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Campus: Larimer Campus

Hotel & Event Management Associate of Applied Science

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your degree and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a two-year AAS Degree in Hotel & Event Management and enter the workforce. Students explore all management facets of the hotel and event industries. The degree is designed to prepare students with the necessary skills and knowledge for entry level careers in the various classifications of hotels, meetings, conventions, expositions, and special events. Students will participate in one industry related internship. During these courses, students receive applied experiences in both service and operational areas of the hotel and event planning industries. Students take a nationally recognized test from the Education Foundation of the National Restaurant Association, if passed with a score of 75% or more students receive the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
CUA 101Food Safety and Sanitation

2

HOS 110Introduction to Hospitality

3

HOS 120Service Management

3

HOS 131Planning for Special Events

3

HOS 251Hotel Operations

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HOS 226Supervision in Hospitality Industry

3

CUA 256Marketing in Hospitality Industry

3

HOS 141Convention Management

3

HOS 210Event Finances

3

MATH MAT 107 or Higher

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Third Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HOS 221Basic Hotel & Restaurant Accounting

3

HOS 255Hospitality HR Management

3

GEN EDUBUS 216 or PHI 205

3

ELECTIVE Any BUS, CIS, CUA, or HOS Course

3

ENGLISH ENG 131/121/122

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
CUA 261Cost Controls

3

CUA 120Wines and Spirits

2

HWE 100Human Nutrition

3

GEN EDUBUS 217 or COM 115/125

3

HOS 280Internship

5

Total Credit Hours:16

Semester Note: For HOS 280, you must obtain Program Director approval to register. It is offered every semester at LC as a hybrid and requires 225 hours in an approved internship setting.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Important Program Notes:

You must complete 60 credits to earn your Hotel & Event Management Associate of Applied Science Degree. You should not exceed 62 credits. You may want to check with your advisor to monitor your completion progress and select your electives.