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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Hospitality and Tourism Management (A.S.)

State CIP Code 1252090101

The Hospitality and Tourism program prepares students for employment in management positions in the hospitality industry and/or provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. The hospitality industry as addressed in this program includes the hotel, motel, bed and breakfast, resort, club, marina, and other lodging organizations.

Students who successfully complete selected courses from this program of study may be eligible to receive the college credit certificate in :

Event Planning Management (CCC)  

Food and Beverage Management (CCC)  

Food and Beverage Operations (CCC)   

Guest Services Specialist (CCC)  

Rooms Division Management (CCC)  

Rooms Division Operations (CCC)   

General Education

Unless otherwise noted, select one core course from each category; see the AS Degree General Education
section of catalog for specific course listings:

Take one of the two following Social Sciences courses required to meet the Civic Literacy
Competency requirement:

NOTE: If you have not already done so, you must pass the Florida Civic Literacy Examination in addition to
completing one of the above courses to meet the Civic Literacy Competency requirement for graduation. 

  • ____ ____ Additional General Education Credits 3 Credit Hours

Total General Education Credits Required: 18

Total Core Credits Required: 42

Total Program Credits Required: 60

Suggested Academic Plan

This program admits students in the fall/spring/summer semester(s). Below is a sample academic plan for these students admitted in the identified semester.

Hospitality and Tourism Management (AS) – Specializations – Event Planning, Food and Beverage, Room Division, and Guest Services
First Year
Fall Semester
HFT 1000 - Introduction to Hospitality Management 3 Credit Hours  
FOS 2201 - Food Service Sanitation Management 3 Credit Hours  
MNA 1161 - Customer Service 3 Credit Hours  
ENC 1101 - English Composition I 3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶  
Total Semester Hours:  12
 Spring Semester
HFT 1250 - Hotel and Resort Operations 3 Credit Hours  
HFT 1410 - Front Office Management 3 Credit Hours  
POS 1041 - American Government 3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶ Ω  OR AMH 2020 - American History II 3 Credit Hours ♦ ¶ Ω  
Core Mathematics 3 Credit Hours ♦
Total Semester Hours:  12
Summer Semester
FSS 2251 - Food and Beverage Management 3 Credit Hours  
HFT 2225 - Human Relations in Hospitality 3 Credit Hours   
Core Humanities 3 Credit Hours ♦ 
Core Natural Sciences 3 Credit Hours ♦
Total Semester Hours:  12
Second Year
Fall Semester
HFT 2600 - Hospitality Law 2 Credit Hours   
HFT 1500 - Marketing and Sales in the Hospitality Industry 3 Credit Hours  
HFT 2401 - Hospitality Industry Financial Accounting 3 Credit Hours   
FSS 1250C - Dining Room Management & Service 4 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours: 12
Spring Semester
HFT 2102 - Tourism Destination Management 3 Credit Hours  
FSS 2284C - Catering, Banquet and Event Management 3 Credit Hours  
HFT 2942 - Hospitality Internship 3 Credit Hours     
Additional General Education Credits - 3 Credit Hours 
Total Semester Hours: 12
Total Program Hours: 60