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 program 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 program, 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

Application Forms MUST be filled out and turned in WITH your Unofficial Transcript.

ALL Forms MUST be TYPED in order to be accepted.

ALL Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students MUST complete one whole semester before applying.

Deadline for Applying to be in the Hospitality Management major for Fall 2014 is CLOSED.

Deadline for Applying to be in the Hospitality Management major for Spring 2015 will be October 15. (Students must complete English 1B, Minimum 2.5 GPA)

Change of Major Form - Less than 90 Units

Change of Major Form - More than 90 Units

Change of Major Criteria & Policy for HSPM