Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality and Tourism/Golf Management - AAS

Effective term: 
2016 Fall
Final term: 
Total credits required: 

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.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

ACC211Financial Accounting (3) OR
HRM265Financial Management for Hospitality and Tourism (3) 3
EXS265GOGolf Theory of Coaching 3
EXS281GOGolf Methods of Coaching 3
HES154First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 3
HRM110Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management 3
HRM150Hospitality and Tourism Information Systems I 3
HRM220Hospitality Managerial Accounting 3
HRM235Club Management 3
HRM260Hospitality Human Resource Management 3
HRM270Hospitality Marketing 3
PED101GOGolf (1) OR
PED102GOGolf - Intermediate (1) OR
PED201GOGolf - Advanced (1) 2
REC210Leisure Delivery Systems 3
Restricted Electives
CSM/TQM101Quality Customer Service 3
EXS101Introduction to Exercise Science 3
HES100Healthful Living 3
HES271Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries 3
HRM145Events Management 3
HRM275Restaurant Management 3
HRM280Hospitality and Tourism Law 3
HRM296WCCooperative Education (3) OR
PED296WCCooperative Education (3) 3
PSY215Introduction to Sport Psychology 3
General Education
General Education RequirementCredits 22-27
General Education CoreCredits 12-17
First-Year CompositionCredits 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 6
Oral CommunicationCredits 3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM230Small Group Communication (3) 3
Critical ReadingCredits 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment.
MathematicsCredits 3-5
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.
General Education DistributionCredits 10
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits 3
Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Designs area.
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits 3
ECN211Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR
ECN212Microeconomic Principles (3) OR
PSY101Introduction to Psychology (3) OR
REC120Leisure and the Quality of Life (3) 3
Natural SciencesCredits 4
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.
  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)