Associate of Science Degree in Hospitality Management

General

Program Description

This transfer program is designed for students seeking a management position in the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry encompasses restaurants, hotels, event planning, theme parks, beach clubs, golf clubs, resorts, cruise lines, casinos, and sports teams.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Apply hospitality industry terminology, concepts, and businesses.
  • Demonstrate safe food handling and responsible alcohol service.
  • Demonstrate examples of exemplary customer service skills in the servicing industry with diverse customers.
  • Integrate legal principles regulating a hospitality operation and supervise and coordinate personnel in a hospitality operation.
  • Design and evaluate hospitality menus and events, employing control systems and technologies, practicing business ethics, and fiscal responsibility.
  • Develop skills needed to operate a hospitality-based business.
  • Demonstrate effective team/interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of global travel and tourism concepts

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Requirements

General Education - 32-33 credits:

The following General Education courses are required:

  • ENGL121 - English Composition: The Writing Process Credits: 3
  • ENGL122 - English Composition: Writing and Research Credits: 3
  • MATH131 - Statistics Credits: 4
  • ENVR107 - Environmental Science Credits: 4
  • COMP129 - Information Technology Credits: 3
  • Humanities - any General Education foreign language course Credits: 3-4
  • Any General Education History Course Credits: 3
  • ECON106 - Micro Economics Credits: 3
  • PSYC106 - Introduction to Psychology II: Personality & Social Aspects Credits: 3
  • SPCH115 - Public Speaking Credits: 3

Career Studies: 21 credits as follows:

  • HOSP105 - Introduction to Hospitality Management Credits: 3
  • HOSP115 - Menu Planning and Food Safety Credits: 3
  • HOSP215 - Food and Beverage Management Credits: 3
  • HOSP225 - Hotel and Operations Management Credits: 3
  • HOSP235 - Catering and Event Planning Credits: 3
  • HOSP245 - Travel and Tourism Credits: 3
  • HOSP299 - Hospitality Internship Credits: 3

Career Studies: 6 credits from among the following:

  • ACCT101 - Principles of Accounting I Credits: 3
  • ACCT102 - Principles of Accounting II Credits: 3
  • BUSI221 - Business Law I Credits: 3
  • BUSI222 - Business Law II Credits: 3
  • ECON105 - Macro Economics Credits: 3
  • MRKT101 - Introduction to Marketing Credits: 3
  • MRKT115 - Social Media Marketing Credits: 3

Electives 0-1 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60

Suggested Sequence - Hospitality Management A.S. Degree

The following is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. The sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

  • HOSP105 - Introduction to Hospitality Management Credits: 3
  • HOSP115 - Menu Planning and Food Safety Credits: 3
  • ENGL121 - English Composition: The Writing Process Credits: 3
  • COMP129 - Information Technology Credits: 3
  • PSYC106 - Introduction to Psychology II: Personality & Social Aspects Credits: 3
  • Total credits: 15

Semester 2 - Spring Term

  • HOSP215 - Food and Beverage Management Credits: 3
  • HOSP225 - Hotel and Operations Management Credits: 3
  • ENGL122 - English Composition: Writing and Research Credits: 3
  • Career Studies Credits: 3
  • Humanities - any General Education foreign language course Credits: 3-4
  • Total credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

  • HOSP235 - Catering and Event Planning Credits: 3
  • Career Studies Credits: 3
  • MATH131 - Statistics Credits: 4
  • SPCH115 - Public Speaking Credits: 3
  • Any General Education History Course Credits: 3
  • Total credits: 16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

  • HOSP245 - Travel and Tourism Credits: 3
  • HOSP299 - Hospitality Internship Credits: 3
  • ENVR107 - Environmental Science Credits: 4
  • ECON106 - Micro Economics Credits: 3
  • Elective - Credits: 0-1
  • Total credits: 13-14
Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

Brookdale Community College is public community college in Lincroft, Monmouth County, New Jersey. Open admissions, ESL/international student support, a safe campus environment, and easy transfer to un ... Read More

Brookdale Community College is public community college in Lincroft, Monmouth County, New Jersey. Open admissions, ESL/international student support, a safe campus environment, and easy transfer to universities make Brookdale a great place for international students to start an American college experience. Read less