College of Arts & Sciences
A liberal arts education forms a broad academic foundation for independent thought, critical analysis, and lifelong learning. In other words, preparing you for your first career and your next.
The hotel, restaurant and tourism industry is not only one of the largest industries in the Bay Area, it is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today.
The demand for educated, qualified managers in hotel and restaurant operations and for capable individuals in related and supporting industries such as consulting, public accounting, sales and marketing, computer technology and numerous other careers within the hospitality industry is stronger than ever.
The Department of Hospitality Management (HM), as part of the University of San Francisco’s School of Management (SOM), offers a program of study for those students seeking business management, and leadership career opportunities in the global hospitality industry. Students receive a comprehensive business education through the SOM business fundamentals and extend their understanding of the hospitality industry in a broad context
Please visit our University of San Francisco Department of Hospitality Management web site: www.usfca.edu/hospitality
Hospitality Management graduates will be able to:
Business core plus 16-units of hospitality management core AND a choice of one of the tracks (12-units including capstone): 1) hotel and restaurant management, or 2) meeting and event management. Note all courses are 4-units unless otherwise noted. Additionally, a minimum of 800 hours of professional work experience related to the hospitality field must be completed prior to the student's senior year and is a requirement for graduation.