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Hospitality Management

Courses

Core Courses

  • Food Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Hospitality
  • Human Resource Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Event Planning and Customer Service
  • Hospitality Safety and Sanitation
  • Introduction to Restaurant Management
  • Introduction to Food and Bar Operations
  • Hotel Administration
  • Hospitality Internship
  • Menu Planning and Design
  • Management Decision Making
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Social Media for Business
  • Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Dining Room
  • Purchasing, Receiving, and Inventory

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 62
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

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Careers

Positions

Graduates may find employment for supervisory and managerial positions in hotels, restaurants, institutions, and clubs.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Lodging Managers $24,000 $42,400 $51,600
Food Service Managers $27,200 $40,900 $47,700
General and Operations Managers $40,200 $89,300 $113,900

Source: 2016 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Employers

The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Barmuda Companies Cedar Falls and Waterloo, IA
Beaver Hills Country Club Cedar Falls, IA
Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo Waterloo, IA
Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Waterloo, IA
Wingate by Wyndham Cedar Falls, IA

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Contact Us

Student Success Specialist Valerie Eagen Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1061 Black Hawk Hall 102
Program Advisor Ashley Gracia Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1210 Black Hawk Hall 215
Administrative Assistant Cindi Clark Email me 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean Michael Roth, Ph.D. Email me 319-296-4470 Grundy Hall 266
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