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Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Business Management

Bachelor's degree: 3-year overview

Specialize in hospitality and business and graduate with a Bachelor in Hospitality Business Management from the Carson College of Business (Washington State University, USA). Learn by doing and emerge as a capable decision-maker, ready to take the reins of leadership.

In your final year, the Business Plan competition provides you with the opportunity to present your entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of judges, who are successful entrepreneurs themselves. Finalists get to travel to the USA and compete alongside other Washington State University undergraduates from around the world.

 
 

Year 1 - Le Bouveret or Lucerne Campus - 
April and July 2021: Le Bouveret and Brig Campuses

Food and Beverage Management

Internship

Term 1 (11 weeks)

Term 2 (11 weeks)

Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide (4-6 months)

César Ritz Colleges Switzerland Certificate in Hotel and Restaurant Operations

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Year 2 - Le Bouveret or Lucerne Campus - 
April and July 2021: Term 3 and 4 - Le Bouveret and Brig Campuses, Term 5 - Brig Campus

Rooms Division and Hospitality Business

Internship

Term 3 (11 weeks)

Term 4 (11 weeks)

Term 5 (11 weeks)

Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide (4-6 months)

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Year 3 - Brig Campus

International Business, Business Plan, and Elective

Term 6 (11 weeks)

Term 7 (11 weeks)

Term 8 (11 weeks)

Swiss Higher Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management

Bachelor of International Business in Hotel and Tourism Management awarded by César Ritz Colleges Switzerland
Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Business Management awarded by Washington State University

 

  • Course Description
    • Year 1 Food and Beverage Management
      • Term 1 (11 weeks)
        • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management
        • Management Information Systems
        • Nutrition, Health, and Special Diets
        • Personal Development and Life Skills
        • Introduction to Industry Experience
        • Introduction to Foodservice
        • Language 1 (French or German)
      • Term 2 (11 weeks)
        • Fine Dining Operations & Management
        • Business Writing
        • Wine and Beverage Management
        • Mathematics for Hospitality Business
        • Language 2 (French or German)
      • Internship (4-6 months)
    • Year 2 Rooms Division and Tourism/Hospitality Business
      • Term 3 (11 weeks)
        • Rooms Division Operations
        • Current Global and Social Issues
        • Business Statistics
        • Microeconomics for Hospitality Managers
        • Financial Accounting
      • Term 4 (11 weeks)
        • Hospitality Business Ethics
        • Hotel and Restaurant Design
        • Macroeconomics for the Tourism Industry
        • Managerial Accounting
        • Cultural Diversity in Organisations
      • Term 5 (11 weeks)
        • Hospitality and Tourism Law
        • International Politics
        • Food, Beverage, and Events Management
        • Decision Analysis for Entrepreneurs
        • Science for Sustainable Hospitality and Tourism
      • Internship (4-6 months)
    • Year 3 International Business, Business Plan, and Elective
      • Term 6 (11 weeks)
        • Career Management
        • International Tourism
        • Financial Management
        • Hospitality Marketing for Entrepreneurs
        • Quantitive Methods for Business
        • Innovation: From Creativity to Entrepreneurship
        • Business Startup 1
        • Swiss Higher Diploma Qualification

          In order to complete the Swiss Higher Diploma qualification, students must complete one term (Term 6) at the César Ritz Colleges Switzerland Brig Campus.

      • Term 7 (11 weeks)
        • Hospitality Operational Analysis
        • Service Operations Management
        • International Business and entrepreneurship
        • Business Startup 2
      • Term 8 (11 weeks)
        • Human Resource Management
        • Economics for International Business and Entrepreneurship
        • Social Psychology of Hospitality
        • Hospitality Leadership and Organisational Behaviour
        • Strategic Hotel Management
        • Elective (Electives may vary each term and are subject to availability.)
  • Entry requirements
    • High School Diploma
    • English language proficiency of TOEFL iBT 65 or IELTS 5.5. If you don't have the required language level, you can improve your language and study skills with our English Foundation Program. Please note that if you require a visa, Swiss authorities need to be provided with a valid TOEFL or IELTS score (not older than one year). 
  • Dates
    • 5 July 2021 - 17 September 2021
    • 4 October 2021 – 17 December 2021
    • 10 January 2022 – 25 March 2022
    • 11 April 2022 – 24 June 2022
  • Cost
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