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Hotel, restaurant and tourism management is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the United States. Each year, leisure time increases for thousands of Americans, and the demands on the hospitality industry are growing. Existing lodging and dining facilities are expanding and new businesses are developing to accommodate the increased demand for hospitality services.
UW-Stout’s Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management majors receive a variety of training. The program includes studies in general education to provide students a flexible background, enabling them to adapt to a wide variety of situations in today’s rapidly changing society. A choice of professional selectives provides students with flexibility to pursue a specialized field of study. The curriculum is designed to prepare competent, creative and responsible managers. Graduates are employed in the hospitality food and beverage industry, and in hotels and tourism facilities.
The primary mission of the Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management program is to remain a leading educational provider of hospitality management candidates. This will be achieved by strategically planning and implementing educational resources that generate graduates who are exposed to a diverse curriculum that encompasses general studies; fundamentals of business administration; and professional courses in hotel administration, restaurant operations, and tourism management.
HRTM Program Brand/Leading Statement:
“To educate individuals for careers and life-long learning in global hospitality and tourism by combing theory, applied management, and experiential learning.”
UW-Stout’s School of HRTM provides an educational experience to develop the leadership and management skills needed by industry leaders of tomorrow. With a mission stating to “Developing Hospitality World Leader.”
Bachelor of Science Degree
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A “C-” (1.67) or better is required for each course in the professional studies. A 2.75 grade point average is required for graduation.