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HEGIS Code - 5010, CIP Code - 52.0906

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 II or equivalent, one laboratory science, and four years of English. Students are admitted in the fall semester only.

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: 16 credits Credits
  ACC101: Financial Accounting I 3
CUL116: Dining Room Management 3
  English Elective 3
HRM210: Front Office Management and Housekeeping 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 4

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: 12 credits Credits
HRM220: Hotel Sales and Meeting Management 3
HRM250: Hospitality Capstone Course 2
  LAW111: Business Law I 3
  Physical Education 1
  PSY101: Introduction to Psychology 3


These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
  NOTE: While students will not be prohibited from pursuing the program, students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal conviction may impede their ability to complete requirements of the program. Students who have concerns about such matters are advised to contact the program coordinator or academic chair. Please refer to the following procedure for additional information.