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The mission of the College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership (HTL) at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is to provide quality education for students in hospitality and technology leadership positions by creating an intellectual, collaborative, ethical, inclusive environment for our students, faculty, industry and community to produce educational opportunities and innovative research that will benefit the constituents in Florida, the U.S. and the world. The College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership offers the majors and minors as described below.
The Bachelors of Science degree in Hospitality Management has a general business foundation with specialized hotel and restaurant management courses that equip students to approach problem solving in a disciplined and systematic manner. The Information Technology curriculum has been developed utilizing a team-based approach with educators and industry partners, to create an advanced rigorous content program which reflects current and emerging industry needs. Skill and employability standards have been merged with challenging thinking and problem-solving skills. USFSM graduates are highly marketable and competitive at all levels – regional, national, and global.
The Hospitality Management and Information Technology programs utilize separate Advisory Boards which are composed of leaders from major hospitality/technology related corporations and organizations. Reviews of course curriculum and enhancements prepares students for future career challenges.