This program prepares students for entry-level positions in the hotel industry. Students explore positions and responsibilities as they relate to the size and needs of hotels, inns, lodges, and resorts. Courses transfer into NHTI’s Associate in Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management program. This program is financial aid-eligible.

This program can be completed entirely online!

Curriculum Abbreviations

  • CL – Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
  • LAB – Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
  • CR – Number of credit hours for the course
HSTM 101CIntroduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry1303
HSTM 110CIntroduction to Hotel Operations303
HSTM 205CQuality Service Management303
HSTM 225CFront Office Operations303
HSTM 245CEvent, Meeting, and Convention Planning303
HSTM 269CFood and Beverage Management303
BUS 273CHuman Resources Management303
Total Credits21


Technical standards provide guidance as to skills and abilities required to function successfully in this program and profession. Students must demonstrate:

  • The ability to act in a professional manner on field trips or at internship locations
  • Sufficient vision, hearing, and verbal abilities to express, interpret, and exchange information and ideas
  • The ability to work with frequent interruptions, respond appropriately to unexpected situations, and cope with variations in workload and stress levels

Although not a technical standard for entry, some positions require the physical ability to stand for long periods and lift up to 70 pounds.

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