The hospitality and tourism management AS degree prepares you for employment in management positions in the hospitality industry, and/or provides supplemental training. The hospitality industry includes the hotel, motel, bed and breakfast, resort, club, marina, and other lodging organizations.
Graduates may enter positions such as catering and sales representative, guest services representative, food and beverage specialist, guest services specialist, hospitality supervisor, catering and sales supervisor, food & beverage supervisor, guest services supervisor, assistant hospitality manager, hospitality manager, and motel/hotel manager.
This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate. It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.
AS.HFT.RESH (60 Credit Hours)
This program will prepare students for supervisory jobs in the hospitality industry as managers, motel managers, a recreation establishment manager or resort manager.
NOTE: Beginning Fall term 2008, all graduates of this program are eligible to articulate the AS degree in Culinary Management to the BS degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management.
Program Required Courses
YEAR I – First Semester
†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
†FOS 1201 Sanitation and Safety Management - 2 cr.
†FSS 1223C Food Preparation for Managers - 4 cr.
†FSS 2100 Menu Development and Marketing - 3 cr.
YEAR I – Second Semester
†AMH 2020 Modern American History or †POS 2041, American Government - 3 cr.
†FSS 2120 Food Purchasing and Storage - 3 cr.
HFT 1410 Front Desk Procedures - 3 cr.YEAR I – Third Semester
†ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics - 3 cr.
†HFT 1000 Introduction to Hospitality Industry Management - 3 cr.
Mathematics General Education CORE - 3 cr.
YEAR II – First Semester
†ACG 2021 Financial Accounting - 3 cr.
†HFT 2210 Supervisory Development - 3 cr.
†HFT 2600 Hospitality Industry Law - 3 cr.
†HFT 2750 Meeting, Convention and Exposition Industry - 3 cr.
YEAR II – Second Semester
†FSS 1500 Food and Beverage Control - 3 cr.
†HFT 1790 The Event Industry - 3 cr.
†HFT 2840 Maître d’ and Dining Room Service - 3 cr.
HFT 2941 Hospitality Management Internship - 3 cr.
YEAR II – Third Semester
Natural Science General Education CORE - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education CORE - 3 cr.
†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.