Hospitality Management

Program Information

Degree Type: AAS
Program Code: HMGT
Hegis Code: 5011.10
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The Hospitality Management curriculum has been developed to provide all students with a solid foundation in the nation's number one industry - the service industry. This program emphasizes the intangibility of the hospitality business and the methods used to control and manage it. The opportunities in this field have never been more exciting! In addition to specialized courses such as Principles of Hospitality & Tourism, Principles of Hotel/Resort Management, and Convention, Meeting, and Exposition Management, students are expected to learn the fundamentals of such fields as accounting, business law, economics and marketing. Recommended high school preparation: Three years of mathematics, computer science, and foreign language.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
3 Introduction to College Writing ENG101

SUNY GEN ED Basic Communication

ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110

3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics MAT110 Mathematics of Finance recommended
3 Fundamentals of Nutrition NTR101
3 Cultural Anthropolgy ANT101
3 Introduction to Personal Economics ECO101
3 Principles of Microeconomics ECO202
3 Foreign Language Spanish recommended
3 Office Productivity Software CIS125
3 Principles of Management BUS102
3 Principles of Marketing BUS103
4 Applied Accounting or Financial Accounting BUS144 or BUS146
3 Principles of Hospitality and Tourism HOS181 (Fall only)
3 Hotel/Resort Management  HOS193 (Spring only)
3 Business Law II BUS202
3 Convention, Meeting and Exposition Management HOS265
11 Choose 11 credits from the following:  


AVS227 (Prereq Required)

AVS231 (Prereq Required)


BUS178 (Prereq Required)

BUS203 (Spring only - Prereq Required)

BUS204 (Spring only - Prereq Required)








CUL142 (Spring only - Prereq Required)



HOS192 (Fall only)

HOS285 (Prerequ Required)

61 Minimum credits required for graduation  
Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101
3 BUS102
3 HOS181
3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics (MAT 110 recommended)
3  ANT101
Second Semester
3 ENG 102 - ENG110
3 BUS103
3 HOS193
3 CIS125
3 ECO101
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
4 BUS144 or BUS146 (See Note 1)
3 ECO202
3 HOS265
5 Hospitality Electives (See Notes 2 and 3)
Fourth Semester
3 Foreign Language (Spanish recommended)
3 BUS202
3 NTR101
3 Hospitality Electives (See Notes 2 and 3)
3 Hospitality Electives (See Notes 2 and 3)


  1. BUS 144 or BUS 146 are allowed for this program however BUS 146 should be taken for those intending to pursue a four-year business-related degree given BUS 146 transferability into 4-year business programs.
  2. Students who wish to register for the Disney World internship (HOS 285) shall see the Disney Coordinator as soon as possible for advisement.   
  3. While this program fulfills the SUNY Hospitality Management transfer path requirements for business and hospitality courses, it does not meet the 30 credits of General Education requirements which are normally completing in the first two years of study.  The Business Administration AS program would meet all of the SUNY transfer path requirements for Hospitality Management including GEN ED requirements with the selection of HOS 193 and HOS 265 as general electives.  Those students interested in transferring to a 4-year institution should seek advisement for selection of program of study and courses. 
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