Hospitality Management & Tourism/Lodging HMTTL.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 62 - 63 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Hospitality Management

What is "Hospitality Management & Tourism/Lodging "?

The Hospitality Management & Tourism/Lodging concentration program prepares students for entry- level positions in hotels/lodging organizations, resorts, and includes skills in supervision and human relations.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate ability to practice concepts of customer service in lodging operations.
  • Use technology to achieve operational efficiency and productivity in lodging operations.
  • Demonstrate appropriate professional written and oral communication skills along with professional dress and grooming standards.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work effectively as a member of a team, and perform lodging responsibilities in an ethical manner.
  • Make decisions based on integrating knowledge of functional areas for managing lodging operations.

Career Opportunities

The hospitality/tourism industry in the number one employer among service industries, and is fast becoming the largest single employment category of all industries worldwide. In the United States, hospitality accounts for a larger and ever growing portion of the country’s Gross National Product. Right now, over half a million jobs in the hospitality industry go unfilled each year, and that number is likely to continue to grow as the food service industry grows. Top ranked hospitality professionals have almost unlimited possibilities for career satisfaction as front office supervisors, front office managers, concierges, owners of bed and breakfasts and team leaders at national resorts.

Transferability

Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
Language Elective 3
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
HMT 1105 Introduction to the Hospitality & Tourism Industry 2
HMT 1107 Sanitation & Safety 2
HMT 1125 Beverage Management 2
HMT 1136 Front Office Operations 2
HMT 1137 Hospitality Industry Computer Systems 2
HMT 1138 Managing Lodging Operations 2
HMT 1139 Housekeeping Management 2
HMT 1141 Destination Geography 3
HMT 1143 Organization of the Travel Product 3
HMT 1150 Meeting & Event Planning 3
HMT 2225 Hospitality & Tourism Supervision 3
HMT 2227 Hospitality Marketing 2
HMT 2230 Risk & Prevention Management 2
HMT 2291 Hospitality Management & Tourism Cooperative Work Experience 2
HMT 2295 Hospitality Management & Tourism Capstone 3
MRK 2225 Sales Fundamentals 3
SOC 1145 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
(ENG 1101 AND ENG 1131) 3
(MAT 1120 OR MAT 1470) 3 - 4
(ACC 1100 OR ACC 1210) 3
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule

Program Accreditation Information

The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA) and is also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), both of which are specialized accreditations recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


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