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Tourism and Hospitality, B.S.




What will I learn?

Program Description

Hospitality and Tourism involves the business of attracting, transporting, lodging, entertaining, and providing food and beverages to people. It is one of the fastest-growing segments in Connecticut's economy. This course of study is designed as an interdisciplinary program between the Geography Department and the Marketing Department, leading to a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of physical and human geography.
  • Use geographic theories, principles and data to solve spatial problems
  • Apply basic research skills, including the ability to critically evaluate the research of others
  • Show competent skills in oral or written expressions regarding the clarity, logic and effectiveness of arguments.
  • Synthesize and produce graphic displays of spatial data (i.e., maps, graphs and database).
  • Describe the nature of Geography as an academic discipline, including familiarity with its history and recognition of its major subfields.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills that are sufficient to allow one pursue advanced study in geography and/or find employment in a geography-related field.

Which department am I in?

Carol A. Ammon College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 to 130 credits)

Tuition fees
US$24,914.00 per year
USD $12,457 per term

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected January 2024


Carol A. Ammon College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Willard-DiLoreto Hall, Room D 303,



6050, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have successfully completed secondary education.

For international students

Applicants must have successfully completed secondary education.

English language proficiency requirement: Applicants whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate their English proficiency by submitting one of the following.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet: minimum score of 79

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Computer: minimum score of 213

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Paper: minimum score of 550

The International English Language Testing System Exam (IELTS) is also accepted. A minimum band score of 6.5 is required for admissions consideration.

Duolingo English Exam minimum score of 95

Application deadline: April 1 for the fall semester and November 1 for the spring semester

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Central Connecticut State University

CCSU develops its undergraduates into thoughtful and responsible leaders who go on to cultivate a vibrant and progressive global community.

  • Long and illustrious educational heritage, since 1849
  • Ranked 7th in Connecticut for campus safety
  • 14:1 student-to-professor ratio
  • 85 per cent of graduates remain in Connecticut area

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