Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality and Tourism/Tourism Development and Management - AAS

Title: 
Hospitality and Tourism/Tourism Development and Management
Major: 
3101
Effective term: 
2016 Fall
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
AAS
Total credits required: 
61-66
Award type: 
AAS
Revision ID: 
290
Description

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Hospitality and Tourism/Tourism Development and Management program is designed to prepare graduates for management careers in tourism development and management. The program provides an industry-specific planning and management foundation that examines tourism sectors, consumer behavior, and factors that influence tourism development and promotion. Graduates acquire a specific mix of skills that focus on the interaction of tourism with the economy, environment, and people.

Program notes

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

Requirements
Credits:33
HRM110Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management 3
HRM145Events Management 3
HRM146International Meetings, Conventions and Exhibitions 3
HRM150Hospitality and Tourism Information Systems I 3
HRM160Tourism Principles and Practices 3
HRM260Hospitality Human Resource Management 3
HRM265Financial Management for Hospitality and Tourism 3
HRM270Hospitality Marketing 3
HRM280Hospitality and Tourism Law 3
HRM290Ecotourism 3
REC210Leisure Delivery Systems 3
Restricted Electives
Credits:6
GCU121World Geography I: Eastern Hemisphere (3) OR
GCU122World Geography II: Western Hemisphere (3) 3
 
HRM235Club Management 3
HRM250Hospitality and Tourism Information Systems II 3
HRM296WCCooperative Education 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
COM225Public Speaking 3
 
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 Design 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.
Competencies
  1. Identify the elements that comprise the hospitality and tourism industry and describe current industry trends. (HRM110)
  2. Describe the organization of special events from concept through completion, including planning, coordination, marketing, financing and risk management. (HRM145)
  3. Explain the planning and execution of multinational and multicultural meetings, conventions and exhibitions, including coordination, logistics, venue selection, budgeting and critical cultural competencies. (HRM146)
  4. Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer information systems and software applications used in the hospitality and tourism industry. (HRM150)
  5. Describe tourism sectors, consumer behavior, and factors that influence tourism and explain the interaction of tourism with the economy, environment and people. (HRM160)
  6. 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 costs. (HRM260)
  7. Explain common analytical and decision-making processes essential to managing profitability, financing growth and other investment decisions in hospitality and tourism operations. (HRM265)
  8. Identify and describe the major components of marketing in the hospitality and tourism industry. (HRM270)
  9. Identify and describe the major legal responsibilities and potential liabilities associated with hospitality and tourism management. (HRM280)
  10. Describe the history and emergence of ecotourism and the establishment of policies and management practices associated with sustainable development. (HRM290)
  11. 11. Explain the delivery of leisure services in public, commercial, and independent sectors; particularly on the urban setting. (REC210)
Status: 
Published
Date changed: 
1496664006
Date created: 
1462478474