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Overview | Curriculum | Careers| Transfer

The Hospitality and Tourism Management minor is now available in a streamlined version for students enrolled in the Online BBA degree. A minor in hospitality management will assist any FAU student in expanding his or her career potential. As the world’s largest service industry and the largest private employer in the State of Florida, hospitality businesses exist in all corners of the globe.

For those in the Online BBA, the minor consists of just 3 courses. Students receiving a minor in hospitality and tourism management will receive basic core knowledge in the discipline applicable to a number of settings. Graduates with minors in hospitality management have successfully entered a host of positions including, but not limited to: hotel & resort operations, hospitality marketing/digital marketing, revenue management, finance and asset management, commercial recreation/ecotourism/adventure travel, spa management, casino gaming, hospitality & tourism law, real estate development, theme park management, cruise line operations, restaurants/catering, and many others.


Core Courses: 9 credits
Take all of the following courses:

Course # Course Title Credits
HFT 3003 Introduction to Hospitality Management 3
HFT 4240 Excellence in Guest Service Management 3
HFT 3741 Meetings & Events Management 3

One of the courses for the minor will be offered each semester in OBBA so that you can proceed easily through the minor.

In addition to these 3 courses, candidates for the minor must document 500 work hours in a job in the hospitality industry any time from senior year in high school to the present.

Sample Careers:

  • Hotel & Resort operations
  • Hospitality marketing/digital marketing
  • Commercial recreation/ecotourism/adventure travel
  • Spa management
  • Casino gaming
  • Theme park management
  • Cruise line operations
  • Restaurant management

Tranferring from Broward College?

Here’s a easy to follow flight plan for the Broward student who plans to transfer to a Florida public university as a junior:

Download the Hospitality Administration Transfer Plan – Associate of Arts 1010 PDF

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Degree Details
College College of Business
Degree type Bachelor (BBA)
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $201.29
- Out of State (FL) $719.84
Credits needed to graduate 9 (plus 500 hours in hospitality industry)
* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.
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