Bachelor of Science in Lodging and Restaurant Management

Bachelor of Science in Lodging and Restaurant Management

This degree was formerly titled Bachelor of Science in Restaurant and Foodservice Management.

About the degree program

The Bachelor of Science in Lodging and Restaurant Management features a holistic, contemporary approach to operations management at the core, with opportunities for industry-focused specializations. By combining lodging and food and beverage management, we achieve the following:

  • Provide students with a common comprehensive operations-based curriculum, where upon completion of the primary coursework, students may focus on a specialization within their free elective coursework (i.e. Lodging Management, Beverage Management, F&B Operations Management, Wellness Management);
  • Offer students comprehensive education and training regarding the symbiotic nature of lodging management with foodservice operations;
  • Connect students to industry through our strategic partnerships with regional and national Fortune 100 lodging and restaurant companies
  • Offer a variety of teaching modalities to serve students working in the industry, with courses taught by former lodging and restaurant industry executives;
  • Developed strategic partnerships with Darden Restaurants and with Universal Orlando to place students in Progressive Internship Programs to “start their career in college”.

Exclusive Progressive Internship Opportunities are also available with Longhorn Steakhouse to Start Your Career in College.

Exclusive Progressive Internship Opportunities are available with Longhorn Steakhouse and Loews Hotels to Start Your Career in College.

Immerse Yourself in
the Business of Lodging & Restaurants

UCF Rosen College, in conjunction with industry, has created a successful, comprehensive Lodging & Restaurant Management Degree, whereby our graduates can develop successful careers in the following areas:

  • Lodging:
    • General Management; Sales Management; Management of Revenue Centers; Property Management; Rooms & Operations Management; Spa Management
  • Restaurant/F&B:
    • Restaurant Manager; Hotel Food & Beverage Management; Event Management; Theme Park Food & Beverage Management; Product Development; Food & Beverage Marketing; Foodservice Robotics; Virtual Dining

Our program also prepares students for an exciting job market that includes hotel and resort general management, banquet management, sales, marketing, and more! Graduates of our program are more competitive in the marketplace and have access to better lodging and restaurant management positions in luxury resorts and hotels, free-standing enterprises, franchise restaurants and boutique brands.

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A Selection of Lodging & Restaurant Management Courses

Lodging Focus Restaurant/F&B Focus
HFT 3273 Principle of Resort Timesharing FSS 3124 Food Supply Chain Management
HFT 3654 Hospitality Franchising FSS 4286C Catering Management
HFT 4244 Hospitality Mngl Decision-Making HFT 3811 Bev Sales, Marketing, & Distribution
HFT 4253 Advanced Lodging Operations HFT 3813 Marketing Analysis in the Food Industry
HFT 4266 Hospitality Brand Management HFT 3868C History and Culture of Wine
HFT 4274 Resort Management HFT 4065C Fine Spirits Management
HFT 4292 Hosp Innovation & Entrepreneurship HFT 4457 Optimizing Profits in Food Ops
HFT 4343 Hospitality Facilities Management HFT 4861 Beverage Management
HFT 4473 Hospitality and Tourism Development HFT 4864C Seminar Quality Brewing & Fine Beer
HFT 4522 Resort Sales Tactics and Strategies HFT 4866C Exploring Wines of the World



Semester Deadline
Fall May 1
Spring November 1
Summer March 1


Semester Deadline
Fall July 1
Spring November 1
Summer March 1


Semester Deadline
Fall March 1
Spring September 1
Summer January 1

Apply for the Lodging & Restaurant Management Degree today. Visit Undergraduate Admissions!