• Hospitality and Tourism Management: Hotel, Restaurant, Meetings Management Curriculum


  • Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

    Catalog Year 2016-2017

    Hospitality and Tourism Management is an associate degree program designed to prepare students for careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. The Hotel, Restaurant and Meeting Management curriculum includes a solid foundation in hotel and resort operations, restaurant, and catering and beverage operations, and meetings/events and conventions management. Planning, directing, coordinating and managing all aspects of these areas are part of the curriculum. Students not only receive in-class instruction but also a 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 the various components of lodging, food service and meeting enterprises
    • Define the essentials of cost controls, sanitation and business accounting in hospitality
    • Evaluate possible impact of current issues on business operations

    For alternative degree opportunities, please refer to Hospitality and Tourism Management transfer plan, page 145 of the printed catalog.

    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA101 Introduction to Business
    4
    HT108 Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
    4
    HT140 Travel and Tourism Geography Focus: Western Hemisphere
    3
    HT234 Sanitation and Safety
    2
    MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher)1
    4
    17
    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
    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
    BA238 Sales
    4
    HT105 Catering, Restaurant and Food Management: Concept to Customers
    3
    HT181 Computer Applications in the Hospitality Industry
    3
    WR122 English Composition: Critical Thinking or
    SP111
    Fundamentals of Public Speaking or
    SP115
    Intro to Intercultural Communication or
    BA205 Business Communication
    3-4
    Health and Physical Education requirement‡
    3
    16-17
    Fourth Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
    4
    BA223 Principles of Marketing
    4
    HT112

    Essential Etiquette for Business and Hospitality

    2
    HT241 Travel and Tourism Geography Focus: Eastern Hemisphere
    3
    HT242 Supervisory Management for the Hospitality Industry
    3
    16
    Fifth Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA211 Principles of Accounting I
    4
    BUS286 Career Management
    4
    HT206 Hotel and Resort Operations Management
    3
    HT233 Special Events and Attraction Management
    3
    HT270 Food, Beverage and Labor Cost Control
    3
    17
    Sixth Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA213 Principles of Accounting III
    4
    HT230 Hotel, Restaurant, Travel Law
    3
    HT249 Hospitality Issues and Trends
    3
    WE280HT Cooperative Education Internship3
    2
    Related Beverage Management elective
    3
    15
    Total Credits 96-99

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

    Related Beverage Management Electives
    HT225 Beverage Management for Fermented Beverages: Beer, Sake and Cider.....................2
    HT225D Beverage Management for Fermented Beverages: Beer, Sake and Cider Tasting.......1
    HT226 Beverage Management: Wines of the World: United States....................1
    HT227 Beverage Management: Wines of the World France and Italy..........1
    HT228 Beverage Management: Wines of the World Other Countries.................1
    HT229 Beverage Management: Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages..............2
    HT229D Beverage Service: Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Tasting2......................1

    1A College Placement Test (CPT) score does not fulfill this requirement. Students must successfully complete the required mathematics course (or higher.)
    2 This course is designed for students 18 years and older. Students must show proof of age.
    3 Students 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.

    ‡ See Associate of Applied Science degree requirements.