The W. A. Franke College of Business2016-2017

Hotel and Restaurant Management

Hotel and Restaurant Management, Minor

The hospitality and tourism industry is a global industry that employs the largest number of employees in the world. With a minor in hotel and restaurant management, you will have the skills necessary to work in one of the world's most exciting and dynamic industries, with vast opportunities for career advancement. 


What Can I Do with a Minor in Hotel and Restaurant Management?

Hospitality is a top industry in the State of Arizona, and students can increase their career opportunities and earnings potential by adding the minor in Hotel and Restaurant Management to their resumes. The courses that comprise this minor are those necessary to understand the core elements of the industry, which will also facilitate employment in the hospitality industry. Students designating the minor will have opportunities to interview for jobs with major hospitality companies. 

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Event coordinator
  • Arena and stadium supervisor
  • Foodservice manager
  • Front desk supervisor
  • Club and resort supervisor

University Requirements

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 to 24 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. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.


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 19
Major GPA 2.0
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 114


Minor Requirements
  • Take the following 19 units with a minimum GPA of 2.0:

  • You must complete at least 9 units of minor courses at Northern Arizona University, and you must complete the lower-division hospitality courses before you can enroll in upper-division hospitality courses.
    You must have completed all of the coursework used to fulfill these requirements within the last 10 years.
    You may not minor in Hotel and Restaurant Management if you are a hospitality major (Hotel Restaurant Management or International Hospitality Management).

  • 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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