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Hotel and Restaurant Management

Hospitality and Tourism

Associate in Applied Science Degree (FP)

The Hospitality and Tourism curriculum prepares students for first-level management trainee positions in the hospitality industry with a focus choice of either Hotel Management, Food and Beverage Management, Event Planning, or Travel and Tourism. The graduate will be prepared to enter the industry at a low-supervisory or pre-supervisory level and to perform appropriate functions and duties. The program is a combined curriculum for academic training and practical application (structured experience in hospitality) course leading to an AAS Degree in Hospitality and Tourism. The graduate will be prepared for employment in a variety of operations in the hospitality industry or to continue their education at a four -year institution. 

Persons interested in hospitality and tourism industry should possess:

  •  Basic knowledge of how the hospitality industry works
  •  An understanding of business fundamentals