Community and Therapeutic Recreation

Careers in Hotel and Restaurant Management

The Hospitality and Tourism Management major prepares students for an exciting, challenging and satisfying career in one of the largest, most important industries in the new global economy. The hospitality and tourism industry is one of the oldest industries in the world--serving people traveling away from home for any variety of reasons. The Hospitality and Tourism Management program will prepare you to handle multiple facets of hotel and food operations, management of human resources & accounting, and planning and marketing tourism destinations, services, meetings and events. The degree requirements balance core program classes with over 600 hours of industry work experience and internships along with industry projects. The program has two concentrations to choose from, Hotel and Restaurant Management or Travel and Tourism Management.

Career Ideas

Conventions Manager
Events Manager
Facilities Manager
Food & Beverage Manager
Front Office Manager
General Manager
Human Resources Director
Marketing Director
Purchase Director
Recreation Manager
Sales Director

Work Settings and Industries

Catering Services
Country Clubs
Cruise Lines
Entertainment Complexes
Health Spas
Theme Park



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News & Events

Advising for Spring 2015

Upcoming Conferene Info:
Please plan to join us at our annual UNCG-CTR Alumni and Friends Luncheon during the NCRPA Conference in Wilmington, NC. This luncheon ("dutch treat") will take place on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. We will be eating and socializing at The George on the Riverwalk, 128 S. Water Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

The entire CTR faculty and staff sincerely hope that you will join us for this fun event.