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The ENTI minor requires three core courses:

MGMT 215 Entrepreneurial Mindset (3 credits)
ENGR 310 Entrepreneurial Leadership (3 credits)
MGMT/ENGR/IST 425 New Venture Creation (3

Hospitality Management Cluster (College of Health and Human Development)

This specialization prepares a student to create and develop novel but sound entrepreneurial concepts related to the hospitality industry in such businesses as lodging and food service. For example, through this cluster, students could develop and refine entrepreneurial concepts related to hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, quick-service restaurants, upscale restaurants, mobile dining such as food trucks, on-line travel agencies, and other on-line ventures. The minor is also designed to prepare students to be innovators within existing organizations. Students who complete this cluster develop skills in creating business plans, feasibility studies, competitive analysis, supply and demand analysis, market analysis and financial forecasting. Students in this concentration are expected to include a mix of majors, not only students majoring in hospitality management.

The HM Cluster requires three courses (9 credits). Completion of either HM 482 or HM 484 is required.
Students are permitted to complete both HM 482 and 484.
Course choices:
HM 397 Hospitality Franchising
HM 413 New Product Development for Commercial Foodservice
HM 432 Contemporary Issues in Restaurant Management
HM 481 Advanced Topics in Hotel Management
HM 482 Hospitality Real Estate
HM 483 Revenue Management
HM 484 Hospitality Entrepreneurship


Please refer to Penn State course bulletin for more details.

Advising for Hospitality Management Cluster

William Kidd
School of Hospitality Management, College of Health and Human Development
228 Mateer Building
University Park, PA 16802