The proposed Hospitality Management Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) degree through Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) will provide students with both the management theories and operational competencies necessary to enter any segment of the industry upon graduation. Students can take a variety of classes including an introduction to hospitality, food and beverage management, food sanitation and safety, cost control, financial accounting and microeconomics, basic food preparation, and business law.
This program will prepare students for supervisory positions in the industry including but not limited to:
· Resort Operations and Management
· Food Service Operations and Management
· Hotel Operations and Management
· Ski Resort Operations and Management
· Gaming Resort Management
· Golf Resort Management
· Events Management
· Sustainable Tourism
· Outdoor Leadership and Recreation Management
· Club Operations and Management
Initial estimates are for 5-7 certificate and degree earners annually, with commensurate increases expected going forward as the program is built out, and the Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship (HSRA) program is launched.
Upon successful completion of this degree, the student will be able to:
1. Relate customer expectations to the achievement of financial viability of the organization.
2. Practice appropriate communication skills in operational and human resource management.
3. Evaluate hospitality operations.
4. Apply quality control systems to customer service issues.
5. Apply the appropriate management/supervisory techniques to operational situations.
The proposed Hospitality Management AST program provides students with lower-division courses required to transfer to the California State University (CSU) system and Washington State University (WSU’s) Hospitality Business Management degree program offered at the Lisa Maloff University Center on the , along with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Sierra Nevada College (SNC), and other four-year institutions offering related bachelor’s degree programs.
The proposed Hospitality Management Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) program will align to the Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship (HSRA) standards developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA).
LTCC will use the HSRA standards as a platform for a required, work experience component and competency-based instruction. The NRAEF and AHLA have developed guidance on how to start a registered apprenticeship in both lodging and restaurants.
The proposed Hospitality Management ADT program and courses are based directly upon the Transfer Model Curriculum approved on March 29, 2017, and includes required courses with 34 units distributed as outlined below.
34 units distributed as follows:
1.All courses from the following (13 units):
HSP100 Introduction to Hospitality Management (4.5)
CUL102 Principles and Practices of Basic Food Preparation (4.5)
HRM133 Occupational Work Experience (min. 4units) (1-6)
2. Select at least 12 units from the following:
ECO102 Principles of Micro Economics (4)
CUL103A Chef Sanitation and Safety (3)
HSP120 Hospitality Cost Control (4.5)
HSP130 Introduction to Food and Beverage Management (4.5)
3. Select at least 9 units fromthe following:
Any courses from Part 2 not already used
BSN101A Business Law (5)
MAT201 Elementary Statistics (5)