Bachelor of Science in Hospitality,Tourism, & Event Management
B.S. Hospitality, Tourism & Event Management
Approved for implementation in the Fall of 2008, this is an innovative, interdisciplinary degree which includes core coursework in the department and supporting coursework from SJSU's business and nutrition programs. Elective coursework enables students to craft the breadth and depth of their studies to best match their career objectives.
There are a wide range of hospitality related careers for students graduating with a degree in Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management including: Hotel/Resort General Manager, Financial Controller, Catering Coordinator, Meeting Planner, Sales Director, Marketing Manager, Conference/Tradeshow Manager, Banquet and Events Coordinator, Restaurant Manager, Contract Food Service Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Human Resources Manager, Tourism Specialist, Travel Consultant and Information Systems Specialist.The Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Tourism & Event Management is comprised of a core set of classes (39 units), electives (18 units), and foundational course work (9 units). A business minor may also be of interest to students in this degree program.
To get started, check in with our HSPM staff for direction on who to contact to set up an appointment. Whether you are transferring from a different SJSU major, another University, or you're just beginning your studies here at SJSU we will guide and assist you in achieving your goals.
Change of Major Information for Hospitality Management
Change Major Form MUST be filled out and turned in with a copy of your unofficial transcript.
All forms MUST be TYPED in order to be accepted.
All incoming freshmen and transfer students MUST complete one semester at SJSU with a minimum 2.5 SJSU Cum GPA before applying. For more information regarding policies , please see Change of Major Criteria & Policy for HSPM
Deadline to apply:
- Spring 2015: CLOSED.
- Fall 2015: March 10.