Hospitality Management (HOSP)

Description

In the Hospitality Management program at Cincinnati State, students learn the basics of lodging and restaurant operation, along with event management skills and hospitality management training. Students develop knowledge and skills through classroom instruction, laboratory experience, and cooperative education.

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Business degree and are prepared for supervisory positions in a variety of hospitality venues.

All Hospitality Management courses are available online, which provides flexibility for students in completing degree requirements. However, the course HRM 105, Food Service Sanitation, must be completed via a proctored exam to qualify for a national certification through the American Culinary Federation.

Related Programs

Program Code

HOSP.AAB

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Manage and supervise multiple hospitality venues including hotels, casinos, restaurants, and catering companies.

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Front Office Supervisor
  • Food and Beverage Supervisor
  • Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$18/hr to $21/hr

Employment Outlook

Excellent. According to the American Hotel and Lodging Association, the U.S. hospitality industry employs 1.8 million hotel property workers, and job growth in the hospitality industry is expected to rise by nearly 18 percent in the next year. Job growth for meeting, convention, and event planners is expected to rise 33 percent by 2022.

Education Options

Strong Transfer History

  • Franklin University
  • Miami University (Regional Campus)
  • Wilmington University

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Hilton Hotels
  • Hyatt Hotels
  • Marriott Hotels
  • Tavern Restaurant Group
  • Weingardner & Hammons Hotel Group

Co-op Salary Projections

$9/hr - $11/hr

Curriculum

Effective 2017-2018 academic year

Hospitality Management (HOSP)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
HRM 100 Hospitality Careers ( B) 1 0 1
HRM 105 Food Service Sanitation ( B) 1 0 1
MGT 101 Principles of Management ( B) 3 0 3
ECO 105 Principles of Microeconomics ( G) 3 0 3
IM 1XX Computer Elective (B)   2 3 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)   1 0 1
Semester 2      
BUS 190 Professional Practices ( B) 1 0 1
HRM 110 Food and Beverage Cost Control ( T) 3 0 3
HRM 115 Rooms Division Management ( T) 4 0 4
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)   3 0 3
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 3      
HRM X9X Cooperative Education Elective 1: Hospitality Management (T)   1 40 2
Semester 4      
ACC 101 Financial Accounting ( B) 2 2 3
HRM 130 Food and Beverage Division Management ( T) 4 0 4
MGT 220 Leadership ( T) 3 0 3
COMM 1XX Communication Elective (T)   3 0 3
MKT 1XX Marketing Elective (T)   3 0 3
Semester 5      
ACC 102 Managerial Accounting ( T) 2 2 3
HRM 135 Event, Meeting, and Convention Management ( T) 4 0 4
LAW 101 Business Law ( B) 3 0 3
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 6      
HRM X9X Cooperative Education Elective 2: Hospitality Management (T)   1 40 2
Total Credits:   57 87 62

Electives

First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3
Computer Elective  
IM 111 Computer Applications 1 3
IM 120 Electronic Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel 3
IM 200 Information Systems for Managers 3
English Composition Elective  
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Mathematics Elective  
MAT 111 Business Mathematics 3
MAT 115 Pre-Statistics 3
MAT 131 Statistics 1 3
MAT 132 Statistics 2 3
MAT 151 College Algebra 4
MAT 215 Business Calculus 6
MAT 251 Calculus 1 5
MAT 252 Calculus 2 5
Communication Elective  
COMM 105 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 110 Public Speaking 3
Arts/Humanities Elective  
Any Transfer Module course from ART, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, THE, or COMM 130 3
Marketing Elective  
MKT 101 Principles of Marketing 3
MKT 105 Marketing and Customer Relations 3
Cooperative Education Electives (4 credit hours required)  
HRM 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Hospitality Management 1
HRM 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Hospitality Management 1
HRM 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Hospitality Management 1
HRM 194 Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Hospitality Management 1
HRM 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Hospitality Management 2
HRM 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Hospitality Management 2

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum

Contacts

Program Chair
Paula Kirch Smith, M.Ed., CHE
(513) 569-1650
Co-op Coordinator
Scott Holubetz, AAB, AOS, BA
(513) 569-1814