The Marketing and Management Department offers five majors:
- Event Management
- Hospitality Management
- International Business
- Resort and Casino Management
The Entrepreneurship Major gives students the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in growth-oriented businesses, develop business plans and clients, and accumulate start-up capital.
Career options for an Entrepreneurship Major:
- Start your own business
- Carry on a family business
- Help a start-up company get their business off the ground
- Marketing/Management Development
Event Management Major
In the Event Management Major, students learn about the operations and management of diverse assembly facilities such as stadiums, arenas, performing arts centers, athletic venues, and more. Emphasis is placed on customer service, a major component in the Hospitality industry.
Career options for an Event Management Major:
- Wedding Planner
- Event Coordinator
- Convention Planner
Hospitality Management Major
A Hospitality Management Major focuses on the management and organization of hospitality and convention/meeting planning. Emphasis is placed on developing strategies to enhance customer service including quality lodging, recreation and food service. Opportunities for hands on experience and networking in the industry are provided.
Career options for a Hospitality Management Major:
- Restaurant Manager
- Hotel/Event/Destination Sales or Marketing Manager
- Convention and Visitor's Bureau Director
The International Business Major places an emphasis on the organization and tasks of management, accounting, finance and marketing. Areas including importing/exporting, international trade, foreign investments, international banking, exchange rates, international law and global cultural issues are explored.
Career options for an International Business Major:
- International Trade Specialist
- Import/Export Agent
- Foreign Correspondent
The Management Major provides students with the skills needed to manage a business in various settings and focuses on the process of organizing the activities and people necessary for the creation and delivery of a product or service.
Career options for a Management Major:
- Property Manager
- Employment Counselor
- Special Events Coordinator
- Hospital Administrator
The Marketing Major provides students with the knowledge and techniques of management, as well as the organization and function of product development, advertising, promotion, pricing, retailing and market research.
Career options for a Marketing Major:
- Booking Agent
- Marketing Director
- Promotions Directer
- Advertising Account Executive
Resort and Casino Management Major
Students in the Resort and Casino Management Major will gain the expertise, commitment, and skills for management positions in the expanding industry that provides food, accommodations, tourism and resort/casino experiences to people around the world. The program has a global perspective and encompasses both public and private sectors.
Career options for a Resort and Casino Management Major:
- Resort and Casino Manager
- Hospitality Manager
- Special Events Coorinator
- Accounting and Finance
- Art and Graphic Design
- Athletic Training and Exercise Science
- Environmental Studies
- Hospitality and Event Management
- Justice Studies
- Marketing and Management
- Mathematics and Science
- Social Sciences
- Sport Management