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Hotel/Hospitality Management

Associate in Applied Science Degree
School of Business
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Program Code: 10-109-1 


For Information:
414-297-MATC

Overview — Hotel/Hospitality Management is an associate degree program designed specifically for the general hospitality industry. The program emphasizes the education, experience and skill development needed for mid-management/supervisory levels of employment in the hotel/motel industry. 

Although this is a day program, selected courses are scheduled for evenings and weekends on a rotating basis; accelerated and online options are offered for some courses. You will be required to complete an internship in the course HOTEL-130 Internship in Hotel/Hospitality Management. Skills and aptitudes necessary for success in the program include a service orientation, willingness to learn, and stamina to work long hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.

MATC also offers related certificate programs for Continuing Education Credit (CECs).


Dual Degree Option
— Add specified courses to this program to earn associate degrees in both Meeting and Event Management and Hotel/Hospitality Management. See your program advisor for details.


Career Outlook — The Hotel/Hospitality Management program prepares students for employment in one of the fastest growing segments of the nation's economy. Due to a shortage of qualified hospitality professionals, graduates with energy, training and experience have an opportunity to make a difference. 

Some job opportunities include hotel/motel manager, lodge manager, country club manager, meeting and convention planner, security director, conference manager, purchasing agent, credit manager, resident manager, sales manager, front office manager, executive housekeeper, and food and beverage controller.


Program Learning Outcomes
 — Employers will expect graduates to demonstrate the following skills and knowledge:

  • Front desk skills including the efficient operation of telephone, switchboard, cash register, calculator and reservation computer
  • Housekeeping staff management capability
  • Overall food and beverage management skills
  • Sales, marketing and product merchandising skills
  • General knowledge of building operations; energy efficiency; and maintenance of electrical, heating, and air conditioning systems
  • Fundamentals of hotel/motel accounting, financial statements, auditing and managerial financing


Preparation for Admission
— The following are required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment

In addition, you must be willing to be actively involved in the hospitality industry on a part-time basis while attending MATC. 


Future Opportunities
— If you are interested in a baccalaureate degree upon completion of the program, check with a program counselor or advisor, and the institution you plan to attend regarding the transfer of MATC credits.


Possible Careers:
Conference Manager
Front Office Manager
Hospitality Supervisor
Hotel Administrator
Hotel/Motel Manager
Innkeeper
Meeting and Convention Planner
Rooms Division Executive

Related Programs:
Marketing Management
Meeting and Event Management
Special Event Management
Supervisory Management - Accelerated

Start Dates: August/January

This program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

Curriculum effective 2014-15.

TECHNICAL STUDIES

( )=Semester Order for Full-Time Students

        Credits  

(1)


CULMGT-112

Food Service Sanitation

1


(1)

 

CULMGT-140

Food and Beverage Operations

3

 

(1)


MEET-151

Introduction to Hospitality/Tourism

3


(1)

 

HOTEL-105

Hospitality Marketing and Sales

2

 

(2)


HOTEL-110

Front Office Procedures and Management

3


(2)


HOTEL-122

Basic Hospitality Accounting

3


(2)

 

CULMGT-117

Hospitality Law and Liability

3

 

(2)

 

HOTEL-133

Supervision in the Hospitality Industry

2

 

(3)


CULMGT-102

Food and Beverage Procurement

2


(3)

 

HOTEL-112

Front Office Computerized Procedures ‡

3

 

(3)


HOTEL-124

Managerial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry ‡

3


(3)


HOTEL-150

Housekeeping Operations

2

 

(4)


CULART-125

Culinary Skills for Baking/Hospitality ‡

5


(4)

 

HOTEL-120

Building Operations and Security

3

 

(4)

 

HOTEL-130

Internship in Hotel/Hospitality Management ‡

3

 

(4) 

 

MEET-178

Meeting and Convention Planning 

         3

 

GENERAL STUDIES

 

 



ECON-195

Economics

3





(or) Any 200-series ECON course




 


ENG-151


Communication Skills 1 ‡


3

 


 

and ENG-152

Communication Skills 2 ‡

3

 

 

 

 

(or) ENG-201 and any 200-series ENG or SPEECH course

 

 


 


MATH-123


Math with Business Applications ‡

 
3

 

 

 


(or) Any 200-series MATH course

 

 


 


NATSCI-172


Basic Nutritional Science


3

 



 

(or) Any 200-series NATSCI course




 


PSYCH-199


Psychology of Human Relations


3

 

 

 

 

(or) Any 200-series PSYCH course

 

 


 


SOCSCI-197


Contemporary American Society


3

 

 

 

 

(or) Any 200-series HIST or SOCSCI course

 

 

 

 


ELECTIVES


Suggested Electives: Three Credits Required


3

 

 

 

CULMGT-103

Beverage Service


 

 

 

FLANG-117

Conversational Spanish for Service Occupations 1


 

 

 

HOTEL-135

Professional Presence in Hospitality


 

 

 

 

   

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 68

 

‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

NOTE: Students who have not been accepted, or have not decided on a program, may begin with GENERAL STUDIES courses, if course prerequisites have been met.

For course descriptions, times, locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

 

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