BS in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Management Curriculum


LIBERAL ARTS CORE: Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality undergraduate students have the benefit of taking NYU liberal arts core courses—the hallmark of an NYU education. These courses sharpen reading comprehension and writing skills, elevate creative and critical thinking capacities, and enhance social and cultural understanding.

PROFESSIONAL CORE: The BS in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Management has a professional core that consists of 29 credits and a capstone of 3 credits, which offer a comprehensive business curriculum that connects what students learn in the classroom to the hospitality, travel, and tourism industries.

CONCENTRATIONS: The BS in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Management offers concentrations in Event Management, Hotel Real Estate Finance and Development, Marketing and Analytics, Leadership and Management, Travel and Tourism Development, and Entrepreneurship.

INTERNSHIPS: Tisch Center of Hospitality internships are an integral component of the BS in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Management and provide students with the opportunity to build professional portfolios, to network, and to gain hands-on experience within a professional environment. Students who register for the internship course receive credit for the hours worked during that semester.


The core requirements include courses in the professional and liberal arts core. Students will decide the course sequence with their academic adviser, and are required to take two professional courses each semester.


CORE-UA 000s Foreign Language I or American Sign Language

CORE-UA 000s Foreign Language II, American Sign Language or CORE-UA 700s Expressive Cultures

Humanities Electives I (4 credits)

Humanities Electives II (4 credits)

CORE-UA 500s Cultures and Contexts (select one)  (4 credits)

CORE-UA 400s Texts and Ideas (select one) (4 credits)


Students are required to complete the capstone course listed below. (1 course, 3 credits)


The BS in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Management prepares students for a wide range of careers in hotels, restaurants, catering companies, real estate and management services companies, online travel agencies, marketing and PR firms, destination marketing organizations, event companies and consulting firms. The degree has six concentrations:

This concentration explores career opportunities in festivals, weddings and social events, trade shows, and experiential marketing.


This concentration provides students with in-depth knowledge of financial management and the hotel development process.


In this concentration, students study hospitality and travel sales and marketing, as well as strategies and processes that optimize a business’s revenues.


This concentration focuses on the operational aspects of hospitality businesses – a great concentration for budding general managers!


This concentration prepares students for careers in destination marketing organizations, (online) travel agents, tour operators, airlines, cruise lines, PR firms, and visitor attractions.


In this concentration, students will learn the different aspects of the typical entrepreneurship journey: from ideation, to prototyping,  to business launch, and management as applied to hospitality. 

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