Hospitality and Tourism Management




Administrative Assistants


Academic Advisor


Associate Professors

  • Preece, David, Marketing/Hospitality and Tourism (2010) B.S. 1981, Brigham Young University; M.S. 1982, Northwestern University.


Assistant Professors

  • Parker, Fred (2016) B.S. 1993, Cornell University; M.B.A. 2009, Utah State University.


Special Instructors

  • Lundgren, Stephen (2016)
  • Maples, Gregory (2017)
  • Nunu, Lurline (2017)
  • Miller, Douglas


Emeritus Faculty

  • Caneen, Jeffery M. (1997-2017)


The Discipline

Hospitality and Tourism Management prepares students for collectively the largest industry in the world economy and the primary industry in most of the Pacific basin. There is a continuing and growing demand in this industry for persons with a broad range of academic and professional skills.

Career Opportunities

Hospitality and Tourism Management graduates are prepared for positions of responsibility in hotels, resorts, food service operations, cruise ships, clubs, cultural, recreational businesses, convention and visitor bureaus, and tourism development agencies.

Programs and Degrees

  • B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management Minor


Program Outcomes

Upon completing a major in Hospitality and Tourism Management, students will:

  1. Apply general business principles to the unique characteristics and demands of the hospitality industry.
  2. Lead others toward the successful accomplishment of a task or project.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the means of producing a high level of service quality in a hospitality setting.
  4. Solve business problems using qualitative and quantitative tools.
  5. Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism in work habits and communication skills.
  6. Compete successfully for jobs and promotion within the hospitality industry.
  7. Adjust creatively to changes in the business environment.
  8. Integrate a hospitality career into a well-rounded, moral, productive and satisfying life.