Course of Study - Core Courses
The Academic Catalog with course descriptions, the detailed Career Programs brochure, and current/upcoming schedules for core courses and optional seminars may be consulted at the Academics area of the FUA site. Please consult the program brochure for prerequisites to non-beginning levels of this program. For enrollment please visit the Admissions page.
Level III (Fall)
International Management for the Hospitality Industry
Special Event Management Experiential Learning
Catering Sales and Operations
Level IV (Spring)
Hotel Management Operations and Front Office Procedures
Food and Beverage Operations and Management Experiential Learning
E-Marketing for the Hospitality Industry
Special Project in the Hospitality Industry
Seminar selections will depend on the period. Please refer to the Career Program introduction and the Admissions area for information on the Italian language, seminars, and internship/Experiential Learning Special Projects program options and their additional costs.
Optional Fall Seminars: Food Purchasing, Unesco World Heritage Site, Florence: Moving Toward a Sustainable Tourism, Glamour and Style: The Pitti Fashion Shows.
Please Note: The Food Safety and Sanitation Seminar (15 hours) is mandatory for all Baking & Pastry, Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management and Wine Studies & Enology students who have not obtained an equivalent certification that is valid in the Region of Tuscany. The seminar is held on the Friday and Saturday of the orientation session upon arrival in Florence.