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2019-2020 Online Catalog 
2019-2020 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management, A.A.S.

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 the dynamic and expanding, hotel, restaurant, and tourism industry.

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

  • Apply critical thinking, decision making skills, strategic planning, and problem solving skills;

  • Demonstrate the ability to perform necessary elements of management including following a code of ethics within the hotel, restaurant, and tourism industries;

  • Demonstrate leadership skills and abilities to lead, motivate, and manage other, and resolve conflicts;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles of the hospitality and tourism industry in a diverse global environment;

  • Communicate effectively in oral, written, and electronic formats;

  • Apply knowledge of sales and marketing, hotel front office management, customer service and food and beverage in the hospitality industry;

  • Demonstrate 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

Total Program Credits: 60

* Students planning to transfer to a four year program should take MAT 127 and ECO 201/202.

Milestone Courses

The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation.  Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.

Career and Transfer Information