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Hotel & Restaurant Management


Associate of Applied Business in Hotel and Restaurant Management

Are you seeking a hospitality management and restaurant training degree? Why not consider one of the best hotel schools offering higher education in hotel management?

Our program caters to a diverse market of individuals. Whether you are a recent high school graduate or have prior experience in the field of hospitality, we will design a unique program to fit your needs.

  • Transferable credits from hospitality career centers offering approved curriculum
  • Certified courses through the American Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Online hospitality courses
  • Extensive hands-on training
  • Cooperative work experience or internships at participating sites to include: Walt Disney World College Program, Hyatt, Hilton, Westin, Ritz Carlton, Marriott, Holiday Inn, The Greenbrier, The Homestead, Sandals
  • Excellent job placement
You'll learn every aspect of both hospitality and restaurant training from basic skills through management training, leading you to a high paying hospitality job.

Advance in your career of hospitality jobs by obtaining certifications in the following areas:
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Rooms Division Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Human Resource Management
  • Club Management

All courses are taught with materials from the Educational Institute of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, and your faculty is former and current hotel and restaurant managers, district and regional managers, director of operations and hotel owners.

Program Outcomes

The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Applied Business in Hotel and Restaurant Management:

  • Communicates clearly and concisely through all forums and facets of job performance with associates, guests and vendors;
  • Demonstrates professional skills and attitudes;
  • Practices ethical conduct;
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current state and federal laws influencing human resource operations;
  • Attracts, assembles, trains and retains quality individuals;
  • Demonstrates organizational and prioritization skills;
  • Assembles, supervises, leads and motivates individuals and teams;
  • Interprets and analyzes financial operations;
  • Anticipates, recognizes and resolves situations utilizing problem solving skills;
  • Exhibits exceptional service, hospitality and attention to guest satisfaction;
  • Performs basic skills for all areas of hotel and restaurant operations;
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of sales and marketing concepts;
  • Provides and maintains guest safety and security; and,
  • Demonstrates ability to control, calculate and correct food and beverage cost.



Associate of Applied Business in Hotel and Restaurant Management

Course of Study

For students entering May 2015

COURSE NO.FIRST SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
GS-1000HC Cornerstone1.000.001.00$80.00
HOTR-1223Hospitality Prac Exp I1.007.002.00$50.00
HOTR-1234Managing Beverage Operations1.003.002.00$65.00
HOTR-1235Food and Beverage Services1.002.002.00$95.00
HOTR-1118Hospitality Facilities & Technologies3.000.003.00$145.00
HOTR-1233Food & Beverage Planning & Cost Controls2.000.002.00$70.00
MATH-1108Intermediate Algebra3.000.003.00$40.00
SUPR-1117Hospitality Supervision2.000.002.00$135.00
COURSE NO.SECOND SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
ENGL-1510English Composition I4.000.004.00$50.00
HOTR-1224Hospitality Practicum Exp II1.007.002.00$50.00
HOTR-1241Front Office Operations1.002.002.00$145.00
HOTR-1114Food Management2.002.003.00$225.00
HOTR-1242Housekeeping Management1.002.002.00$145.00
HOTR-1245Events Planning1.002.002.00$145.00
ACC-1101Financial Accounting I2.002.003.00$99.00
COURSE NO.THIRD SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
HOTR-2170Hospitality Sales and Marketing2.000.002.00$145.00
HOTR-2225Hospitality Practicum Exp III1.007.002.00$50.00
HOTR-2108Hospitality Human Resources2.000.002.00$145.00
HOTR-2124Convention Management1.002.002.00$145.00
BIOS-1100Human Machine3.000.003.00$50.00
ORBIOS-1101Environmental Science3.000.003.00$40.00
COURSE NO.FOURTH SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
HOTR-2104Hospitality Management Develop (capst.)$473.00
HOTR-2275Resort Management1.002.002.00$145.00
HOTR-2232Contemporary Club Management2.000.002.00$145.00
HOTR-2115Ethics & Security Management Security Management1.002.002.00$145.00
HOTR-2243Hospitality Law2.000.002.00$60.00
PSYC-1101General Psychology3.000.003.00$15.00
EM-1134CPR Pro/1st Aid for Healthcare Provider0.003.001.00$110.00


Hocking College reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Hotel and Restaurant Management program are employed in entry-level positions and management trainee positions with nationally recognized independent hotels, restaurants and private clubs.

Occupation Profile

Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764