This hotel management degree takes place over seven semesters, two of which are spent in professional internships.
The first semester of your international hotel management degree will teach you how to fulfill functions of various Front-of-House departments in international restaurants or hotels including:
*At Les Roches Chicago, theoretical courses are currently taught in Semester 1 and craft-based courses in Semester 2.
Your second semester at hospitality school builds on the skills that you have already developed by preparing you to fulfil duties of various Back-of-the-House departments, such as:
Professional internships give your hospitality management career a head start. In the first internship you’ll practice your skills at operational level either in service (restaurant, bars, room service) or in Rooms Division (front office, housekeeping).
In this final Hotel Operations semester, you will learn to fulfill the managerial functions of the main departments of a hotel or restaurant:
In the second professional internship you will build your skills in administration, project management, time management and communication.
Students 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.
In the final year of the BBA in International Hotel Management, you will focus on broader business practices and strategic management, taking the standard modules (see below) along with specialization courses.
**Course titles and order are subject to change. Please check the latest Academic Catalog of each campus for details.