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Family and Consumer Sciences

College of Education and Professional Studies

Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management

 

Students majoring in the Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Program receive a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management with either a specialization in Hospitality Management, Tourism Management or Event Management.   
 
Hospitality Management is our newest specialization that prepares students for entry-level supervisory and managerial positions within hotels, restaurants, and the service industry.
 
Tourism Management students may choose a career managing and directing programs, facilities, and people at resorts, convention centers, cruise lines, airlines, travel companies and hotels, among others.  
 
Event Management students address the growing special event, convention, and festival industry. Students are prepared for jobs such as festival organizer, meeting and convention planner and private event coordinator.
 

2019-2020 Curriculum for Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Majors



Hospitality Management Specialization Program of Study

Hospitality Management 4 year Plan (see advisor)


Tourism Management Specialization Program of Study

Tourism Management 4 year Plan (see advisor)


Event Management Specialization Program of Study 

Event Management 4 Year Plan (see advisor)


Besides majoring in Hospitality, Tourism or Event Management, students at CWU may receive a minor in one of the following areas:


The Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Program (HTE) at Central Washington University (CWU) began in 1947, and was the first of its kind at a college or university in Washington state. Many of the CWU graduates of the Program occupy positions in leadership and management throughout the Pacific Northwest. They provide a strong network of alumni support for students who will follow them into the workforce.

Transfer programs for high school and community college students are available. (see HTE faculty for information)

 

Student Resources

  • HTE 292 Practicum & HTE 492 Senior Practicum (see adviisor)

 

 


For admission to Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management majors, there are no prerequisite courses required.  The following lists the process for application.

Meet with a program advisor

  • Complete the FCS Major Application Form (see above)
  • Freshmen are encouraged to apply however all students must hold a 2.3
  • Cumulative GPA upon attaining Sophomore standing (45 credits)

For more information contact one of the Hospitality, Tourism and Event faculty:

Dr. Carla Jellum
(509) 963-2568
carla.jellum@cwu.edu
Michaelsen 231
Ellensburg, WA 98926

Dr. Se Eun Lee
(206) 592-3626
LeeSee@cwu.edu
2400 S 240th Street, 29-368
Des Moines, WA 98198

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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