Hospitality Management (318)
Associate in Applied Science Degree
This program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level positions in the restaurant and food service industry. The curriculum focuses on hospitality management, customer service, food and beverage purchasing, cost control analysis, and hands-on food preparation. Graduates of this program may seek employment as a Food Service Manager, Catering Manager, Restaurant Assistant Manager, Dining Room Supervisor, Event Planner, or Food and Beverage Sales Manager. Successful completion of this program may potentially lead to professional licensure/certification. Licensure/certification may be global, national, or state-specific. This program meets requirements for the State of Pennsylvania. Requirements for other states may vary.
Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; second/fourth semester courses will be scheduled for the spring.
The student/graduate will be able to:
- Adhere to food safety standards in food preparation.
- Apply customer service principles to diverse customer expectations in the lodging environment.
- Use business math principles and computation skills in a hospitality environment.
- Identify the role of management in controlling and supervising various departments, properties, and activities in the hospitality industry.