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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 business 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 identify and demonstrate skills relevant to the operational areas of hospitality and business management.
PLO 2: The HTA program will graduate students who will be able to communicate effectively.
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 think critically.
PLO 5: The HTA program will graduate students who have developed an awareness of community service, ethical values, and social responsibilities in a multicultural environment.