BS Culinary Arts, Tourism, and Hospitality Management Program


The STU Culinary, Tourism & Hospitality Management program is comprehensive and gives YOU a better understanding of the inter-connectivity of the industry. An integrated hands on approach prepares YOU for a wide range of positions across carious segments of a global and diverse industry.

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Culinary Arts Management Track
24 Credits

  1. Essentials of Culinary Arts
  2. Essentials of Baking & Pastry
  3. Food Science for Culinary Arts
  4. Menu Development & Profit Planning
  5. Fundamentals of Food & Beverage Service Operations
  6. Food, Culture & International Cuisine
  7. Beverage & Food Pairings
  8. Advanced Commercial Food Service Operations

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Tourism & Hospitality Management Track
24 Credits

  1. Tourism Today – A Macro Perspective
  2. Safety & Risk Management for Tourism & Hospitality
  3. F&B Purchasing, Cost Control & Menu Development
  4. Fundamentals of Event Planning
  5. Hotel, Resort & Accommodations Management
  6. Revenue Management & Data Analytics
  7. Destination Marketing & Management
  8. Tourism & Hospitality Capstone

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  • Credentialed faculty with industry expertise
  • Courses with industry certifications built-in
  • Bundled pricing: Tuition, books, LMS platforms, fees, culinary uniforms and knife kits for Culinary track
  • Structured internships for industry experience
  • Key industry association memberships
  • Professional Student Organizations
  • Global study abroad opportunities
  • Renowned guest speakers

WHAT’S in it for you?

The need for trained culinarians, culinary managers and tourism and hospitality professionals is at a historic high given a chronic labor shortage across many industries. Get to work with trained professionals and famous chefs and hoteliers while incorporating real-world experiential learning in the highly desired backdrop of Miami. YOU will be introduced and integrated into a multi-billion dollar industry with numerous pathways to success through networking opportunities, internships, co-curricular activities and careers such as:

  • Executive Chef
  • Chef de Partie
  • Sous Chef
  • Personal Chef
  • Food Service or Restaurant Manager
  • Sommelier
  • Caterer
  • Food & Beverage Director
  • Lodging Manager
  • Luxury Concierge
  • Hotel General Manager
  • Spa & Wellness Manager
  • And many more…


Miamiregarded as the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, has a global reputation as a culinary, tourism and hospitality destination with wide appeal and attracts significant numbers of domestic and international visitors each year. As such, the entire South Florida region is world-renowned with some of the industry’s biggest names operating in the market and is a significant driver of economic activity within the region. Additionally, the three largest cruise companies are headquartered in Miami, with the Port of Miami being one of the busiest cruise ports in the world, providing significant shore-side employment opportunities for YOU.


Through many of the courses offered, YOU will be able to earn competency-based certifications and learn real world skills in practical teaching kitchens. YOU will work on industry relevant outcome-based class projects and co-curricular activities to develop a portfolio of knowledge and skills that differentiates YOU from the competition.