Hospitality and Tourism Management Minor

The Minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management allows students to enhance their degree and prepare them for the various sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry, such as:

  • Travel & Tourism Development and Operations
  • Hotel Investment & Management
  • Spa & Resort Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Restaurant Entrepreneurship & Management
  • Beverage Management & Merchandise
  • Event and Destination Management
  • Healthcare Hospitality
  • and many more!

About the Program

  • Complete in as few as 12 months
  • 12 core credit hours + 6 elective credit hours

A – MINOR REQUIREMENTS – 18 HOURS (15 advanced)

1 – Hospitality and Tourism Management – 3 hours

      HOST 1301 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism

2 – Hospitality and Tourism Management Electives – 15 hours (15 advanced)

      Choose 15 hours of advanced courses listed as available for HOST majors.

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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has specific deadline requirements that you must meet in order to enroll.

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UT Rio Grande Valley's 100% online programs offer affordable tuition, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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Financial Aid

UTRGV is an equal opportunity institution in the administration of its financial aid programs. In keeping with this policy, financial aid is extended to students without regard to race, creed, sex, national origin, veteran status, religion, age, or disability.

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If you have questions about how to apply to UTRGV, call us at 888-882-4026 or email

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Arjun Singh, Ph.D. ISHC
Professor & Founding Director
Hospitality and Tourism Management
Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship
Phone: 956-665-5021

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