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Hospitality, Meeting and Event Planning, Tourism




The Hospitality Management program is designed to give the student an overview into the many sectors of the hospitality industry. The courses are taught in both lecture and applied formats so that a student may gain real world experience while they are in the program. This certificate program is designed to introduce the student to career opportunities in hotel and food and beverage operations as well as the travel and tourism and meeting planning sectors. All students seeking this award will need to be advised by the department to finalize course selections.

To receive a certificate in Hospitality Management, a student must a) earn a grade of "C" or higher in all courses required to fulfill degree requirements, including general education courses, and b) meet Austin Community College's overall graduation requirements.

  Semester I Credit Hours
    HAMG 1321 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
    CHEF 1205 Sanitation and Safety 2
    FDNS 1301 Introduction to Foods 3
    HAMG 1319 Computers in Hospitality 3
    HAMG 1342 Guest Room Management OR 3
  RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service
  Semester II
    RSTO 1325 Purchasing for Hospitality Operations 3
    HAMG 1324 Hospitality Human Resources Management 3
    HAMG 2301 Principles of Food and Beverage Operations-Catering OR 3
    HAMG 1313 Front Office Management

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1Restricted electives: CHEF 1301, CHEF 1391, HAMG 1300, HAMG 1317, HAMG 1391, HAMG 2305, HAMG 2307, HAMG 2389, PSTR 1301, RSTO 1301, RSTO 1319, RSTO 1325, TRVM 1391, TRVM 2372.