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Hospitality Management
A.A.S. Degree - Career Program

This program prepares students for a wide variety of career opportunities within the hospitality industry. Such career choices include, but are not limited to, culinary arts, food service administration, supermarket management, health care and nutrition, hotel technology, golf management, and travel and tourism.

The curriculum emphasizes a broad base of industry skills such as technical knowledge, communication and customer relations skills, and creative problem solving. Cooperative Education provides work-based experience to expand students' learning opportunities.

Graduates of the Hospitality Management program can begin their careers as manager trainees or supervisors. With experience, they will qualify for such positions as Restaurant Manager, Caterer, Sous Chef, Front Office Manager, Convention Sales Representative, Meeting Planner, Tour Operator, Tourism Consultant, and Golf Facilities Manager. Transfer and 2+2 programs are available in all areas.

(Housed in the Hospitality Department)

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
HUMANITIES: 6 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
ENG 105 Introduction to Literature OR
ENG 250 Professional Communication OR
ENGLISH ELECTIVE*
3
Total6
SOCIAL SCIENCE: 6 Credit Hours
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES6
Total6
NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS: 6-8 Credit Hours
MTH 104 Intermediate Algebra (or higher)**3-4
NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3-4
Total6-8
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES: 3 Credit Hours
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES ELECTIVE3
Total3
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: 40-45 Credit Hours
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I OR
ACC 130 Introductory Accounting and Financial Analysis***
4
HSP 101 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry3
HSP 102 Hospitality Service4
HSP 201 Hospitality Human Resource Management3
CE 260 Cooperative Education-Hospitality Management4
CRC OR CIS ELECTIVE3
PROGRAM OPTION (listed below)19-24
Total40-45
HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION: 2 Credit Hours
HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE2
Total2
TOTAL CREDITS63-67
PROGRAM OPTIONS: 19-24 Credit Hours
TRAVEL OPTION: 21 Credit Hours
HSP 251 Hospitality Marketing 3
TVL 101 Introduction to Travel and Tourism3
TVL 131 Documentation in the Tourism Industry3
TVL 210 Introduction to Airline Reservations Systems: SABRE OR
TVL 220 Introduction to Airline Reservations Systems: APOLLO
3
TVL 231 Tourism Specialization3
TVL 275 Current Issues in Travel and Tourism3
ELECTIVE****3
FOOD SERVICE AND CULINARY ARTS OPTION: 23 Credit Hours
FSA 103 Culinary Arts I: Fundamentals of Food Preparation5
FSA 106 Food Safety and Sanitation1
FSA 107 Menu Planning3
FSA 117 Basic Consumer Nutrition3
FSA 203 Culinary Arts II: Advanced Food Preparation5
FSA 205 Purchasing, Storage and Handling3
HSP ELECTIVE*****3
HOTEL OPTION: 24 Credit Hours
FSA 103 Culinary Arts I: Fundamentals of Food Preparation5
FSA 106 Food Safety and Sanitation1
HSP 202 Banquet and Event Planning3
HSP 211 Hospitality Law3
HSP ELECTIVE*****3
HTL 105 Hotel Operations3
HTL 206 Hotel Sales and Marketing3
HTL 208 Food, Beverage and Labor Cost Controls3
GOLF MANAGEMENT OPTION: 21 Credit Hours
GLF 115 Introduction to Golf Management3
GLF 118 Golf Shop Operation3
GLF 122 Golf Fundamentals and Methods3
GLF 126 Golf Club Design, Fitting and Repair3
GLF 130 Golf Course Maintenance3
GLF 136 Golf Shop Policies and Services3
HSP ELECTIVE*****3
EVENT PLANNING OPTION: 19 Credit Hours
HSP 202 Introduction to Conference and Event Planning 3
HSP 211 Hospitality Law 3
HSP 251 Hospitality Marketing 3
FSA 107 Meal Planning 3
HSP 204 Advanced Conference and Event Planning 4
HSP ELECTIVE***** 3
* Recommended ENG 105 or ENG 250
** MTH 130 or MTH 160 or MTH 165
*** Students taking ACC 101 OR ACC 130 must have MTH 130 OR MTH 098 or equivalent for a prerequisite.
****CE255/HSP/BUS/FOR LAN/SPC
***** CE 255/FSA/GLF/HSP/HTL/TVL

NOTE: The Hospitality Department offers the following certificate programs (listed alphabetically in the Catalog):
-Culinary Arts
-Food Management
-Hotel Management
-Travel and Tourism
All course requirements in these certificate programs lead into the Hospitality Management AAS Degree program (listed alphabetically).
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