• Hospitality and Tourism Management: Meetings and Special Events Management Curriculum


  • One-Year Certificate

    Catalog Year 2016-2017

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    The Meetings and Special Events Management certificate of completion within the Hospitality and Tourism AAS degree provides students with a solid foundation in meetings, events and convention management, and restaurant, catering and beverage operations. Planning, directing, coordinating, and managing all aspects of these areas are part of the curriculum. Students not only receive in-class instruction but also interaction with hospitality industry professionals.

    Students completing the certificate program may apply these credits toward an associate degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
    4
    HT108 Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
    4
    HT112 Essential Etiquette and Attire for Business
    2
    MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher)1
    4
    PSY201 General Psychology or
    PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations
    3-4
    17-18
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA211 Principles of Accounting I
    4
    HT133 Convention and Meetings Management
    3
    HT141 Customer Service Management
    3
    HT233 Special Events and Attraction Mgmt
    3
    WR121 English Composition or
    WR101
    Workplace Communications I
    3-4
    16-17
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA238 Professional Sales
    4
    HT105 Catering, Restaurant and Food Management: Concept to Customers
    3
    HT181 Computer Applications in the Hospitality Industry
    3
    HT230 Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law
    3
    WE280HT_ Cooperative Education Internship2
    4
    17
    Total Credits 50-52

    1A College Placement Test (CPT) score does not fulfill this requirement. Students must successfully complete the required mathematics course (or higher.)
    2Students may use any combination of WE280HTA, WE280HTB, WE280HTC or WE280HTD to meet program requirements. Instructor and dean permission is required; check with instructor for the course number and credits appropriate to the internship assignment.