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Hospitality and Tourism Management: Recreation and LeisureMedical Office Specialist
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

Catalog Year 2015-2016

MHCC Faculty Adviser:
Bill D'Alessandro: 503-491-7486
Room AC2688
William.DAlessandro@mhcc.edu

Hospitality and Tourism Management is an associate degree program designed to prepare students for careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. The Recreation and Leisure curriculum includes instruction and training for a solid foundation in recreation, outdoor adventure, sports programming, land management and basic management in hospitality enterprises. The curriculum features in-class instruction, and cooperative work experience opportunities in the industry.

At the completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the various forms of recreation and leisure activities and opportunities
  • Analyze the distinction between sports management, programming and participation
  • Create effective sports programming for inclusive recreation

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

First Quarter (Fall)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
HT108 Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
4
HT140 Travel and Tourism Geography
3
BA101 Introduction to Business
4
HE252 First Aid: Responding to Emergencies
3
MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher)1
4
18
Second Quarter (Winter)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
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
3-4
WR121 English Composition or
WR101
Workplace Communications I
3-4
15-17
Third Quarter (Spring)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
HT105 Catering, Restaurant and Food Management: Concept to Customers
3
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
SP111
Fundamentals of Public Speaking or
SP115
Intro to Intercultural Communication or
BA205 Business Communication
3-4
16-17
Fourth Quarter (Fall)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
HT241 International Hospitality and Tourism
3
HT242 Supervisory Management for the Hospitality Industry
3
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
4
BA223 Principles of Marketing
4
14
Fifth Quarter (Winter)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
HT206 Hotel and Resort Operations Management
3
BA211 Principles of Accounting I or
AC110 General Accounting I
4
BA238 Professional Sales
4
BUS286 Career Management
4
PE185 Physical Education Activity
1
16
Sixth Quarter (Spring)
Course Number
Course Title
Credits
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
14
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.

‡See Associate of Applied Science Degree, page 22 of the printed catalog.

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