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2016-2017 Online Catalog 
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Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management, A.A.S.

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Program Description

The Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management program provides Union County College students with a strong business and customer service foundation required for careers in this dynamic and expanding, hotel, restaurant, and tourism industries.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Develop critical thinking, decision making, problem solving skills, and strategic planning;
  • Apply knowledge of basic computer concepts to their use in the hospitality industry;
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform necessary elements of management and code of ethics within the hotel, restaurant, and tourism industries;
  • Appropriately use current equipment to perform factual research associated with hospitality management including planning its arrangements, operation, and maintenance;
  • Discuss sales, marketing, and hotel front office management in the hospitality industry, along with food and beverage operations;
  • Communicate effectively in writing, verbal, and electronic formats;
  • Be skilled in teamwork, quality improvements, and the ability to make educated decisions in this ever changing, complex, international industry.

After Union County College

Graduates can enter an exciting career in the rapidly growing hotel, restaurant, and tourism industry or transfer to a four-year college or university.

Consultation with the Division Dean’s office is advised.

Recommended Sequence

First Year

Second Year

Fall Semester

Semester Total: 15

Spring Semester

Semester Total: 15

Total Program Credits: 61

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