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Hospitality Management Associate in Applied Science

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Work hard, play hard. Our hands-on program teaches you everything you need to know about hospitality. And if you’re already in the business, it gives you the foundation to launch an even bigger career. 

People pleasers, apply here. If you love meeting people, making their day and generally being helpful, hospitality is a great career. You can work anywhere in the world in everything from hotels to resorts to spas and more. 

Experts around every corner. We’re really lucky to have a booming hospitality industry here – and we use it to your fullest advantage. Our advisory council keeps us up on the latest trends and news. 

Upon completion of the 66-credit program, you may apply for an Associate in Applied Science degree. Certificate requirements may be applied to the degree program.

General Education Requirements Credit Hours
English 101, English Composition 3
English 102, English Composition, or English 103, Technical Writing, or Communication 101, Introduction to Public Speaking 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Math 122, Intermediate Algebra, or Math 123, Quantitative Reasoning 4
Natural Sciences 4
Social Sciences 3

 

Major Requirements Credit Hours
Business 101, Business Accounting, or *Business 201, Principles of Accounting I (4 credits) 3
Hospitality Management 110, Sanitation 1
Hospitality Management 111, Responsible Beverage Service 1
Hospitality Management 115, Safety & Legal Overview 3
Hospitality Management 117, Introduction to Meetings and Events 3
Hospitality Management 130, Table Service 3
Hospitality Management 150, Introduction to Hospitality Careers 3
Hospitality Management 153, Nutrition 3
Hospitality Management 200, Hospitality Management Internship 3
Hospitality Management 201, Restaurant Operations 3
Hospitality Management 250, Food Preparation Skills 2
Hospitality Management 251, Marketing of Hospitality 3
Hospitality Management 252, Supervisory Skills & Human Relations 3
Hospitality Management 253, Tourism 3
Hospitality Management 254, Hospitality Cost Control Systems 3
Hospitality Management 255, Hotel Management & Operations 3
Hospitality Management 275, Beverage Management 3

 

Electives (Optional) Credit Hours
Foreign Language 123, Spanish in the Workplace 4
Hospitality Management 202, Introduction to Casino Management 3

 

*Transferring students are encouraged to take BUSA 201 

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