Hegis Code - 5010, CIP Code - 52.0904

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 high school mathematics sequence through Algebra 2/Trig or equivalent, one laboratory science, and four years of English. Students are admitted in the fall semester only, with most students meeting minimum standards being accepted.

FIRST SEMESTER: 17-18 credits Credits
  COM101: Introduction to Human Communication 3
CUL101: Hospitality College Seminar 1
CUL132: Hospitality Supervision 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
HRM105: Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4
Physical Education 1
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 credits Credits
  ACC101: Financial Accounting I 3
CUL116: Dining Room Management 3
English Elective 3
HRM210: Front Office Management and Housekeeping 3
  PSY101: Introduction to Psychology 3
SUMMER SESSION: 4 credits Credits
HRM240: Hotel and Resort Management Internship/Cooperative Education 4
THIRD SEMESTER: 15 credits Credits
CUL112: Hospitality Cost Controls 3
CUL113: Wine and Beverage Management 3
HRM120: Hospitality Marketing 3
HRM205: Maintenance and Equipment 3
Social Sciences Elective 3
FOURTH SEMESTER: 13 credits Credits
HRM250: Hospitality Capstone Course 2
HRM220: Hotel Sales and Meeting Management 3
  LAW111: Business Law I 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 4
  Physical Education 1

These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.

Hospitality and Culinary Arts 34 credits
Business and Accounting 6 credits
English 6 credits
Humanities 3 credits
Mathematics / Science 7-8 credits
Social Sciences 6 credits
Physical Education 2 credits