HOTEL AND RESORT MANAGEMENT / A.A.S. DEGREE

Eastern
Hegis Code: 5010

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: HRMN-AAS
 

     The hotel and resort management degree is designed for students with a career interest in the lodging and resort industries. These fields represent a wide range of businesses, from the small country inn or bed and breakfast to multinational chains of hotels and resorts. Management opportunities exist in front-office operations, food and beverage management, banquet-meeting sales, human resources, facilities management, and more.

     The curriculum is balanced between career-specific courses such as Cost Controls for the Hospitality Industry and liberal arts courses such as Standard Freshman Composition. Upon graduation, students will be prepared to enter the workforce or continue their education.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

     Students applying directly from high school should have successfully completed Math A or its equivalent, one laboratory science, and four years of English. Students are admitted in the fall semester, with most students meeting minimum standards being accepted.

FIRST SEMESTER: 15.5 credits Credits
ACC101: Principles of Accounting I 4
CUL111: Sanitation 3
ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
HRM105: Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
HRM115: Hospitality Freshman Seminar 1.5
Physical Education 1
       
SECOND SEMESTER: 18-19 credits Credits
  BUS109: Supervision: Concepts and Practices 3
English Elective 3
HRM112: Cost Controls for Hospitality Industry 4
HRM114: Fundamentals of Food Production 4
Mathematics Elective 3-4
Physical Education 1
       
SUMMER SEMESTER: 4 credits Credits
HRM240: Hotel and Resort Management Internship/Cooperative Education 4
       
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
HRM205: Maintenance and Equipment 3
HRM210: Front Office Management and Housekeeping 3
  PSY101: Introduction to Psychology 3
* Restricted Elective 3
Science Laboratory Elective 4
       
FOURTH SEMESTER: 17 credits Credits
COM101: Introduction to Human Communications 3
HRM120: Hospitality Marketing 3
HRM220: Hotel Sales, Expositions and Meeting Management 3
HRM250: Hospitality Capstone Course 2
  LAW111: Business Law I 3
Social Science Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 70.5-71.5

*Choose from CUL113, CUL116 or ACC117
 Courses that constitute the major in this
curriculum These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
Hotel / Resort 26.5-29.5 credits
Culinary Arts 3-6 credits
English / Humanities 9 credits
Business 10-13 credits
Mathematics / Science 7-8 credits
Social Science 6 credits
Physical Education 2 credits