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Hospitality Management

The Hospitality Management curriculum prepares students to understand and apply the administrative and practical skills needed for supervisory and managerial positions in hotels, motels, resorts, inns, restaurants, institutions, and clubs.

Course work includes front office management, food preparation, guest services, sanitation, menu writing, quality management, purchasing, and other areas critical to the success of hospitality professionals.

Upon completion graduates should qualify for supervisory or entry-level management positions in food and lodging including, front office, reservations, housekeeping, purchasing, dining room, and marketing. Opportunities are also available in the support areas of food and equipment sales.

Associate of Applied Science Program (A25240)

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
MAT 115 or higher 3
Social/Behavioral Sci. Elect. 3

Major Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
CUL 110 Sanitation and Safety 2
HRM 110 Introduction to Hospitality 2
HRM 140 Hospitality/Tourism Law 3
HRM 220 Food/Beverage Cost Control 3
HRM 240 Hospitality Marketing 3
HRM 280 Hospitality Mgt. Problems 3

Other Major Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
CUL 110A Sanitation and Safety Lab 1
CUL 120 Purchasing 2
CUL 120A Purchasing Lab 1
CUL 125 Hospitality Info. Systems 2
CUL 135 Food/Beverage Service 2
CUL 135A Food/Beverage Service Lab 1
COE 110(HR) World of Work 1
COE 111(HR) Co-op Work Experience I 1
COE 115(HR) Work Experience Seminar I 1
COE 121(HR) Co-op Work Experience II 1
COE 125(HR) Work Experience Seminar II 1
HRM 210 Meetings and Conventions 3
HRM 215 Restaurant Management 3
HRM 215A Restaurant Management Lab 1
HRM 220A Food/Beverage Cost Ctrl Lab 3
HRM 245 Hospitality Human Rsrc. Mgt. 3
ACC 175 Hotel/Restaurant Accounting 4

Hotel/Restaurant Electives

Students must take at least 10 SHC from the following:

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
BUS 280 R.E.A.L. Small Business 4
CUL 140 Basic Culinary Skills 5
CUL 210 Food Service for Special Populations 5
CUL 214 Wine Appreciation 2
CUL 240 Advanced Culinary Skills 5
HRM 115 Housekeeping 3
HRM 115A Housekeeping Lab 1
HRM 120 Front Office Procedures 3
HRM 120A Front Office Procedures Lab 1
HRM 124 Into to Service Management 3
HRM 130 Bed and Breakfast Mgt. 2
HRM 135 Facilities Management 2
HRM 225 Beverage Management 2
HRM 230 Club and Resort Mgt. 2
COE 131(HR) Co-op Work Experience III 1

Total Credits …………………………………………….70

Recommended Course Sequence

Fall
Semester I
Spring
Semester I
Summer
Semester I
Fall
Semester II
Spring
Semester II
CUL 110CUL 110ACUL 125HRM 110HRM 140

ENG 111

Social/Behave Science Elect.

Humanities/Fine Arts Elect.

COM 231CUL 135CUL 135AHotel/Rest. ElectiveHRM 245

MAT 115

COE 110(HR) Hotel/Restaurant Elective

COE111(HR)COE115(HR) ACC 175CUL 120CUL 120AHRM 220HRM 220A

HRM 240

Hotel/Restaurant Elective

COE 121(HR)COE 125(HR)HRM 210HRM 215HRM 215A

HRM 280

Hotel/Restaurant Elective

Hospitality Management Certificate-Lodging Track (C25240l)

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
COE 110(HR) World of Work 1
COE 111(HR) Co-op Work Experience I 1
COE 115(HR) Work Experience Seminar I 1
HRM 110 Intro to Hospitality 2
HRM 120 Front Office Procedures 3
HRM 120A Front Office Procedures Lab 1
HRM 140 Hospitality/Tourism Law 3
HRM 210 Meetings and Conventions 3

Hotel/Restaurant Electives

Students must take at least 3 SHC from the following:

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
HRM 115/A Housekeeping /Lab 3/1
HRM 240 Hospitality Marketing 3
HRM 245 Hospitality Human Resource Mgt. 3

Total Credits …………………………………………..18/19

Recommended Course Sequence

Fall
Semester I
Spring
Semester I
Summer
Semester I
HRM 110HRM 140Hotel/Restaurant Elective COE 110(HR)HRM 120HRM 120AHRM 210 COE 111(HR)COE 115(HR)

Hospitality Certificate-Restaurant Track (C25240R)

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
COE 110(HR) World of Work 1
COE 111(HR) Co-op Work Experience I 1
COE 115(HR) Work Experience Seminar I 1
CUL 110 Sanitation and Safety 2
CUL 110A Sanitation and Safety Lab 1
CUL 135 Food/Beverage Service 2
CUL 135A Food/Beverage Service Lab 1
HRM 110 Intro to Hospitality 2
HRM 215 Restaurant Management 3
HRM 215A Restaurant Management Lab 1
HRM 245 Hospitality Human Resources 3

Total Credits …………………………………………….18

Recommended Course Sequence

Fall
Semester I
Spring
Semester I
Summer
Semester I
CUL 110CUL 110ACUL 135CUL 135AHRM 110 COE 110(HR)HRM 215HRM 215AHRM 245 COE 111(HR)COE 115(HR)


Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

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