Hotel Management

Program Level: Degrees, Certificates
Department: Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts
Institute: Business & Entrepreneurship
College: SPC

What is the Hotel Management program?

The Mission of the Hotel Management Program is to prepare students for supervisory positions in a variety of departments within the hotel industry, including front office, catering, sales, guest services, housekeeping, food and beverage, and others.

What will I learn?

The competencies needed to be successfully employed in the hotel management industry. 

What can I do with this course of study?

Pursue a career in Hotel Manager, Front Desk Manager, Hotel Sales Manager, Catering Sales Manager, Convention Manager, and Food and Beverage Management.

What's special about the program?

The program provides a variety of opportunities to interact with industry professionals or to meet potential employers via panel discussions, guest speakers, field trips, career fairs, and industry-hosted events. There are numerous opportunities for “on property/hands-on/field” experience via practicums and out-of-class assignments. The program also prides itself in giving back to the community and profession by participating in industry functions such as golf tournaments, trade shows, property competitions, luncheons, and a variety of community service activities.

 The tourism industry has an estimated $19 billion impact on San Antonio's economy.
Program Learning Outcomes

Hotel Management Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify and apply the knowledge and skills necessary for hospitality and tourism operations.
  2. Develop and integrate a core set of business skills necessary to successfully operate a hospitality and tourism organization.
  3. Demonstrate competence in the communication skills necessary for hospitality and tourism management.
  4. Formulate business decisions in hospitality and tourism management. 
  5. Evaluate leadership principles necessary in the diverse and global hospitality and tourism industry.
Program Statistics

Contact Information

Department Chair:
Frank Salinas, CCC, CCE, M.Ed

MLK Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts (THCA) Building, 318A

Program Director:
David Uminski
MLK Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts (THCA) Building, 304
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