Strategic mindset, practical skills & global outlook
During the first semester of your global hospitality management degree, you will be immersed in the practical arts. Your courses will include:
Professional internships give your hospitality management career a head start. Your first internship will expose you to roles and responsibilities in hospitality operations, such as service (restaurant, bars, room service) or rooms division (front office, housekeeping).
In Les Roches Chicago the internship takes place in Semester 3 instead of Semester 2.
Upon your return from your first internship, you will take courses on hospitality fundamentals, including:
And 1 Elective course as required:
In Les Roches Chicago the academic semester “Fundamentals of Hospitality” takes place in Semester 2 instead of Semester 3.
In your fourth semester, you will continue to build your understanding of key hospitality principles. Your courses will include:
In your second professional internship, you will build your skills in hospitality management, project management, time management and communication.
You can spend this semester in any department or in cross-training. Hotels and restaurants are popular choices for the second internship, but students also choose other industries.
And 1 Elective course as required
In the last semester of your Bachelor’s degree, you may either choose a specialization, taking courses focused on one subject area, or you may choose the General Management track, taking a range of elective courses in different subject areas. For more information on specialization courses, please see the specializations page.
Honors degree candidates will also complete a dissertation.
In addition, you may choose 1-2 elective courses from the following:
Les Roches reserves the right to modify the list of courses at any time and without notice. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for the latest course information.