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BUSA 2030. Information Systems for Business
ACCT 2010. Financial Accounting
ACCT 2020. Managerial Accounting
BUSA 2140. Legal Environment of Business
BUSA 2210. Introduction to Macroeconomics
BUSA 2700. Principles of Management
BUSA 2200. Principles of Marketing
BUSA 3400. Business Finance
BUSA 3500. Business Analytics II
BUSA 3700. Project Management
BUSA 4000. International Business
BUSA 4882. Management Information Systems
BUSA 4892. Strategic Management
If a student has completed BUSA 4030 they should take BUSA 4882 as a general elective if their schedule permits.
BUSA 3602. Service Management Strategies 3
BUSA 3802. The Hotel Development Process 3
BUSA 3842. Cost Control in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry 3
BUSA 4700. Business Internship 3
BUSA 4842. The Marketing and Management of Tourism and Special Events 3
BUSA 4852. Club Management 3
See the world.
If you have a desire to travel, help others travel, or just want to make others happy—hospitality and tourism could be the ideal career for you. Hospitality and tourism management is ideal for extroverts and introverts alike. And, because of the nature of the hospitality industry, students seeking to develop strong interpersonal skills as well as critical thinking and decision-making skills, are ideal candidates for this degree program.
With an economic impact of $60 billion annually, hospitality and tourism make up the second-largest industry in the state of Georgia. While this industry has suffered due to the effects of the pandemic, economic indicators suggest this industry will continue to boom—with pent-up demand for travel and leisure activities resulting in huge opportunities post-graduation.
Piedmont University’s hospitality and tourism management program blends thoughtful classroom learning with real-world experience through regional partnerships. These two educational strategies help students grow and thrive in this fast-growing field. Faculty within Piedmont’s hospitality and tourism management program have significant industry and academic experience that comes to life in the classroom. Additionally, Piedmont has a strategic alliance with the Classic Center in Athens, GA—a nationally-known venue for meetings, conventions, conferences, performances, and special events. This relationship allows students direct access to professionals in the field as well as powerful networking opportunities and relationships post-graduation.
Piedmont Helps Launch Your Career in Hospitality and Tourism Management
With a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Piedmont graduates have an abundance of opportunities following graduation. Thanks to the University’s partnership with the Classic Center, students have direct access to the Classic Center Authority, Classic Center Cultural Foundation and many area restaurants and hotels for internships, potential career placement, and as a “living laboratory of hospitality.” Through this partnership, students experience first-hand how events and expositions take place and learn the skills necessary to put classroom theory into real-life practice.
While the program is focused on hospitality and tourism, Hospitality and Tourism Management is housed within the Walker College of Business, allowing students to learn the fundamentals of business management as well as truly hospitality-centered skills. Graduates leave Piedmont prepared to become a leader in their given hospitality and tourism field.
Reach Your Peak Potential.
Piedmont graduates in Hospitality and Tourism Management pursue careers in:
- Hotel Management
- Guest Relations
- Restaurant Management
- Tour Guide
- Marketing and Public Relations
- Wedding Planning
- Event Planning
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