Resort, Club & Hospitality Management

Professor Oz Hamzah poses with Resort & Club Management students

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 and hospitality fields. A minor in the program may be coupled with any other Methodist University discipline. The program emphasizes ethical hospitality management, sustainable practices, technology and experiential learning as the foundation of its academic activities. The program also offers a wealth of professional networking and travel opportunities.


Degrees Awarded

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting, Business Administration, Financial Economics, Management or Marketing with a concentration in Resort, Club & Hospitality Management


Concentration Requirements

The Resort, Club and Hospitality concentration consists of 24 s.h. distributed as follows:

  • RMT 1010 Introduction to Hospitality Management (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 1450 Business Internships Preparation (1 s.h.)
  • RMT 1700 Internship I (1 s.h.)
  • RMT 2700 Internship II (1 s.h.)
  • RMT 3200 Procedures in Hospitality Management (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 3400 Club Management and Operations (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 3500 Resort and Tourism Concepts and Marketing (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 3600 Resort Management And Operations (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 4300 Food & Beverage Management (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 4500 The Capstone Course (3 s.h.)

Minor Requirements

The Resort, Club and Hospitality minor consists of 18 s.h. chosen from the following:

  • RMT 1010 Introduction to Hospitality Management (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 1450 Business Internships Preparation (1 s.h.)
  • RMT 1700 Internship I (1 s.h.)
  • RMT 2700 Internship II (1 s.h.)
  • RMT 3200 Procedures in Hospitality Management (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 3400 Club Management and Operations (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 3500 Resort and Tourism Concepts and Marketing (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 3600 Resort Management And Operations (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 4300 Food & Beverage Management (3 s.h.)
  • RMT 4500 The Capstone Course (3 s.h.)

Affiliations

The Resort, Club and Hospitality Management program is affiliated with the Club Manager Association of America (CMAA). The Method University CMAA Student Chapter members may earn professional educational credits to apply towards the Certified Club Manager (CCM) exam requirements.


Certifications

The Resort, Club and Hospitality Management program is affiliated with the Club Manager Association of America (CMAA). The Methodist University CMAA Student Chapter members may earn professional educational credits to apply towards the Certified Club Manager (CCM) exam requirements.


Internships

The RMT 1700 and RMT 2700 are experiential learning courses and are ideally 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.


Accreditation

ACBSP Accredited SealThe 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.

Beginning in the fall 2019, the University offers the Bachelors of Applied Science in Accounting degree, as well as, the Bachelors of Applied Science in Business degree. Currently, we are seeking accreditation from the ACBSP for these two degree programs.

Contact the Resort, Club & Hospitality Management Program

O. Z. Hamzah

O. Z. Hamzah, M.S., MBA, CCM

Director, Resort & Club Management; Assistant Professor of Business Administration
(910) 630-7557
Clark 105
O. Z. Hamzah
O. Z. Hamzah, M.S., MBA, CCM

Director, Resort & Club Management; Assistant Professor of Business Administration

B.S., Shaw University; M.S., M.B.A., University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Teaching Philosophy:

Professor Hamzah’s teaching philosophy focuses on engaging the students and empowering them to be active participants in the design of his course content and delivery

Research:

Operations management, systems modeling and business technology assessment

(910) 630-7557
Clark 105