Hospitality Management

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus
  • Pathway: Business & Management
  • Program Code: 10-109-2
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: 2-Year Degree (Associate)
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Hospitality Management Degree

(formerly Hotel/Hospitality Management) 


To enter the hotel/motel industry at mid-management or supervisory levels, you will attain the required skills and experience employers seek. Although this is a day program, selected courses are scheduled for evenings and weekends on a rotating basis.

You will be prepared for employment in a vital segment of the nation’s economy.

You can earn the Foundations of Lodging and Hospitality Management technical diploma on the way to completing this associate degree.

Additional program details: Students are to be actively involved in the hospitality industry on a part-time basis while attending MATC. Completing an internship in the course HOTEL-130 is required.

Important skills and aptitudes include a service orientation, willingness to learn, and stamina to work long hours including evenings, weekends and holidays. 

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Detailed Program Information

2020-21 Curriculum

Semester Course Course Name Credits
(1) ENG-195 Written Communication ^
(or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡
(1) HOTEL-110 Front Office Procedures and Management ^ 3
(1) HOTEL-122 Basic Hospitality Accounting ^ 3
(1) HOTEL-135 Hospitality Professional Service and Development ^ 3
(1) MEET-151 Introduction to Hospitality/Tourism ^ 3
(2) HOTEL-105 Hospitality Marketing, Sales and Revenue Strategy ^ 3
(2) HOTEL-112 Front Office Computerized Procedures ‡ ^ 3
(2) HOTEL-120 Building Operations and Security ^ 3
(2) HOTEL-124 Managerial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry ‡ 3
(2) HOTEL-127 Fundamentals of Meetings and Special Events ^ 3
(2) HOTEL-150 Housekeeping Operations ^ 2
(3) CULMGT-117 Hospitality Law and Liability ^ 3
(3) HOTEL-133 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry 3
(3) MATH-134 Mathematical Reasoning
(or) Any 200-level MATH course
(3) NATSCI-112 Principles of Sustainability
(or) NATSCI-220 Introduction to Nutritional Science
(3) PSYCH-199 Psychology of Human Relations
(or) Any 200-level PSYCH course
(4) CULMGT-140 Food and Beverage Operations 3
(4) ECON-195 Economics
(or) Any 200-level ECON course
(4) ENG-197 Technical Reporting
(or) Any 200-level ENG or SPEECH course
(4) HOTEL-130 Internship in Hotel/Meeting Management ‡ 1
(4) SOCSCI-172 Introduction to Diversity Studies
(or) SOCSCI-200 Introduction to Ethical Issues

( ) Semester order for full-time students.
‡ Prerequisite required.
^ Counts toward earning the Foundations of Lodging and Hospitality Management technical diploma.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

This Associate in Applied Science program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

To see course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online:
Students already enrolled in an MATC program can visit Self Service Student Planning.
All others can access this information through INFOnline.

2020-2021 Program Card

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Important Dates

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Calendar

Program Outcomes

  • Plan the operations within a hospitality organization
  • Organize hospitality resources to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals
  • Control hospitality processes/procedures

Career Outlook

Program graduates with energy, training and experience have an opportunity to make a difference in this industry.

Possible Careers

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


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Last updated: 11/06/2020