2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Hospitality Management, AAS


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Program Overview

Available completely online or on campus, the Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality Management provides an in-depth look at the hospitality industry and concentrates on lodging, tourism, food service and business management. Students completing this degree are prepared for middle management jobs in the hospitality/tourism industry, including lodging, resorts, conference and convention centers, restaurants, contract services, theme parks and travel/tourism-related operations.

ACTS Course Numbers
The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Degree Requirements
-This degree requires successful completion of 60 credit hours.
-A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average required for graduation.
-Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all degree specific courses taken.
-This program of study includes special program fees beyond current tuition and college fees.
-Satisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation.

-Please note: additional prerequisite courses may be required if minimum placement test scores are not met. 

Career Opportunities
Expeditor/Working the Pass * Waiter & Waitresses * Management Trainee* Owner * Assistant Unit Manager* Unit Manager* Director of Purchasing* Food and Beverage Director *District Manager * Director of Training * General Manager * Regional Manager * Director of Operations * Chief Operating Officer * Owner*
(This is not a comprehensive list of positions that you will be qualified for upon completion of the program).

Semester One


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 1103  Computer Concepts 3    
  CUL 1301  Applied Foodservice Sanitation 3    
  HOS 1301  Introduction to Hospitality 3    
  HOS 2303  Professional Study of Beverage and Wine OR HOS 2319  Professional Mixology 3    
  MATH 1300  Mathematical Reasoning OR  MATH 1302  College Algebra 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Two


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  BUS 1603  Introduction to Business 3    
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    
  HOS 2302  The Restaurant Industry 3    
  HOS 2309  Lodging Operations 3    
  ELECTIVE - Work with advisor to select electives appropriate for one track below 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Three


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  ENGL 1312  English Composition II 3    
  HOS 2310   Fundamentals of Tourism 3    
  HOS 2313   Food & Beverage Management 3    
  Social Science - select ANTH 2310  Cultural Anthropology OR SOCI 2300  Introduction to Sociology 3    
  ELECTIVE - work with advisor to select electives from the appropriate track below 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Four


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CUL 1302  Food Production I OR HOS 2330  Food Production for Hospitality 3    
  HOS 2314  Resort Management 3    
  ELECTIVE - work with advisor to select appropriate electives from one track below 3    
  ELECTIVE 3    
  ELECTIVE 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR - APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Hospitality Management Electives


Work with advisor to select appropriate track for academic and career goals - only complete electives in one track.

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT TRACK:

COMPLETE HOS 2304  Dining Room Operations HOS 2306  Practicum  HOS 2311  Hospitality Marketing & Sales HOS 2312  Hospitality Facilities HOS 2331  Gaming Operations

 

CULINARY ARTS TRACK:

COMPLETE BAK 1301  Baking I CUL 1303  Food Production II CUL 1304  Stocks, Sauces, and Soups CUL 1305  Garde Manger HOS 2304  Dining Room Operations OR HOS 2306  Practicum

 

DIETARY MANAGER TRACK:

COMPLETE CUL 1350  Introduction to Food Science CUL 2307  Healthy Foods/Nutrition OR HLSC 2300  Nutrition CUL 2335  Nutrition for Dietary Managers CUL 2340  Internship for Dietary Managers HOS 1302  Product ID & Quantity Food Purchasi

Total 60 Credit Hours


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