Exciting professional careers relying on your character, leadership and technical skills are available and waiting in the global industry of hospitality and tourism. Coupled with diverse line level work experience, the student completing this degree can expect to achieve an entry level supervisory or management position in one of the following areas:
- Full Service Hotels
- Event Planning
- Non-Commercial Food Service
- Facilities Management
- Limited Service Hotels
- Food Sales & Marketing
- Corporate Travel
- Meeting & Hotel Sales
Courses in the Hotel/Restaurant Management curriculum are supported by materials and certification exams from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and Federation of Dining Room Professionals.
Instructors receive training and certifications from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, the Federation of Dining Room Professionals and the American Culinary Federation.
- Eastern Michigan University
- Ferris State University
- Madonna University
- Siena Heights University
Required Core Courses
*HOSP 121 (2 Cr Hrs), HOSP 124 (3 Cr Hrs), and HOSP 125 (3 Cr Hrs) must be taken concurrently. HOSP 280 and HOSP 285 may be used for HOSP 121, HOSP 124, and HOSP 125 for evening students.
**Students may take HOSP 190 (minimum of 150 working hours for 2 semesters) instead of HOSP 290 (minimum of 300 hours in 1 semester).
Chefs uniform required to be purchased for culinary lab courses - contact department on process to order uniforms before first class session.
Required Support Courses
Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Applied Science Degree. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Applied Science Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses for the, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Applied Science degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education requirements when applicable.
Requirements are Subject to Change
Recommended Course Sequence
MATH 104*: Students may select either MATH 104 or BMA 110.
ENG 132*: Students may select either ENG 132 or ENG 135.
POLS 131*: Students may select either POLS 131, or another course satisfying the General Education: American Society, Events, Institutions and Cultures requirement.
BAC 110*: Students may select either BAC 110 or BAC 131.