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2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business - Hospitality Management

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The Associate of Applied Science degree in Hospitality Management prepares a student to work in a variety of areas of hospitality; one of the most dynamic and fastest growing fields open to college graduates today. Students will tailor their program to a specific area of interest by choosing a Hotel Management or Food & Beverage Management Specialization.  In addition, the program includes a solid business core of coursework, affording students a broader base of business skills useful in the industry.

This program is designed for the student who does not intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Emphasis: Business

Concentration: Hospitality Management

Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

Hotel Management Specialization

First Year

Spring Term (14 semester credit hours)

Second Year

Food & Beverage Management Specialization

First Year

Spring Term (14 semester credit hours)

Second Year

Program Degree Requirements - A.A.S. Business - Hospitality Management

General Education Requirements (15 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts

Approved Humanities General Education elective1  3 credits


Approved Mathematics General Education elective1  3 credits

Total Credit Hours 60

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