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Hospitality Management


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



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 $27,900 $43,300 $51,000
General and Operations Managers $43,700 $96,800 $123,300
Lodging Managers $27,800 $44,100 $52,300

Source: 2018 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


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

Contact Us

Admissions Email us 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor Lisa Wright Email us 319-296-2329 ext.1068 Black Hawk Hall 201
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 Dave Grunklee Email me 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A
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