Hospitality and Resort Management Minor

Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

The primary goal of the Hospitality and Resort Management program is to produce graduates who have the knowledge and skills necessary for them to be successful in the increasingly competitive hospitality business environment. Hospitality and Resort Management is committed to expanding the general business knowledge, specific hospitality skills, and overall technical competence of both students and faculty who matriculate and educate within this program. Program objectives for Minor in Hospitality and Resort Management are found here.


  •  Hotel and Resort managers and assistant managers: Managers will generally run entire business operations of smaller hotels and resorts or manage specific functional areas within larger properties (operations, accounting, activities coordination, entertainment).
  • Restaurant and Food Service Managers: Some graduates may manage smaller restaurants, clubs, pubs and food and beverage operations. Others may work as functional area managers within larger restaurants, chains and corporate headquarters.
  • Career opportunities also exist at tourism attractions, in private clubs, in contract management and other businesses in the field.


Scholarships are available to qualified students. Inquiries should be directed to the Kemmons Wilson School office. Working in conjunction with local enterprises, internships will be established to provide students with hands on experience in the hotel and resort management industry. Internship inquiries should be directed to the Kemmons Wilson School – 901-678-8021 or email

 Hospitality and Resort Management Minor

A. University General Education Program (41 hours)

See Graduation from the University for the University General Education Program requirements. Note

B. College and Degree (B.A.) Requirements (12-16 hours)

The College and Bachelor of Arts requirement are in addition to the University General Education Program requirements.

C. The Minor (20 hours)

 HPRM 1050, 3060/3061, 3330/3331, 4320, 4620, 4700;  

D. Electives

Electives may be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120.

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