2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Senior Living Management (B.S.)

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Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Department of Hospitality Services


Bachelor of Science degree in Senior Living Management is an interdisciplinary program that merges hospitality, gerontology and healthcare services. It will provide undergraduate students with the appropriate competitive skillset to acquire a managerial position in various types of senior living facilities, especially independent living, assisted living and continuous care retiruement communites. It will provide a career path for students seeking employment in the senior living industry as business practitioners as opposed to that of direct care giver. The aim of this educational program is for UCF graduates to become the future managers and leaders of the senior living industry.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • Students must earn a minimum 2.0 overall GPA in course work taken within the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, and a minimum 2.0 GPA in all courses listed in the common program prerequisites, the basic and advanced core courses, and the restricted electives.

  • Students must earn a “C” (2.0) or better in each course listed in the common program prerequisites, the basic and advised cores, and the restricted electives.

General Education Program (GEP) (36 Credit Hours)

Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)

Cultural & Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)

Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

Science Foundations (6 Credit Hours)

Common Program Prerequisites (CPP)

See “Common Prerequisites ” in the Transfer and Transitions Services section for more information.

Core Requirements: Basic Level (24 Credit Hours)

Internships (3 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (6 Credit Hours)

Students should select from the following courses to fulfill their Senior Living Management restricted elective requirement.


  • 3-14 hours as necessary to result in 120 total credit hours.

Foreign Language Requirements


  • State University System foreign language admission requirement: two years in high school or one year of college instruction in a single foreign language. (This requirement applies to those students admitted to the University without the required two units of foreign language in high school.)


  • None

Additional Requirements

  • Final exams will be given during Exam Week only.
  • Transfer students to this program must take a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours in Hospitality Management core classes or restricted electives at UCF.

Required Minors

  • None

Departmental Exit Requirements

  • None

University Minimum Exit Requirements

  • A 2.0 UCF GPA
  • 60 semester hours earned after CLEP awarded
  • 48 semester hours of upper division credit completed
  • 30 of the last 39 hours of course work must be completed in residency at UCF.
  • A maximum of 45 hours of extension, correspondence, CLEP, Credit by Exam, and Armed Forces credits permitted.
  • Complete the General Education Program, the Gordon Rule, and nine hours of Summer credit.

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 120

Additional Information

Honors In Major

  • None

Related Programs

  • None


  • None

Related Minors

  • None

Advising Notes

  • Students must earn a “C” (2.0) or better in each course listed in the common program prerequisites, the basic and advanced cores, and the restricted electives.

Transfer Notes

  • Subject to the general grade and residence requirements, credit will be granted for transferred course work equivalent to that required in the UCF College of Hospitality Management.
  • Florida College System students are encouraged to complete the general education requirements prior to transferring to UCF.
  • A minimum of 30 semester hours must be completed at UCF within the hospitality major.
  • Orientation and advising are two of the most valuable tools that a student can make use of when transferring to UCF. Students should take advantage of both.

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses

  • None

Program Academic Learning Compacts

Equipment Fees

  • Part-Time Student: $37.50 per term
  • Full-Time Student: $75 per term

Plan of Study

  • Plan your required nine summer credit hours into your course of study.

Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

Freshman Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

Sophomore Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Sophomore Year - Spring (16 Credit Hours)

Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Senior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)

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