Jan 29, 2023  
2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog

Hospitality and Tourism Management, AAS

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Learning Outcomes

  • Utilize the fundamental vocabulary and operating principles of the hospitality/tourism industry.
  • Act in accordance with professional ethics and values of the hospitality/tourism industry.
  • Identify, compile and evaluate specific company/agency information against industry benchmarks for making major business decisions.
  • Employ principles of professionalism and best practices relevant to the hospitality/tourism industry.
  • Communicate effectively through listening, speaking and writing to diverse audiences in the hospitality/tourism industry.
  • Identify and utilize relevant computer systems, software and technology applications in the hospitality/tourism industry.
  • Identify suitable employment opportunities by matching personal and professional interests and abilities with positions within the the hospitality/tourism profession.
  • Explain the importance of professionals in the hospitality/tourism industry keeping current with news and emerging trends through conference/tradeshows, professional literature, electronic sources, etc.

Important Notes

  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Students must achieve a cumulative 2.0 GPA and a minimum 2.0 GPA in each core course to attain a certificate or AAS.
  • Not all classes are offered every quarter, at night, online, or on the weekends.
  • This program offers flexible registration and open-entry enrollment.
  • Coursework is highly interactive and includes field-based internships.



Some or all of the following are required. Talk to a faculty adviser.

  • Some classes may have entry requirements not listed here.
  • Keyboarding and basic computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office).

Professional- Technical Core Courses

The following courses are required for all AAS HOST degrees:

Supporting Courses

Total Supporting Course Credits: 21-23

Related Instruction Courses

Total Program Credits: 91-93

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