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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 [Archived Catalog]

Restaurant, Hotel and Tourism Major (B.S.H.C.S.)

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Major code BS6361

The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education and Human Services 
Department of Human and Consumer Sciences Education 
Grover Center E160
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.2880
Fax: 740.593.0984

Annette Graham, contact person

Program Overview

This major is designed for students who have an interest in a career of management and supervision within the hospitality industry. The major, with a built-in business minor, has two tracks from which you might select. The Restaurant track is for students with an interest in restaurants, private clubs, institutional food service organizations, and food or equipment sales companies. The Hotel and Tourism track is directed toward hotels, motels, and the rapidly growing field of tourism management. Additionally, either track provides the necessary competencies to become a meeting and event planner. It is strongly recommended that, in addition to the required field experience, you have a part-time job in the hospitality industry, to be more marketable upon graduation.

Program Standards

To remain active in this program you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Maintain overall GPA of 2.0 (C) or better in all hours attempted at Ohio University.
  2. Earn at least a 2.0 (C) or better in each course listed under Major Requirements.
  3. Earn at least a 2.0 (C) or better in each course listed for the Business minor in the Required Related Courses section.

You must successfully earn a C (2.0) in all required RHT courses by the end of the third enrollment in each course. Other schools and departments may also limit the number of times you may retake a course.


Universitywide Graduation Requirements

To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Department Level Requirements for Human and Consumer Sciences Education

View the Department-Level Requirements for the Department of Human and Consumer Sciences Education .

Major Requirements

Earn at least a C (2.0) or better in each course listed below.

Additional Courses, Hotel and Tourism Track

Additional Courses, Restaurant Track

Required Related Courses

Business Minor

Earn at least a 2.0 (C) or better in each course listed for the Business minor.

Math Requirement

If your mathematics placement exam result is lower than MATH 263 (PL3), you must complete one of the following:

Internship, Practica, Field Experience, Senior Internship Registration Requirements

Generally, the policy on internships, practica, field experiences, and senior internship requires registration for the experience in the quarter(s) that the requirements for the course are actually fulfilled. The only exception to this requirement is an experience that takes place over winter break, in which case registration for the course may occur during either fall or winter quarter. Be sure to work closely with your adviser/program coordinator to ensure proper registration and fulfillment.

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