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BS in Hospitality Management

“The DNA of Indiana Wesleyan University is to look out at the community and see where the needs are, and then to figure out innovative ways to meet those needs.”

- Dr. David Wright, President

 

Overview

Students in this program will differentiate specific characteristics of the segments of the hospitality industry, identify current trends and issues, and develop effective marketing strategies and optimal human asset management practices industry using quantitative methods. Students will develop a leadership philosophy and practice consistent with a biblical worldview, apply appropriate communication strategies to achieve organizational goals, and utilize appropriate technologies to meet changing business conditions. Students will also create a business plan for a small hospitality industry business. Students will be required to perform a field exercise as part of this program.

Program Learning Outcomes 

  • Develop a leadership philosophy and practice consistent with a biblical worldview. 
  • Utilize appropriate technologies to meet changing business conditions. 
  • Apply appropriate communication strategies to achieve organization goals. 
  • Integrate a biblical framework that guides interaction within the workplace. 
  • Develop effective marketing strategies applicable to the hospitality industry. 
  • Identify current trends and issues impacting the hospitality industry. 
  • Differentiate specific characteristics of the segments of the hospitality industry including their optimal human asset management practices using quantitative methods. 
  • Create a business plan for a small hospitality industry business.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Credit Hours Online Tuition
42 Total $432 / credit hour

*Effective July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018.

The total cost of the program, including tuition, books, eBooks, and fees, will be determined prior to your enrollment. The cost will be divided into several payments spread over the course of the program. Course textbooks will be shipped to you before each course begins. The cost of books increases for shipments outside of the 48 contiguous United States.

The total credit hours and per-credit-hour costs listed above are effective for the core program. For prerequisite or other required courses if applicable, students will need to pay for appropriate tuition, books, and any additional fees. Costs may change if you withdraw from the program and restart in a future program at a later date.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and even employer reimbursement.

For information about financial aid, call 800-621-8667, ext. 2516, visit our financial aid website, or email NonResAid@indwes.edu.

 

Courses

Below is the list of courses required to complete the program. Courses are generally taken sequentially, one at a time, until the program is complete. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles below. For further information, feel free to contact us.

Preview Your Classes

MGT-302,COM-325,ADM-310,MGT-445,MGT-460,MGT-432,MGT-435,HSM-400,HSM-410,HSM-420,HSM-430,HSM-440,HSM-450,HSM-490

Requirements

Below are the lists of requirements for the BS in Hospitality Management. Click on each link to expand the requirements. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

Admission Requirements

  1. Proof of high school graduation or GED certification. 
  2. Original transcripts from all previous college or university study at regionally accredited colleges or universities or an institution accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education. 
  3. Prior completion of at least 60 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university or an institution accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education is required before the student is eligible to start a bachelor core program. A maximum of 40 hours of credit may be earned through the assessed learning process toward the required 60. 

NOTE: If you only have 36 to 59 credit hours of previous college coursework, our unique Bridge Program can allow you to immediately start working towards your bachelor degree. Call a Program Representative at 866-498-4968 for more information.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a Bachelor of Science with Major in Hospitality Management baccalaureate degree from the College of Adult and Professional Studies at Indiana Wesleyan University, the following requirements must be met: 

  1. Completion of 120 credit hours. 
  2. Completion of the required core (major) courses with a GPA of 2.25 or as specified in a program of study and a minimum of 30 hours of the core (major) taken at Indiana Wesleyan University. 
  3. Overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. 
  4. Included within the total of 120 credit hours, 30 credit hours in Liberal Arts as follows: 
    1. 3 credit hours in Biblical Studies 
    2. 3 credit hours in Biblical Studies or Philosophy or Religion 
    3. 6 credit hours in English Written Communication 
    4. 3 credit hours in English Oral Communication 
    5. 6 credit hours in Social or Behavioral Science 
    6. 3 credit hours in Mathematics 
    7. 3 credit hours in Natural Science 
    8. 3 credit hours in Arts and Humanities
  5. Payment of all tuition and fees.

Application Procedures

To be considered for admission to the Associate of Science with a major in Business degree program, complete each of the following steps. For more information, call 866-498-4968 to speak with a Program Representative.

  1. Application

    Apply online at www.indwes.edu.

  2. Transcripts

    High School 
    Applicants who have fewer than 30 credit hours of college coursework are required to submit a copy of a standard high school diploma or transcript or GED scores for admission.

    College 
    Applicants who have more than 30 credit hours of college coursework are required to submit an official transcript from each undergraduate regionally accredited institution attended. Indiana Wesleyan University will accept for its permanent file only those transcripts sent directly to IWU by the registrar of the attended institution(s). Official transcripts must exhibit the official seal and signature of the registrar. Transcripts that are stamped “student copy,” “issued to student,” or “unofficial” cannot be accepted as official.

    College Transcripts from Non-U.S. Schools
    For college transcripts from non-U.S. schools, secure a “Course-by-Course Report” from Educational Credential Evaluators (see www.ece.org). Be sure to request that the report be sent directly to Indiana Wesleyan University. The evaluation must list course-by-course hours and grades.

  3. TOEFL Scores

    1. Submit a copy of your Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores if English is not your primary language. For more information about this test, see  www.toefl.org.

Prior Learning Assessment

Undergraduate students accepted to or enrolled in any of the CAPS associate or baccalaureate degree programs are eligible to complete Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). Credit hours awarded may be counted toward general education, elective, or select core requirements as applicable to the undergraduate degree or as specified for approved graduate programs. Baccalaureate students may earn a maximum of 40 hours of credit through PLA. Associate degree students may earn a maximum of 18 hours through PLA. Undergraduate students may use PLA credit to accrue toward the 60 hours of credit required for admission to the bachelor’s core curriculum and/or to meet degree requirements while in the core and/or after the core has been completed.

Start Dates

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the Associate of Science with a major in Business program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.