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.
Hotel Management Program Learning Outcomes
- Identify and apply the knowledge and skills necessary for hospitality and tourism operations.
- Develop and integrate a core set of business skills necessary to successfully operate a hospitality and tourism organization.
- Demonstrate competence in the communication skills necessary for hospitality and tourism management.
- Formulate business decisions in hospitality and tourism management.
- Evaluate leadership principles necessary in the diverse and global hospitality and tourism industry.
Frank Salinas, CCC, CCE, M.Ed
MLK Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts (THCA) Building, 304
ACPHA Accredited Program - Grant of Accreditation for seven years