Dream of starting a career in the hospitality industry? See your dream become a reality with our Hospitality Associate of Applied Science degree. 

Program outcomes
  • Demonstrate the concepts and skills necessary to achieve customer service excellence;
  • Demonstrate the ethical, legal, and social standards accepted in the hospitality industry;
  • Make creative and appropriate decisions for a variety of hospitality management situations;
  • Apply basic culinary terminology, knife skills, cooking techniques, and appropriate safety and sanitation practices for the hospitality industry;
  • Use technology to achieve operational efficiency and productivity in hospitality operations;
  • Exhibit personal and business standards accepted in the hospitality industry;
  • Develop a professional career portfolio.

Program Curriculum

General Education Requirements
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ACC 110 Business Mathematics 3
OFM 101 Business Software Essentials 3
CMS 110 or CMS 120 Speech Communication or Public Speaking 3
PSY 137 Introduction to Organizational Psychology 3
Elective Scientific Reasoning Elective 3 - 4


Major Requirements
CUL 101 Culinary Foundations 3
CUL 102 Hospitality Fundamentals 3
CUL 114 Food and Beverage Operations 3
CUL 120 Introduction to Culinary Techniques 3
CUL 151 Purchasing and Cost Control 3
CUL 170 Management and Supervision 3
CUL 220 Menu Planning 3
HOS 111 Introduction to Hospitality Management 3
HOS 185 Managing the Customer Experience 3
HOS 214 Fundamentals of Special Event Management 3
HOS 231 Hospitality Marketing 3
HOS 251 Principles of Tourism, Hotel and Casino Management 3
HOS 297 Cooperative Internship in Hospitality Management 3
MGT 210 Ethical Decision Making in Business 3
Total Program Credits: 60-61