• Hospitality and Tourism Management Recreation and Leisure Curriculum


  • Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

    Catalog Year 2016-2017

    Hospitality and Tourism Management is an associate degree program designed to prepare students for careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. The Recreation and Leisure curriculum includes instruction and training for a solid foundation in recreation, outdoor adventure, sports programming, land management and basic management in hospitality enterprises. The curriculum features in-class instruction, and cooperative work experience opportunities in the industry.

    At the completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • Compare and contrast the various forms of recreation and leisure activities and opportunities
    • Analyze the distinction between sports management, programming and participation
    • Create effective sports programming for inclusive recreation

    For alternative degree opportunities, please refer to Hospitality and Tourism Management, transfer plan, page 141 of the printed catalog.

    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA101 Introduction to Business
    4
    HT108 Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
    4
    HT140 Travel and Tourism Geography Focus: Western Hemisphere
    3
    HE252 First Aid: Responding to Emergencies
    3
    MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher)1
    4
    18
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    HT107 Introduction to Leisure/Recreation Management
    3
    HT133 Convention and Meetings Management
    3
    HT141 Customer Service Management
    3
    PSY201 General Psychology or
    PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations
    3-4
    WR121 English Composition or
    WR101
    Workplace Communications I
    3-4
    15-17
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    HT105 Catering, Restaurant and Food Management: Concept to Customers
    3
    HT207 Managing and Programming of Recreation and Sport Facilities
    3
    HPE285OL Wilderness Survival
    3
    PE185__ Physical Education Activity
    1
    PS217 Introduction to Public Land Management: The Politics of Recreation.
    3
    WR122 English Composition: Critical Thinking or
    SP111
    Fundamentals of Public Speaking or
    SP115
    Intro to Intercultural Communication or
    BA205 Business Communication
    3-4
    16-17
    Fourth Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
    4
    BA223 Principles of Marketing
    4
    HT241 International Hospitality and Tourism
    3
    HT242 Supervisory Management for the Hospitality Industry
    3
    14
    Fifth Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA211 Principles of Accounting I or
    AC110 General Accounting I
    4
    BA238 Professional Sales
    4
    BUS286 Career Management
    4
    HT206 Hotel and Resort Operations Management
    3
    PE185 Physical Education Activity
    1
    16
    Sixth Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    FT235 Outdoor Recreation
    3
    HT230 Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law
    3
    HT245 Ecotourism and Adventure Travel
    3
    HT249 Hospitality Issues and Trends
    3
    WE280HT_ Cooperative Education Internship2
    2
    14
    Total Credits 93-96

    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 or WE280HTB to meet program requirements. Instructor and dean permission is required.

    ‡ See Associate of Applied Science degree requirements.