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AAS - Hospitality and Tourism/Golf Management

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Hospitality and Tourism/Golf Management degree offers students access to a variety of career paths. The program is designed to prepare students for positions leading to careers such as teaching pros, golf directors, club managers, camp directors, pro shop managers, manufacturer sales representatives and other positions in golf, recreation and business. The curriculum is designed to prepare students with a firm business core providing emphasis in customer service, physical activities, and coaching theory and techniques.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester
Major Code: 3557
Award: AAS
First Term: 4142
Total Credits: 63-68
Program Last Updated in MCCCD Records: Sep 20th, 2013
Prerequesites: None
Required Courses: 35 credits
ACC211 Financial Accounting (3) OR
HRM265 Financial Management for Hospitality and Tourism (3) 3
EXS265GO Golf Theory of Coaching 3
EXS281GO Golf Methods of Coaching 3
HES154 First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 3
HRM110 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management 3
HRM150 Hospitality and Tourism Information Systems I 3
HRM220 Hospitality Managerial Accounting 3
HRM235 Club Management 3
HRM260 Hospitality Human Resource Management 3
HRM270 Hospitality Marketing 3
PED101GO Golf (1) OR
PED102GO Golf - Intermediate (1) OR
PED201GO Golf - Advanced (1) 2
REC210 Leisure Delivery Systems 3
Restricted Electives: 6 credits
CSM/TQM101 Quality Customer Service 3
EXS101 Introduction to Exercise Science, Kinesiology, and Physical Education 3
HES100 Healthful Living 3
HES271 Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries 3
HRM145 Events Management 3
HRM275 Restaurant Management 3
HRM280 Hospitality and Tourism Law 3
HRM291 Directed Field Study - International 3
HRM292 Directed Field Study 3
HRM296WC Cooperative Education (3) OR
PED296WC Cooperative Education (3) 3
PSY215 Introduction to Sport Psychology 3
Free Electives: None
General Education Requirement: 22-27 credits
General Education Core: 12-17 credits
First Year Composition: 6 credits
ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 6
Oral Communication: 3 credits
COM100 Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110 Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM230 Small Group Communication (3) 3
Critical Reading: 0-3 credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment.
Mathematics: 3-5 credits
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.
General Education Distributed Credits: 10 credits
Humanities and Fine Arts: 3 credits
Any approved general education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 credits
ECN211 Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR
ECN212 Microeconomic Principles (3) OR
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (3) OR
REC120 Leisure and the Quality of Life (3) 3
Natural Sciences: 4 credits
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.
Program Competencies:
  1. Define the principles and practices of financial accounting. (ACC211, HRM265)
  2. Identify the proper steps of victim assessment and demonstrate standard and personal safety techniques, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation. (HES154)
  3. Identify the elements that comprise the hospitality and tourism industry and describe current treads in the industry. (HRM110)
  4. Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer information systems, fundamental computer concepts, and applications of software used in the hospitality and tourism industry. (HRM150)
  5. Identify positive social and ethical behaviors when using technology and the consequences of misuse. (HRM150)
  6. Demonstrate a basic understanding of financial statement analysis and the analytical techniques used in hospitality management. (HRM220)
  7. Identify and describe the key components involved in the organization and management of private clubs including food and beverage operations, golf facilities and services, fitness center, tennis and other recreational program. (HRM235)
  8. Identify the skills needed to recruit, select, train, and evaluate personnel in the hospitality industry, and describe the procedures used to manage turnover and control cost. (HRM260)
  9. Identify and describe the major components of marketing in the hospitality industry. (HRM270)
  10. Perform the skills of golf as indicated by the rules and traditional standards. (PED101GO, PED102GO, PED201GO)
  11. Identify and describe current theories and techniques for coaching golf. (EXS265GO)
  12. Identify, describe and apply coaching practices established by local governing boards of golf. (EXS281GO)
  13. Review the major factors involved in the delivery of leisure services in the private, commercial and independent sectors of a community. (REC210)