Mercyhurst University

Hospitality Management Concentrations

Hotel Management Concentration

 

Concentration Requirements

  • FPM 209 Housekeeping Operations & Management
  • HRIM 260 Hospitality Marketing and Sales
  • HRIM 417 Advanced Hotel Operations
  • HRIM 473, 475, 476 Hospitality Internships – credits vary *
  • Choose 2 courses from the Hospitality Management department recommended list of electives below.

Recommended electives

  • HMC 425 Wedding Planning 
  • HMG 322 Club Management 
  • HRIM 240 Casino and Gaming Operations Management 
  • HRIM 416 Mixology 
  • HRIM 452 Industry Consulting 
  • MGMT 405 Quality Leadership 

* Courses required for the sophomore review process in the Hospitality Management department, regardless of credit standing and transfer status. For your liberal studies core requirements, please review the Hospitality Management department's requirement and/or suggestions for core selections. Students must complete 6 credit hours of internships (taken in any combination).

Food and Beverage Management Concentration

 

table settingConcentration Requirements

  • BIO 180 Microorganisms (fulfills Common Core science requirement)
  • BIO 181 Microorganisms Lab (fulfills Common Core science requirement)
  • FNUT 131 Introduction to Nutrition
  • HRIM 405 International Cuisines
  • ​HRIM 473, 475, 476 Hospitality Internships – credits vary *
  • Choose two courses from the HM department recommended list of electives or courses from other HM concentrations

Recommended electives

  • HMC 425 Wedding Planning 
  • HMG 322 Club Management 
  • HRIM 240 Casino and Gaming Operations Management 
  • HRIM 416 Mixology 
  • HRIM 452 Industry Consulting 
  • MGMT 405 Quality Leadership 

* Courses required for the sophomore review process in the Hospitality Management department, regardless of credit standing and transfer status. For your liberal studies core requirements, please review the Hospitality Management department's requirement and/or suggestions for core selections. Students must complete 6 credit hours of internships (taken in any combination).

Event Management Concentration

 

EVENT MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

  • HMC 205 Introduction to Event Management 
  • HMC 215 Convention and Trade Show Management 
  • HMC 305 Catering Management and Operations Lab 
  • HMC 315 Promotional Strategies For Meetings and Conventions 
  • HRIM 473, 475, 476 Hospitality Internships – credits vary *
    ​*Choose 1 course from the HM department recommended list of electives or courses from other HM concentrations.

HM DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDED LIST OF ELECTIVES

  • HMC 425 Wedding Planning 
  • HMG 322 Club Management 
  • HRIM 240 Casino and Gaming Operations Management 
  • HRIM 416 Mixology 
  • HRIM 452 Industry Consulting 
  • MGMT 405 Quality Leadership 

*Courses required for the sophomore review process in the Hospitality Management department, regardless of credit standing and transfer status. For your liberal studies core requirements, please review the Hospitality Management department's requirement and/or suggestions for core selections. Students must complete 6 credit hours of Internships

(taken in any combination)