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Hospitality and Tourism Management:
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

Catalog Year 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 program, students 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, transfer plan degree, page 114 of the printed catalog.

First Quarter (Fall) Credits
HT108 Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry 4
BA101 Introduction to Business 4
HT234 Sanitation and Safety 2
HT235 Culinary Arts: Fundamentals of Cooking Soups, Stocks, Sauces, Meat and Game 4
MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher)1 4
Second Quarter (Winter)
HT107 Introduction to Leisure and Recreation Management 3
HT133 Convention and Meetings Management 3
HT141 Customer Service Management 3
HT236 Culinary Arts: Meal Planning and Preparation 4

Computer Concepts Lab I

WR121 English Composition or
Workplace Communications I
Third Quarter (Spring)
HT181 Computer Applications in the Hospitality Industry 3

Beverage Management: Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages

HT229D Beverage Service - Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Tasting2 1
HT237 Culinary Arts: Restaurant and Banquet Operations 4
WR122 English Composition: Critical Thinking or
Fundamentals of Public Speaking or
Persuasive Speech or
Intro to Intercultural Communication or
BA205 Business Communication
  Health and Physical Education requirement‡ 3
Fourth Quarter (Fall)
HT112 Essential Etiquette for Business and Hospitality 2
HT241 International Hospitality and Tourism 3
HT242 Supervisory Management for the Hospitality Industry 3
BA223 Principles of Marketing
BT210_ Software Applications4
(requires adviser approval)

General Psychology or
PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations

Fifth Quarter (Winter)
HT270 Food, Beverage and Labor Cost Control 3
BA211 Principles of Accounting I or
AC110 General Accounting I
BA238 Sales 4
BUS286 Career Management 4
Sixth Quarter (Spring)

Catering, Restaurant and Food Management: Concept to Customers

HT230 Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law
HT238 Culinary Arts : Baking 4
HT249 Hospitality Issues and Trends 3
WE280HT_ Cooperative Education Internship 3 2
  Total Credits 98-101

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.)
2 This course designed for students 18 years and older. Students must show proof of age.
3 Students may use any combination of WE280HTA, WE280HTB or WE280HTC through WE280HTL to meet program requirements. Instructor and dean permission is required; check with instructor for the course number and credits appropriate to the internship assignment.
4 BT210 Software Applications are one-credit courses. Please refer to the Software Training section of the schedule.

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

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