FARE – Finance, Accounting & Real Estate Concentration

Detailed concentration information for current students is in the Current Students section.

The finance and accounting concentration focuses on analysis, financing, investing, and control. The School of Hotel Administration offers students course options to specialize within the finance and accounting concentration and choose the track that most closely matches their career objectives.  Courses are selected with an appropriate faculty member in the concentration for a total of 12 credits.

Corporate Finance/Financial Consulting

This track of the concentration is designed for students seeking a career as a financial consultant in a hospitality consulting firm or as a corporate finance analyst in a hospitality company.

General Financial Management

This track of the concentration is designed for students who wish to have flexibility in their career paths and/or want to prepare for a more generalized, financially-oriented career in either operations or consulting. ​

Hospitality Controllership

This track of the concentration is designed for students seeking careers as financial controllers or as managerial accountants in hospitality operations.

Securities Analysis/Investment Banking

This track of the concentration is designed for students wishing to pursue careers on Wall Street as security or investment banking analysts.

Design

This track of the concentration deals with the planning and design of a variety of hospitality facilities. Careers include hotel interiors and food service design, corporate technical assistance, and renovation management.

Development

This track of the concentration focuses on the creation of new hotels and restaurants. Topics include project feasibility, financing, planning, design, and construction. Careers include real estate development, both as an entrepreneur and in a corporate environment.