Hospitality and Tourism Management
Bachelor of Science
The White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is among the nation’s premier schools of its kind. The hospitality industry is flourishing, and we offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary program that builds job-relevant skills to power your future.
You’ll learn in state-of-the-art facilities outfitted with a fully functioning and professionally stocked restaurant, technology-rich computer labs and classrooms, and a cutting-edge beverage lab and kitchen space.
This interdisciplinary degree provides a solid business foundation alongside in-depth study of aspects of the hospitality and tourism (HTM) industry, including: food and beverage management, gaming, recreation, private club administration, travel and tourism activities, event and conference planning, convention and visitors bureaus, and more.
Kick off your journey with foundational courses in HTM, foods and sanitation.
- HTM 10000 – Introduction To The Hospitality And Tourism Industry
- HTM 19100 – Sanitation And Health In Foodservice, Lodging, And Tourism
- FN 20300 – Foods Selection And Preparation
Progress in your studies with business-focused courses in accounting and management.
- HTM 14100 – Financial Accounting For The Service Industries
- HTM 18100 – Lodging Management
- HTM 34100 – Cost Controls In Foodservice And Lodging
Explore marketing, human resources, foodservice and tourism.
- HTM 21200 – Organization And Management In The Hospitality And Tourism Industry
- HTM 23100 – Hospitality And Tourism Marketing
- HTM 24100 – Managerial Accounting And Financial Management In Hospitality Operations
Finish strong with courses that investigate the legal issues relevant to the HTM field, food and beverage development and the electives of your choice.
- HTM 30100 – Hospitality And Tourism Industry Practice
- HTM 41100 – Hospitality And Tourism Law
- HTM 49100 – Beverage Management
As part of your experiential learning requirements, you and your fellow HTM classmates run an outstanding restaurant that serves lunch and dinner. Plus, on an Educational Study Cruise, you can learn how the pros do it on cruise lines (the fastest growing component of the travel industry). The experience includes fine dining as well as days and evenings filled with fun activities and entertainment.
Our alumni are working in leadership roles for many of the world’s top hospitality and tourism brands.
Beyond the Classroom
We encourage you to get involved in organizations and activities that supplement your educational experience, including the Hospitality and Tourism Management Club.
This degree prepares you for a number of careers in the field, including:
- Front desk manager
- Operations manager
Graduates of this program are employed in organizations and companies like:
- White Lodging
PNW’s Hospitality and Tourism Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).
My eventual career goal is to manage a high-end restaurant. PNW classes simulate what I would need to do in the real world, preparing me better for the future.
Meet the Faculty
White Lodging Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Visiting Clinical Instructor
Michele Lefebvre is a registered dietitian teaching essentials of nutrition. Her background and focus has been nutrition as it relates to food. In class, she combines scientific concepts of nutrition with food.
Geralyn Farley is an associate professor at the White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Her main responsibility is helping students career dreams come true.