Hotel and Restaurant Management (AA Degree)

Degree Description

The Associate of Arts in Hotel Restaurant Management is designed for transfer to the Hospitality bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University (NAU). This program trains graduates for management careers in one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, the hospitality industry. Students completing this degree will transfer 62 credits to NAU. Students planning to transfer to a university other than NAU should see an advisor. 

AGEC-A Requirements (37 credits)

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

Course

Course Title

Hours

Composition (6 credits)

 

 

ENG 101

College Composition I

3

ENG 102

College Composition II

3

Mathematics (3 credits)

 

 

MAT 140 or higher.

College Mathematics (5) or higher

3

Arts/Humanities (6 credits)

 

 

Two courses from different disciplines.

 

6

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

 

 

ECN 204

Macroeconomic Principles

3

ECN 205

Microeconomic Principles

3

Physical/Biological Sciences (8 credits)

 

 

Two courses.

 

8

Options (8) 

 

 

Two semesters of the same foreign language excluding English or American Sign Language.

8

Special Requirements

Must be met within AGEC or degree requirements by a minimum of two courses.

Writing Intensive/Critical Inquiry

"W"

Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness

"E"

Contemporary Global/International Awareness/ Historical Awareness

"C"

Degree Core Requirements (30 credits)

Course

Course Title

Hours

ACC 108 Practical Accounting Procedures I 3

ACC 255

Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ACC 256

Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

CIS 120

Intro to Computer Information Systems

3

HRM 100

Introduction to Hospitality

3

HRM 140

Food Production Concepts

3

HRM 210

Guest Service Management

3

HRM 220

Property Management

3

HRM 240

Commercial Food Production

3

HRM 270

Hospitality Information Technology II

3

Outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to.

  1. demonstrate front line hospitality management skills;
  2. operate hospitality specific technology;
  3. appropriately handle a positive or negative hospitality customer service experience; 
  4. demonstrate entry level hospitality accounting practices;
  5. describe how to handle an emergency situation within a hospitality setting;
  6. utilize hospitality knowledge to define roles and responsibilities;
  7. identify ethical and legal issues within the hospitality industry.