Hospitality and Tourism Management
Improve the well-being of people along the Gulf Coast by producing hospitality, tourism and ecotourism professionals who possess fiscal, social, environmental and professional competencies through education and training, job placement and partnerships.
To advance the people of Alabama, the Gulf Coast, and the global community through the creation and dissemination of knowledge and experience anchored in sustainable and best practices in the hospitality, tourism and ecotourism sectors.
Provide graduates with career and life competencies for sustainable employment, local and global leadership, engaged citizenry and research opportunities.
Program Educational Objectives
Develop learner-focused pedagogies that:
- Prepare students for global hospitality, tourism and ecotourism careers from an interdisciplinary perspective.
- Provide students with observational, situational, experiential learning and research opportunities.
- Apply and infuse sustainable and best hospitality, tourism and ecotourism practices.