The W. A. Franke College of Business

2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Progression Plans are for planning purposes
only; see the catalog for official details.

Hotel and Restaurant Management, Bachelor of Science

Four Year Progression Plan

Campus Availability

  • Flagstaff
  • Online
  • Scottsdale
  • Tucson North

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 2014 Fall 2014
2. HA210 Guest Service 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: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
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 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
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
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
5. 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.
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014
6. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HA240 Food Service Systems Managemnt 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
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
2. HA250 Intro To Property Management 3
Description: Introduces professional housekeeping and its administration, maintenance of physical plant, and employee supervision. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite or Corequisite: HA 100 or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
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 100))
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
4. LIBSTLAB Liberal Studies (LAB) Course 4
5. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3

Year 2

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. 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 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
2. ECO280 Introduction To Economics 3
Description: This course is designed to introduce the fundamental concepts of economic analysis and to apply them to contemporary problems. (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: (MAT 114 with a grade of C or better or Math Placement Test Results (ALEKS/MATHA 50+; MATHC 50+PLACE 55+)) and non-business major, or in Business Preparation Plan
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2014 Fall 2014
3. LANGUAGE101 Language 101-level Course 4
4. LS/DIVCOURSE Liberal Studies/Diversity Course 3 LS/DIVCOURSE Notes
Notes: Diversity
5. HA243 Commercial Food Service 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 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. 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 2014 Fall 2014
2. 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) 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: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
3. HA280 Beverage Production & Service 3
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: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
4. LANGUAGE102 Language 102-level Course 4
5. LS/DIVCOURSE Liberal Studies/Diversity Course 3 LS/DIVCOURSE Notes
Notes: Diversity

Year 3

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HA315W Hospitality Leadership Systems 3
Description: Theoretical and practical overview of leadership and communication processes that are characteristic of the hospitality industry. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. 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 2014 Fall 2014
2. 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 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
3. HA355 Food & Beverage Cost Control 3
Description: Management of systems and techniques used to control food, beverage, and labor costs in the hospitality industry. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: [(HA 170 or CIS 120) and ACC 255 and (HA 260 or ACC 256) and Admission to HRM Mgmt (BS) or Int'l Hospitality Mgmt (BS) or Restaurant Mgmt (CERT) or Int'l Tourism Mgmt (CERT)] or Business Professional Program or Int'l Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
4. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
5. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HA345 Hospitality Human Res Mgt 3
Description: Development of human resources management skills; exploration of the ethical issues inherent to 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 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
2. 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 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
3. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3
4. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3
5. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3

Year 4

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. MGT303 Concepts In Management 3
Description: Surveys management of organizations; includes international, societal, and organizational structure issues. (Note: If you're enrolled in a BSACCY, BSBA, or MBA program in The W.A. Franke College of Business, you cannot take this course for credit.) Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Junior Status or higher and not in Business Professional Program and not in Business Preparation Plan
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
2. HA415 Revenue Management 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
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2014 Fall 2014
3. 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 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
4. HA400 Hospitality 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 or International Exchange Student Group
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
5. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3 MAJORELECTIVE Notes
Notes: (300-400 Level)
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. 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 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
2. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
3. MAJORELECTIVE Major Elective 3 MAJORELECTIVE Notes
Notes: (300-400 Level)
4. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
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 2014 Fall 2014
-Option B-
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: Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014

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) ENG 105 (4)
Foundation Requirements:Math (FNRQ:MAT) (3 units) MAT 114 (3)
Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry (AHI) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Social and Political Worlds (SPW) (6 units) ECO 280 (3)
Cultural Understanding (CU) (6 units) LANGUAGE 101 (4), LANGUAGE 102 (4)
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

2.25 GPA required for HRM and Business Core classes

1200 hours Hospitality Work Experience post high school

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 Academic Catalog.  To determine what requirements you may have already met through transfer credits, AP/IB courses, or test credits review your Academic Requirements, advisement report.

Some courses may have prerequisites and/or require appropriate placement scores in Mathematics and English.  If you do not have the appropriate placement or prerequisite 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.