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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Business & Computer Systems - Programs of Study

Hospitality Management
A.A.S. Degree (Career)
Application Code 178
For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.
The Hospitality Management program is designed to prepare graduates to function at mid-level management positions in the hospitality/tourism field. It is organized to provide theory and application for the following arenas within the career: Casino Management, Food and Beverage Management, Lodging Management, and Event Management. Variations in internships and availability of electives accommodate those who have no experience as well as those who have relevant past experience. This program will prepare graduates for employment in hospitality. Transferability to several four-year programs has been developed.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 Literature1Humanities, Arts, or Literature Core Course
 (see p. 61-63)3-4
 SPCH-105 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
 SPCH-110 Interpersonal Communication
Social SciencesHistory Core Course (see p. 65)
ScienceScience Core Course (see p. 66; must include
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 66)3-5
InterdisciplinaryCMSY-126 Introduction to the Internet 
 CMSY-129 Principles of the Internet1-3
ACCT-111Principles of Accounting I3
BMGT-100Introduction to Business and Organization3
BMGT-130Principles of Marketing3
BMGT-240Human Resource Management3
CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros3
ECON-101Principles of Economics (Macro)3
HMGT-101Introduction to the Hospitality Industry3
Additional Courses in Major*19-21 
*Students will choose 19-21 credits from the courses listed below according to their specific career plans. The courses are grouped into four specific interest areas, but students are free to select 19-21 credits from any area.
Casino Management  
HMGT-110Introduction to Casino Management3
HMGT-116Casino Organization and Culture2
HMGT-163Introduction to Meetings, Conventions, and
HMGT-180Hospitality Management Internship2
HMGT-235Casino Marketing3
HMGT-245Casino Surveillance Operations3
HMGT-255Casino Operations3
1A World Language is recommended, but not required.
Food and Beverage Management
CMGT-100Culinary Basics1
HMGT-111Foodservice Safety and Sanitation1
HMGT-120Food Preparation I3
HMGT-220Food Preparation II3
HMGT-225Hospitality Purchasing and Cost Control3
HMGT-250Food and Beverage Management and Service3
HMGT-260Fundamentals of Wines, Spirits, and Beers3
HMGT-285Dining Room Service1
HMGT-290Food and Beverage Management Field
Lodging Management
HMGT-160Introduction to Travel and Tourism
HMGT-163Introduction to Meetings, Conventions, and
HMGT-165Introduction to the Cruise Ship Industry3
HMGT-180Hospitality Management Internship
HMGT-225Hospitality Purchasing and Cost Control3
HMGT-242Lodging Management and Operations3
HMGT-244Managing the Housekeeping Operation2
HMGT-250Food and Beverage Management and Service3
Event Management 
HMGT-160Introduction to Travel and Tourism2
HMGT-165Introduction to the Cruise Ship Industry3
HMGT-163Introduction to Meetings, Conventions, and
HMGT-164Event Management3
HMGT-180Hospitality Management Internship2
HMGT-242Lodging Management Operations
HMGT-250Food and Beverage Management and Service3
HMGT-260Fundamentals of Wines, Spirits, and Beers3

hcc catalogue '11-'12

Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST