Fundamental business practices and practical culinary techniques are combined to make up the Hospitality Management curriculum.  Students who are interested in the program must have one of the following prerequisites:

  • Associate Degree in Food Service Management – Culinary Arts Specialization, Pastry and Baking Arts Specialization
  • Resort and Hotel Management Specialization

Fairmont State University Hospitality Management graduates are qualified to apply for careers in management of a hospitality operation.  They can take the major with a culinary specialization, pastry and baking arts specialization, or resort and hotel management.

Courses taken by all Hospitality Management students include:

  • Principles of management
  • Principles of marketing
  • Business law
  • Corporate communications and technology

Career Opportunities

Hospitality Management majors are prepared to work in the industry for community, state, national and international organizations.  Internships are strongly encouraged for upperclassmen.  Graduates qualify for positions in management of:

  • Hotels
  • Lodging
  • Food service
  • Cruise ships
  • Country clubs
  • Resorts
  • Tourism
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