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Undergraduate Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management

Total Required Credit Hours: 120
Completion of the bachelor degree requires 120 hours of course work and a minimum of 600 clock hours of work experience in the hospitality industry. Students must satisfy at least 36 advanced credit hours and at least 24 of the last 30 semester credit hours in residence. Students wishing to declare a major in hotel and restaurant management must have a minimum cumulative UH GPA of 2.85, submit a completed UH General Petition form declaring this major to the HRM Office of Academic Services, and sign an official major degree plan.

General Education Requirements - 45 Credit Hours
Communication (3) ENGL 1303
(3) ENGL 1304
Freshman Composition I
Freshman Composition II
Math/Reasoning (3) MATH 1310 or 1311
(3) Math/Reasoning*
Language, Culture & Philosophy (3) Language, Culture & Philosophy*  
Creative Arts
(3) Creative Arts* 
 
Life & Physical Sciences
(3) Life & Physical Sciences*
(3) Life & Physical Sciences*
 
Social & Behavioral Science
(3) ECON 2301, 2304 or 2305  
Writing in the Discipline
Satisfied by completion of HRMA 3358
American History (3) HIST 1377
(3) HIST 1378
The United States to 1877
The United States Since 1877
Government / Political Science
(3) POLS 1336
(3) POLS 1337
U.S. & Texas Constitution & Politics 
U.S. Government: Congress, President & Court
HRM Directed General Education
(3) Statistics
(3) Speech Communications
(MATH 2311, PSYC 3301 or TMTH 3360)
(3) Speech Communications (COMM 1332 or COMM 3356)

* Please see the University of Houston Undergraduate Catalog at http://catalog.uh.edu/content.php?catoid=14&navoid=3758&hl for the list of approved UH Core Curriculum courses.

** Students can earn credit by examination for university CORE courses. Visit http://las.uh.edu/ussc/uts// for more information.

*** Per Conrad N. Hilton College policy, all credit earned by credit-by-exam must be posted to the student’s records prior to the first class day of the student’s graduating semester.

HRM Required Courses - 75 Credit Hours
(3) HRMA 1301 Hospitality Technology  
(3) HRMA 1335 Facilities Management
(3) HRMA 1337 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry  
(3) HRMA 1345 Safety& Sanitation in the Hospitality Industry  
(3) HRMA 1367 Lodging Management
(4) HRMA 1422 Food Service Production & Operations I
 
(1) HRMA 2160 Hospitality Practicum I  
(2) HRMA 2220 Food Service Production & Operations II
(3) HRMA 2340 Systems of Accounts in the Hospitality Industry
(3) HRMA 2350 Managing in the Service Environment  
(1) HRMA 3160* Hospitality Practicum II  
(3) HRMA 3341* Hospitality Managerial Accounting  
(3) HRMA 3343* Hospitality Cost Controls  
(3) HRMA 3348* Principles of Hospitality Revenue Management
 
(3) HRMA 3352* Human Resource Management  
(3) HRMA 3358* Hospitality Industry Law  
(3) HRMA 3361* Hospitality Marketing  
(3) HRMA 4343* Financial Administration for the Hospitality Industry  
(3) HRMA 4353* Leadership in the Hospitality Industry  
HRM Capstone (3 Credit Hours)
(3) HRMA 4323* Advanced Food & Beverage Management OR  
(3) HRMA 4354* Advanced Hospitality Operations Management OR  
(3) HRMA 4367* Advanced Lodging Management  
HRM Electives (10 Credit Hours)
(10)HRM Electives Click here for your current choices in HRM Electives.  
Students successfully completing any UH-approved minor degree may apply 6 credit hours toward HRM electives.
HRM Area of Emphasis Courses (9 Credit Hours)
Select one Area of Emphasis with 9 hours of associated classes from approved list.
 
  

* HRM required advanced courses (3000 and 4000 level) are restricted to HRM majors only.