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Hospitality Leadership

Associate of Applied Science

Learn the fundamental principles of hotel and restaurant management, combined with culinary arts while completing lower-division required courses for a bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management.

Before enrolling in this program, you must interview with a Hospitality faculty member or the Program Coordinator.

Conditional Enrollment Program: You will be eligible to enroll in CUL courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Program/Major Code: AASHSP/9HSP

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Become an accommodation manager, catering manager, chef, event manager, restaurant manager, hotel manager, baker or baker's assistant.

Academic Options: Complete a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Leadership in Tucson through a partnership with Northern Arizona University or Grand Canyon University. Completion of required program courses, including AGEC-A requirements, are required for transfer. This program may also apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) at other institutions. See an advisor

Program Requirements 2020-2021

 

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Credits
Arts and Humanities Requirement
   Recommend: HUM 260
3
Subtotal 3

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
CUL 105 Food Service Nutrition and Sanitation 3
CUL 130 Savory Cuisine 3
CUL 140 Culinary Principles 3
CUL 185 Catering Operations 3
HRM 100 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
HRM 104 Hotel Food and Beverage Management 3
HRM 140 Introduction to Bar and Beverage Management 3
HRM 210 Managing Customer Service for the Hospitality Industry 3
HRM 199WK Co-op Work: Hotel and Restaurant Management 1
Subtotal 25

Required Concentration Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Complete courses from one of the following concentrations. Department faculty or advisor approval is recommended.

Hotel/Restaurant Management Concentration
Required Core Courses
Course # Course Title Credits
HRM 101 Front Office Procedures 3
HRM 110 Food Service Systems Management 3
HRM 120 Meeting and Convention Management 3
HRM 150 Hospitality Property Management 3
HRM 211 Hospitality Sales and Marketing 3
HRM 235 Hospitality Law 3
HRM 245 Hospitality Human Resources Management 3
HRM 270 Hospitality Information Technology 3
Subtotal 24

 

Required Support Courses
Course # Course Title Credits
CIS 120 Computer Applications for Business 4
ECN 150 An Economic Perspective 3
MAT 106
  or MAT 142
Elementary Data Analysis with Spreadsheets
  Topics in College Mathematics
3
WRT 101 English Composition I [SUN#ENG 1101] 1
Subtotal 13
Concentration Subtotal 37
Culinary Concentration
Required Core Courses
Course # Course Title Credits
CUL 101 Principles of Restaurant Operation 3
CUL 150 Garde Manger 3
CUL 160 Pastry Arts I 3
CUL 170 Dining Room Operations 2
CUL 174 From Garden to Table 3
CUL 180 Food in History 3
CUL 251 International Cuisine: World of Flavor 3
CUL 256 Special Diets 3
CUL 289 Culinary Arts Capstone II 1
Subtotal 24

 

Required Support Courses
Course # Course Title Credits
CIS 120 Computer Applications for Business 4
ECN 150 An Economic Perspective 3
MAT 106
  or MAT 142
Elementary Data Analysis with Spreadsheets
  Topics in College Mathematics
3
WRT 101 English Composition I [SUN#ENG 1101] 1
Subtotal 13
Concentration Subtotal 37
Baking & Pastry Concentration
Required Core Courses
Course # Course Title Credits
CUL 160 Pastry Arts I 3
CUL 162 Art of Chocolate 3
CUL 168 Specialty and Hearth Breads 3
CUL 244 Confections, Show Pieces and Plated Desserts 3
CUL 260 Pastry Arts II 3
CUL 266 Ice Creams, Bavarians, Mousse and Sauces 3
CUL 276 Pastry Production 3
Subtotal 21

 

Required Support Courses
Course # Course Title Credits
CIS 120 Computer Applications for Business 4
ECN 150 An Economic Perspective 3
MAT 106
  or MAT 142
Elementary Data Analysis with Spreadsheets
  Topics in College Mathematics
3
WRT 101 English Composition I [SUN#ENG 1101] 1
Subtotal 13
Concentration Subtotal 34
Hotel/Restaurant Management Transfer Concentration
Required Core Courses
Course # Course Title Credits
CUL 101 Principles of Restaurant Operations 3
HRM 101 Front Office Procedures 3
HRM 150 Hospitality Property Management 3
HRM 211 Hospitality Sales and Marketing 3
HRM 235 Hospitality Law 3
HRM 245 Hospitality Human Resources Management 3
HRM 270 Hospitality Information Technology 3
Subtotal 21

 

Required Support Courses
Course # Course Title Credits
ACC 211 Financial Accounting 3
BIO 127IN Human Nutrition and Biology 4
CIS 120 Computer Applications for Business 4
ECN 150 An Economic Perspective 3
MAT 142 Topics in College Mathematics 3
WRT 101 English Composition I [SUN#ENG 1101] 3
WRT 102 English Composition II [SUN#ENG 1102] 3
Subtotal 23
Concentration Subtotal 44
  
PROGRAM TOTAL 62-72

* Based on concentration selected, other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses:  Communication - WRT 101 or WRT 102; Mathematics or Science Requirement - MAT 106 or MAT 142; Social Science - ECN 150; Other Requirement - CIS120 or BIO 127IN; Special Requirement - ECN 150 and HUM 260

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