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Hospitality Management Courses

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

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

 The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

 When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

 Courses are subject to change.

◆ General education course
▣ Non-transfer general education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Semester 1
HCM-138 Food Fundamentals 3
HCM-608 Introduction to Hospitality 3
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3
MAT-156 Statistics 3
MGT-170 Human Resource Management 3
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 2
HCM-242 Event Planning and Customer Service 2
HCM-309 Hospitality Safety and Sanitation 3
HCM-589 Introduction to Restaurant Management 3
HCM-602 Introduction to Food and Bar Operations 3
HCM-605 Hotel Administration 2
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
Total Credits 16

Semester 3 – Summer
HCM-905 Hospitality Internship 3
Total Credits 3

Semester 4
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3
ENG-105 Composition I 3
HCM-240 Menu Planning and Design 2
MGT-210 Management Decision Making 3
MKT-142 Consumer Behavior 3
MMS-117 Social Media for Business 3
Total Credits 14

Semester 5
ACC-115 Introduction to Accounting -OR- 4
ACC-131 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS-183 Business Law 3
HCM-200 Dining Service 2
HCM-251 Purchasing, Receiving, and Inventory 2
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Credits 14

Student Success Specialist

Valerie Eagan
Black Hawk Hall 102
319-296-2329 ext.1061
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Program Advisor

Ashley Gracia
Black Hawk Hall 215
319-296-2329 ext.1210
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Administrative Assistant

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 101
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Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Business

Michael Roth
Grundy Hall 266
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