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Hospitality and Tourism Management:
Recreation and Leisure
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, page 114 of the printed catalog.

First Quarter (Fall) Cr
HT108 Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry 4
BA101 Introduction to Business 4
HT140 Travel and Tourism Geography 3
HE252 First Aid: Responding to Emergencies 3
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
PSY201 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
HT207 Managing and Programming of Recreation and Sport Facilities 3
HPE285OL Wilderness Survival 3
PE185__ Physical Education Activity 1
PS217 Introduction to Public Land Management: The Politics of Recreation. 3
WR122 English Composition: Critical Thinking or
Fundamentals of Public Speaking or
Intro to Intercultural Communication or
BA205 Business Communication
Fourth Quarter (Fall)
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) 3
Fifth Quarter (Winter)
HT206 Hotel and Resort Operations Management 3
BA211 Principles of Accounting I or
AC110 General Accounting I
BA238 Sales 4
BUS286 Career Management 4
 PE185 Physical Education Activity 1
Sixth Quarter (Spring)
HT230 Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law 3
HT245 Ecotourism and Adventure Travel 3
HT249 Hospitality Issues and Trends 3
FT235 Outdoor Recreation 3
WE280HT_ Cooperative Education Internship2 2
  Total Credits 93-96

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.
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..

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

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