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International Hospitality & Tourism Management

A.S. Degree Progam / 56 Credit Hours

Program Objective

The International Hospitality and Tourism degree program offers students a broad foundation of knowledge of the functions of the various segments in the hospitality and tourism industry. Students will be introduced to management concepts of key departments, including, food and beverage and front office. Students will also be able to understand business communication and applicable laws and regulations.

Program Description

Duration: 18-24 months

The International Hospitality and Tourism degree program develop understanding and knowledge to function as a key member of the travel and hotel industry. Graduates of the program will be able to understand and describe the geographic, economic, and cultural factors of tourism and how the factors influence the hospitality and tourism industries. Career fields open to graduates include travel agencies, tour operations, hotels, resorts, convention centers, and regional tourism offices. Student will develop an understanding and appreciation of sustainability in tourism and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills pertaining to customer and guest services.

General Education Core

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
ENC 1101English Comp 13
ENC 1102English Comp 23
PSY 2001Gen. Psychology3
SPC 1001Fundamentals of Speech Communication3
MAT 1001College Algebra3
COM 1100Cross-Cultural Communication2
BUS 2001Principles of Marketing3
BUS 2002Principles of Management3

Total Core Credit Hours23

Program Core

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
IHT 1001Intro to Hospitality & Tourism Management3
BUS 2011Intro to Accounting3
OSY 1001Intro to Keyboarding/Word Processing3
IHT 2001Food & Beverage Management3
IHT 2021Hotel & Resort Management3
IHT 2022Front Office Management3
IHT 2031Tourism Management3
IHT 2032Convention & Event Management3
IHT 2033International Tourism3
IHT 3001Understanding Hospitality Law3
IHT 2222International Hospitality & Tourism Law Lab6

Total Core39

Total Credits62