Hospitality Management: AS-T Degree

Hospitality Management: AS-T Degree

The Hospitality, Culinary, and Tourism Management Program is designed to expose students to the fundamentals of the hospitality industry; the second largest employer in the Napa Valley region. Students will receive in-depth training in the skills necessary to be successful in a leadership role in the service industry.

Career Opportunities

Front Line Supervisor, Restaurant Manager, Hotel Manager, Executive Housekeeper, Food and Beverage Manager, Sales and Meeting Manager, Kitchen Manager.

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the areas of liability associated with the hospitality and tourism industry.
  2. Identify career opportunities in the hospitality, culinary, and tourism management industry, and the required skills, knowledge and abilities of a successful leader in the hospitality industry.
Degree Requirements
Required Core Courses (3 units)
HCTM-120Introduction to Hospitality Management3
Required Electives: List A (9 units)
Complete 3 courses from the following:9
Sanitation and Safety
Culinary Production and Operations For Hospitality Professionals
Hospitality Cost Control
Principles of Hotel Administration
Hospitality Law
Food, Beverage & Restaurant Management
Required Electives: List B (6-8 units)
Complete at least 2 courses from the following:6-8
Any course from List A not already used.
Total Units18-20

To receive an Associate Degree for Transfer, students must complete 60 CSU transferable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0, and either the California State University General Education (CSU-GE) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.  

These courses are recommended to be taken in addition to the required courses for the degree to meet the 60 unit requirement. Please consult a counselor for a education plan specific to you.

AREA A: ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMMUNITATION AND CRITICAL THINKING
(3 courses required, one each from A1, A2, and A3)
AREA A1: ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
(1 course: 3 semester or 4-5 quarter units)3
Intercultural Communication
Small Group Communication
AREA A2: ENGLISH COMPOSITION
(1 course: 3 semester or 4-5 quarter units)4
College Compositon and Research
AREA A3: CRITICAL THINKING
(1 course: 3 semester or 4-5 quarter units)3
Advanced Composition & Critical Thinking
Contemporary American Ethics
Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking
AREA B: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING
(3-4 courses required, one each from B1, B2, B3 and B4)
AREA B1, B2, B3: PHYSICAL & LIFE SCIENCES
(3 courses: 6 semester units or 8-10 quarter units)6
AREA B4: MATHEMATICS/QUANTITATIVE REASONING
(1 course: 3 semester or 4-5 quarter units)3
Technical Mathematics II
AREA C: ARTS AND HUMANITIES
(3 courses: 9 semester or 12-15 quarter units. Select 3 courses, with at least 1 course from C1 and 1 course from C2. The remaining course may be selected from either Area C1 or C2, for a total of at least 9 units).9
AREA D: SOCIAL SCIENCES
(3 courses: 9 semester or 12-15 quarter units. Select 3 courses with a maximum of 2 courses from the same discipline, for a total fo at least 9 units).9
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Lgbt Studies in the Family, Education and Community
Social Science Elective (3 units)
AREA E: LIFELONG LEARNING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT
(1 course: 3 semester or 4-5 quarter units)3
Personal & Community Health
Social Problems
Total Units40