Resort & Club Management
The program is a concentration within The Reeves School of Business designed to qualify the student for a starting career position in the resort, club or hospitality fields. A minor in the program may be coupled with any other Methodist University discipline.
The Reeves School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the following degrees: the Professional Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a focus in Organizational Management and Leadership, the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Financial Economics, Management, Marketing, and Sport Management. Additionally, a minor in Accounting; Business Administration; Entrepreneurship; Financial Economics; Human Resource Management; International Business; Management; Marketing; Professional Tennis Management; Resort, Club, and Hospitality Management; and Sport Management is accredited. Finally, a B.S. degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Financial Economics or Marketing with a PGA Golf Management Concentration; Professional Tennis Management; Resort, Club, and Hospitality Management; and Sport Management Concentration is accredited.
Upon the successful completion of the program’s requirements, students will earn a Bachelor’s of Science degree (BS) in their chosen major field with a concentration or a minor in Business Resort & Club Management. The majority of business students choose to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Financial Economics, Management or Marketing as major with a concentration or a minor in the Business Resort & Club Management.
Course Requirements for the Concentration in Resort & Club Management
24 s.h.—RMT 1010, 1450, 1700, 2700, 3200, 3400, 3500, 3600, 4300, and 4500 (eight courses, two internships).
Course Requirements for the Minor in Resort & Club Management
18 s.h.—RMT 1010, 3200, 3400, 3500, 3600, and 4500 (six courses, no internships).
WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM (WAC)
The Business Resort & Club Management concentration requires the completion of BUS 3520 Business Law.
The Business Resort & Club Management program is affiliated with the Club Manager Association of America (CMAA) and other nationally recognized trade organizations. The Methodist University CMAA Student Chapter members may earn professional educational credits to apply towards the Certified Club Manager (CCM) exam requirements.
The Resort & Club Management program offers many opportunities to earn industry-coveted certifications independently or conjunction with academic course work. Additional fees may apply for certain certifications.
The RMT 1700 and RMT 2700 are internship courses and should be completed during the summer at the end of the sophomore and junior years. Both RMT 1700 and RMT 2700 may be substituted with RMT 3700 to be completed during the junior or senior year. A freshman or transfer student may be permitted to complete RMT 1700 with approval of the program director.