The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Hospitality and Tourism Administration is a 128-semester hour professional management program. Students receiving the hospitality and tourism degree earn 23 semester hours in the business curriculum.
Students majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Administration are prepared to become hospitality professionals who possess the knowledge, managerial skills and competencies to obtain entry level management positions and assume leadership roles in various aspects of this global and dynamic industry. The job placement rate of graduates varies from 97%-100% each academic year. Graduates of the program are employed in lodging, food and beverage service, convention and visitors bureaus, event management, resorts, conference centers, cruise lines, and airlines.
The program's mission is to empower a global and diverse population of students for leadership and professional roles within the hospitality and tourism industry, through academic excellence, community service, and industry work experience.
Programs offered by NCCU's School of Business are designed to provide the student ample opportunity to develop views, attitudes, and values regarding society - its institutions, progress, and problems. The participating student is provided a working knowledge of principles and procedures that are fundamental to his or her future role as a manager or executive. The objective of the School of Business is to provide each student with the knowledge of an entry-level specialist in one of the major fields of business administration and management.
The arts and sciences, common body of knowledge, and concentration components of the curriculum have been designed with the previously cited purposes in mind, cultivating the student's capacity for accurate problem definition, sound analysis, problem synthesis, and effective communication of problems and their probable amelioration.
The School of Business is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Hospitality and Tourism Program is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).