The Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality Management prepares students for immediate employment in hospitality occupations. The degree provides students required industry skills, including management, hospitality technology, food and beverage operations, fundamentals of business marketing, customer service, and financial analysis.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Apply diligent management, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
- Apply thorough customer service skills.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of hospitality industry-specific technologies.
- Identify and apply rigorous food safety and sanitation practices.
- Understand and demonstrate business and financial management.
- Demonstrate basic measuring, conversion, food costing, and yield management practices.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of hospitality industry-specific communication.
|Course ||Title ||Credits |
|BA 217||Accounting Fundamentals||4|
|CIS 120||Computer Concepts (or Computer Competency Test)||0-4|
|CIS 131||Software Applications||4|
|CUL 101||Introduction to Culinary Arts 1||4|
|CUL 102||Food Safety and Sanitation||2|
|CUL 104||Applied Math for Culinary Arts||4|
|HM 101||Introduction to Hospitality||4|
|HM 130||Hospitality Industry Supervision and Principles of Leadership||4|
|LIB 100||Intro to Finding Information||1|
|WR 121||Academic Composition||3-4|
|or BA 214|| Business Communications|
|BA 178||Customer Service||3|
|BA 223||Marketing Principles I 2||4|
|HM 150||Procurement, Ingredient Identification and Food Cost Control||3|
|HM 160||Wine and Specialty Beverage Management and Service 1||3|
|HM 190||Dining Room Operations||5|
|HM 210||Menu Composition and Analysis||3|
|HM 230||Lodging Management||4|
|HM 240||Hospitality Law||4|
|HM 280||Hospitality Management Industry Internship||6|
|HM 290||Career Success and E-Folio Presentation||2|
|Introduction to Business 2|
|Human Resources Management|
|Internet in Depth|
|Sustainable Food and Nutrition|
|Mixology and Beverage Operations|
Foundation courses ensure that students have basic skills and basic business concepts to address further skill development. Foundation courses include math, computer, and writing skills. Core courses that will allow students to begin to understand concepts in their specialization courses are taken in level 3. Students should take as many level 1 courses as possible before attempting level 2 courses, level 2 courses before level 3 courses, etc. This will enable students to approach each class with the background necessary to succeed and to enjoy the course content.
This degree is designed for students planning to enter their chosen career upon graduation. Only selected credits are considered transferable to public or private baccalaureate institutions. See advisor for additional information.
- Academic Requirements:
- Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA to earn a COCC certificate or degree.
- All courses in the program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
- Additional Requirements:
- Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated and can result in the offending student being dropped from the program. Students wishing reinstatement must seek endorsement from the department chair after completing a progressive review.