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Hotel, Restaurant, and Event Management - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

APPLICATION CODE 328

For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.

The Hotel, Restaurant, and Event Management program is designed to prepare graduates to function at entry-level management positions in the hospitality/tourism field. It is organized to provide theory and application for the following arenas within the career: Food and Beverage Management, Lodging Management, and Event Management. Variations in internships and availability of electives accommodate those who have no experience as well as those who have relevant past experience. This program will prepare graduates for employment in hospitality.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

BMGT 100Introduction to Business and Organization

3

HMGT 101Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

3

HMGT 160The Travel and Tourism Industry

2

Gen Ed Core Mathematics - Quantitative Reasoning Core

3

Elective Elective*

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT 111Principles of Accounting I

3

BMGT 130Principles of Marketing

3

ECON 101Principles of Economics (Macro)

3

HMGT 242Lodging Management and Operations

3

HMGT 250Food and Beverage Management and Service

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
HMGT 225Hospitality Purchasing and Cost Control

3

HMGT 286Dining Room Service and Operations Lab

3

SPCH 105Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

Gen Ed Core Biological & Physical Sciences - Scientific Reasoning Core w/ Lab

4

Elective Elective*

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMGT 203Business Ethics

3

HMGT 244Managing the Housekeeping Operation

2

HMGT 299Hospitality Management Internship

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities - Critical & Creative Thinking Core

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences - Global Competency Core

3

*Electives - Select from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
CMGT 121Foodservice Safety and Sanitation

2

HMGT 163Meetings, Conventions, and Expositions

3

HMGT 164Conference Management

3

HMGT 166Social Event and Wedding Management

3

HMGT 260Fundamentals of Wines, Spirits, and Beers

3

HMGT 263Catering Management

3

HMGT 264Event Strategy and Leadership

3

Total Credit Hours: 62

A graduate should be able to

  1. Function at the entry-level or mid-level management position within the hospitality field.
  2. Execute and oversee basic skills involving lodging operations satisfactorily.
  3. Maintain appropriate cost control and financial management skills.
  4. Utilize problem-solving skills related to managerial issues with the hospitality/tourism industry.
  5. Demonstrate beginning managerial techniques and supervisory skills, incorporating human resource management components.
  6. Operate in a context of legal, ethical, and service modes as set by the industry.

This program is in the Business Pathway.

Guided Pathways is a nationwide educational strategy that provides a structured and collaborative approach to student success. Guided Pathways connect students to the specific resources in an intentional and deliberate way in order to support student success.

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Course NumberTitleCredits