This program offers three options
The curriculum, developed by academic and industry leaders, is uniquely focused on the essential knowledge needed to manage the complex operations of multi-million dollar resort and private club properties. With over 40 top rated resorts and 160 private clubs nearby, the program is particularly fortunate to have the availability and commitment of top industry professionals with both academic credentials and industry experience to teach classes. Students build their résumés by completing 1500 hours of field/internship experience in a chosen area of hospitality interest. Internship and field experience sites are available to FGCU RHM students in the area's finest resorts, private clubs, spas and restaurants. Mentoring opportunities are fostered through a vast network of industry partners.
Transfer students, students with associate degrees, and students with industry work experience wanting to continue their education are encouraged to consider a Resort and Hospitality Management Degree from FGCU. Through internship experiences and course selections from a defined list of electives, students can focus their studies on any of the following topics: Event Management, Spa Management, Restaurant and Club Management, and General Resort and Hotel Management. See the website for details, or schedule an on campus appointment to talk to a program advisor.
The following substitutions are acceptable for common prerequisites and must be completed with a grade of C or higher:
For All Majors: Students are strongly encouraged to select required lower division electives that will enhance their general education coursework and that will support their intended baccalaureate degree program. Students should consult with an academic advisor in their major degree area.