Associate of Applied Science Degree in Hospitality Management
The Associate of Applied Science Degree program prepares the student with a comprehensive set of skills to become employable in the field of Hospitality Management.
The student will develop the keyboarding skills and office skills needed to be an efficient worker in today’s workplace.
Students who enroll in the AAS HM program will have the opportunity to learn industry skills. They will demonstrate competency in hospitality operations, special event planning, guest relations, concierge skills and bookkeeping.
AAS HM Graduates will demonstrate that they are ready for supervisory or management responsibilities based on the additional investment they have made in their general education. While earning an Associate of Applied Science Degree, graduates will develop skills in critical thinking, business communications, and business math. These skills will help the student to develop a deeper understanding of how businesses function, the roles and responsibilities assumed by managers in today’s business world, and the impact that our history and our government have on business operations.
The program contains 2 required courses for employment preparation, job search, and career development. These courses provide softskills that are necessary for the graduate to obtain the job and pursue the career path of their choice.
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Hospitality Management program includes the following courses:
- Digital Literacy
- MS Essentials
- Career Success
- Typing Fundamentals
- Introduction to Hospitality
- Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
- Art of Concierge
- Hotel Operations
- Conference Management and Event Planning
- Exhibition and Tradeshow Management
- Hospitality Marketing and Sales
- Meeting and Event Catering
- Advanced Career Development
- Bookkeeping Applications
- Critical Thinking
- Business Communication
- Business Math
- Introduction to Business
- Principles of Management
- American Government
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Hospitality Management program is appropriate for basic supervisory or management positions including:
- Hotel Operations
- Event Planner
- Catering and Food Service Coordinator
- Housekeeping Management
- Rooms Director
- Banquet Director
- Catering Manager
- Director of Food and Beverage