The W. A. Franke College of Business

2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Progression Plans are for planning purposes
only; see the catalog for official details.

International Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Science

4YR Progression Plan-Classic

Campus Availability

  • Flagstaff

Year 1

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HA100 Intro To Hospitality Industry 1
Description: Introduces the hospitality industry and career paths in hospitality. Letter grade only.
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
2. HA210 Hotel Operations & Management 3
Description: Studies front-of-the-house operations, including bell service, guest reception, and reservation systems. Letter grade only.
Pre- or Corequisite: HA 100 or Business Professional Program or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Winter 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
3. CIS120 Intro To Computer Info Systems 3
Description: Introduces computer and information systems, including the development and hands-on use of applications designed for communications, decision support, and database management. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Requirement Designation: Science and Applied Science
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. MAT114 Quantitative Reasoning 3
Description: Contemporary quantitative methods, especially descriptive statistics, elementary probability, examples of statistical inference, linear and exponential models of growth and decay, and applicable discrete models. Fulfills liberal studies foundation requirement. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (MAT 100 with a grade of P taken Fall 2013 or later) or (MAT 102X with a grade of C or better) or Math Placement Test Results (ALEKS/MATHA 35+; MATHC 30+; PLACE 43+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
5. LANGUAGE101 Language 101-level Course 4
6. NAU100 Transition To College 1
Description: Interactive course designed to facilitate student success through exploration of academic, navigation, and life skills, familiarize students with campus resources and services, and assist students in forming a support network. Letter grade only.
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HA240 Restaurant Opertns & Mgmt 3
Description: Introduces the basic principles of commercial food selection, storage, preparation, and service. Letter grade only.
Pre- or Corequisite: HA 100 or Business Professional Program or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Winter 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
2. HA250 Faclts & Sustnblty Mgmt Hotels 3
Description: Introduces professional housekeeping to administration duties and employee supervision, maintenance of physical plant including environmental and sustainable practices in both housekeeping and engineering. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite or Corequisite: HA 100 or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
3. ENG105 Critical Read/Writng In Univ 4
Description: Writing skills for completing university coursework. Fulfills the liberal studies requirement for English composition. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: ((English Placement Test Results (ACT 17+; Accuplacer WR 4-7; IELTS 6+; PLACE 30+; SATI 340+, TOEFL PB 525+/CB 193+/IB 70+)) or (Test Results (ACT < 7; AccuplacerWR < 4; PLACE 10; SATI < 340) and Corequisite: ENG 107))
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. LANGUAGE102 Language 102-level Course 4
5. LS/DIVCOURSE Liberal Studies/Diversity Course 3

Year 2

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HA270 Hospitality Infrmtn Tchnlgy II 3
Description: Describes the basic functions found in hotel and restaurant management systems and devotes a significant amount of time to learning industry-specific applications. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (HA 170 or CIS 120), HA 210, and (Admission to Hotel & Restaurant Mgt (BS) or Int'l Hospitality Mgt (BS) or Restaurant Management (CERT) or Int'l Tourism Mgt (CERT)) or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Winter 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
2. ACC255 Principles Of Acct: Financial 3
Description: Introduces theory and practice in the preparation, analysis, and interpretation of general purpose financial statements for external users. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Eligible to take MAT 114 or Math Placement Test Results (ALEKS/MATHA 35+; MATHC 35+; PLACE 43+) and 26 units of coursework completed with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
3. ECO284 Principles Of Economics: Micro 3
Description: Overview of a market economy; analysis of supply and demand; using graphical techniques; consumer behavior; production and costs; determination of prices in various product and resource markets; causes and consequences of income distribution, international economics. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (MAT 114 with a grade of C or better or Math Placement Test Results (ALEKS/MATHA 50+; MATHC 50+; PLACE 55+))
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. LANGUAGE201 Language 201-level Course (LS elective or CU) 4
5. LIBSTLAB Liberal Studies (LAB) Course 4
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HA243 Fndtns In Kitchen Ops 3
Description: Application of the principles, procedures, and techniques involved in managing small- and large-quantity food and beverage preparation, production and service. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: HA 240 or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
2. HA260 Hospitality Managerial Acctng 3
Description: Studies financial statement analysis, asset management, ratio analysis, analytical techniques, and investment decision making. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ACC 255 and (HA 170 or CIS 120) or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
3. ECO285 Principles Of Economics: Macro 3
Description: Measurement of national economic variables; determination of output, income, employment, and price levels through aggregate supply and demand analysis and related graphical techniques; business cycles, fiscal and monetary policy, global implications of international trade and production. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (MAT 114 with a grade of C or better or Math Placement Test Results (ALEKS/MATHA 50+; MATHC 50+; PLACE 55+))
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. LANGUAGE202 Language 202-level Course (LS elective or CU) 4
5. LS/DIVCOURSE Liberal Studies/Diversity Course 3

