William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration

Dual MS HOA/MS MIS Degree Requirements

This 48-credit program includes 24 credits from the Master’s of Science in Hotel Administration program in the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration and another 24 credits from the Management Information Systems program in the UNLV Business College. Each course listed below is 3 credits.

MS Hotel Administration Courses  Credits
  1. HOA 711 Laws of Innkeeping and Food Service
3
  1. HOA 716 Principles and Practices in Hotel Management, or
    HOA 717 Principles and Practices of Convention & Meetings Management, or
    HOA 718 Principles of Casino and Gaming Management, or
    HOA 720 Principles and Practices of Food Service Management
3
  1. HOA 731 Operational Analysis in Hospitality Management
3
  1. HOA 735 Research Methodology
3
  1. HOA 725 Information Technology in the Hospitality Industry
3
  1. HOA 751 Hospitality Service Management
3
  1. HOA 760 Research Seminar in Hotel Administration, or
    HOA 761 Research Seminar in Food Service Administration, or
    HOA 763 Research Seminar in Casino and Gaming Management, or
    HOA 777 Critical Issues in Hospitality Management
3
  1. HOA 788 Professional Paper* (formerly 791)
3
Total M.S. in Hotel Administration 24

*Professional paper must be completed at the end of the dual program and examine a topic relating to Information Technology in Hospitality.
 

MS MIS Courses**  Credits
  1. MIS 740 Software Concepts
3
  1. MIS 744 Information Systems Planning and Strategies
3
  1. MIS 760 Data Communications and Systems
3
  1. MIS 762 Systems Analysis, Modeling and Design
3
  1. MIS 764 Advanced Web Development and Electronic Commerce
3
  1. MIS 766 Data Management
3
  1. MIS 775 IT Architecture for Business
3
  1. MIS 776 Business Intelligence
3
Total M.S. in MIS 24

**With approval of the MIS program graduate coordinator, required MIS courses may be substituted with elective courses to avoid duplication of a student’s previous course work and to address the needs of the student’s specific career choice.

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