Hospitality Management Certificate


A hospitality certificate prepares students for a wide variety of entry-level positions in the hospitality industry.The program introduces students to the basic philosophies of the hospitality industry and offers the student a well-rounded academic experience that prepares the student for a successful career as a hospitality professional. Upon completion of the program, graduates receive a certificate in hospitality.

Program Outcomes     

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

  • Demonstrate the concepts and skills necessary to achieve customer service excellence.
  • Apply basic culinary terminology, knife skills, cooking techniques, and appropriate safety and sanitation practices for the hospitality industry.
  • Use technology to achieve operational efficiency and productivity in hospitality operations.
  • Exhibit personal and business standards accepted in the hospitality industry.
  • Develop a professional career portfolio.

First Semester

CUL 101 Culinary Foundations 3
CUL 102 Hospitality Fundamentals 3
CUL 120 Introduction to Culinary Techniques 3
HOS 111 Introduction to Hospitality Management   3
Total   12


Second Semester

CUL 114 Food and Beverage Operations 3
CUL 151 Purchasing and Cost Control 3
CUL 170 Management and Supervision 3
HOS 185 Managing the Customer Experience 3
Total   12


Third Semester

CUL 220 Menu Planning 3
HOS 214 Fundamentals of Special Event Mgt. 3
HOS 251 Principles of Tourism, Hotel & Casino Mgmt 3
HOS 297 Cooperative Internship in Hospitality Management 3
Total   12



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Revised: 2/10/16