If you are interested in travel, lodging, and dining - and you thrive in fast-paced environments - you have countless career opportunities in the hospitality industry. As a graduate of the Hospitality Management associate degree, you will be prepared for mid-management positions in hotels, restaurants, food service departments, golf/country clubs, ski resorts, private catering, assisted living centers, tourism bus lines, universities, cruise ships, and more. You may secure employment as a front office manager, food/beverage manager, executive housekeeper, revenue enhancement manager, building superintendent, or a sales manager (to name just some of the many careers in this exciting industry!) The curriculum includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certifications.
Follow Your Path
All credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree: - Business Operations, 901023 Some credits from the following technical diploma(s) apply toward this associate degree: - Hospitality Management, 311093
There are many job listings that would be appropriate for a graduate of the Business Management program. Small organizations typically require generalist skills and large organizations tend toward some specialization among their managers. With additional education and/or work experience, a graduate may find employment opportunities as a manager of operations with increased responsibility, authority and commensurate pay.
Requirements for Program Entry
- Completed application. - High school transcript or equivalent. - To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. - When applying to this associate degree, students should submit the application directly to the Business Management-Hotel & Restaurant Emphasis. Most first semester courses in the Hotel & Restaurant Emphasis apply toward each area of emphasis within Business Management. Students will have the opportunity to select another area of emphasis prior to the second semester, where most emphasis-specific courses are introduced.
- 10-102-158Business Principles
- 10-103-121Micro: Word-Intro
- 10-103-131Micro: Excel-Intro
- 10-104-110Marketing Principles
- 10-109-114Hotel Management
- 10-801-136English Composition 1
- 10-801-196Oral/Interpersonal Comm
- 10-890-101College 101
- 10-101-106Accounting-for Non-Accountants
- 10-102-156Operations Management 1
- 10-105-101Career Planning
- 10-109-168Restaurant Management
- 10-804-123Math w Business Apps
- 10-102-157Operations Management 2
- 10-105-103Career Preparation
- 10-109-126Hospitality Finance
- 10-109-127Hospitality Facilities Mgmt
- 10-809-103Think Critically & Creatively
- 10-102-150Business Law & Ethics
- 10-102-160Global Business Mgmt
- 10-102-195Business Simulation
- 10-102-199Bus Mgmt Career Experience
- 10-104-125Event Marketing
- 10-809-172Intro to Diversity Studies
- 10-809-199Psychology Of Human Relations
Study Abroad Opportunities
The International Studies staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor.