Hospitality Management (AAS Degree)

Degree Description

The Hospitality Management program prepares students for entry-level management careers in the hospitality industry. Students completing this degree will develop knowledge and skills necessary to compete in one of Arizona’s fastest growing businesses.

General Education Requirements (25 credits)

All General Education coursework must be selected from approved AZ General Education Curriculum.

Course

Course Title

Hours

Composition 

 

 

ENG 101

College Composition I

3

ENG 102

College Composition II

3

Mathematics 

 

 

BUS 100 or MAT 140 or higher

Mathematics of Business (3) or College Mathematics (5) or higher

3

Arts/Humanities

Two courses

6

Social/Behavioral Sciences 

Two courses

6

Physical/Biological Sciences

One course

4

Degree Core Requirements (18 credits)

Course

Course Title

Hours

BUS 206

Principles of Management

3

BUS 214

Legal, Ethical & Regulatory Issues in Business

3

CIS 120

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

HRM 100

Introduction to Hospitality

3

LDR 201

Leadership Basics

3

SPC 100

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3

Select 1 emphasis area below and complete 6 credit hours

Hotel Emphasis

 

 

HRM 210

Guest Service Management

3

HRM 220

Property Management

3

Restaurant Emphasis

 

 

HRM 140 

Food Production Concepts

3

HRM 240

Commercial Food Production

3

Electives

Select any credit hours from the following list to complete 60 credit hours. 

Course

Course Title

Hours

ACC 255

Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ACC 256

Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

BUS 204

Business Communications

3

BUS 211

Human Resources/Personnel Management

3

ECN 204

Macroeconomic Principles

3

ECN 205

Microeconomic Principles

3

Outcomes

The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and skill sets that graduates will possess at the end of these programs of study.

  • Management Skills:  Determine and evaluate the management techniques and skills that promote a more productive and creative workplace
  • Technology:  Identify and efficiently utilize the needed productivity software for the business sectors
  • Communication:  Compose and deliver clear and effective communication individually and in groups
  • Critical/Quantitative Thinking: Create solutions for business situations that require critical thinking and quantitative analytical skills