Hospitality Management

The hospitality industry is the number one employer in Atlantic County. This degree, coupled with experience prepares students for management careers in hospitality including hotels, restaurants, casinos, and other hospitality and tourism related businesses.  

In addition to hotel management courses, students are exposed to a variety of courses in business administration, which enable them to make appropriate business decisions.

In their final semester, students are required to complete a mandatory 135-hour internship in a hospitality-related business. 

Many classes are scheduled in three-hour blocks to reduce travel time. Transfer credits are accepted pending approval from the Admissions Office. The degree can be earned part-time. 

For information, contact area coordinator, Dr. Karl Giulian, at (609)343-4996 or kgiulian@atlantic.edu.

 

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Identify and use quantitative skills to make appropriate business decisions;
  • Discuss human behavior theories and societal influences impacting the hospitality industry;
  • Demonstrate effective communication in writing, reading, listening and speaking;
  • Describe and demonstrate examples of exemplary customer service;
  • Illustrate safe food handling and responsible alcohol service;
  • Utilize computer software and online resources;
  • Develop solutions to current hospitality operational problems;
  • Demonstrate ethical behaviors in professional situations;
  • Analyze workplace problems and formulate solutions

(HOSP-FALL 2020)

General Education Courses

When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.

Communication

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

Mathematics-Science-Technology

Choose two: General Education Mathematics or Science courses

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (4 Credits)  +
4
Choice of Course (4 Credits)  +
4
Sub-Total Credits
8

Social Science

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Program Courses

Choose: BUSN or HOSP course

Choose: BUSN210 or HOSP225

 

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
40

Technological Competency

(Is fulfilled with CISM125 or CISM132, testing or reviewed departmental portfolio. 

*If you are planning on transferring to a four-year institution, it is strongly recommended that you take MATH150-Precalculus or MATH155-Calculus I and speak with an advisor.

Total credits:
60

Recommended sequence of courses:

First Semester

Choose Gen Ed Mathematics or Science Course 

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
16

Third Semester

**Includes summer and/or winter session options

Choose Gen Ed Mathematics or Science Course 

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
17

Fourth Semester

Choose BUSN210 or HOSP225

Choose BUSN or HOSP course

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
13

Overview

Program

Hospitality

Type

Associate in Applied Science