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HTA Mission Statement

The Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Administration prepares graduates for leadership positions in the hospitality industry through foundational knowledge of hospitality operations and experiences that promote diversity, ethical responsibility, lifelong learning, and community engagement.

HTA Program Learning Outcomes

PLO 1: The HTA program will graduate students who will be able to communicate effectively.

PLO 2: The HTA program will graduate students who will be able to identify and demonstrate skills relevant to the operational areas of hospitality management.

PLO 3: The HTA program will graduate students who will be able to apply hands-on and real-world experiences necessary to become successful professionals.

PLO 4: The HTA program will graduate students who will be able to identify and apply business concepts to hospitality management.

PLO 5: The HTA program will graduate students who will be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills by gathering relevant information, considering alternatives, and developing reasoned conclusions.