The B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management program at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is an upper-division program providing full-time and part-time curriculum plans of study in hospitality management. This program prepares students to enter middle management positions in lodging, restaurant, travel, attractions, meeting and convention and food service industries.
The Hawk Line program is a Transfer Access Program (TAP) designed to benefit Montgomery College students who plan to transfer to the UMD Hospitality and Tourism Management program at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG).
The Hawk Line program for Hospitality and Tourism Management will help you prepare for all aspects of the transfer process including:
- Academic Advising
- Academic Preparation
- Career Readiness
- Campus Connections
What are the requirements to be considered for Hawk Line?
Students wishing to be considered for the Hawk Line program for Hospitality and Tourism Management should answer yes to the following questions:
- Will I still be attending MC next semester (fall or spring)?
- Have I completed (with a "C" or better) HMGT 101: Introduction to the Hospitality Industry?
If you answered yes to both questions above, complete the Hawk Line application today!
Apply by June 15 to start Hawk Line in the fall || Apply by November 15 to start Hawk Line in the spring
**Please help to ensure that you receive Hawk Line related e-mails by adding firstname.lastname@example.org to your email contact list.**
What are the requirements to successfully complete Hawk Line?
In order to successfully complete the Hawk Line program for Hospitality and Tourism Management, Hawk Line participants must meet the following requirements. All requirements listed below must be fulfilled while attending Montgomery College.
- Academic Requirements
- Earn an Associate’s Degree from MC (A.A.S in Management of Hospitality suggested)
- Graduate from MC with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA from all previous institutions
- Earn a C- or better in the following MC courses:
- Two Arts or Humanities courses
- Natural Science with Lab (4 credits)
- ECON 201 (EC201): Principles of Economics I
- PSYC 102 (PY102): General Psychology
- COMM 108 (SP108): Foundations of Human Communication
- NUTR 101 (NF103): Introduction to Nutrition
- MATH 110 (MA110): Survey of College Mathematics
- HLTH 125 (HE109): Personalized Health Fitness
- ENGL 101 (EN101): Introduction to College Writing AND
ENGL 102 (EN102): Critical Reading, Writing, and Research
- HMGT 101 (HM101): Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
- HMGT 105 (FM105): Food Service Sanitation
- HMGT 107 (FM107): Food and Beverage Management
- HMGT 110/111 (FM110/111): Principles of Food Production Lecture & Lab
- HMGT 204 (FM204): Catering and Banquets
- HMGT 208 (FM208): Food and Beverage Cost Controls
- HMGT 211 (HM121): Supervision and Leadership in the Hospitality Industry
- HMGT 240 (HM240): Lodging and Food Service Sales and Advertising
- HMGT 250 (HM250): Meeting, Conference, and Event Planning
- HMGT 290 (HM210): Hospitality Practicum
- BSAD 101 (BA101): Introduction to Business
- Additional Requirements
- Attend the Hawk Line Welcome Celebration at USG
- Meet with the UMES Hospitality and Tourism Management Program Director or program representative at least once per semester
- Meet with the USG Transfer Access Coordinator at least once per semester
- Attend a USG Center for Academic Success (CAS) Workshop at least once per semester
- Meet with a USG Career Coach, Peer Mentor, or attend a Career and Internship Services Center (CISC) workshop/event at least once prior to completion of Associate’s Degree
- Attend a USG student life activity at least once prior to completion of Associate’s Degree
- Submit the UMES Admissions Application* for the Hospitality and Tourism Management program at USG.
*Be sure to select Shady Grove as your campus