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7/22/2021 1:01:11 PM

Hospitality Industry Administration Hotel/Motel Management, Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum HIA.HMM.AAS (C206H)

(Total Program Credits: 60)

The Hotel/Motel Management Degree prepares the student for potential positions as front office supervisor, sales managers, catering managers or other entry-level management positions in the hotel industry. Students gain knowledge of front office operations, convention management, travel industry, and sales and catering. They develop skill in basic food production and service, supervision, cost control and planning.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Upon successful completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Hotel/Motel Management program, the graduate will be able to:

  • identify all hotel department functions as it relates to front of the house and back of the house;
  • solve guest related situations in a professional manner;
  • demonstrate each step in the reservation process as it relates to front office;
  • demonstrate advanced supervisory and people skills as it relates to each department in a hotel;
  • plan and execute a sales and catering function by applying the sales catering management guidelines;
  • formulate a budget and forecast for rooms, food and beverage revenue; and
  • improve hotel processes, procedures and guest service satisfaction by applying Total Quality Management methods.

Placement Measures MAT, RHT, and COL sequence placement will be determined by an Academic Advisor. Contact your Academic Advisor or Transfer Specialist (if transferring), before registering for courses.
Developmental education courses do not transfer. They assist students in the path towards college credit.

(Fall 2021)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
HIA 110Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

3 credits

HIA 115Food Sanitation & Safety

2 credits

HIA 117Beverage Management

2 credits

HIA 120Dining Room Service

3 credits

HIA 150Food Preparation Essentials & Theory

3 credits

RHT 101Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I #

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Note: Grade of “C” or higher is an IAI requirement for RHT 101 and RHT 102.

Semester Two: Spring

Course NumberTitleCredits
CIS 101Computer Systems & Business Applications

3 credits

HIA 122Introduction to Convention Management

3 credits

HIA 123Introduction to the Travel & Tourism World

3 credits

HIA 130Culinary Arts Quantity-Food Preparation I

3 credits

SPE 101Principles of Effective Speaking #

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Note: Grade of ‘C’ or high is an IAI requirement for RHT 101 and RHT 102. Students must complete RHT 101, with SPE 101, or RHT 101 with RHT 102. Students intending to transfer are encouraged to complete all three courses: RHT 101, RHT 102 and SPE 101 to meet university requirements.

Semester Three: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 100Basic Accounting I

3 credits

HIA 225Hospitality Supervision #

3 credits

HIA 250Hospitality Marketing

3 credits

HIA 290Dining Room Management #

3 credits

 

HIS 151History of the United States to 1877

3 credits

OR

General education/Social and Behavioral Science

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15
ACC 100◊ meets the Mathematics and/or Science general education requirement.

Semester Four: Spring

Course NumberTitleCredits
HIA 210Hotel & Motel Front Office Operations

3 credits

HIA 215Housekeeping for the Hospitality Industry

3 credits

HIA 277Catering Management

3 credits

HIA 295Cooperative Work Experience #

2 credits

General education/Humanities or Fine Arts

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Graduation Requirements

Course NumberTitleCredits

General education:

AAS degree

Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:15

Total semester hours for program required courses program specific electives and other electives toward the AAS Degree in Hotel/Motel Management

Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:45

General education Associate in Applied Science requirements by discipline:

  • Communications: Two courses (six semester hours). Department choice of RHT 101◊ and RHT 102◊ or RHT 101◊ with SPE 101◊. If transferring, it is suggested to take all three courses.
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences or Humanities or Fine Arts: Two courses (six semester hours are required for graduation; department choice whether courses are taken from each discipline or two courses from same discipline, to include one approved Human Diversity course.
  • Mathematics or Physical or Life Science: One course (three semester hours); review specific program requirements for your selected curriculum.
Course NumberTitleCredits

See HIA course descriptions.

See Humanities General Education requirements.

Coordinator: Denise Smith-Gaborit, Ext. 3624