The W. A. Franke College of Business2012-2013

Hotel and Restaurant Management

Hospitality for Business Majors, Undergraduate Certificate

This undergraduate certificate serves business majors seeking exposure to the challenges of hospitality management. It includes coursework in guest-service and food-service management, as well as food-and-beverage cost control, with opportunities to explore club management, hospitality revenue management, and resort operations.

Careers

What Can I Do with a Certificate in Hospitality for Business Majors?

While the business industry covers a number of topics that you can choose to work in, having knowledge in a specific area in business, such as hospitality, is one positive way you can set yourself apart in the business world. This certificate is a great way for you to learn about the hospitality industry, while supplementing your passion for business. You will learn the basics about the different sectors within hospitality, and learn how to hone your customer service skills.


University Requirements

  • An undergraduate certificate may be earned as part of a bachelor's degree or as a stand-alone certificate.

    To receive an undergraduate certificate (at least 15 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 15
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 119
Additional Admission Requirements Required

Details

Additional Admission Requirements
  • Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
  • We offer a more than a dozen non-degree certificates, some of which are open to all Northern Arizona University students.

    We guarantee your acceptance into any of our certificate plans that are open to all Northern Arizona University students if you have:

    • Major status in The W. A.  Franke College of Business
    • Or a 2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) with at least 30 units earned
    If you have a GPA of less than 2.75 but at least 2.5, we will admit you into a certificate plan on a space-available basis, based on the rank order of your GPA.

    For a list of certificates open to non-business majors, contact the Office of Academic Services in The W. A. Franke College of Business. If you are not a business major, but wish to complete a certificate through The W. A. Franke College of Business, you must apply to the Office of Academic Services. Please note that non-business majors are not allowed to take more than 27 units of business classes with the FCB.

    Also note that most upper-division business courses require admission to the Business Professional Program or a waiver of prerequisite. Please visit the FCB Office of Academic Services for more information. The FCB does not accept upper-division transfer credits from programs not accredited by the AACSB (such as the University of Phoenix or the Bachelor of Business Administration program at NAU).

    Finally, you should know that you must have at least 6 units of certificate coursework that are not used in your major, minor, or other certificates, and you must complete at least 6 units of certificate coursework at Northern Arizona University.

Certificate Requirements
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
     

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