Dr. Radesh Palakurthi, Dean
Wilson School 141
The primary goal of the Hospitality and Resort Management program is to produce graduates who have the knowledge and skills necessary for them to be successful in the increasingly competitive hospitality business environment. Hospitality and Resort Management is committed to expanding the general business knowledge, specific hospitality skills, and overall technical competence of both students and faculty who matriculate and educate within this program.
Program objectives of the B.S. in Sport and Leisure Management are: (a) to become involved in the profession and committed to the academic, service, and social mission of the profession; (b) to demonstrate an awareness of the critical role of diversity to the delivery of inclusive sport and leisure services; (c) to demonstrate effective leadership within the sport and leisure profession; and (d) to behave in accordance with the ethical standards of the sport and leisure profession.
In addition to specific course requirements listed below, students must complete the following:
- Minimum of 120 semester hours of which at least 45 hours must be upper division and at least 45-51 hours must be liberal content courses.
- Overall minimum GPA of 2.00.
- A minimum GPA of 2.00 in all credits earned at the University of Memphis excluding all credit transferred from other institutions.
- A minimum GPA of 2.25 in all courses required for fulfilling the completion of the major.
NOTE: Any courses taken in excess of those needed to fulfill the requirements of the major are considered to be general electives and are included only in the calculation of the overall GPA. In those areas where students are required to take elective courses, the student in consultation with and approval of the major advisor, designates where the elective courses are to be applied.