Hospitality Management


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: 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 $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
Student Success Specialist 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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