriculture, hospitality management, and nutrition to offer a unique academic program emphasizing the interdisciplinary, international and experiential knowledge that connects all three fields.