Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Events Management

The Hospitality & Events Management degree at the University of North Alabama is for you if you are interested in:

  • A fast-paced, exciting, fun, rewarding and dynamic work environment
  • Opportunities to work in the industry while obtaining your Bachelor of Science degree at UNA
  • Immediate employment opportunities for career advancement upon graduation in the U.S. or overseas
  • Selection of online and or on-campus courses
  • Small classes taught by competent, caring and accessible international faculty with wide-ranging global industry-experience, which lead to big gains in learning
  • An affordable Bachelor of Science degree
  • Graduating in four years with UNA’s Finish in 4 plan
  • Specialized hands-on learning through collaborative events with business, industry and the community, which complement the courses in the curriculum
  • Valuable and value-added career-defining internships in the hospitality industry
  • Study abroad opportunities 
  • A choice of more than 100 engaging student organizations  ranging from academic and honorary, to community service and special interest-focused, create opportunities to find your passion, build global networks, hone leadership skills, get involved, make an impact and have some fun
  • Networking with industry professionals eager to hire our graduates


Our unique Hospitality & Events Management curriculum supports critical thinking and offers the opportunity to work in team-based environments while developing independent thinking and creativity. Our curriculum provides a solid foundation and builds communication skills that will empower you to shape your future. It offers career-defining internships and fosters strong relationships with industry professionals, guiding you on your path to a successful and rewarding career amid ever-changing circumstances. We understand that life is full of exciting, dynamic opportunities and we encourage you to pursue all your interests and explore your options, using the open electives in this program. 

Casa Holdings LLC
University of North Alabama
Culinary Arts Management and Hospitality and Event Management Student Support Awards

 Casa Holdings LLC will partner with the Department of Visual Arts and Design to establish student support awards for students who study Culinary Arts Management and Hospitality and Event Management.

In order to be considered, potential candidates must meet the following criteria:

  1. Complete the application.
  2. Complete a 500-word essay on one of the following topics: “Life Lesson Learned from Culinary and Hospitality” or “My Passion for Culinary and Hospitality.”
  3. One-page resume.

Application and supplementary materials should be emailed to no later than November 22, 2019. 
Award recipients will be notified by December 6, 2019.

Hospitality Management Major

  • Hotel /Resort General Manager
  • Hotel Operations Director
  • Property Manager
  • Comptroller / Controller
  • PR / Sales / Marketing Manager / Director
  • Food & Beverage Manager / Director
  • Spa Manager/ Director
  • Club Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Guest Services Manager
  • Front Office Manager
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Banquet / Catering Manager / Caterer
  • Food Service Manager
  • Institutional Foodservice Manager
  • Cruise Director
  • Casino / Gaming Manager
  • Travel / Hotel / Customer Service Manager
  • Event / Meeting Planner
  • Hospitality Educator
  • Small Business Owner

Hospitality Management with Culinary Arts Minor

  • Executive Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Banquet Chef
  • Baker / Pastry Chef
  • Personal / Private Chef


Prema Monteiro, MS, EdS

Associate Professor of Culinary Arts, Hospitality Event Mgmt.
Department of Visual Arts and Design
University of North Alabama
Box 5006
Florence, AL 35632  
Office: East Campus, Room 302
            1640 Tune Ave.
            Florence, AL 35632
Phone: 256-765-5227