Meeting and Event Planning Option
|Course Title||Course Number||Semester Taken||Credits||Prerequisites|
|GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES|
|College Writing I||ENG111||3||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|College Writing II||ENG112||3||ENG111|
|Individual and Society||From Area 2||3|
|World View||From Area 3||3|
|Quantitative Thought||From Area 4||3||MAT097 or placement|
|Science and Technology||BIO115 satisfies Area 5||4||ENG095 and MAT093 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|Humanities||From Area 6||3|
|Principles of Management and Service in Hospitality||HRT121||3|
|Basics of Meeting Management||HRT119||3|
|Hospitality Marketing Mgt.||HRT109||3||HRT121|
|Hospitality Seminar||HRT105 satisfies learning communities requirement||3|
|Principles of Accounting I||ACC101||3|
|Principles of Hospitality Finance and Accounting||HRT125||3||ACC101|
|Applications/Concepts||CIT110||3||ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|Culinary Theory in Hospitality||HRT133||3|
|Corporate Travel Management||HRT229||Spring||3|
|Career Elective||see note*||3|
*Note: Select the career elective from HRT112 or HRT131 or CUL111
This program prepares students in three options: Hotel and Restaurant Management, Management of Assisted Living and Institutional Facilities and Meeting and Event Planning. The program prepares students in a variety of industry-oriented learning settings and a variety of teaching and learning environments that reflect the unique circumstances of the hospitality industry. Well-trained graduates are in great demand, with opportunities to advance, based upon their technical and critical thinking skills.
The mission of the Hospitality Management programs is to be a leader in programs providing education for entry level careers in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Meeting and Event Planning Management and Assisted Living. In addition, preparation for transfer to four year, higher education programs and opportunities for professional development will be provided. Students will develop technological, communicative, critical thinking, quantitative, and interpersonal skills.
This option prepares students in skills training and decision making in such crucial areas as guest services, event planning, and meeting management. A variety of teaching methods lead students to a better understanding of the importance of the meeting and event planning industry as an economic growth vehicle and as a method of working with a culturally diverse workforce.
Graduates of this option qualify for entry level managerial positions as well as for management training programs in hotels, restaurants, corporate offices, and conference centers. Students also qualify to transfer to four year college or university program.
Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:
- Perform administrative skills in basic business bookkeeping procedure, business cost controls, and planning and coordinating hotel and restaurant operations.
- Demonstrate conceptual skills necessary to understanding the needs of the hotel, conference center, corporate office, and restaurant industry.
- Demonstrate the skills necessary to perform the various functions related to the needs of the meeting and event planning industry.
- Demonstrate skills acquired through course work relative to planning and executing all types of meetings and events in both the public and private sector.