Hospitality Management AS Degree (employment preparation)

Hospitality Management is the study of different aspects of management and leadership as they relate to the hospitality industry. Included in the hospitality industry are such sectors as hotels, restaurants, travel services, gaming and entertainment, recreation, managed services, meetings and events, senior housing, and club management. The Associate of Science in Hospitality Management for Employment Preparation will allow graduates of the program to compete for entry-level and sometimes mid-level management positions, such as Front Office Supervisor, Reservations Manager, Executive Housekeeper, Sales Coordinator, Senior Housing Sales, and Operations Supervisors/Managers. Students who wish to pursue education beyond the AS Degree for Employment Preparation should consider the Hospitality AA Degree and Transfer Preparation. Even students who choose not to major in hospitality management find that course work in the field can improve their ability to think critically and solve complex problems, be able to learn guest service strategies, and be more aware of the personal abilities/skills, and simply manage more effectively.

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
BUHM 047Hospitality Law3
BUHM 050Introduction to the Hospitality Industry3
BUHM 051Introduction to Food and Beverage Management3
BUHM 054Hospitality Supervision3
BUHM 095AHotel & Restaurant Management Work Experience (Maximum of 3 units may be used for work experience)1-3
CART 040Culinary Fundamentals3
General Business Management Courses (9-10 units)
BUMA 027Marketing3
BUMA 032Human Relations in the Workplace3
BUMA 094Business Communications3
COMM 001Introduction to Public Speaking3
ENG 001AEnglish Composition4
Accounting/Financial Courses (3-4 units)
Select 1 course from the following:
BUAC 020AFinancial Accounting4
BUAC 020BManagerial Accounting4
BUAC 050Accounting in the Business Environment3
BUAC 051Accounting for Entrepreneurs & Business Managers3
Office Technology Courses (4 units)
Select 4 units from the following:
AIS 002AIntroductory Microsoft Outlook1
AIS 003AIntroductory Microsoft Word1
AIS 004AIntroductory PowerPoint1
AIS 007AIntroductory Excel1
CIS 010Computer Literacy4
Employability Soft Skills (1-3 units)
Select 1 - 3 units from the following:
AIS 012Office Support Skills3
EMP 010New World of Work Skills: Adaptability0.5
EMP 011New World of Work Skills:Self-Awareness0.5
EMP 012New World of Work Skills: Digital Fluency0.5
EMP 013New World of Work Skills: Communication0.5
EMP 014New World of Work Skills: Collaboration0.5
EMP 015New World of Work Skills: Empathy0.5
EMP 016New World of Work Skills: Analysis and Solution Mindset0.5
EMP 017New World of Work Skills: Resilience0.5
EMP 018New World of Work Skills: Entrepreneurial Mindset0.5
EMP 019New World of Work Skills: Social Diversity/Awareness0.5
Required Subtotal33-39
Electives (with Advisor Approval)7
COD General Education Pattern18