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The Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management degree incorporates multicultural-focused academic study in hotel and lodging, food and beverage, tourism, and event management with professional experiences (e.g. our Pebble Beach Connection) designed to facilitate students' transition to their chosen career. Whether your heart is set on a career focused on restaurant/hotel/event management, the great outdoors, tourism, or your own entrepreneurial venture, we can help you realize your dreams!

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BS, BA with a concentration in Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management

There is a wide range of hospitality-related careers for students in Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management including, Hotel/Resort General Manager, Financial Controller, Catering Coordinator, Meeting Planner, Sales Director, Marketing Manager, Conference/Tradeshow Manager, Banquet and Events Coordinator, Restaurant Manager, Contract Food Service Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Human Resources Manager, Tourism Specialist, Travel Consultant and Information Systems Specialist.

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To get started, check in with our HTEM staff for direction on who to contact to set up an appointment. Whether you are transferring from a different SJSU major, another University, or you're just beginning your studies here at SJSU we will guide and assist you in achieving your goals.

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