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.

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
Course Title CL LAB CR
HSTM 101C Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry1 3 0 3
HSTM 110C Introduction to Hotel Operations 3 0 3
HSTM 205C Quality Service Management 3 0 3
HSTM 225C Front Office Operations 3 0 3
HSTM 245C Event, Meeting, and Convention Planning 3 0 3
HSTM 269C Food and Beverage Management 3 0 3
BUS 273C Human Resources Management 3 0 3
Total Credits 21

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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