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Hospitality and Resort Management

Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

The primary goal of the Hospitality and Resort Management (HPRM) program is to produce graduates who have the knowledge and skills necessary for them to be successful in the increasingly competitive hospitality business environment. HPRM is committed to expanding the general business knowledge, specific hospitality skills, and overall technical competence of both students and faculty who matriculate and educate within this program. Program objectives for the B.A. in Hospitality and Resort Management are found here.

Hospitality and Resort Management Major (B.A.)

A. University General Education Program (41 hours)

See Graduation from the University for the University General Education Program requirements. Note that MATH 1530 (Mathematics requirement) with a minimum grade of "C", ECON 2010 and 2020 (Social/Behavioral Sciences requirement) are required.

B. College and Degree (B.A.) Requirements (12-16 hours)

The College and Bachelor of Arts requirement are in addition to the University General Education Program requirements.

C. The Major (57 hours)

ACCT 2010; HPRM 1050, 2004, 2011, 2050, 2330, 3130, 3315, 3320, 3911, 4320, 4322, 4331, 4340, 4350, 4620, 4700, 4911; MGMT 3110; MIS 2749; MKTG 3010

 D. Electives (4 hours)

Electives may be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120.

Typical 4-Year Hospitality and Resort Management Sequence:

Freshman Year

ENGL 1010 3 ENGL 1020 3
Foreign Language/B.A. 3 Foreign Language/B.A 3
MATH 1530 3 HPRM 2004 1
Elective 3 HPRM 2050 4
HPRM 1050 3 MIS 2749 3
Semester Totals 15 hrs   14 hrs

Sophomore Year

ECON 2010 3 ECON 2020 3
ENGL 2201 or 2202* 3 MGMT 3110 3
HPRM 2330 3 ACCT 2010 3
COMM 2381 3 Natural Science* 4
Natural Science* 4 MKTG 3010 3
Semester Totals 16 hrs   16 hrs

Junior Year

History* 3 HPRM 4350 3
HPRM 2011 3 HPRM 4320 3
HPRM 3315 3 Humanities/Fine Arts* 3
HPRM 3320 3 HPRM 3130 3
Social/Behavioral Sciences* 3 Nat. Sci./Math/ B.A. 3-4
HPRM 3911 1    
Semester Totals 16 hrs   15-16 hrs

Senior Year

HPRM 4322 3 HPRM 4331 3
HPRM 4620 3 HPRM 4700 3
HPRM 4340 3 Elective 1
Fine Arts/B.A. 3 HPRM 4911 3
History* 3 Humanities/B.A. 3
Semester Totals 15 hrs   13 hrs

Total Hours: 120-121

Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120

*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement

Course Descriptions

College of Arts and Sciences

Aerospace Studies (AERO)
African and African American Studies (AAAS)
Anthropology (ANTH)
Biology (BIOL)
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Chemistry (CHEM)
City and Regional Planning (PLAN)
Computer Science (COMP)
Criminology and Criminal Justice (CJUS)
Earth Sciences (ESCI)
English (ENGL)
Emergency Management (EMGT)
Environmental Studies (ENVR)
Health Administration (HADM)
History (HIST)
International Studies (INTL)
Judaic Studies (JDST)
Mathematics (MATH)
Military Science (ARMY)
Naval Science (NAVY)
Philosophy (PHIL)
Physics (PHYS)
Political Science (POLS)
Public and Nonprofit Administration (PADM)
Psychology (PSYC)
Religious Studies (RLGN)
Social Work (SWRK)
Sociology (SOCI)
Women's Studies (WMST)

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Arabic (ARAB)
Chinese (CHIN)
Classics (CLAS)
French (FREN)
German (GERM)
Greek (GREK)
Hebrew (HEBR)
Italian (ITAL)
Japanese (JAPN)
Languages and Literature (LALI)
Latin (LATN)
Portuguese (PORT)
Russian (RUSS)
Spanish (SPAN)

Fogelman College of Business and Economics

Accountancy (ACCT)
Business Administration (BA)
Economics (ECON)
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIR)
Management Information Systems (MIS)
Management (MGMT)
Marketing (MKTG))
Supply Chain Management Science (SCMS)

College of Communication and Fine Arts

Architecture (ARCH)
Art (ART)
Art History (ARTH)
Communication (COMM)
Communication/Fine Arts (CCFA)
Dance (DANC)
Interior Design (IDES)
Journalism (JOUR)
Theatre (THEA)


Applied Music (MUAP)
Music Appreciation (MUS)
Music Education (MUSE)
Music History, Literature, and Appreciation (MUHL)
Music Industry (MUID)
Music Theory and Composition (MUTC)
Sacred Music (MUSA)

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research

Counseling and Personnel Services (COUN)
Educational Psychology and Research (EDPR)

Health and Sport Sciences

Dietetics (NUTR)
Health and Human Performance (EXSS)
Health and Sport Sciences (HMSE)
Healthcare Leadership (HCL)
Health Promotion (HPRO)
Physical Education Activities (PHED)
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)
Sport and Leisure Commerce (SLC)
Sport and Leisure Management (SLS)

Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

Early Childhood Education (ECED)
Educational Services (EDSV)
Elementary Education (ELED)
Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (ICL)
Instructional Design and Technology (IDT)
Leadership (LEAD)
Reading (RDNG)
Special Education (SPED)

Herff College of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering (BIOM)
Civil Engineering (CIVL)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (EECE)
Engineering (ENGR)
Mechanical Engineering (MECH)
Technology (TECH)

Loewenberg School of Nursing

Nursing (NURS)

University College

Family and Consumer Science (CSED)
Merchandising (MRCH)
Paralegal Studies (LEGL)
University College (UNIV)

Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

Hospitality and Resort Management (HPRM)

Independent Programs

Orientation Program (ACAD)
University Honors Program (UNHP)
University of Memphis Libraries (LBRY)

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