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Hospitality and Tourism Management
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

Catalog 2014-2015

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Hospitality and Tourism Management is an associate degree program designed to prepare students for careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. The curriculum includes instruction and training in hotel, travel, recreation, tourism, food service, convention and meeting planning, culinary and related service industries. In addition to formal instruction, cooperative education internships are an integral part of the program and allow for on-the-job experiences in a wide variety of settings and occupations directly related to each student’s career objectives.

Program Outcomes

At the completion of this curriculum, the student should be able to:

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

For alternative degree opportunities, please refer to Hospitality and Tourism Management, Associate of Science degree, page 114 of the printed catalog.

First Quarter (Fall) Credits
HT108 Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry 4
HT140 Travel and Tourism Geography 3
HT234 Sanitation and Safety 2
BA101 Introduction to Business 4
MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher)1 4
Second Quarter (Winter)
HT107 Introduction to Leisure/Recreation Management 3
HT133 Convention and Meetings Management 3
HT141 Customer Service Management 3
CIS120L Computer Concepts Lab I 1

General Psychology or
PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations

WR121 English Composition or
Workplace Communications I
Third Quarter (Spring)
HT105 Catering, Restaurant and Food Management: Concept to Customers 4
HT181 Computer Applications in the Hospitality Industry 3
BA238 Sales 4
WR122 English Composition: Critical Thinking or
Fundamentals of Public Speaking or
Intro to Intercultural Communication or
BA205 Business Communication
  Health and Physical Education requirement‡ 3
Fourth Quarter (Fall)

Essential Etiquette for Business and Hospitality

HT241 International Hospitality and Tourism 3
HT242 Supervisory Management for the Hospitality Industry 3
BA223 Principles of Marketing 4
CIS125/BT210_ Software Applications3
(requires adviser approval)
Fifth Quarter (Winter)

Hotel and Resort Operations Management

HT270 Food, Beverage and Labor Cost Control 3
BA211 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS286 Career Management 4
Seventh Quarter (Spring)

Beverage Management: Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages

HT229D Beverage Service - Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Tasting4 1
HT230 Hotel, Restaurant, Travel Law 3
HT249 Hospitality Issues and Trends 3
BA213 Principles of Accounting III 4
WE280HT Cooperative Education Internship2 2
  Total Credits 97-100

Note: Please check the course description section of the catalog for those courses which require a prerequisite.

1A College Placement Test (CPT) score does not fulfill this requirement. Students must successfully complete the required mathematics course (or higher.)
2Students may use any combination of WE280HTA or WE280HTB to meet program requirements. Instructor and dean permission is required; check with instructor for the course number and credits appropriate to the internship assignment.
3BT210 Software Applications are one-credit courses. The Computer Information Systems program offers three-credit courses. Please refer to the Software Training or Computer Information Systems section of the schedule.
4This course is designed for students 18 years and older. Students must show proof of age.

‡ See Associate of Applied Science degree, page 20 of the printed catalog.

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