The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Hospitality: Golf Management is designed to prepare graduates for a variety of careers in the golf industry. The curriculum provides skills in golf coaching theory and methods, the practice of golf, club management, accounting, information systems, marketing, human resources, and hospitality law. The curriculum also fulfills the general education requirements for an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Hospitality: Golf Management is fully embedded within this AAS.
Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Total credits required:
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.
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Financial Management for Hospitality and Tourism (3)
Golf Theory of Coaching
Golf Methods of Coaching
First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management
Hospitality and Tourism Information Systems I
Hospitality Managerial Accounting
Hospitality Human Resource Management
Golf (1) OR
Golf - Intermediate (1) OR
Golf - Advanced (1)
Leisure Delivery Systems
Introduction to Exercise Science
Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries
Hospitality and Tourism Law
Hospitality Internship (1) OR
Hospitality Internship (2) OR
Hospitality Internship (3)
Introduction to Sport Psychology
General education requirements
General Education Requirement
General Education Core
First-Year Composition (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
First-Year Composition (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
Small Group Communication (3)
College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment.
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics [MA] area.
General Education Distribution
Humanities and Fine Arts
Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design [HU] area.
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR
Microeconomic Principles (3) OR
Introduction to Psychology (3) OR
Leisure and the Quality of Life (3)
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences (Quantitative) [SQ] area or the Natural Sciences (General) [SG] area.
Perform the skills of golf as indicated by the rules and traditional standards. (PED101GO, PED102GO, PED201GO, EXS101, EXS281GO, EXS265GO, PSY215)
Apply coaching theories, techniques, and practices in accordance with local governing boards of golf. (EXS101, EXS281GO, EXS265GO, HES100, HES271, PSY215)
Utilize safety procedures and equipment within a golf management setting. (HES154, HES271)
Apply the principles and practices of financial and managerial accounting to analyze hospitality management financial statements. (ACC211, HRM220, HRM265, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC, [MA])
Demonstrate an understanding of the elements and current trends that comprise the hospitality industry. (HES100, HRM110, HRM145, HRM150, HRM235, HRM260, HRM270, HRM275, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC, REC210, ECN211, ECN212, PSY215, REC120)
Demonstrate the essential functions of hospitality industry management, including human resources, guest services, property management, marketing, as well as hospitality and tourism law. (HRM110, HRM235, HRM260, HRM270, HRM275, HRM280, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC)
Employ industry specific and current business technologies to inform and enhance individual and organizational performance. (ACC211, HRM150, HRM220, HRM265, HRM275, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC)
Integrate professional, ethical, and legal standards into hospitality business practice. (ACC211, HRM110, HRM145, HRM220, HRM235, HRM260, HRM265, HRM270, HRM275, HRM280, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC, REC210, ECN211, ECN212, REC120, (CRE), [FYC], [HU])
Create favorable guest experiences by using professional service management techniques in a hospitality environment. (HRM110, HRM145, HRM235, HRM270, HRM275, HRM280, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC, PSY101, REC210, REC120, (COM))
Communicate in an effective manner, consistent with the professional standards of the hospitality industry. (HRM110, HRM260, HRM275, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC, REC210, REC120, (COM), (CRE), [FYC])
Critically analyze a wide range of problems in the hospitality industry to generate applicable solutions. (ACC211, HRM220, HRM235, HRM260, HRM265,HRM270, HRM275, HRM280, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC, REC210, ECN211, ECN212, PSY101, REC120, (COM), (CRE), [FYC], [HU], [MA], [SG], [SQ])
At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate information about this degree or certificate. However, the information above represents current requirements for the academic year and may change as the result of the curricular process. This course list does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.