Hospitality Management

Courses

Core Courses

  • A la Carte Cooking Lab
  • Introduction to Hospitality
  • Hospitality Safety and Sanitation
  • Introduction to Business
  • Hotel Administration
  • Restaurant Management
  • Event Planning and Customer Service I
  • Human Resource Management
  • Menu Planning and Design
  • Catering and Banqueting
  • Management Decision Making
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Dinner and Front of the House
  • Purchasing, Receiving and Inventory
  • Hospitality Internship
  • Introduction or Principles of Accounting
  • Business Law

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 65
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

View Suggested Sequence of Study & Course Cost

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
Food Service Managers $33,500 $48,600 $56,100
General and Operations Managers $46,300 $99,700 $126,500
Lodging Managers $34,100 $57,100 $68,600

Source: 2020 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Employers

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

Business Location
Courtyard by Marriott Waterloo, IA
Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Falls, IA
Western Homes Cedar Falls, IA
Lost Island Waterpark Waterloo, IA
The Isle Casino Waterloo, IA

Contact Us

Admissions Email Admissions 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor Lisa Wright Email Lisa Wright
Schedule an appointment with Lisa Wright
319-296-2329 ext.1068 Black Hawk Hall 201
Program Advisor Ashley Gracia Email Ashley Gracia 319-296-2329 ext.1210 Black Hawk Hall 215
Administrative Assistant Cindi Clark Email Cindi Clark 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean Dave Grunklee Email Dave Grunklee 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A

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