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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

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College of HRSM Undergraduate Minors

The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management offers five minors that will complement your chosen major. Our minors will enhance your skill set, broaden your knowledge and make you a more versatile candidate to potential employers while allowing you to explore an additional area of interest.

All minors in the College of HRSM require 18 hours of coursework through six three-hour classes. For detailed information and specific requirements for each minor, visit the Academic Bulletin using the button below.

Academic Bulletin

Event Management Minor

Event management is an interdisciplinary minor requiring students to take classes in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Department of Retailing, and Department of Sport and Entertainment Management. An event management minor equips you with skills in planning, organizing and executing events. Students take courses covering principles of logistics, budgeting, marketing and communication.

Retailing Minor

The Department of Retailing's minor requires students to take RETL 265 (Principles of Retailing) and then offers the flexibility of five electives from a choice of nine so students can focus on what matters most to them. A minor in retailing can help students gain a better understanding of merchandising, customer behavior, supply chain management, fashion design and promotion. These skills can help in a wide range of careers in management, sales, marketing or even starting a business.

Hospitality and Tourism Management Minor

The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 in the U.S. thanks to its world-renowned faculty who bring industry experience and research insights to the classroom. Its minor in hospitality and tourism management provides students with a broad understanding of the hospitality industry. The minor investigates topics such as hotel and restaurant operations, tourism planning, event management, customer service, club management and strategic leadership.

Beverage Management Minor

The latest addition to the College of HRSM's menu of minors, the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management now offers a minor in beverage management. This minor focuses on the unique skill set and knowledge beverage managers must possess to effectively lead a profitable beverage business. Students learn through management theories, experiential labs and hear from industry professionals providing real world insights.

Sport and Entertainment Management Minor

The prestigious Department of Sport and Entertainment Management typically resides among the top five schools in the U.S. for sport science with an exceptional cast of faculty. A minor in sport and entertainment management helps students gain knowledge in these industries relating to marketing, finance, promotion, risk management and principles of law. There are a number of unique electives to choose from in this minor as well to allow students to focus on a range of topics from NCAA compliance to the sporting goods industry.

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