48 months
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376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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About

The mission of the Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management program at South Dakota State University is to develop visionary leaders and successful professionals in the Hospitality, Tourism, and Event industry. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management program at South Dakota State University  provides a comprehensive and challenging curriculum that includes courses in general education, business, and hospitality, tourism, and event management, combined with relevant operational and management experience under the supervision and guidance of industry professionals and program faculty.

At the conclusion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective communication;
  • Apply hands-on and real world experiences essential to become successful business professionals;
  • Exhibit awareness and application of leadership attributes;
  • Synthesize and evaluate functional areas of hospitality; and
  • Appreciate and celebrate differences
  • With a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management from South Dakota State University, the hospitality, tourism, and event industry is yours to conquer. We are dedicated to making the hospitality, tourism, and event management program at SDSU one of the leading professional management-related programs in the Midwest.

    Program Overview

    This specialized business degree prepares you for leadership roles in the dynamic, service-oriented hospitality industry. Traditional business courses in accounting, economics and law are complemented by hospitality marketing, meeting/event management, lodging management, hospitality facilities management, food and beverage management, and international tourism. All of these courses help to give you a solid foundation required for any number of hospitality specialties.

    Some of the many areas you can focus your career within hospitality management:

    • Hotel Management
    • Event Management
    • Restaurant Management
    • Casino Management
    • Tourism Management
    • Theme Park Management
    • Private Club Management

    Programme Structure

    Courses include: 

    • Consumer Behavior 
    • Customer Service 
    • Principles of Microeconomics 
    • Foodservice Sanitation 
    • Practicum 
    • Events and Facilities Administration 
    • Hospitality Industry Law 
    • Lodging Management

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 48 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    5.5
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
    44
    More about PTE Academic
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    61

    Credits

    120 SCH

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    2.6

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    5.5
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
    44
    More about PTE Academic
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    61

    Student insurance

    Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

    • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
    • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
    • Liability
    • Home contents and baggage
    • Accidents
    • Legal aid

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    For admission to SDSU, we look for one of the following academic achievements:

    • An ACT composite score or ACT superscore of 18 or SAT Math and Reading/Writing subscore total of 970 or
    • Level 3 or higher on Math and English Language Arts Smarter Balance Assessment or
    • A high school cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher or
    • A ranking in the top 60 percent of graduating class.

    Students should also complete the following core courses with a “C” average or above:

    • 4 years of English (or ACT English subscore of 18 or above).
    • 3 years of advanced math—Algebra I and higher (or ACT math subscore of 20).
    • 3 years of laboratory science (or ACT science reasoning subscore of 17).
    • 3 years of social science (or ACT reading subscore of 17).
    • 1 year of fine arts (or AP Fine Arts score of 3 or above) Includes vocal, instrumental and studio arts.

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      11280 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
    • National

      11280 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
    • In-State

      7770 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.

    Living costs for Brookings

    1085 - 1888 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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