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)
Credits: 65
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

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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 $35,100 $51,300 $59,400
General and Operations Managers $45,800 $98,000 $124,100
Lodging Managers $35,600 $53,500 $62,500

Source: 2021 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


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

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Program Advisor Ashley Gracia Email Ashley Gracia 319-296-4272 Brock Student Center 116A
Administrative Assistant Connie Smith Email Connie Smith 319-296-4009 Buchanan Hall 128
Dean Dave Grunklee Email Dave Grunklee 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A

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