Year 3

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HA284 International Travel & Tourism 3
Description: Provides an in-depth examination of international tourism including scope, socioeconomic impact, and tourism development issues. Letter grade only.
2. HA315W Hospitality Ldrshp & Ethics 3
Description: A junior-level writing-intensive course that gives a theoretical and practical overview of leadership, ethical, and communication processes characteristic of the hospitality industry. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ((ENG 105 or HON 190 or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+)) and Junior Status or higher) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Junior Writing Requirement
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
3. HA355 Revenue Mgmt & Cost Control 3
Description: The Revenue Management and Cost Control for Restaurants course is a study of the systems and techniques utilized to control food, labor, beverage and other costs as well as manage revenue in the food service industry. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: CIS 120, ACC 255, HA 270, and (HA 260 or ACC 256) and completed 45 units of coursework and [HRM Major or Restaurant Mgmt (CERT) or Int'l Tourism Mgmt (CERT) or Business Professional Program or Int'l Exchange Student Group]
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
5. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HA345 Hosp Org Behvr & Hrm 3
Description: This course provides a comprehensive analysis of individual and group behavior in organizations. Its purpose is to provide an understanding of how organizations can be managed more effectively and at the same time enhance the quality of employees work life. Topics include motivation, rewarding behavior, stress, individual and group behavior, conflict, power and politics, leadership, job design, employment laws, organizational structure, decision-making, communication and organizational change and development. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Completed 45 units of coursework and [HRM major or Restaurant Management (CERT) or Int'l Tourism Management (CERT) or International Exchange Student Group]
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
2. HA380 Global Issues - Hospitality 3
Description: The course provides students with an introduction to the dimensions and nature of the global environment in which hospitality properties operate. It is designed to create a sensitivity to and awareness of global issues, sustainable practices in hospitality and managing different cultures. The course is divided into three segments: globalization issues, sustainable hospitality management and cultural management issues. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Junior Status
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
3. HA384 Destination Development 3
Description: Development of the destination tourist attraction with an emphasis on economic, environmental, and sociological factors. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (Admission to Hotel & Restaurant Mgt (BS) or Intl Hospitality Mgt (BS) or Restaurant Management (CERT) or Intl Tourism Mgt (CERT) and HA 284) or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
4. HA400 Hotel Group Sales Management 3
Description: Examines sales management and skills methodologies specifically applied to the hospitality industry and its sub-industries. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite or Corequisite: HA 365 and (HRM Major or International Exchange Student Group)
Currently Scheduled: Winter 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
Study Abroad Semester

