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Hotel and Restaurant Management AAS Degree
Semester Hours:  65
Effective Term: Fall 2018
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Program Description: The Hotel and Restaurant Management AAS Degree includes hospitality industry certified courses, university-level business courses and the Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC-A). The AGEC-A requirements in this AAS Degree fulfill university transfer with remaining courses to be evaluated on a course-by-course basis.

Recommended Proficiencies: None

Course Requirements
Hotel and Restaurant Management AAS
Total Credits: 65 credits

General Education Requirements AGEC-A (35-36)

Written Communications (6)
ENG101 English Composition III (3)
ENG102 English Composition IV (3)

Oral Communications (3)
COM263 Intercultural Communication (3)

For the following three categories, select a total of 15 credits.
Art and Humanities (6-9)
Select a minimum of one Art (3) and one Humanities (3) AGEC course.

Art (3)
ART208 Art History II (3)
MHL100 Music Appreciation (3)
THE100 Theater Appreciation (3)

Humanities (3)
LIT201 American Literature I (3)
LIT202 American Literature II (3)
LIT203 English Literature I (3)
LIT204 English Literature II (3)
LIT233 American Ethnic Literature (3)
LIT254A Literature and Film (3)
PHI105 Introduction to Ethics (3)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6)
Select AGEC courses from at least two different disciplines.
BUS123 Business Relations (3)
BUS190 Principles of Leadership and Management (3)
ECN201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECN202 Principles of Microeconomics (3)


Select one course (3) from the following list :
GEO101 Introduction to Cultural and Historical Geography (3)
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (3)
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Physical and Biological Sciences (8)
Select two:
BIO100 Biology Concepts (4)
CHM130 Fundamental Chemistry (4)
CUL142 Applied Food Science (4)
ENV101 Environmental Science (4)
NTR141 Nutrition and Wellness (4)
PHY100 Physical Universe (4)

Mathematics (3-4)
MAT141 College Mathematics, Standard (4) or higher

Subject Options (0-6)
Based on your major, review the specific A.A. Degree requirements in the CAC catalog, consult an academic advisor, and see the Arizona Transfer website at http://aztransfer.com/college/

Special Awareness Requirements (0-9)
Select AGEC courses to fulfill these requirements.
1. At least three semester credits of coursework in Intensive Writing and Critical Inquiry.
2. At least three semester credits of coursework in Cultural Awareness (Ethnic/Race/Gender).
3. At least three semester credits of coursework in Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness.

Note: Courses used in other areas, such as Oral Communications, Arts and Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, or Transfer Electives, may also be used to satisfy requirements in the three Special Awareness Requirements categories. A course may not be used to satisfy more than one Special Awareness Requirements category.

Core Requirements (30)
CIS120 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)
CUL170 Dining and Beverage Operations (2)
HRM101 Facilities Management (3)
HRM102 Management of Guest Services (3)
HRM103 Managing Food Service Operations (3)
HRM145 Convention and Meeting Management (3)
HRM252 Managing Hospitality Human Resources (3)

ACC100 Fundamentals of Accounting (3)
ACC201 Financial Accounting (3)

CUL130 Culinary Principles and Applications I (3)
CUL160 Baking and Pastry I (3)

HRM100 Introduction to Hospitality (3)
REC101 Recreation, Leisure and Quality of Life (3)

Select one course (1):
CUL105 Food Safety Foundations (1)
NTR105 ServSafe Certification (1)

Other Requirements (3)

Reading Competency:
RDG100 College Reading
Equivalent reading assessment test score

Computer Competency (3):
CIS120 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)
(Fulfilled in Core Requirements)

Optional Internship course (1):
BUS196 Applied Business Internship (1)
(45-90 hour internship in related industry)

Students must earn:
a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
a grade of C or better in each AGEC-A course
a minimum of 20 credits from CAC which includes the AGEC-A requirements
a minimum of 65 credits.

Note: A separate graduation processing fee is required for the AGEC-A

Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Describe the elements of a foodservice business plan. (CSLO-2, 3)
2. (Application Level) Apply management solutions to issues related to food service and/or lodging interior and exterior facility sites. (CSLO-2, 3, 4)
3. (Analysis Level) Identify, analyze, and discuss food safety system development and issues using Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) methods. (CSLO-2, 3, 4)
4. (Evaluation Level) Critique management policies and procedures in the hotel/hospitality industries. (CSLO-2, 3, 4)
5. (Application Level) Identify and use the procedure to forecast revenues by market segmentations. (CSLO-2, 3, 4)
6. (Analysis Level) Analyze and explain the implications of global, U.S., and regional events on the enterprise of the establishment. (CSLO-1, 2, 3, 4)
7. (Analysis Level) Analyze and apply the law to general hotel operation issues and employment workplace laws. (CSLO-2, 3)
8. (Evaluation Level) Analyze and critique roles played by hospitality managers in controlling operating costs. (CSLO-2, 3, 4)
9. (Evaluation Level) Analyze and critique leadership and supervisory concepts within the hospitality industry. (CSLO-2, 3, 4)
10. (Synthesis Level) Create a professional career path. (CSLO-2, 3, 4)
11. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate food service and lodging establishments. (CSLO-2, 3, 4)
12. (Evaluation Level) Appraise standards in guest services that promote the spirit of hospitality. (CSLO-2, 3)
Standards for Program
1. Demonstrate learners are prepared through simulations, role-playing, case or situation analyses, classroom quizzes, assessment instruments and other course learning activities.

2. Achieve 70% competence on the national standardized cumulative course exams and final, developed by the Educational Institute of the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Refer to www.ahla.com for information on the American Hotel & Lodging Association and https://www.ahlei.org/ for information on the AHLA Educational Institute.