International Students Earn their “Ears” at Rosen College

UCF Today      Kathy Dorf, Rosen College Public Relations

On July 17, 33 international students from universities in China and South Korea graduated from the Disney Undergraduate Program in Hospitality & Tourism Management at UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management.

In partnership with Walt Disney World Resort, Rosen College offers an intensive six-month Undergraduate Certificate Program in Hospitality & Tourism Management for international students who are currently enrolled in hospitality, tourism or business related programs in UCF’s international partnership universities (IPU). Students take academic courses at Rosen College and participate in an academic internship through the Disney International College Program at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Students gain experience working with a globally recognized hospitality brand while earning a certificate from a top hospitality institution. They also earn 12 credit hours toward graduation at their home institution: 9 from course work and 3 from successfully completing the academic internship.

Courses include:

  • Guest Services Management
  • Destination Marketing
  • Event Management
  • Hospitality Information Systems
  • Hospitality Brand Management
  • Hospitality Industry Finance
  • Leadership and Strategic Management
  • Academic internship