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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
General Education Courses
When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
Choose two: General Education Mathematics or Science courses
Choose: BUSN or HOSP course
Choose: BUSN210 or HOSP225
(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.
Recommended sequence of courses:
**Includes summer and/or winter session options
Choose Gen Ed Mathematics or Science Course