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Hospitality and Tourism Management

Catalog Year 2014-2015

For program information, call 503-491-7515

The Mt. Hood Community College Hospitality and Tourism program offers tremendous opportunities to the student who is interested in a four-year degree. This curriculum is recommended for students interested in transferring to Portland State University’s Business Administration Bachelor of Science Degree Program. The courses listed below have been selected with the PSU program in mind as part of current articulation agreement discussions.

Curricular Outcomes
At the completion of this curriculum, students should be able to:

  • Identify and interpret laws specific to our industry
  • Demonstrate physical, cultural, and destination geographic knowledge.

The following plan of classes is a guide to prepare students to pursue a Bachelor of Science in business administration at Portland State University.* To prepare for such a degree and at the same time meet MHCC degree requirements, follow one of the transfer degree options on pages 10-15 of the printed catalog.

Students receiving financial aid must be seeking a certificate or degree and following official MHCC certificate or degree requirements.

Admission and degree requirements vary among colleges and universities. Students are advised to:

  • Contact the transfer university to confirm specific admission/major/degree requirements.
  • Consult with a faculty adviser or the MHCC Academic Advising and Transfer Center early to develop an educational plan.

Note: Community colleges do not award transfer degrees in a subject area, but do award an Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree, an Associate of Science Oregon Transfer – Business degree or an Associate of Science degree.

Students may transfer to other institutions such as the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Washington State University, Eastern Oregon University and others. These institutions may require different courses.

Students may transfer to other institutions such as University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Washington State University, Eastern Oregon University and others. These institutions may require different courses.

First Quarter (Fall) Credits
HT140 Travel and Tourism Geography 3
MTH111 Pre-Calculus I: Elementary Functions 1 5
WR121 English Composition 1 4
  Hospitality and Tourism elective 2 3
15
Second Quarter (Winter)
CIS122 Computer Concepts III 1
4
MTH243 Probability and Statistics I 4
SP111 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 4
  Hospitality and Tourism elective 2 3
15
Third Quarter (Spring)
BA101 Introduction to Business 4
HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life 3
MTH244 Statistics II 4
  Hospitality and Tourism elective 2 6
17
Fourth Quarter (Fall)
HT242 Supervisory Management for the Hospitality Industry
3
HT250 Travel and Tourism Marketing or
HT260
Hospitality Industry Marketing
3
BA211 Principles of Accounting I 4
WR227 Technical Report Writing 4
  Lab Science requirement 3 4
18
Fifth Quarter (Winter)
HT206 Hotel and Resort Operations Management 3
BA212 Principles of Accounting II 3
EC201 Principles of Economics I (Micro) 4
  Humanities requirement 4 6
  Lab Science requirement 3 4
20
Sixth Quarter (Spring)
HT230 Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law 3
BA205 Business Communications 4
BA213 Principles of Accounting III
4
EC202 Principles of Economics II (Macro) 4
  Lab Science requirement 3 4
19

1 Prerequisite: See course descriptions.
2 PSU transfer students can choose from the following list five, one- to four-credit hospitality and tourism classes, of which 12 credits will transfer to PSU: HT105, HT107, HT133,* HT141,* HT142,* HT144,* HT180W,* HT181,* HT207,* HT215,* HT225/D,* HT226,* HT227,* HT228,* HT229/D,* HT233,* HT234,* HT241, HT245,* HT246,* HT247,* HT248,* HT270,* WE280HT. Those HT classes listed with an asterisk (*) are considered professional-technical courses. PSU will accept a maximum of 12 professional-technical credits.
3PSU transfer students can choose science courses from the approved Science/Mathematics courses on page 14 of the printed catalog. Eight credits must be lab science.
4 PSU transfer students can choose humanities from the approved courses on page 14 of the printed catalog.

MHCC Program Web Link
www.mhcc.edu/hospitality

Transfer School Web Links
Portland State University - pdx.edu/sba/business-options-and-major-information
University of Nevada-Las Vegas - hotel.unlv.edu/
Washington State University - business.wsu.edu/academics/Hospitality/Pages/academics.aspx
Eastern Oregon University -eou.edu/business/bs/tourism/

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