College of Business
School of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Sport Management, and Hospitality and Tourism Management
Dr. Ethan Cheng is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Western Carolina University. Dr. Cheng was named one of the 100 Most Powerful People in USA Hospitality in 2022 and one of the Global 25 Most Influential Educators in Hospitality for 2021 by the International Hospitality Institute.<br><br>Dr. Cheng earned his Ph.D. in Food and Hospitality Systems from the University of Missouri. Before pursuing his doctoral degree, he earned his master’s degree (MBA) in tourism management from Ming Chuan University in Taiwan and his bachelor’s degree (BBA) in leisure management from Minghsin University of Science and Technology in Taiwan.
• Introduction to Hospitality/Tourism Industry<br>• Lodging Operations and Management<br>• Hospitality Finance Management<br>• Hospitality Human Resource Management<br>• Hospitality/Tourism Sales and Marketing<br>• Food Service Budgeting and Controls <br>• Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism Research
• Human Resource Management<br>• Organizational Behavior <br>• Information Technology<br>• Service Marketing and Management<br>• Consumer Psychology and Behavior