Year 4

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
FIN303 Concepts In Finance 3
Description: Basic concepts of financial decision making, how investors evaluate stocks and bonds, and function of financial institutions and markets. (Note: If you're enrolled in a BSACCY, BSBA, or MBA program within The W.A. Frank College of Business, you cannot take this course for credit.) Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ACC 255, (ECO 280 or ECO 284), and Junior Status or higher
Currently Scheduled: Winter 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
-Option B-
HA351 Corp Finance For Hosp Mgrs 3
Description: Examines financial management's role within the hospitality industry and how it maximizes the value of hospitality corporations. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ((Admission to Hotel & Restaurant Mgt (BS) or Intl Hospitality Mgt (BS) or Restaurant Management (CERT) or Intl Tourism Mgt (CERT)) and ACC 255 and (ECO 284 or ECO 284H) and ECO 285 and (HA 260 or ACC 256)) or International Exchange Stdt
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
-Option C-
HA415 Revenue Mgmt For Hotels 3
Description: Presents revenue management concepts and the systems utilized to maximize revenues and profits in resorts, corporate, and convention hotels. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: HA 260 or Business Professional Program
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015
2. HA280 Beverage Production & Service 2
Description: Introduces the history of the beverage industry and the production and classification of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The sales, service, and control system of the beverages are also discussed. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (Admission to Hotel & Restaurant Mgt (BS) or Intl Hospitality Mgt (BS) or Restaurant Management (CERT) or Intl Tourism Mgt (CERT) and HA 240) or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Winter 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
3. HA365 Hospitality Marketing 3
Description: Marketing objectives and strategies related to consumer demands, marketing planning, and selling methodologies for the hospitality industry. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Admission to Hotel & Restaurant Mgt (BS) or Intl Hospitality Mgt (BS) or Restaurant Management (CERT) or Intl Tourism Mgt (CERT) or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. HA408 Field Work Experience 6
Description: Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Instructor's consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
Prerequisite: Admission to Hotel & Restaurant Mgt (BS) or Intl Hospitality Mgt (BS) or Restaurant Management (CERT) or Intl Tourism Mgt (CERT)
Currently Scheduled: Winter 2014 Spring 2015
5. MGT300 Managing, Organizing & Leading 3
Description: The environment of organizations, planning, organizing, leading, and reviewing processes and systems. Emphasizes strategic planning, teamwork, and process design. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Business Professional Program
Currently Scheduled: Winter 2014 Spring 2015
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HA335 Hospitality Law 3
Description: Common law and its application to the hospitality industry, including basic contracts, administrative law, government regulations, and legal concerns resulting from the innkeeper-guest relationship. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Admission to Hotel & Restaurant Mgt (BS) or Intl Hospitality Mgt (BS) or Restaurant Management (CERT) or Intl Tourism Mgt (CERT) or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
2. HA490C Senior Seminar 3
Description: Incorporates organizational theory, strategic planning, and simulated problem solving. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (Senior Status or higher and Pre- or Corequisite: (HA 315W, HA 335, HA 345, HA 355, HA 365, HA 380, and HA 400) or Business Professional Program or Int'l Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
3. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
MGT405 International Management 3
Description: Influences of financial, environmental, socio-cultural, political, and economic forces on management theory and practices of multinational enterprises. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (MGT 300 or MGT 300I) and Business Professional Program
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
-Option B-
MKT480 International Marketing 3
Description: Marketing opportunities and strategies for multinational organizations. Special attention given to planning and implementing marketing mix variables in international settings. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ECO 285 and MKT 333 and Business Professional Program
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. ECO486 International Economics 3
Description: Applies economic theory to international trade and finance, theories of exchange rate determination, the international monetary system, exchange rate regimes, international cooperation, and the impact of various labor and environmental standard and policies in an open economy setting. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (ECO 284 or ECO 284H) and ECO 285, with grades of C or better, and Junior Status
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015

University Requirements Specified by Major

University requirements includes 35 units of liberal studies and 6 units of diversity coursework. The courses listed below are required for the major, but may also be used to satisfy liberal studies and/or diversity. Know that if a course is used to satisfy more than one requirement it is only counted once in the cumulative totals. The sections that are blank can be satisfied with any course from the approved list of liberal studies or diversity.
Foundation Requirements:English (FNRQ:ENG) (4 units)
Foundation Requirements:Math (FNRQ:MAT) (3 units)
Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry (AHI) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Social and Political Worlds (SPW) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Cultural Understanding (CU) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Science/Applied Science (SAS/LAB) (7 units) Student Choice (7)
Liberal Studies Elective (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:U.S. Ethnic (DIV:ETHN) (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:Global (DIV:GLBL) (3 units) Student Choice (3)

Program Information

PROGRAM INFORMATION

2.5 GPA in HRM and Business Core classes

1200 hours Hospitality Work Experience post high school

HA 208 or H408- Fieldwork Experience required 6hours

One semester abroad required

CONTACT INFORMATION

School of Hotel and Restaurant Management

Kim Knowles
Advisement Coordinator
928-523-9587
Kim.Knowles@nau.edu

Jessica Shipley
Academic Advisor
928-523-9050
Jessica.Shipley@nau.edu

General Information

Progression Plans are intended to provide a general road map related to the sequencing of courses. 

For a full description of degree requirements, review the university catalog.  To determine what requirements you may have already met through transfer credits, AP/IB courses, or test credits review your degree progress report.

Some courses may have pre-requisites and/or require appropriate placement scores in Mathematics and English.  If you do not have the appropriate placement or pre-requisite courses, you may have to take more courses than are presented on the Progression Plan. 

Not all classes are offered every term so use caution when changing the sequencing of courses.

For further clarification, refer to the catalog (link provided at the top of this page) or speak with an academic advisor.