May 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Family and Consumer Science, Hospitality and Tourism, B.S.


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Family & Consumer Sciences, Hospitality and Tourism B.A. or B.S.


Hospitality is the comfort and well-being of guests at a variety of events and establishments. The Hospitality field covers all aspects of hospitality operations including hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, amusement parks, country clubs, and convention centers. Tourism is the movement of people to places outside their usual environment. The Tourism field covers tourism development, tourism services, travel industry management and tourism marketing.

Hospitality and tourism are truly complimentary as a multidisciplinary program, which promises to draw upon faculty and courses from several Departments and Colleges throughout the University of Montevallo. 

Hospitality = the comfort and well-being of guests at a variety of events and establishments. 

  •  The hospitality field covers all aspects of hospitality operations including hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, amusement parks, country clubs, and convention centers. 

Tourism = the movement of people to places outside their usual environment. 

  •  Tourism field covers tourism development, tourism services, travel industry management and tourism marketing 

In addition to the requirements listed below, students must meet all general graduation requirements as listed in the Undergraduate Academic Policies  section in this Bulletin.

 

General Education and General Electives


Students must also complete the General Education Core requirements to include any specific courses listed below. Students must also complete sufficient general electives to reach 120 or more total semester hours. 

Bachelor of Science Requirements


Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science must complete an additional seven (7) semester hours of mathematics and/or natural science course work beyond the general education requirement.

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